Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

61

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.6%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

30,721,000

Population in Unreached

367,000 (1.2%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

91.4%

% Evangelical

22.21%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.4%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Afrikaner 2,100 4,315,000 Afrikaans Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 % -
Ambo, Ndonga 37,000 601,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
Bolo, Haka 6,100 6,100 Kibala Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 British 1,100 52,418,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 90,000 1,099,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chinese, general 367,000 12,984,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 %
Chokwe 1,721,000 2,982,000 Cokwe Christianity 85.00 % 39.00 % -
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 94.09 % 22.50 % -
 Dhimba 30,000 37,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
English-Speaking, general 23,000 49,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 % -
 French 7,000 50,070,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 % -
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 42,000 60,000 Diriku Christianity 50.00 % 35.00 % -
 Heikum, Kedi 1,500 64,000 Haiom Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
 Herero 23,000 216,000 Herero Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 % -
Holu 51,000 59,000 Holu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Kimbundu 7,537,000 7,563,000 Kimbundu Christianity 97.30 % 20.00 % -
Kongo 2,856,000 4,860,000 Koongo Christianity 94.50 % 35.00 % -
Kongo, San Salvador 19,000 913,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 % -
 Kung-Ekoka 7,000 23,000 Kung-Ekoka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 % -
 Kung-Tsumkwe 9,300 59,000 Ju'hoan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 % -
Kuvale 87,000 87,000 Kuvale Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 % -
Kwandu 7,500 7,500 Kwandu Christianity 85.00 % 30.00 % -
 Kwanyama 1,175,000 2,132,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 % -
 Kxoe, Xun 300 8,100 Khwedam Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 % -
 Lingala 135,000 4,471,000 Lingala Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
 Lozi 8,200 1,370,000 Lozi Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 % -
Luba-Lulua 69,000 9,722,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 % -
 Luchazi 604,000 658,000 Lucazi Christianity 92.00 % 45.00 % -
Luimbi 102,000 102,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 % -
 Lunda 334,000 930,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
Lunda, Ndembu 17,000 17,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 % -
 Luvale, Lwena 1,065,000 1,571,000 Luvale Christianity 97.00 % 22.00 % -
Luyana, Kwangali 25,000 167,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
Lwalwa 23,000 107,000 Lwalu Christianity 94.00 % 5.00 % -
Macanese 3,000 15,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 % -
 Masi 4,700 39,000 Mashi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.50 % -
Mbangala 638,000 638,000 Mbangala Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.50 % -
 Mbukushu, Kusso 14,000 72,000 Mbukushu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 17.00 % -
 Mbunda 303,000 451,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
Mbwela, Ambuella 498,000 498,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 % -
Ndombe 47,000 47,000 Ndombe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
Ngandyera 28,000 28,000 Ngandyera Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Ngendelengo 1,200 1,200 Ngendelengo Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
Nkangala 49,000 49,000 Nkangala Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 % -
 Nkhumbi 396,000 396,000 Nkumbi Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 % -
Nyaneka 777,000 777,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyemba, Ngangela 501,000 516,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 % -
Ovimbundu, Umbundu 9,359,000 9,364,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.60 % 24.00 % -
 Portuguese, Branco 434,000 17,753,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 % -
Pygmy, Bakwe 22,000 22,000 Koongo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
Ruund, Northern Lunda 228,000 482,000 Ruund Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Sama, Kissama 56,000 56,000 Sama Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 % -
Simaa, Nyengo 23,000 23,000 Nyengo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Simaa-Makoma 3,500 30,000 Simaa Ethnic Religions 36.00 % 8.00 % -
Songo, Nsongo 207,000 207,000 Songo Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
 Spaniard 14,000 28,857,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.10 % -
Suku 35,000 187,000 Suku Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo 13,000 90,000 Northwestern Kung Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 % -
Yaka 463,000 1,685,000 Yaka Christianity 94.00 % 25.00 % -
Yauma 40,000 52,000 Yauma Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
Yombe 82,000 1,247,000 Yombe Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  61 30,721,000       1   91.42 % 22.21 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 53,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 30,774,000                

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Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   30,721,000 61 1 1.6 % 367,000 1.2 % 0
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afrikaans afr 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 1 Complete Bible
Cokwe cjk 1 0 Complete Bible
Dhimba dhm 1 0 New Testament
Diriku diu 1 0 New Testament
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Haiom hgm 1 0
Herero her 1 0 Complete Bible
Holu hol 1 0 Bible Portions
Ju'hoan ktz 1 0 New Testament
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Khwedam xuu 1 0 Bible Portions
Kibala blv 1 0
Kimbundu kmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Kongo, San Salvador kwy 1 0 Complete Bible
Koongo kng 2 0 Complete Bible
Kung-Ekoka knw 1 0 Bible Portions
Kuvale olu 1 0
Kwandu xdo 1 0 Bible Portions
Kwangali kwn 1 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lozi loz 1 0 Complete Bible
Luba-Kasai lua 1 0 Complete Bible
Lucazi lch 1 0 Complete Bible
Luimbi lum 1 0 Bible Portions
Lunda lun 2 0 Complete Bible
Luvale lue 1 0 Complete Bible
Lwalu lwa 1 0
Mashi mho 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbangala mxg 1 0
Mbukushu mhw 1 0 New Testament
Mbunda mck 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbwela mfu 1 0
Ndombe ndq 1 0
Ndonga ndo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngandyera nne 1 0
Ngendelengo nql 1 0
Nkangala nkn 1 0
Nkumbi khu 1 0 Bible Portions
Northwestern Kung vaj 1 0
Nyaneka nyk 1 0 New Testament
Nyemba nba 1 0 Bible Portions
Nyengo nye 1 0
Oshiwambo kua 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 2 0 Complete Bible
Ruund rnd 1 0 Complete Bible
Sama smd 1 0
Simaa sie 1 0
Songo nsx 1 0 Bible Portions
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Suku sub 1 0 Bible Portions
Umbundu umb 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0
Yaka yaf 1 0 Bible Portions
Yauma yax 1 0 Bible Portions
Yombe yom 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 57 61 1   13 12 28 40 8

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.2 %)
91.4 %
Ethnic Religions
5.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.1 %
Non-Religious
1.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
7.8 %
Orthodox
0.5 %
Other Christian
7.5 %
Protestant
18.2 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Angola. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Angola
  • Christian ministry in Angola
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Angola or East and Southern Africa. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

In East and Southern Africa Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Friends in Action, International Small
Galcom International Small
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Globe International Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Heart of God Ministries Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
InterComm Small
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Overland Missions Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Scripture Union Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Talking Bibles International Small
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Angola Statistics
People Groups 61
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.6%)
Population 30,721,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 367,000  (1.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 7
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 91.4%
Percent Evangelical 22.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.4%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 43%
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code AO
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 76%
Estimated Illiterate Population 7,373,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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