Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of

Number of People Groups

231

People Groups Unreached

3 (1.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

105,371,000

Population in Unreached

319,000 (0.3%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

91.61%

% Evangelical

19.21%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.7%
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
Ekonda 3,423,000 3,423,000 Mongo-Nkundu Christianity 98.50 % 20.00 % -
Foma 27,000 27,000 Foma Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 % -
 French 103,000 50,635,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 % -
Fuliro 615,000 615,000 Fuliiru Christianity 96.00 % 21.00 % -
Furu 40,000 47,000 Fulu Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
Gbendere 9,600 9,600 Yango Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 23.00 % -
Genja, Gendza-Bali 137,000 137,000 Ligenza Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 % -
Genya, Wagenia 33,000 33,000 Enya Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 % -
Gilima 41,000 41,000 Gilima Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 % -
Gobu 40,000 43,000 Gobu Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 % -
 Greek 68,000 10,384,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.03 % -
Hamba 27,000 27,000 Hamba Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 % -
 Havu 1,043,000 1,043,000 Havu Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 % -
 Hema, Congo Nyoro 258,000 258,000 Hema Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 % -
Holoholo, Kalanga 32,000 32,000 Holoholo Christianity 97.00 % 7.00 % -
Holu 9,900 72,000 Holu Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 % -
Hunde, Kobi 756,000 756,000 Hunde Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
 Hunganna 800 800 Hungana Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 500,000 13,593,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 % -
Joba 261,000 269,000 Kiviila Christianity 99.00 % 9.00 % -
Kabwari 17,000 17,000 Kabwari Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
Kaiku 27,000 27,000 Kaiku Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kakwa, Bari Kakwa 43,000 432,000 Kakwa Christianity 73.00 % 5.00 % -
Kaliko 22,000 63,000 Keliko Christianity 94.00 % 21.00 % -
Kango-Tshopo 4,500 4,500 Kango (DRC, Tshopo district) Christianity 55.00 % 48.50 % -
  Totals:  231 105,371,000         3 91.61 % 19.21 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 254,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 105,625,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Bas-Uélé 1,492,000
Équateur 2,219,000
Haut-Katanga 5,402,000
Haut-Lomami 3,464,000
Haut-Uélé 2,620,000
Ituri 5,783,000
Kasaï 4,364,000
Kasaï-Central 4,060,000
Kasaï-Oriental 3,685,000
Kinshasa 12,207,000
Kongo-Central 5,093,000
Kwango 2,719,000
Kwilu 2,924,000
Lomami 2,794,000
Lualaba 2,287,000
Maï-Ndombe 2,411,000
Maniema 2,603,000
Mongala 2,446,000
Nord-Kivu 10,175,000
Nord-Ubangi 2,021,000
Sankuru 1,874,000
Sud-Kivu 6,887,000
Sud-Ubangi 3,742,000
Tanganyika 3,385,000
Tshopo 3,566,000
Tshuapa 1,796,000
Provinces:  26 102,019,000
UN Country Population 105,625,000
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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
Alur alz 1 0 Complete Bible
Amba (Uganda) rwm 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Asoa asv 1 0 Translation Started
Aushi auh 1 0 Translation Started
Avokaya avu 1 0 New Testament
Babango bbm 1 0 Translation Started
Baka (South Sudan) bdh 1 0 New Testament
Bali (Democratic Republic of the Congo) bcp 1 0 Bible Portions
Baloi biz 1 0 Translation Started
Bamwe bmg 1 0 Translation Started
Banda, Mid-Southern bjo 1 0 Translation Started
Banda, South Central lnl 1 0 New Testament
Banda, Togbo-Vara tor 1 0 Translation Started
Bangala bxg 1 0 Complete Bible
Bangba bbe 1 0 Unspecified
Bangi bni 1 0 New Testament
Bangubangu bnx 1 0 Translation Started
Barambu brm 1 0 Unspecified
Bari bfa 1 0 Complete Bible
Beeke bkf 1 0 Unspecified
Bemba bem 1 0 Complete Bible
Bembe bmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Bendi bct 1 0 Translation Needed
Bhele bhy 1 0 Bible Portions
Bila bip 1 0 Bible Portions
Bindji bpj 1 0 New Testament
Bira brf 1 0 Bible Portions
Boguru bqu 1 0 Unspecified
Boko (Democratic Republic of the Congo) bkp 1 0 Translation Needed
Bolia bli 1 0 Bible Portions
Boloki bkt 1 0 Bible Portions
Bolondo bzm 1 0 Translation Started
Boma boh 1 0 Translation Started
Bomboli bml 1 0 Translation Needed
Bomboma bws 1 0 Translation Started
Bozaba bzo 1 0 Translation Started
Budja bja 1 0 Bible Portions
Budu buu 1 0 New Testament
Buraka bkg 1 0 Translation Needed
Bushoong buf 1 0 Complete Bible
Buyu byi 1 0 Translation Started
Bwa bww 1 0 Bible Portions
Bwela bwl 1 0 Translation Needed
Bwile bwc 1 0 Translation Started
Chokwe cjk 1 0 Complete Bible
Dengese dez 1 0 Translation Started
Ding diz 1 0 Translation Started
Dongo doo 1 0 Bible Portions
Dzando dzn 1 0 Translation Started
Efe efe 1 0 Unspecified
Enya gey 1 0 Translation Started
Foma fom 1 0 Translation Needed
French fra 3 0 Complete Bible
Fuliiru flr 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulu fuu 1 0 Bible Portions
Gbanziri gbg 1 0 Translation Started
Gilima gix 1 0 Translation Started
Gobu gox 1 0 Translation Started
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Hamba hba 1 0 Translation Needed
Havu hav 1 0 Bible Portions
Hema nix 1 0 Bible Portions
Hemba hem 1 0 Bible Portions
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Holoholo hoo 1 0 Bible Portions
Holu hol 1 0 Bible Portions
Hunde hke 1 0 New Testament
Hungana hum 1 0 Bible Portions
Iyansi yns 1 0 Bible Portions
Kabwari kcw 1 0 Translation Needed
Kaiku kkq 1 0 Translation Started
Kakwa keo 1 0 Complete Bible
Kango kty 1 0 Translation Started
Kango (DRC, Tshopo district) kzy 1 0 Unspecified
Kanu khx 1 0 Translation Started
Kanyok kny 1 0 Complete Bible
Kaonde kqn 1 0 Complete Bible
Kebu ndp 1 0 New Testament
Kela kel 1 0 Bible Portions
Kele (Democratic Republic of the Congo) khy 1 0 New Testament
Keliko kbo 1 0 New Testament
Kete kcv 1 0 Translation Started
Kikongo kwy 1 0 Complete Bible
Kimbundu kmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Kinyarwanda kin 3 0 Complete Bible
Kituba (Democratic Republic of the Congo) ktu 1 0 Complete Bible
Kiviila job 1 0 Bible Portions
Kiyombe yom 1 0 New Testament
Kobo okc 1 0 Bible Portions
Komo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) kmw 1 0 New Testament
Konzo koo 1 0 Bible Portions
Koongo kng 1 0 Complete Bible
Kpala kpl 1 0 Translation Started
Kusu ksv 1 0 Translation Needed
Kwami ktf 1 0 Translation Started
Kwese kws 1 0 Bible Portions
Lala-Bisa leb 1 0 New Testament
Lalia lal 1 0 Translation Started
Lamba lam 1 0 Complete Bible
Langbashe lna 1 0 Translation Needed
Lega-Mwenga lgm 1 0 New Testament
Lega-Shabunda lea 1 0 Complete Bible
Lele (Democratic Republic of the Congo) lel 1 0 New Testament
Lendu led 1 0 Complete Bible
Lengola lej 1 0 Translation Started
Lese les 1 0 Bible Portions
Libinza liz 1 0 Translation Started
Ligenza lgz 1 0 Translation Started
Lika lik 1 0 New Testament
Likila lie 1 0 Translation Started
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lobala loq 1 0 New Testament
Logo log 1 0 New Testament
Lombi lmi 1 0 Translation Started
Lombo loo 1 0 Translation Started
Lonzo lnz 1 0 Translation Started
Luba-Kasai lua 1 0 Complete Bible
Luba-Katanga lub 1 0 Complete Bible
Lugbara lgg 1 0 Complete Bible
Luna luj 1 0 Complete Bible
Lunda lun 1 0 Complete Bible
Lusengo lse 1 0 Bible Portions
Luvale lue 1 0 Complete Bible
Lwalu lwa 1 0 Translation Started
Lwel lvl 1 0 Translation Needed
Ma (Democratic Republic of the Congo) msj 1 0 Translation Started
Ma'di mhi 1 0 New Testament
Mabaale mmz 1 0 Translation Started
Mamvu mdi 1 0 Bible Portions
Mangbetu mdj 1 0 Bible Portions
Mangbutu mdk 1 0 Unspecified
Mayeka myc 1 0 Unspecified
Mayogo mdm 1 0 New Testament
Mündü muh 1 0 New Testament
Mba mfc 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbala mdp 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbandja zmz 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbesa zms 1 0 Translation Started
Mbo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) zmw 1 0 Translation Needed
Mbole mdq 1 0 Translation Started
Mbuun zmp 1 0 Bible Portions
Mfinu zmf 1 0 Unspecified
Mituku zmq 1 0 Translation Started
Moingi mwz 1 0 Translation Started
Mongo-Nkundu lol 2 0 Complete Bible
Mono (Democratic Republic of the Congo) mnh 1 0 New Testament
Monzombo moj 1 0 Translation Started
Mvuba mxh 1 0 Translation Started
Nande nnb 1 0 Complete Bible
Ndaka ndk 1 0 Translation Needed
Ndobo ndw 1 0 Translation Started
Ndogo ndz 1 0 New Testament
Ndolo ndl 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndrulo dno 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndunga ndt 1 0 Translation Started
Ngando (Democratic Republic of the Congo) nxd 1 0 New Testament
Ngbaka nga 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngbaka Ma'bo nbm 1 0 New Testament
Ngbandi, Northern ngb 1 0 New Testament
Ngbandi, Southern nbw 1 0 New Testament
Ngbundu nuu 1 0 Translation Started
Ngelima agh 1 0 Translation Started
Ngiti niy 1 0 New Testament
Ngombe (Democratic Republic of the Congo) ngc 1 0 New Testament
Ngongo noq 1 0 Translation Started
Ngundu nue 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngwii nlo 1 0 Translation Started
Nkutu nkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Ntomba nto 1 0 Bible Portions
Nyali nlj 1 0 Translation Started
Nyanga nyj 1 0 Bible Portions
Nyanga-li nyc 1 0 Unspecified
Nyindu nyg 1 0 Translation Started
Nzadi nzd 1 0 Translation Started
Nzakara nzk 1 0 Bible Portions
Ohendo soe 1 0 Translation Started
Ombo oml 1 0 Translation Started
Omi omi 1 0 New Testament
Pagibete pae 1 0 New Testament
Pambia pmb 1 0 Translation Needed
Pelende ppp 1 0 Translation Started
Phende pem 1 0 Complete Bible
Poke pof 1 0 Bible Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Ruund rnd 1 0 Complete Bible
Sakata skt 1 0 Bible Portions
Salampasu slx 1 0 Bible Portions
Samba smx 1 0 Translation Needed
Sanga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) sng 1 0 Complete Bible
Sango sag 1 0 Complete Bible
Seba kdg 1 0 Translation Started
Sengele szg 1 0 Bible Portions
Sere swf 1 0 Unspecified
Shi shr 1 0 Complete Bible
So (Democratic Republic of Congo) soc 1 0 New Testament
Sonde shc 1 0 Translation Started
Songe sop 1 0 Complete Bible
Songo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) soo 1 0 Translation Started
Songoora sod 1 0 Translation Started
Suku sub 1 0 Bible Portions
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Swahili, Congo swc 1 0 Complete Bible
Taabwa tap 1 0 New Testament
Tagbu tbm 1 0 Translation Needed
Talinga-Bwisi tlj 1 0 New Testament
Teke, Ibali tek 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Eboo ebo 1 0 Bible Portions
Teke-Nzikou nzu 1 0 Translation Started
Teke-Wuumu ifm 1 0 Translation Started
Tembo tmv 1 0 Translation Needed
Tembo tbt 1 0 New Testament
Tetela tll 1 0 Complete Bible
Tiene tii 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Vanuma vau 1 0 Bible Portions
Wongo won 1 0 Bible Portions
Yaka (Democratic Republic of the Congo) yaf 1 0 Bible Portions
Yakoma yky 1 0 Bible Portions
Yamongeri ymg 1 0 Translation Started
Yango yng 1 0 Translation Started
Yela yel 1 0 Unspecified
Yulu yul 1 0 Translation Needed
Zande zne 1 0 Complete Bible
Zimba zmb 1 0 Bible Portions
Zula zla 1 0 Translation Started
Totals: 226 231 3   57 60 93 161 12
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Congo, Democratic Republic of Statistics
People Groups 231
Unreached People Groups 3  (1.3%)
Population 105,371,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.2%
Population in Unreached 319,000  (0.3%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 91.6%
Percent Evangelical 19.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 6
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 45%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CG
Official Language(s) FrenchEnglish
Literacy Rate 77%
Estimated Illiterate Population 24,235,000
Persecution Ranking 41 (1=Highest) Open Doors



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