Continent:  Africa


Population

1,284,378,000

Number of
Countries

58

Number of People Groups

3,687

People Groups Unreached

988 (26.8%)

Population in Unreached

360,901,000

% Population in Unreached

28.1%

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Country Population People
Groups
Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Groups
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed * 
Algeria 41,948,000 40 36 90.0 % 41,917,000 99.9 % Islam 1.5 % 1.3 % 854
Angola 30,718,000 60 1 1.7 % 363,000 1.2 % Christianity 91.4 % 24.3 % 7
Benin 11,453,000 63 13 20.6 % 2,144,000 18.7 % Christianity 31.6 % 7.5 % 48
Botswana 2,271,000 46 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 65.5 % 8.3 % -
Burkina Faso 19,706,000 81 27 33.3 % 4,966,000 25.2 % Islam 20.5 % 10.2 % 114
Burundi 11,163,000 12 3 25.0 % 18,000 0.2 % Christianity 92.6 % 29.8 % 3
Cameroon 24,592,000 292 17 5.8 % 3,512,000 14.3 % Christianity 53.0 % 9.2 % 78
Cape Verde 552,000 5 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 94.9 % 8.8 % -
Central African Republic 4,710,000 81 7 8.6 % 460,000 9.8 % Christianity 70.4 % 31.6 % 11
Chad 15,293,000 141 77 54.6 % 8,453,000 55.3 % Islam 26.0 % 7.6 % 202
Comoros 825,000 12 8 66.7 % 821,000 99.5 % Islam 0.9 % 0.3 % 21
Congo, Democratic Republic of 83,774,000 228 3 1.3 % 254,000 0.3 % Christianity 92.1 % 19.2 % 6
Congo, Republic of the 5,334,000 71 1 1.4 % 12,000 0.2 % Christianity 88.2 % 14.8 % 1
Côte d'Ivoire 24,850,000 109 36 33.0 % 8,432,000 33.9 % Islam 30.5 % 9.4 % 182
Djibouti 959,000 11 7 63.6 % 949,000 99.0 % Islam 0.9 % 0.1 % 23
Egypt 99,259,000 42 25 59.5 % 15,491,000 15.6 % Islam 12.7 % 4.3 % 317
Equatorial Guinea 1,296,000 18 2 11.1 % 28,000 2.1 % Christianity 89.8 % 4.7 % 2
Eritrea 5,128,000 18 10 55.6 % 2,011,000 39.2 % Islam 51.0 % 2.6 % 41
Ethiopia 107,375,000 113 35 31.0 % 22,027,000 20.5 % Christianity 59.7 % 17.0 % 453
Gabon 2,037,000 51 5 9.8 % 46,000 2.3 % Christianity 75.2 % 11.9 % 5
Gambia 2,128,000 30 16 53.3 % 1,790,000 84.1 % Islam 3.6 % 0.9 % 45
Ghana 29,390,000 111 19 17.1 % 1,544,000 5.3 % Christianity 62.4 % 25.9 % 40
Guinea 13,015,000 48 30 62.5 % 11,351,000 87.2 % Islam 4.2 % 0.7 % 239
Guinea-Bissau 1,854,000 35 19 54.3 % 877,000 47.3 % Islam 11.8 % 2.1 % 30
Kenya 50,852,000 110 33 30.0 % 5,491,000 10.8 % Christianity 78.0 % 47.6 % 125
Lesotho 2,236,000 10 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 92.8 % 13.3 % -
Liberia 4,804,000 39 5 12.8 % 526,000 10.9 % Ethnic Religions 39.9 % 12.6 % 10
Libya 6,409,000 42 29 69.0 % 5,777,000 90.1 % Islam 2.2 % 0.1 % 126
Madagascar 26,176,000 40 10 25.0 % 226,000 0.9 % Christianity 49.7 % 6.1 % 11
Malawi 19,090,000 26 4 15.4 % 2,081,000 10.9 % Christianity 75.7 % 17.0 % 43
Mali 19,037,000 74 45 60.8 % 17,436,000 91.6 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 362
Mauritania 4,510,000 19 15 78.9 % 4,494,000 99.6 % Islam 0.3 % 0.1 % 97
Mauritius 1,230,000 18 7 38.9 % 101,000 8.2 % Hinduism 32.6 % 9.8 % 7
Mayotte 252,000 8 6 75.0 % 248,000 98.6 % Islam 1.6 % 0.1 % 8
Morocco 36,103,000 31 27 87.1 % 36,089,000 100.0 % Islam 0.2 % 0.1 % 723
Mozambique 30,454,000 61 9 14.8 % 1,665,000 5.5 % Christianity 52.8 % 13.3 % 35
Namibia 2,558,000 32 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 89.8 % 13.8 % -
Niger 22,254,000 37 29 78.4 % 21,860,000 98.2 % Islam 1.5 % 0.9 % 443
Nigeria 195,652,000 542 89 16.4 % 63,820,000 32.6 % Christianity 50.6 % 25.5 % 1,328
Reunion 873,000 19 7 36.8 % 57,000 6.5 % Christianity 85.6 % 6.8 % 7
Rwanda 12,383,000 12 3 25.0 % 21,000 0.2 % Christianity 88.9 % 26.2 % 3
Saint Helena 4,000 1 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 95.0 % 8.8 % -
São Tomé and Príncipe 205,000 6 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 85.7 % 5.9 % -
Senegal 16,229,000 56 26 46.4 % 13,191,000 81.3 % Islam 4.5 % 0.2 % 272
Seychelles 92,000 5 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 96.2 % 7.0 % -
Sierra Leone 7,683,000 30 11 36.7 % 1,326,000 17.3 % Islam 13.3 % 5.0 % 29
Somalia 15,065,000 22 20 90.9 % 15,057,000 99.9 % Islam 0.3 % 0.0 % 309
South Africa 57,296,000 65 8 12.3 % 956,000 1.7 % Christianity 77.5 % 21.1 % 21
South Sudan 12,795,000 77 7 9.1 % 608,000 4.8 % Christianity 57.7 % 11.3 % 16
Sudan 41,393,000 162 130 80.2 % 23,044,000 55.7 % Islam 5.0 % 0.4 % 500
Swaziland 1,329,000 10 1 10.0 % 800 0.1 % Christianity 84.1 % 20.8 % 1
Tanzania 59,032,000 154 30 19.5 % 5,707,000 9.7 % Christianity 51.6 % 11.1 % 122
Togo 7,943,000 56 7 12.5 % 321,000 4.0 % Christianity 45.3 % 11.0 % 9
Tunisia 11,632,000 14 12 85.7 % 11,544,000 99.2 % Islam 0.4 % 0.0 % 238
Uganda 44,235,000 67 5 7.5 % 1,108,000 2.5 % Christianity 83.5 % 33.8 % 24
Western Sahara 562,000 10 10 100.0 % 562,000 100.0 % Islam 0.0 % 0.0 % 15
Zambia 17,537,000 73 4 5.5 % 93,000 0.5 % Christianity 87.0 % 25.2 % 4
Zimbabwe 16,845,000 41 2 4.9 % 26,000 0.2 % Christianity 76.7 % 25.2 % 2
Totals:  58 1,284,378,000 3,687 988 26.8 % 360,901,000 28.1 % 15   48.1 % 15.8 % 7,612 
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards


Copyright © 2018 Joshua Project.  A ministry of Frontier Ventures.