Country: Congo, Republic of the

Number of People Groups

72

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.4%)

Total Population

4,693,000

Unreached Population

9,400 (0.2%)

% Professing Christian

92.0%

% Evangelical

15.28 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

84 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Aboo, Teke-Laali 32,000 63,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Arab 900 1,020,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 50.00 % 0.30 %
Babole 8,100 8,100 Dibole Christianity 80.00 % 23.00 %
Bakwele, Bakwili 12,000 19,000 Bekwel Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Bangandu 1,200 9,600 Bangandu Christianity 70.00 % 22.00 %
Bangi, Bobangi 93,000 173,000 Bangi Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Baya, Gbaya 4,800 685,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Bomitaba 15,000 15,000 Bomitaba Christianity 78.00 % 30.00 %
Bomwali, Bumali 43,000 53,000 Bomwali Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Bongili, Bokiba 10,000 10,000 Bongili Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 %
Bonjo 4,700 4,700 Bonjo Christianity 75.00 % 32.00 %
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu 4,700 1,149,000 Bulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 90.00 % 15.90 %
Dondo 97,000 97,000 Doondo Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
Fang, Pangwe 11,000 1,221,000 Fang Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 French 9,500 49,469,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.40 %
 Greek 600 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.20 %
 Hausa 9,400 40,039,000 Hausa Islam 0.09 % 0.04 %
Kaamba 2,400 2,400 Kaamba Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 %
 Kako 12,000 182,000 Kako Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
Keenge, Beembe 101,000 101,000 Beembe Christianity 74.80 % 3.00 %
Kituba, Monokutuba 1,562,000 1,562,000 Kituba Christianity 95.20 % 20.50 %
Kongo, Congo 21,000 4,560,000 Koongo Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
Kota 14,000 50,000 Kota Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Koyo, Kuyu 1,200 1,200 Koyo Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Kuba 46,000 46,000 Likuba Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 %
Kunyi 120,000 120,000 Kunyi Christianity 99.50 % 9.00 %
Kwala, Likouala 70,000 70,000 Likwala Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 %
Laali Teke 2,800 2,800 Teke-Laali Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Lali, Lari 140,000 144,000 Laari Christianity 99.00 % 25.00 %
 Lingala, Ngala 139,000 4,135,000 Lingala Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
Lobala 24,000 123,000 Lobala Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Lumbu 4,600 39,000 Lumbu Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 %
Makwa, Akwa 37,000 37,000 Akwa Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mbamba 21,000 36,000 Ombamba Christianity 85.00 % 18.00 %
Mbangwe 2,300 5,200 Mbangwe Christianity 67.00 % 1.60 %
Mbanza 12,000 569,000 Mbandja Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 %
Mbede 93,000 171,000 Mbere Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Mbosi, Mbochi 167,000 167,000 Mbosi Christianity 94.50 % 13.00 %
Mbuku 42,000 42,000 Mboko Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Mbwisi, Bwisi 4,700 6,800 Bwisi Christianity 75.00 % 8.00 %
Moi 4,800 4,800 Moi Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 %
Monzombo 13,000 27,000 Monzombo Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 %
Ndasa 7,000 8,500 Ndasa Christianity 78.00 % 5.00 %
Ngbaka 5,600 1,700,000 Ngbaka Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 139,000 292,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 %
Ngom, Angom 6,200 20,000 Ngom Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 %
Ngundi 3,700 20,000 Ngundi Christianity 76.00 % 6.00 %
Ngwili, Ngiri 2,300 2,300 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.00 %
Njyem 4,400 8,800 Njyem Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 %
 Nzebi, Njebi 21,000 198,000 Njebi Christianity 75.00 % 14.00 %
 Nzime 2,400 30,000 Koonzime Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 %
Pool, Pol 8,400 72,000 Pol Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 %
 Portuguese 1,000 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 0.70 %
Punu 14,000 235,000 Punu Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 %
 Pygmy, Bayaka 33,000 64,000 Yaka Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 %
Pygmy, Gundi 2,500 19,000 Gundi Christianity 78.00 % 8.00 %
 Sango 103,000 631,000 Sango Christianity 75.00 % 23.00 %
Sundi 190,000 190,000 Suundi Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu 96,000 128,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Teke, Eastern 57,000 162,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 6.00 %
Teke, Northeast 91,000 91,000 Ngungwel Christianity 95.50 % 6.00 %
Teke, Northern 76,000 200,000 Teke-Tege Christianity 99.00 % 17.00 %
Teke, South Central 13,000 37,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Teke, Southern 60,000 60,000 Teke-Kukuya Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Teke, Western, Tsaayi 128,000 185,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Teke-Tyee 20,000 20,000 Teke-Tyee Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Tsangui, Tsangi 21,000 36,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 %
Vili, Fioti 11,000 17,000 Vili Christianity 78.00 % 6.00 %
Wumbvu 9,300 40,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 %
Yaka 20,000 20,000 Yaka Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 %
Yombe, Bayombe 535,000 1,652,000 Yombe Christianity 97.00 % 15.00 %
  Totals:  72 4,693,000       1   92.00 % 15.28 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 4,741,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.3 %)
92.0 %
Ethnic Religions
5.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.8 %
Non-Religious
0.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.7 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
18.1 %
Protestant
11.8 %
Roman Catholic
53.0 %
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 Congo, Republic of the. 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 Congo, Republic of the
  • Christian ministry in Congo, Republic of the
  • 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 Congo, Republic of the or West and Central 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 Congo, Republic of the Size
African Enterprise Medium
African Leadership Small
Christian Blind Mission International Small
Global Outreach Mission Medium
SEL France Small
In West and Central 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
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches 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
Congo, Republic of the Statistics
People Groups 72
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.4%)
Population 4,693,000
Population in Unreached 9,400  (0.2%)
Urbanization 65%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code CF
Official National Language French
Literacy Rate 84%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 92.0%
Percent Evangelical 15.3%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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