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

Population

845,223,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,080

Unreached People Groups

657 (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 12,113,000 167 11 6.6 % 170,000 1.4 %    Christianity 69.70 % 22.02 %
Atlantic 6,876,000 67 27 40.3 % 1,168,000 17.0 %    Islam 14.59 % 2.58 %
Atlantic-Jola 770,000 20 9 45.0 % 65,000 8.4 %    Islam 17.76 % 0.66 %
Atlantic-Wolof 6,793,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,793,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.01 %
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,310,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 69.46 % 7.83 %
Bantu, Central-Congo 27,715,000 154 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.76 % 17.47 %
Bantu, Central-East 4,623,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.76 %
Bantu, Central-Lakes 66,683,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.09 % 30.38 %
Bantu, Central-Luba 18,215,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.20 % 18.84 %
Bantu, Central-South 31,026,000 134 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.92 % 22.15 %
Bantu, Central-Southeast 9,627,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.24 % 16.04 %
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,302,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.49 % 20.26 %
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 28,017,000 57 2 3.5 % 683,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.62 % 12.56 %
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,019,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.17 % 21.22 %
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,613,000 26 9 34.6 % 855,000 15.2 %    Christianity 41.20 % 15.76 %
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 18,273,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.60 % 57.64 %
Bantu, Kongo 15,522,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.08 % 21.42 %
Bantu, Makua-Yao 30,498,000 50 11 22.0 % 4,076,000 13.4 %    Christianity 42.51 % 16.97 %
Bantu, Nguni 30,258,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.46 % 22.51 %
Bantu, Northwest 10,222,000 102 1 1.0 % 4,500 0.0 %    Christianity 89.95 % 16.34 %
Bantu, Shona 13,641,000 26 1 3.8 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 72.16 % 23.31 %
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 19,100,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.54 % 14.45 %
Bantu, Southeastern 1,425,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.18 % 14.96 %
Bantu, Swahili 5,849,000 51 49 96.1 % 5,787,000 98.9 %    Islam 1.33 % 0.70 %
Benue 35,751,000 340 32 9.4 % 601,000 1.7 %    Christianity 76.05 % 25.51 %
Chadic 13,602,000 215 59 27.4 % 2,848,000 20.9 %    Christianity 38.84 % 10.16 %
Fulani / Fulbe 40,441,000 56 55 98.2 % 40,380,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.56 % 0.22 %
Guera-Naba of Chad 495,000 6 6 100.0 % 495,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 %
Guinean 42,017,000 168 10 6.0 % 745,000 1.8 %    Christianity 68.26 % 21.81 %
Gur 34,348,000 186 42 22.6 % 4,529,000 13.2 %    Islam 24.14 % 9.04 %
Hausa 45,035,000 19 19 100.0 % 45,035,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.15 % 0.10 %
Igbo 32,141,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.70 % 40.96 %
Ijaw 3,551,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.74 % 40.21 %
Kanuri-Saharan 11,094,000 28 27 96.4 % 11,058,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Khoisan 2,152,000 57 8 14.0 % 34,000 1.6 %    Christianity 77.37 % 17.62 %
Kru 4,086,000 55 3 5.5 % 70,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 48.56 % 9.06 %
Malinke 13,089,000 57 48 84.2 % 12,703,000 97.1 %    Islam 1.22 % 0.31 %
Malinke-Bambara 6,289,000 16 14 87.5 % 6,125,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.05 % 1.01 %
Malinke-Jula 5,577,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,577,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.33 % 0.02 %
Mande 10,310,000 63 17 27.0 % 817,000 7.9 %    Ethnic Religions 21.84 % 8.38 %
Nilotic 40,299,000 124 22 17.7 % 986,000 2.4 %    Christianity 72.63 % 26.90 %
Nuba Mountains 1,517,000 40 31 77.5 % 931,000 61.4 %    Islam 13.05 % 1.55 %
Nubian 2,708,000 28 28 100.0 % 2,708,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.04 %
Nupe 3,861,000 10 5 50.0 % 1,812,000 46.9 %    Islam 19.44 % 3.03 %
Ouaddai-Fur 3,757,000 36 35 97.2 % 3,740,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 %
Pygmy 911,000 28 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.62 % 9.30 %
Sara-Bagirmi 4,087,000 34 4 11.8 % 143,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.73 % 12.23 %
Songhai 6,519,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,518,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 %
Soninke 3,260,000 15 15 100.0 % 3,260,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.02 %
Sub-Saharan African, general 991,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.87 % 12.18 %
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,378,000 76 2 2.6 % 66,000 0.4 %    Christianity 70.71 % 16.32 %
Sudanic 12,835,000 81 3 3.7 % 643,000 5.0 %    Christianity 84.52 % 23.88 %
Susu 1,717,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,717,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.01 %
Yoruba 44,933,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.59 % 44.22 %
Totals:  54 People Clusters 845,223,000 3,080 657 21.3 % 173,156,000 20.5 %    14      
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