Affinity Bloc:  Sub-Saharan Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

822,584,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,092

Unreached People Groups

655 (21 %)
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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Adamawa-Ubangi 12,159,000 167 11 6.6 % 208,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.82 % 22.28 %
Atlantic 6,798,000 68 26 38.2 % 1,193,000 17.5 %    Islam 14.73 % 2.55 %
Atlantic-Jola 747,000 20 9 45.0 % 63,000 8.4 %    Islam 21.37 % 0.66 %
Atlantic-Wolof 6,599,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,599,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.01 %
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,069,000 68 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 72.42 % 7.78 %
Bantu, Central-Congo 26,497,000 155 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 90.17 % 17.64 %
Bantu, Central-East 4,481,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 %
Bantu, Central-Lakes 64,539,000 100 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.53 % 30.75 %
Bantu, Central-Luba 17,475,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.22 % 18.85 %
Bantu, Central-South 29,847,000 130 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 90.04 % 21.83 %
Bantu, Central-Southeast 9,423,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.27 % 16.05 %
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,249,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.43 % 20.20 %
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 27,050,000 57 1 1.8 % 252,000 0.9 %    Ethnic Religions 57.27 % 12.68 %
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 22,257,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 81.76 % 21.70 %
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,461,000 26 9 34.6 % 836,000 15.3 %    Christianity 41.20 % 15.77 %
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 17,899,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.43 % 57.35 %
Bantu, Kongo 15,466,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.43 % 21.78 %
Bantu, Makua-Yao 29,090,000 49 9 18.4 % 3,943,000 13.6 %    Christianity 40.52 % 16.47 %
Bantu, Nguni 28,412,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 80.00 % 23.50 %
Bantu, Northwest 9,695,000 102 1 1.0 % 4,400 0.0 %    Christianity 89.64 % 16.30 %
Bantu, Shona 13,336,000 26 1 3.8 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 69.26 % 23.17 %
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 18,509,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.46 % 14.51 %
Bantu, Southeastern 1,412,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.18 % 14.98 %
Bantu, Swahili 5,371,000 52 50 96.2 % 5,309,000 98.8 %    Islam 1.28 % 0.64 %
Benue 34,951,000 342 34 9.9 % 715,000 2.0 %    Christianity 76.20 % 25.60 %
Chadic 13,059,000 215 59 27.4 % 2,888,000 22.1 %    Islam 35.64 % 8.60 %
Fulani / Fulbe 38,136,000 56 55 98.2 % 38,076,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.56 % 0.22 %
Guera-Naba of Chad 479,000 6 6 100.0 % 479,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 %
Guinean 42,187,000 169 10 5.9 % 716,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.10 % 21.96 %
Gur 33,320,000 186 42 22.6 % 4,668,000 14.0 %    Ethnic Religions 23.80 % 8.82 %
Hausa 43,197,000 19 19 100.0 % 43,197,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.16 % 0.10 %
Igbo 31,334,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.02 % 41.08 %
Ijaw 3,462,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.74 % 40.21 %
Kanuri-Saharan 10,719,000 29 28 96.6 % 10,684,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Khoisan 2,099,000 58 8 13.8 % 41,000 2.0 %    Christianity 77.74 % 17.72 %
Kru 3,653,000 54 3 5.6 % 67,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 48.40 % 8.78 %
Malinke 13,015,000 57 48 84.2 % 12,411,000 95.4 %    Islam 1.46 % 0.41 %
Malinke-Bambara 6,013,000 16 14 87.5 % 5,855,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.02 % 0.99 %
Malinke-Jula 5,971,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,971,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.02 %
Mande 9,989,000 62 17 27.4 % 779,000 7.8 %    Ethnic Religions 21.80 % 8.33 %
Nilotic 39,727,000 124 21 16.9 % 982,000 2.5 %    Christianity 72.60 % 29.25 %
Nuba Mountains 1,478,000 40 31 77.5 % 908,000 61.4 %    Islam 12.98 % 1.52 %
Nubian 2,662,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,662,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.04 %
Nupe 3,763,000 10 5 50.0 % 1,766,000 46.9 %    Islam 18.31 % 3.13 %
Ouaddai-Fur 3,957,000 35 34 97.1 % 3,941,000 99.6 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.02 %
Pygmy 885,000 28 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.46 % 9.19 %
Sara-Bagirmi 3,897,000 34 4 11.8 % 138,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.73 % 9.54 %
Songhai 6,238,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,237,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 %
Soninke 3,168,000 15 15 100.0 % 3,168,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.02 %
Sub-Saharan African, general 986,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.88 % 12.15 %
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,497,000 90 2 2.2 % 64,000 0.4 %    Christianity 71.64 % 16.20 %
Sudanic 12,447,000 80 3 3.8 % 573,000 4.6 %    Christianity 85.20 % 23.99 %
Susu 1,673,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,673,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.01 %
Yoruba 43,766,000 40 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.63 % 44.24 %
Totals:  54 People Clusters 822,584,000 3,092 655 21.2 % 167,095,000 20.3 %    14      
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