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

Population

821,689,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,078

Unreached People Groups

651 (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 12,158,000 166 11 6.6 % 208,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.17 % 22.25 %
Atlantic 6,781,000 68 27 39.7 % 1,245,000 18.4 %    Islam 14.59 % 2.31 %
Atlantic-Jola 747,000 20 9 45.0 % 63,000 8.4 %    Islam 21.47 % 0.68 %
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 26,490,000 154 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 64,969,000 100 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.57 % 30.66 %
Bantu, Central-Luba 17,402,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.20 % 18.86 %
Bantu, Central-South 29,938,000 134 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.27 % 21.03 %
Bantu, Central-Southeast 9,423,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.27 % 16.05 %
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,248,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.44 % 20.20 %
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 26,903,000 56 1 1.8 % 252,000 0.9 %    Christianity 57.45 % 12.71 %
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 22,041,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 81.33 % 21.34 %
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,461,000 26 9 34.6 % 836,000 15.3 %    Christianity 41.20 % 15.77 %
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 17,914,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.42 % 57.31 %
Bantu, Kongo 15,833,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.59 % 22.11 %
Bantu, Makua-Yao 29,098,000 49 9 18.4 % 3,942,000 13.5 %    Christianity 40.54 % 16.47 %
Bantu, Nguni 28,818,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.00 % 23.03 %
Bantu, Northwest 9,695,000 102 1 1.0 % 4,400 0.0 %    Christianity 91.05 % 16.54 %
Bantu, Shona 13,344,000 25 1 4.0 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 69.24 % 23.15 %
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 18,315,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.43 % 14.46 %
Bantu, Southeastern 1,412,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.18 % 14.98 %
Bantu, Swahili 5,359,000 52 50 96.2 % 5,297,000 98.8 %    Islam 1.29 % 0.64 %
Benue 34,997,000 342 33 9.6 % 715,000 2.0 %    Christianity 76.12 % 25.57 %
Chadic 13,058,000 214 58 27.1 % 2,888,000 22.1 %    Islam 35.64 % 8.60 %
Fulani / Fulbe 38,132,000 55 54 98.2 % 38,072,000 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 43,722,000 164 9 5.5 % 715,000 1.6 %    Christianity 68.39 % 21.97 %
Gur 33,405,000 185 42 22.7 % 4,756,000 14.2 %    Ethnic Religions 23.75 % 8.80 %
Hausa 41,683,000 19 19 100.0 % 41,683,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.16 % 0.10 %
Igbo 31,132,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.01 % 41.07 %
Ijaw 3,462,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.74 % 40.21 %
Kanuri-Saharan 10,712,000 28 27 96.4 % 10,677,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Khoisan 2,219,000 57 8 14.0 % 41,000 1.9 %    Christianity 76.71 % 17.52 %
Kru 3,653,000 54 3 5.6 % 67,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 48.40 % 8.78 %
Malinke 13,015,000 57 49 86.0 % 12,450,000 95.7 %    Islam 1.47 % 0.40 %
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 9,987,000 60 18 30.0 % 799,000 8.0 %    Ethnic Religions 21.79 % 8.33 %
Nilotic 38,997,000 125 19 15.2 % 971,000 2.5 %    Christianity 73.54 % 29.68 %
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 4,033,000 36 34 94.4 % 3,994,000 99.0 %    Islam 0.37 % 0.10 %
Pygmy 894,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.78 % 9.13 %
Sara-Bagirmi 3,908,000 34 4 11.8 % 138,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.76 % 9.54 %
Songhai 6,610,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,609,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.20 % 0.08 %
Soninke 3,168,000 15 15 100.0 % 3,168,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.24 % 0.02 %
Sub-Saharan African, general 973,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.74 % 12.23 %
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,448,000 88 2 2.3 % 64,000 0.4 %    Christianity 71.73 % 16.23 %
Sudanic 12,455,000 78 3 3.8 % 573,000 4.6 %    Christianity 85.15 % 23.98 %
Susu 1,673,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,673,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.01 %
Yoruba 42,465,000 40 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.72 % 44.12 %
Totals:  54 People Clusters 821,689,000 3,078 651 21.2 % 166,167,000 20.2 %    14      
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