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

Population

944,677,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,097

Unreached People Groups

659 (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
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
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Adamawa-Ubangi 13,236,000 162 12 7.4 % 202,000 1.5 %    Christianity 69.36 % 21.46 % 4
Atlantic 8,024,000 65 24 36.9 % 895,000 11.2 %    Islam 14.26 % 2.82 % 18
Atlantic-Jola 810,000 20 9 45.0 % 78,000 9.7 %    Islam 16.96 % 0.87 % 2
Atlantic-Wolof 6,782,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,782,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 136
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,986,000 67 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 67.37 % 7.80 % -
Bantu, Central-Congo 32,658,000 161 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.77 % 17.38 % -
Bantu, Central-East 5,080,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.77 % -
Bantu, Central-Lakes 71,863,000 101 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.14 % 31.43 % -
Bantu, Central-Luba 20,893,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 87.90 % 18.86 % -
Bantu, Central-South 36,044,000 137 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.69 % 22.43 % -
Bantu, Central-Southeast 10,939,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.74 % 19.25 % -
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,767,000 20 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.73 % 20.79 % -
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 30,999,000 59 2 3.4 % 750,000 2.4 %    Christianity 58.20 % 12.41 % 15
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 22,595,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 85.31 % 21.77 % -
Bantu, East-Coastal 6,638,000 26 10 38.5 % 1,024,000 15.4 %    Christianity 44.27 % 17.50 % 20
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 23,095,000 19 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 94.07 % 63.66 % -
Bantu, Kongo 19,493,000 12 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.57 % 23.18 % -
Bantu, Makua-Yao 33,471,000 52 13 25.0 % 5,690,000 17.0 %    Christianity 42.25 % 18.07 % 114
Bantu, Nguni 32,034,000 25 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.34 % 24.42 % -
Bantu, Northwest 12,843,000 103 1 1.0 % 5,700 0.0 %    Christianity 90.43 % 18.24 % 1
Bantu, Shona 12,495,000 28 1 3.6 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 71.86 % 23.04 % 1
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 20,375,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.10 % 15.57 % -
Bantu, Southeastern 1,506,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.14 % 16.85 % -
Bantu, Swahili 6,605,000 56 53 94.6 % 6,494,000 98.3 %    Islam 1.24 % 0.61 % 130
Benue 40,458,000 339 31 9.1 % 831,000 2.1 %    Christianity 76.04 % 27.67 % 17
Chadic 14,982,000 218 65 29.8 % 3,091,000 20.6 %    Christianity 39.51 % 10.02 % 62
Fulani / Fulbe 40,617,000 47 47 100.0 % 40,617,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.18 % 812
Guera-Naba of Chad 568,000 6 6 100.0 % 568,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 % 11
Guinean 47,685,000 168 10 6.0 % 833,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.39 % 25.49 % 17
Gur 39,530,000 186 43 23.1 % 5,442,000 13.8 %    Islam 24.10 % 10.01 % 109
Hausa 54,474,000 18 18 100.0 % 54,474,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.48 % 1,089
Igbo 35,841,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 96.68 % 44.91 % -
Ijaw 6,157,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.48 % 40.35 % -
Kanuri-Saharan 12,563,000 28 27 96.4 % 12,520,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 250
Khoisan 2,483,000 57 7 12.3 % 48,000 1.9 %    Christianity 80.70 % 17.60 % 1
Kru 4,648,000 55 3 5.5 % 81,000 1.7 %    Ethnic Religions 49.56 % 9.85 % 2
Malinke 14,680,000 58 47 81.0 % 14,227,000 96.9 %    Islam 1.24 % 0.35 % 285
Malinke-Bambara 7,256,000 16 14 87.5 % 7,062,000 97.3 %    Islam 4.06 % 1.02 % 141
Malinke-Jula 5,966,000 12 12 100.0 % 5,966,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.64 % 0.26 % 119
Mande 11,639,000 64 17 26.6 % 1,043,000 9.0 %    Ethnic Religions 21.22 % 8.88 % 21
Nilotic 44,321,000 134 18 13.4 % 957,000 2.2 %    Christianity 74.01 % 29.90 % 19
Nuba Mountains 1,585,000 40 33 82.5 % 977,000 61.6 %    Islam 13.07 % 1.54 % 20
Nubian 2,996,000 28 27 96.4 % 2,992,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.25 % 0.05 % 60
Nupe 4,322,000 11 6 54.5 % 319,000 7.4 %    Islam 18.28 % 3.25 % 6
Ouaddai-Fur 4,153,000 37 36 97.3 % 4,133,000 99.5 %    Islam 0.18 % 0.10 % 83
Pygmy 914,000 27 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 34.54 % 9.48 % -
Sara-Bagirmi 4,670,000 35 4 11.4 % 164,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.65 % 12.15 % 3
Songhai 8,180,000 23 22 95.7 % 8,179,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.07 % 164
Soninke 3,698,000 17 17 100.0 % 3,698,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.27 % 0.02 % 74
Sub-Saharan African, general 1,131,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.36 % 11.48 % -
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,109,000 68 2 2.9 % 73,000 0.5 %    Christianity 72.17 % 19.27 % 1
Sudanic 14,541,000 81 3 3.7 % 735,000 5.1 %    Christianity 84.52 % 23.97 % 15
Susu 2,630,000 5 5 100.0 % 2,630,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.19 % 0.02 % 53
Yoruba 48,650,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 61.55 % 47.39 % -
Totals:  54 People Clusters 944,677,000 3,097 659 21.3 % 193,594,000 20.5 %    14       4,143
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