Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of

Number of People Groups

229

People Groups Unreached

3 (1.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

79,545,000

Population in Unreached

243,000 (0.3%)

Literacy Rate

64 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

92.2%

% Evangelical

19.39%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Aboo, Teke-Laali 31,000 66,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Alur, Lur 1,095,000 2,214,000 Alur Christianity 96.00 % 22.00 %
Amba, Ruwenzori Kibira 5,900 54,000 Amba Christianity 92.00 % 4.00 %
Angba, Hanga 23,000 23,000 Ngelima Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Apakabeti 46,000 46,000 Pagibete Christianity 82.00 % 16.00 %
 Arab 24,000 775,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.02 %
 Aushi, Northern Bemba 368,000 537,000 Aushi Christianity 97.00 % 18.00 %
Avukaya 56,000 112,000 Avokaya Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
 Azande, Zande 1,796,000 2,706,000 Zande Christianity 93.60 % 30.00 %
Baali, Kibala 99,000 99,000 Bali Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Babango 4,000 4,000 Babango Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Bamwe 53,000 53,000 Bamwe Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Banda, Mid-Southern 4,900 143,000 Banda, Mid-Southern Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Banda, South-Central 4,400 84,000 Banda, South Central Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
Banda, Togbo-Vara 31,000 51,000 Banda, Togbo-Vara Christianity 89.00 % 33.00 %
Banda-Langbashe, Langwasi 7,700 66,000 Langbashe Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Bangala 600 600 Bangala Christianity 98.00 % 30.00 %
Bangba 21,000 21,000 Bangba Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
Bangi 80,000 182,000 Bangi Christianity 97.00 % 17.00 %
 Bangobango 310,000 310,000 Bangubangu Islam 10.00 % 6.00 %
Barambu, Amiangba 55,000 55,000 Barambu Christianity 99.00 % 23.00 %
 Bari 24,000 712,000 Bari Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 %
Beeke 1,900 1,900 Beeke Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
 Bemba, Shila 497,000 4,991,000 Bemba Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 %
Bembe 523,000 524,000 Bembe Christianity 89.00 % 20.00 %
Bendi, Mabendi 66,000 66,000 Bendi Christianity 85.00 % 16.00 %
Binji 273,000 273,000 Binji Christianity 100.00 % 8.00 %
Binza, Monia 24,000 24,000 Libinza Christianity 99.00 % 8.00 %
Bira, Forest 77,000 77,000 Bila Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 6.00 %
Boba, Likaw 61,000 61,000 Bomboma Christianity 98.00 % 16.00 %
Boko, Iboko 31,000 31,000 Boko Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Boloki, River Ruki 6,200 6,200 Boloki Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
Bolondo 7,900 7,900 Bolondo Christianity 100.00 % 22.00 %
Boma Kasai, Buma 34,000 34,000 Boma Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
Bombongo 6,100 6,100 Bomboli Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 %
 Budu 374,000 374,000 Budu Christianity 90.00 % 33.00 %
Buela 13,000 13,000 Bwela Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Buja 582,000 582,000 Budza Christianity 100.00 % 25.00 %
Bulia 166,000 166,000 Bolia Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
Bushoong, Mbale 245,000 245,000 Bushoong Christianity 99.00 % 8.00 %
Buyi 16,000 16,000 Buyu Christianity 96.00 % 23.00 %
Buzaba 15,000 15,000 Bozaba Christianity 84.00 % 31.00 %
Bwa 373,000 373,000 Bwa Christianity 95.00 % 26.00 %
Bwile 19,000 113,000 Bwile Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Bwisi, Talinga 49,000 164,000 Talinga-Bwisi Christianity 98.00 % 23.00 %
Chokwe, Kioko 1,085,000 2,642,000 Cokwe Christianity 94.00 % 19.00 %
 Coloured 150,000 6,073,000 French Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 92.15 % 18.70 %
Dongo 21,000 21,000 Dongo Christianity 76.00 % 9.00 %
Dzando, Maboko 16,000 16,000 Dzando Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Dzing 244,000 244,000 Ding Christianity 99.00 % 7.00 %
 Efe 42,000 42,000 Efe Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 %
Ekonda 2,609,000 2,609,000 Mongo-Nkundu Christianity 98.50 % 20.00 %
Fleming 64,000 6,547,000 Vlaams Christianity 88.00 % 4.00 %
Foma 20,000 20,000 Foma Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
 French 78,000 49,530,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 %
Fuliro 469,000 469,000 Fuliiru Christianity 100.00 % 21.00 %
Furu 31,000 37,000 Furu Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 %
Gbendere 7,300 7,300 Yango Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 23.00 %
Genja, Gendza-Bali 105,000 105,000 Ligenza Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 %
Genya, Wagenia 25,000 25,000 Enya Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Gilima 31,000 31,000 Gilima Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 %
Gobu 31,000 34,000 Gobu Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 %
 Greek 52,000 10,807,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.03 %
Hamba 20,000 20,000 Hamba Christianity 100.00 % 8.00 %
 Havu 795,000 795,000 Havu Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
 Hema, Congo Nyoro 197,000 197,000 Hema Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Holoholo, Kalanga 24,000 24,000 Holoholo Christianity 97.00 % 7.00 %
Holu 7,500 51,000 Holu Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
Hunde, Kobi 577,000 577,000 Hunde Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
 Hunganna 600 600 Hungana Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 381,000 11,244,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
Joba 22,000 22,000 Joba Christianity 99.00 % 9.00 %
Kabwari 13,000 13,000 Kabwari Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Kaiku 20,000 20,000 Kaiku Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 Kakwa, Bari Kakwa 33,000 352,000 Kakwa Christianity 73.00 % 5.00 %
Kaliko 17,000 40,000 Keliko Christianity 94.00 % 21.00 %
Kango-Tshopo 3,400 3,400 Kango Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.80 %
Kango-Uele 9,300 9,300 Kango Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Kanu 13,000 13,000 Kanu Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
Kanyok, Kanioka 415,000 415,000 Kanyok Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Kaonde 65,000 414,000 Kaonde Christianity 99.00 % 5.00 %
Kare, Li-Kari-Li 1,500 1,500 Kari Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 %
Kela, Lemba 701,000 701,000 Kela Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Kele 461,000 461,000 Kele Christianity 94.00 % 31.00 %
Kete, Mbagani 13,000 13,000 Kete Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 %
Kimbundu 24,000 6,350,000 Kimbundu Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Kinya-Mituku 81,000 81,000 Mituku Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Koguru 800 1,400 Zande Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 %
Kongo, Lower 1,871,000 4,296,000 Koongo Christianity 97.50 % 18.00 %
Kongo, San Salvador 848,000 864,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 99.00 % 19.00 %
Kongo, Tuba 9,788,000 9,810,000 Kituba Christianity 83.80 % 19.00 %
 Konzo 302,000 1,269,000 Konzo Christianity 89.00 % 12.00 %
Kpala, Gbakpwa 7,300 7,300 Kpala Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 %
Kuba, Northern Luba 83,000 83,000 Luna Christianity 84.00 % 12.00 %
Kumu 687,000 687,000 Komo Christianity 95.00 % 26.00 %
Kunda, Seba 262,000 262,000 Seba Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 %
Kusu 99,000 99,000 Kusu Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Kwami 600 600 Kwami Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Kwese, Pindi 101,000 101,000 Kwese Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Lala-Bisa 80,000 744,000 Lala-Bisa Christianity 99.50 % 6.00 %
Lalia 106,000 106,000 Lalia Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
 Lamba 32,000 367,000 Lamba Christianity 100.00 % 16.00 %
Lega, Shabunda Rega 1,089,000 1,089,000 Lega-Shabunda Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
Lele, Bashilele 99,000 99,000 Lele Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
 Lendu, Baledha 1,331,000 1,352,000 Lendu Christianity 94.00 % 26.00 %
Lengola 172,000 172,000 Lengola Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 %
Lese 104,000 104,000 Lese Christianity 55.00 % 12.00 %
Likila, Bangela 13,000 13,000 Likila Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Liko 134,000 134,000 Lika Christianity 92.00 % 24.00 %
 Lingala 3,585,000 4,201,000 Lingala Christianity 90.10 % 24.00 %
Lobala 99,000 125,000 Lobala Christianity 85.00 % 17.00 %
 Logo, Logo Kuli 467,000 467,000 Logo Christianity 96.00 % 40.00 %
Loi, Baloi 31,000 31,000 Baloi Christianity 97.00 % 5.00 %
Lombi, Rombi 23,000 23,000 Lombi Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 %
Lombo, Turumbu 38,000 38,000 Lombo Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Lonzo 400 400 Lonzo Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Luba, Luba-Bambo 3,241,000 3,241,000 Luba-Katanga Christianity 91.20 % 23.00 %
Luba-Hemba, Eastern Luba 286,000 286,000 Hemba Christianity 98.50 % 12.00 %
Luba-Lulua, Western Luba 9,059,000 9,065,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 86.10 % 19.00 %
 Lugbara, High 563,000 1,813,000 Lugbara Christianity 94.00 % 30.00 %
 Lunda 185,000 847,000 Lunda Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 %
Lusengo, Poto 66,000 66,000 Lusengo Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
 Luvale, Lwena 191,000 1,375,000 Luvale Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Lwalwa 80,000 80,000 Lwalu Christianity 99.50 % 6.00 %
Ma 15,000 15,000 Ma Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Ma'adi, Olubo 75,000 434,000 Ma'di Christianity 83.00 % 5.00 %
Mabaale 66,000 66,000 Mabaale Christianity 99.00 % 6.00 %
Mamvu 125,000 125,000 Mamvu Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 %
Mangbetu, Amangbetu 1,575,000 1,665,000 Mangbetu Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
Mangbutu, Wambutu 31,000 31,000 Mangbutu Christianity 92.00 % 22.00 %
Mashi, Shi 1,358,000 1,358,000 Shi Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 %
Mayeka 40,000 43,000 Mayeka Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
 Mayogo 208,000 208,000 Mayogo Christianity 99.00 % 28.00 %
Mba 57,000 57,000 Mba Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Mbala 737,000 737,000 Mbala Christianity 100.00 % 27.00 %
Mbanza 555,000 571,000 Mbandja Christianity 97.00 % 22.00 %
Mbesa 13,000 13,000 Mbesa Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Mbo, Imbo 21,000 21,000 Mbo Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Mbole 379,000 379,000 Mbole Christianity 98.00 % 14.00 %
Mfinu, Mfunuka 13,000 13,000 Mfinu Christianity 99.00 % 12.00 %
Moingi 6,600 6,600 Moingi Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 %
Mongo 2,706,000 2,706,000 Mongo-Nkundu Christianity 98.70 % 15.00 %
 Mono 167,000 167,000 Mono Christianity 95.00 % 34.00 %
Monzombo 12,000 28,000 Monzombo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.00 %
Mpuon 608,000 608,000 Mpuono Christianity 99.00 % 11.00 %
Mundu 6,100 63,000 Mundu Christianity 70.00 % 23.00 %
Mvuba, Bambuba 5,800 6,900 Mvuba Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 21.00 %
Mwenga Lega, Rega 75,000 75,000 Lega-Mwenga Christianity 75.00 % 15.00 %
Nande 1,875,000 1,898,000 Nande Christianity 98.30 % 24.00 %
Ndaka 47,000 47,000 Ndaka Christianity 96.00 % 5.00 %
Ndengese, Dengese 14,000 14,000 Dengese Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Ndobo 16,000 16,000 Ndobo Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Ndogo 6,400 29,000 Ndogo Christianity 69.00 % 2.00 %
Ndolo, Mosange 21,000 21,000 Ndolo Christianity 98.00 % 16.00 %
Ndunga, Bondonga 7,900 7,900 Ndunga Christianity 65.00 % 2.50 %
Ngando 399,000 399,000 Ngando Christianity 100.00 % 11.00 %
Ngbaka 1,690,000 1,700,000 Ngbaka Christianity 99.00 % 24.00 %
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 28,000 306,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.80 %
Ngbandi 414,000 415,000 Ngbandi, Northern Christianity 98.00 % 21.00 %
Ngbandi, Southern 235,000 235,000 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 98.00 % 22.00 %
Ngbinda, Bangbinda 6,600 6,600 Ngbinda Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Ngbundu 41,000 41,000 Ngbundu Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Ngeti, South Lendu 208,000 208,000 Ngiti Christianity 75.00 % 18.00 %
Ngoli 13,000 13,000 Ngul Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
 Ngombe 569,000 569,000 Ngombe Christianity 98.00 % 25.00 %
Ngongo 6,400 6,400 Ngongo Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
Ngundu 7,900 7,900 Ngundu Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Nkutu 147,000 147,000 Nkutu Christianity 99.00 % 16.00 %
Ntomba, Ntomba-Bolia 288,000 288,000 Ntomba Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Nyali, Huku 83,000 83,000 Nyali Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
Nyanga 280,000 280,000 Nyanga Christianity 88.00 % 27.00 %
Nyanga-Li 80,000 80,000 Nyanga-li Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 %
 Nyindu 13,000 13,000 Nyindu Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
 Nzakara, Sakara 2,400 75,000 Nzakara Christianity 99.00 % 21.00 %
Okebu 207,000 268,000 Ndo Christianity 98.00 % 23.00 %
Ombo 13,000 13,000 Ombo Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
 Omi 124,000 124,000 Omi Christianity 79.00 % 3.00 %
Pambia 57,000 57,000 Pambia Christianity 99.00 % 8.00 %
Pelende 13,000 13,000 Pelende Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Pende 872,000 872,000 Phende Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Peri 33,000 33,000 Bhele Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 Plains Bira, Bera 240,000 242,000 Bera Christianity 92.00 % 25.00 %
Poke, Topoke 174,000 174,000 Poke Christianity 100.00 % 25.00 %
 Portuguese 5,200 17,234,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 0.30 %
Pygmy, Asua 40,000 40,000 Asoa Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 %
Pygmy, Buraka 1,900 5,500 Buraka Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 1.00 %
Pygmy, Gbanziri 7,300 28,000 Gbanziri Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 11.00 %
Pygmy, Mbacca 3,800 3,800 Mbati Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.70 %
 Pygmy, Twa 40,000 384,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
Ruund, Kambove Lunda 241,000 433,000 Ruund Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
Saka 204,000 204,000 Sakata Christianity 99.00 % 23.00 %
Salampasu, Bakwaluntu 190,000 190,000 Salampasu Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
Samba, Tsaam 6,700 6,700 Samba Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Sanga, Luba Garenganze 895,000 895,000 Sanga Christianity 100.00 % 23.00 %
 Sango 1,600 641,000 Sango Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Sengele 27,000 27,000 Sengele Christianity 99.00 % 10.00 %
Sere 10,000 10,000 Sere Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Soko, So 23,000 23,000 So Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Sonde 151,000 151,000 Sonde Christianity 98.00 % 5.00 %
Songo 20,000 20,000 Songo Christianity 99.00 % 3.00 %
Songomeno 195,000 195,000 Songomeno Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 %
Songora 4,900 4,900 Songoora Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Songye, Western Kalebwe 2,077,000 2,077,000 Songe Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
 South Asian, general 171,000 10,315,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.04 %
Suku 144,000 157,000 Suku Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
 Swahili, Central 48,000 909,000 Swahili Islam 4.00 % 0.70 %
Swahili, Congo, Ngwana 2,800 2,800 Swahili, Congo Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
Tabwa 973,000 1,020,000 Taabwa Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Tagbo 27,000 27,000 Tagbu Christianity 69.00 % 4.00 %
Tara Baaka, Baka 2,500 49,000 Baka Christianity 95.00 % 34.00 %
Teke, Central 32,000 137,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Teke, Eastern 105,000 167,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 10.00 %
Teke, Wuumu 24,000 38,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 93.00 % 6.00 %
Tembo-Equateur 12,000 12,000 Tembo Christianity 97.00 % 6.00 %
Tembo-Kivu 280,000 280,000 Tembo Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 %
Tetela, Sungu 1,557,000 1,557,000 Tetela Christianity 96.00 % 22.00 %
Tiene 78,000 78,000 Tiene Christianity 99.00 % 26.00 %
Tutsi 370,000 3,578,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 %
 Vanuma 13,000 13,000 Vanuma Christianity 96.00 % 16.00 %
Wongo 20,000 20,000 Wongo Christianity 100.00 % 16.00 %
Yaka 1,160,000 1,549,000 Yaka Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
Yakoma 17,000 152,000 Yakoma Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
Yamongeri 20,000 20,000 Yamongeri Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Yansi 174,000 174,000 Yansi Christianity 99.00 % 7.00 %
Yela 104,000 104,000 Yela Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
Yombe 1,051,000 1,169,000 Yombe Christianity 99.00 % 22.00 %
Yulu 3,600 20,000 Yulu Christianity 65.00 % 2.50 %
Zimba 224,000 224,000 Zimba Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
  Totals:  229 79,545,000       3   92.16 % 19.39 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 178,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 79,723,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Alur alz 1 0 Complete
Amba rwm 1 0 Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Portions
Asoa asv 1 0
Aushi auh 1 0
Avokaya avu 1 0 NT
Babango bbm 1 0
Baka bdh 1 0 Complete
Bali bcp 1 0 Portions
Baloi biz 1 0
Bamwe bmg 1 0
Banda, Mid-Southern bjo 1 0
Banda, South Central lnl 1 0 Portions
Banda, Togbo-Vara tor 1 0
Bangala bxg 1 0 Complete
Bangba bbe 1 0
Bangi bni 1 0 NT
Bangubangu bnx 1 0
Barambu brm 1 0
Bari bfa 1 0 Complete
Beeke bkf 1 0
Bemba bem 1 0 Complete
Bembe bmb 1 0 Complete
Bendi bct 1 0
Bera brf 1 0 Portions
Bhele bhy 1 0 Portions
Bila bip 1 0
Binji bpj 1 0 NT
Boko bkp 1 0
Bolia bli 1 0 Portions
Boloki bkt 1 0 Portions
Bolondo bzm 1 0
Boma boh 1 0
Bomboli bml 1 0
Bomboma bws 1 0
Bozaba bzo 1 0
Budu buu 1 0 Portions
Budza bja 1 0
Buraka bkg 1 0
Bushoong buf 1 0 Complete
Buyu byi 1 0
Bwa bww 1 0 Portions
Bwela bwl 1 0
Bwile bwc 1 0
Cokwe cjk 1 0 Complete
Dengese dez 1 0
Ding diz 1 0
Dongo doo 1 0
Dzando dzn 1 0
Efe efe 1 0
Enya gey 1 0
Foma fom 1 0
French fra 2 0 Complete
Fuliiru flr 1 0 NT
Furu fuu 1 0
Gbanziri gbg 1 0
Gilima gix 1 0
Gobu gox 1 0
Greek ell 1 0 Complete
Hamba hba 1 0
Havu hav 1 0
Hema nix 1 0
Hemba hem 1 0
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete
Holoholo hoo 1 0 Portions
Holu hol 1 0 Portions
Hunde hke 1 0 NT
Hungana hum 1 0 Portions
Joba job 1 0
Kabwari kcw 1 0
Kaiku kkq 1 0
Kakwa keo 1 0 Complete
Kango kty 1 0
Kango kzy 1 0
Kanu khx 1 0
Kanyok kny 1 0 Portions
Kaonde kqn 1 0 Complete
Kari kbj 1 0
Kela kel 1 0 Portions
Kele khy 1 0 NT
Keliko kbo 1 0 Portions
Kete kcv 1 0
Kimbundu kmb 1 0 Complete
Kinyarwanda kin 3 0 Complete
Kituba ktu 1 0 Complete
Komo kmw 1 0 Portions
Kongo, San Salvador kwy 1 0 Complete
Konzo koo 1 0 Portions
Koongo kng 1 0 Complete
Kpala kpl 1 0
Kusu ksv 1 0
Kwami ktf 1 0
Kwese kws 1 0 Portions
Lala-Bisa leb 1 0 NT
Lalia lal 1 0
Lamba lam 1 0 Complete
Langbashe lna 1 0
Lega-Mwenga lgm 1 0 NT
Lega-Shabunda lea 1 0 Complete
Lele lel 1 0
Lendu led 1 0 NT
Lengola lej 1 0
Lese les 1 0
Libinza liz 1 0
Ligenza lgz 1 0
Lika lik 1 0 Portions
Likila lie 1 0
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete
Lobala loq 1 0 Portions
Logo log 1 0 NT
Lombi lmi 1 0
Lombo loo 1 0
Lonzo lnz 1 0
Luba-Kasai lua 1 0 Complete
Luba-Katanga lub 1 0 Complete
Lugbara lgg 1 0 Complete
Luna luj 1 0 Complete
Lunda lun 1 0 Complete
Lusengo lse 1 0 Portions
Luvale lue 1 0 Complete
Lwalu lwa 1 0
Ma msj 1 0
Ma'di mhi 1 0 NT
Mabaale mmz 1 0
Mamvu mdi 1 0 Portions
Mangbetu mdj 1 0 Portions
Mangbutu mdk 1 0
Mayeka myc 1 0
Mayogo mdm 1 0 NT
Mba mfc 1 0
Mbala mdp 1 0 Portions
Mbandja zmz 1 0 Complete
Mbati mdn 1 0
Mbesa zms 1 0
Mbo zmw 1 0
Mbole mdq 1 0
Mfinu zmf 1 0
Mituku zmq 1 0
Moingi mwz 1 0
Mongo-Nkundu lol 2 0 Complete
Mono mnh 1 0
Monzombo moj 1 0
Mpuono zmp 1 0 Portions
Mundu muh 1 0 NT
Mvuba mxh 1 0
Nande nnb 1 0 Complete
Ndaka ndk 1 0
Ndo ndp 1 0 NT
Ndobo ndw 1 0
Ndogo ndz 1 0 NT
Ndolo ndl 1 0
Ndunga ndt 1 0
Ngando nxd 1 0 NT
Ngbaka nga 1 0 Complete
Ngbaka Ma'bo nbm 1 0 Complete
Ngbandi, Northern ngb 1 0 NT
Ngbandi, Southern nbw 1 0 NT
Ngbinda nbd 1 0
Ngbundu nuu 1 0
Ngelima agh 1 0
Ngiti niy 1 0 NT
Ngombe ngc 1 0 NT
Ngongo noq 1 0
Ngul nlo 1 0
Ngundu nue 1 0
Nkutu nkw 1 0 Portions
Ntomba nto 1 0 Portions
Nyali nlj 1 0
Nyanga nyj 1 0
Nyanga-li nyc 1 0
Nyindu nyg 1 0
Nzakara nzk 1 0
Ombo oml 1 0
Omi omi 1 0 Portions
Pagibete pae 1 0 Portions
Pambia pmb 1 0
Pelende ppp 1 0
Phende pem 1 0 NT
Poke pof 1 0 Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete
Ruund rnd 1 0 Complete
Sakata skt 1 0 Portions
Salampasu slx 1 0 Portions
Samba smx 1 0
Sanga sng 1 0 Complete
Sango sag 1 0 Complete
Seba kdg 1 0
Sengele szg 1 0 Portions
Sere swf 1 0
Shi shr 1 0 Complete
So soc 1 0 NT
Sonde shc 1 0
Songe sop 1 0 Complete
Songo soo 1 0
Songomeno soe 1 0
Songoora sod 1 0
Suku sub 1 0 Portions
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete
Swahili, Congo swc 1 0 Complete
Taabwa tap 1 0 NT
Tagbu tbm 1 0
Talinga-Bwisi tlj 1 0 NT
Teke, Ibali tek 1 0 Portions
Teke-Eboo ebo 1 0 Portions
Teke-Fuumu ifm 1 0 Portions
Teke-Nzikou nzu 1 0
Tembo tbt 1 0 Portions
Tembo tmv 1 0
Tetela tll 1 0 Complete
Tiene tii 1 0 NT
Unknown xxx 1 0
Vanuma vau 1 0
Vlaams vls 1 0 Portions
Wongo won 1 0 Portions
Yaka yaf 1 0 Portions
Yakoma yky 1 0
Yamongeri ymg 1 0
Yango yng 1 0
Yansi yns 1 0
Yela yel 1 0
Yombe yom 1 0 NT
Yulu yul 1 0
Zande zne 2 0 Complete
Zimba zmb 1 0
Totals: 224 229 3   11 37 72 164 10

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.4 %)
92.2 %
Ethnic Religions
5.0 %
Hinduism
0.1 %
Islam
1.7 %
Non-Religious
0.6 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.8 %
Independent
23.4 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
7.4 %
Protestant
24.7 %
Roman Catholic
43.6 %
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, Democratic Republic of. 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, Democratic Republic of
  • Christian ministry in Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • 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, Democratic Republic of 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 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
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, Democratic Republic of Statistics
People Groups 229
Unreached People Groups 3  (1.3%)
Population 79,545,000
Population in Unreached 243,000  (0.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 6 to 9
Urbanization 42%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code CG
Official National Language French
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 64%
Estimated Illiterate Population 28,636,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 92.2%
Percent Evangelical 19.4%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
Congo, Democratic Republic of Prayer Cards

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Congo, Democratic Republic of Links
Operation World
World Factbook
Ethnologue Language Listing
God Reports (Stories from the field)
Religious Freedom Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of Maps
Political Map (UN)
Language Map (Ethnologue)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
Congo, Democratic Republic of Videos
Congo, Democratic Republic of Prayercast Video


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