Country: Congo, Republic of the

Number of People Groups

71

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.4%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

5,456,000

Population in Unreached

11,000 (0.2%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

85.5%

% Evangelical

14.58%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.4%
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 *
 Arab 1,200 496,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 50.00 % 0.30 % -
Babole 7,200 7,200 Dibole Christianity 80.00 % 23.00 % -
Bakwele 15,000 24,000 Bekwel Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Bangandu 1,500 11,000 Bangandu Christianity 70.00 % 22.00 % -
Bangi 112,000 209,000 Bangi Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Baya, Gbaya 6,100 489,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
Bomitaba 17,000 17,000 Bomitaba Christianity 78.00 % 30.00 % -
Bomwali 52,000 63,000 Bomwali Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
Bongili 12,000 12,000 Bongili Christianity 78.00 % 20.00 % -
Bonjo 6,000 6,000 Bonjo Christianity 75.00 % 32.00 % -
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu 6,000 1,262,000 Bulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
Deaf 55,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 89.72 % -
Doondo 43,000 43,000 Doondo Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 % -
Fang, Pangwe 12,000 1,892,000 Fang Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 French 12,000 50,524,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.40 % -
 Hausa 11,000 49,590,000 Hausa Islam 0.09 % 0.04 % 1
Kaamba 3,000 3,000 Kaamba Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kako 14,000 199,000 Kako Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
Keenge, Beembe 128,000 128,000 Beembe Christianity 74.80 % 3.00 % -
Kituba, Monokutuba 1,841,000 1,841,000 Kituba Christianity 95.20 % 20.50 % -
Kongo 27,000 5,514,000 Koongo Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 % -
Kota 17,000 62,000 Kota Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 % -
Koyo 1,500 1,500 Koyo Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 % -
Kuba 56,000 56,000 Likuba Christianity 95.00 % 11.00 % -
Kunyi 144,000 144,000 Kunyi Christianity 99.50 % 9.00 % -
Kwala, Likouala 83,000 83,000 Likwala Christianity 85.00 % 6.00 % -
Lali 167,000 172,000 Laari Christianity 99.00 % 25.00 % -
 Lingala, Ngala 224,000 4,512,000 Lingala Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 % -
Lobala 30,000 141,000 Lobala Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Lumbu 5,800 48,000 Lumbu Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
Makwa 44,000 44,000 Akwa Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
Mbamba 24,000 42,000 Ombamba Christianity 85.00 % 18.00 % -
Mbangwe 2,900 6,500 Mbangwe Christianity 67.00 % 1.60 % -
 Mbanza 16,000 635,000 Mbandja Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 % -
Mbede 117,000 214,000 Mbere Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
Mbosi 557,000 557,000 Mbosi Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 10.00 % -
Mbuku 49,000 49,000 Mboko Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Mbwisi 6,000 8,600 Bwisi Christianity 75.00 % 8.00 % -
Moi 6,000 6,000 Moi Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 % -
Monzombo 16,000 32,000 Monzombo Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 % -
Ndasa 8,800 11,000 Ndasa Christianity 78.00 % 5.00 % -
 Ngbaka 7,000 1,891,000 Ngbaka Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 167,000 318,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 % -
Ngom, Angom 7,900 26,000 Ngom Christianity 75.00 % 6.00 % -
Ngundi 4,700 20,000 Ngundi Christianity 76.00 % 6.00 % -
Ngungwel 115,000 115,000 Ngungwel Christianity 95.50 % 6.00 % -
Ngwili, Ngiri 2,900 2,900 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.00 % -
Njyem 5,600 10,000 Njyem Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
 Nzebi 24,000 246,000 Njebi Christianity 75.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nzime 3,000 34,000 Koonzime Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
Pol 11,000 81,000 Pol Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Portuguese 1,300 19,277,000 Portuguese Christianity 93.00 % 0.70 % -
Punu 17,000 293,000 Punu Christianity 80.00 % 25.00 % -
 Pygmy, Bayaka 41,000 62,000 Yaka Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 25.00 % -
Pygmy, Gundi 3,100 18,000 Gundi Christianity 78.00 % 8.00 % -
 Sango 123,000 649,000 Sango Christianity 75.00 % 23.00 % -
Sundi 227,000 227,000 Suundi Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
Teke Laali 3,700 3,700 Teke-Laali Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu 121,000 157,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
Teke, Eastern 64,000 181,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 6.00 % -
Teke, Northern 87,000 243,000 Teke-Tege Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
Teke, Southern 68,000 68,000 Teke-Kukuya Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 % -
Teke, Tsaayi 169,000 241,000 Teke-Tsaayi Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Teke-Aboo 36,000 71,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
Teke-Fuumu 14,000 41,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
Teke-Tyee 25,000 25,000 Teke-Tyee Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Tsangui 24,000 42,000 Tsaangi Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 % -
Vili, Fioti 14,000 22,000 Vili Christianity 78.00 % 6.00 % -
Wumbvu 11,000 50,000 Wumbvu Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 % -
Yaka, Iyaka 39,000 39,000 Yaka Christianity 95.00 % 0.80 % -
Yombe 57,000 1,305,000 Yombe Christianity 97.00 % 15.00 % -
  Totals:  71 5,456,000         1 85.49 % 14.58 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 62,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 5,518,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Bouenza 452,000
Brazzaville 2,008,000
Cuvette 228,000
Cuvette-Ouest 107,000
Kouilou 135,000
Lékoumou 140,000
Likouala 225,000
Niari 338,000
Plateaux 256,000
Pointe Noire 1,046,000
Pool 347,000
Sangha 126,000
Provinces:  12 5,408,000
UN Country Population 5,518,000
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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,717,000 5,273.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,974,000 14,039.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 205,728,000 3,770.7 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,522,000 2,099.0 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
5,456,000



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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
Akwa akw 1 0 Translation Started
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Bangandu bgf 1 0 Bible Portions
Bangi bni 1 0 New Testament
Beembe beq 1 0 New Testament
Bekwel bkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Bomitaba zmx 1 0 Translation Needed
Bomwali bmw 1 0 Translation Started
Bongili bui 1 0 New Testament
Bonjo bok 1 0 Unspecified
Bulu bum 1 0 Complete Bible
Bwisi bwz 1 0 Translation Started
Dibole bvx 1 0 Translation Needed
Doondo dde 1 0 Bible Portions
Fang fan 1 0 New Testament
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Gbaya, Northwest gya 1 0 Complete Bible
Gundi gdi 1 0 Translation Needed
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Kaamba xku 1 0 Translation Started
Kako kkj 1 0 New Testament
Kituba mkw 1 0 New Testament
Koongo kng 1 0 Complete Bible
Koonzime ozm 1 0 New Testament
Kota koq 1 0 Bible Portions
Koyo koh 1 0 Translation Needed
Kunyi njx 1 0 Translation Started
Laari ldi 1 0 New Testament
Likuba kxx 1 0 Bible Portions
Likwala kwc 1 0 Translation Needed
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lobala loq 1 0 New Testament
Lumbu lup 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbandja zmz 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbangwe zmn 1 0 Translation Started
Mbere mdt 1 0 Translation Started
Mboko mdu 1 0 Translation Started
Mbosi mdw 1 0 Bible Portions
Moi mow 1 0 Unspecified
Monzombo moj 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndasa nda 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngbaka nga 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngbaka Ma'bo nbm 1 0 New Testament
Ngbandi, Southern nbw 1 0 New Testament
Ngom nra 1 0 Bible Portions
Ngundi ndn 1 0 Translation Started
Ngungwel ngz 1 0 Bible Portions
Njebi nzb 1 0 New Testament
Njyem njy 1 0 Bible Portions
Ombamba mbm 1 0 Translation Needed
Pol pmm 1 0 Translation Started
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Punu puu 1 0 Complete Bible
Sango sag 1 0 Complete Bible
Suundi sdj 1 0 Translation Started
Teke, Ibali tek 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Eboo ebo 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Fuumu ifm 1 0 Translation Needed
Teke-Kukuya kkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Laali lli 1 0 Translation Needed
Teke-Nzikou nzu 1 0 Translation Started
Teke-Tege teg 1 0 Translation Started
Teke-Tsaayi tyi 1 0 Translation Needed
Teke-Tyee tyx 1 0 Bible Portions
Tsaangi tsa 1 0 Translation Started
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Vili vif 1 0 New Testament
Wumbvu wum 1 0 Translation Needed
Yaka iyx 1 0 Bible Portions
Yaka axk 1 0 Bible Portions
Yombe yom 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 71 71 1   11 15 24 50 3

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 14.6 %)
85.5 %
Ethnic Religions
12.6 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.6 %
Non-Religious
0.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
17.6 %
Protestant
11.9 %
Roman Catholic
52.8 %
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.

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Congo, Republic of the Statistics
People Groups 71
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.4%)
Population 5,456,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.6%
Population in Unreached 11,000  (0.2%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 85.5%
Percent Evangelical 14.6%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 67%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CF
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 79%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,146,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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