Country: Chad

Number of People Groups

141

People Groups Unreached

80 (56.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

18,751,000

Population in Unreached

10,356,000 (55.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

25.69%

% Evangelical

7.33%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.2%
Map Notes

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed
 Abu Sharib 96,000 96,000 Mararit Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Arab, Turku 44,000 65,000 Arabic, Juba Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Babalia 14,000 14,000 Arabic, Chadian Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baggara, Dekakire 20,000 20,000 Arabic, Chadian Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Baggara, Hemat 33,000 33,000 Arabic, Sudanese Islam ☀︎ 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Baggara, Shuwa Arab 3,490,000 4,244,000 Arabic, Chadian Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 70
Bakha 3,300 3,300 Karanga Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
Banana, Mussei 428,000 510,000 Musey Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
Barein 14,000 14,000 Barein Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Barma 158,000 158,000 Bagirmi Islam ☀︎ 0.01 % 0.01 % 3
Bediondo Mbai 222,000 222,000 Bedjond Christianity 77.00 % 23.00 % -
Bedouin, Soliman 44,000 44,000 Arabic, Algerian Saharan Islam ☀︎ 0.03 % 0.02 % 1
 Bernde 11,000 11,000 Morom Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Besme, Huner 4,300 4,300 Besme Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 8.00 % -
Bideyat, Beri 11,000 24,000 Zaghawa Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bidio 68,000 68,000 Bidiyo Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bilala 281,000 281,000 Naba Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Birgid 30,000 30,000 Birgit Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 1
Bokoruge 112,000 122,000 Daju, Dar Sila Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bolgo 6,300 6,300 Bolgo Islam 30.00 % 18.00 % -
Bon Gula 3,800 3,800 Bon Gula Ethnic Religions 0.42 % 0.42 % 1
Boor 300 300 Boor Islam 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
Bua 27,000 27,000 Bua Ethnic Religions 0.10 % 0.08 % 1
 Buduma, Kuri Islander 152,000 161,000 Buduma Islam ☀︎ 0.04 % 0.03 % 3
Bulgeda 65,000 65,000 Dazaga Islam ☀︎ 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  141 18,751,000         80 25.69 % 7.33 % 238 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 96,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 18,847,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Barh el Ghazel 432,000
Batha 799,000
Borkou 160,000
Chari-Baguirmi 976,000
Ennedi Est 183,000
Ennedi Ouest 104,000
Guéra 744,000
Hadjer-Lamis 950,000
Kanem 575,000
Lac 738,000
Logone Occidental 1,191,000
Logone Oriental 1,341,000
Mandoul 1,073,000
Mayo-Kebbi Est 1,323,000
Mayo-Kebbi Ouest 975,000
Moyen-Chari 1,014,000
Ouaddaï 1,234,000
Salamat 520,000
Sila 651,000
Tandjilé 1,149,000
Tibesti 44,000
Ville de N'Djamena 1,138,000
Wadi Fira 871,000
Provinces:  23 18,185,000
UN Country Population 18,847,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Amdang amj 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, Algerian Saharan aao 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Chadian shu 5 5 Complete Bible
Arabic, Juba pga 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Sudanese apd 1 1 New Testament
Assangori sjg 1 1 Unspecified
Bagirmi bmi 2 1 Bible Portions
Barein bva 1 1 Bible Portions
Bedjond bjv 1 0 New Testament
Besme bes 1 0 Translation Needed
Bidiyo bid 1 1 Bible Portions
Birgit btf 1 1 Translation Needed
Bolgo bvo 1 0 Translation Started
Bon Gula glc 1 1 Translation Started
Boor bvf 1 1 Translation Needed
Bua bub 1 1 Translation Started
Buduma bdm 1 1 Bible Portions
Chadian Sign Language cds 1 0 Translation Needed
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Dagba dgk 1 0 New Testament
Daju, Dar Daju djc 1 1 Bible Portions
Daju, Dar Sila dau 1 1 Unspecified
Dangaleat daa 1 1 New Testament
Day dai 1 0 New Testament
Dazaga dzg 3 3 Bible Portions
Disa dsi 1 1 Translation Needed
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Fania fni 1 1 Translation Needed
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Bagirmi fui 1 1 Bible Portions
Fulfulde, Nigerian fuv 1 1 New Testament
Fur fvr 2 2 Bible Portions
Gabri gab 1 0 New Testament
Gadang gdk 1 1 Unspecified
Gidar gid 1 0 Complete Bible
Gor gqr 1 0 New Testament
Gula (Chad) glu 1 0 Translation Needed
Gula Iro glj 1 0 Translation Started
Gulay gvl 1 0 New Testament
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Herde hed 1 0 New Testament
Jaya jyy 1 1 Translation Started
Jonkor Bourmataguil jeu 1 1 Translation Needed
Kaba Deme, Sara kwg 1 0 New Testament
Kaba Naa, Sara kwv 1 0 New Testament
Kabalai kvf 1 0 Translation Needed
Kabba ksp 1 0 New Testament
Kajakse ckq 1 1 Translation Needed
Kanembu kbl 1 1 Bible Portions
Kanuri, Yerwa knc 1 1 New Testament
Karang kzr 1 0 New Testament
Karanga kth 2 2 Translation Needed
Kendeje klf 1 1 Unspecified
Kenga kyq 1 1 New Testament
Kera ker 1 0 New Testament
Kibet kie 1 1 Translation Needed
Kim kia 1 0 Complete Bible
Kimre kqp 1 0 New Testament
Koke kou 1 0 Unspecified
Kujarge vkj 1 1 Unspecified
Kulfa kxj 1 0 Translation Needed
Kuo xuo 1 0 New Testament
Kwang kvi 1 0 Translation Started
Laal gdm 1 0 Unspecified
Lagwan kot 1 1 Unspecified
Laka lap 1 0 New Testament
Lele (Chad) lln 1 0 New Testament
Luto ndy 1 0 New Testament
Maba (Chad) mde 1 1 Translation Started
Majera xmj 1 1 Translation Needed
Malgbe mxf 1 0 Translation Needed
Mambai mcs 1 0 Bible Portions
Mango mge 1 0 New Testament
Mararit mgb 2 2 Unspecified
Marba mpg 1 0 Complete Bible
Marfa mvu 1 0 Translation Needed
Masalit mls 1 1 Bible Portions
Masana mcn 1 0 Complete Bible
Maslam msv 1 1 Unspecified
Masmaje mes 1 1 Translation Needed
Mawa (Chad) mcw 1 1 Bible Portions
Mbara (Chad) mpk 1 1 Unspecified
Mbay myb 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbum mdd 1 0 New Testament
Mesme zim 1 0 New Testament
Migaama mmy 1 1 New Testament
Mogum mou 1 1 Bible Portions
Morom bdo 1 1 Translation Started
Mpade mpi 1 1 Translation Needed
Mser kqx 1 1 Unspecified
Mubi mub 1 1 Translation Started
Mukulu moz 1 0 New Testament
Mulgi mvh 1 1 Translation Started
Mundang mua 1 0 Complete Bible
Musey mse 1 0 Complete Bible
Musgu mug 1 0 Complete Bible
Naba mne 3 3 Translation Started
Nancere nnc 1 0 Complete Bible
Ndam ndm 1 1 Bible Portions
Ngam nmc 1 0 New Testament
Ngambay sba 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngete nnn 1 0 Bible Portions
Niellim nie 1 1 New Testament
Nzakambay nzy 1 0 New Testament
Pana (Central African Republic) pnz 1 0 New Testament
Peve lme 1 0 New Testament
Runga rou 1 1 Translation Needed
Saba saa 1 1 Translation Started
Sango sag 1 0 Complete Bible
Sar mwm 1 0 Complete Bible
Sarua swy 1 1 Unspecified
Sinyar sys 1 1 Unspecified
Sokoro sok 1 0 Bible Portions
Soumraye sor 1 0 Bible Portions
Surbakhal sbj 1 1 Translation Needed
Tama (Chad) tma 1 1 Translation Started
Tamki tax 1 1 Translation Needed
Tedaga tuq 1 1 Translation Needed
Tobanga tng 1 0 New Testament
Toram trj 1 1 Unspecified
Tumak tmc 1 0 New Testament
Tunia tug 1 0 Translation Started
Tupuri tui 1 0 Complete Bible
Ubi ubi 1 1 Translation Started
Zaghawa zag 2 2 Translation Started
Zan Gula zna 1 1 Bible Portions
Zerenkel zrn 1 1 Translation Started
Totals: 128 141 80   40 42 30 81 7
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Chad Statistics
People Groups 141
Unreached People Groups 80  (56.7%)
Population 18,751,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 10,356,000  (55.2%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 25.7%
Percent Evangelical 7.3%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 238
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 23%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code CD
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardFrench
Literacy Rate 22%
Estimated Illiterate Population 14,626,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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