Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of

Number of People Groups

229

People Groups Unreached

3 (1.3%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

82,059,000

Population in Unreached

251,000 (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 32,000 68,000 Teke-Eboo Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
 Alur, Lur 1,130,000 2,286,000 Alur Christianity 96.00 % 22.00 %
Amba, Ruwenzori Kibira 6,100 56,000 Amba Christianity 92.00 % 4.00 %
Angba, Hanga 24,000 24,000 Ngelima Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Apakabeti 48,000 48,000 Pagibete Christianity 82.00 % 16.00 %
 Arab 25,000 793,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 0.02 %
 Aushi, Northern Bemba 380,000 555,000 Aushi Christianity 97.00 % 18.00 %
Avukaya 57,000 115,000 Avokaya Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
 Azande 1,853,000 2,788,000 Zande Christianity 93.60 % 30.00 %
Baali, Kibala 102,000 102,000 Bali Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Babango 4,200 4,200 Babango Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Bamwe 55,000 55,000 Bamwe Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Banda, Mid-Southern 5,000 146,000 Banda, Mid-Southern Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Banda, South-Central 4,600 87,000 Banda, South Central Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
Banda, Togbo-Vara 32,000 53,000 Banda, Togbo-Vara Christianity 89.00 % 33.00 %
Banda-Langbashe, Langwasi 8,000 67,000 Langbashe Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Bangala 600 600 Bangala Christianity 98.00 % 30.00 %
Bangba 22,000 22,000 Bangba Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 %
Bangi 83,000 188,000 Bangi Christianity 97.00 % 17.00 %
 Bangobango 320,000 320,000 Bangubangu Islam 10.00 % 6.00 %
Barambu, Amiangba 57,000 57,000 Barambu Christianity 99.00 % 23.00 %
 Bari 25,000 734,000 Bari Christianity 92.00 % 3.00 %
Beeke 1,900 1,900 Beeke Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
 Bemba, Shila 513,000 5,146,000 Bemba Christianity 100.00 % 12.00 %
 Bembe 540,000 541,000 Bembe Christianity 89.00 % 20.00 %
Bendi, Mabendi 69,000 69,000 Bendi Christianity 85.00 % 16.00 %
Binji 282,000 282,000 Binji Christianity 100.00 % 8.00 %
Binza, Monia 25,000 25,000 Libinza Christianity 99.00 % 8.00 %
Bira, Forest 80,000 80,000 Bila Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 6.00 %
Boba, Likaw 63,000 63,000 Bomboma Christianity 98.00 % 16.00 %
Boko, Iboko 32,000 32,000 Boko Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Boloki, River Ruki 6,400 6,400 Boloki Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
Bolondo 8,200 8,200 Bolondo Christianity 100.00 % 22.00 %
Boma Kasai, Buma 35,000 35,000 Boma Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
Bombongo 6,300 6,300 Bomboli Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 %
 Budu 386,000 386,000 Budu Christianity 90.00 % 33.00 %
Buela 13,000 13,000 Bwela Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Buja 600,000 600,000 Budza Christianity 100.00 % 25.00 %
Bulia 171,000 171,000 Bolia Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
Bushoong, Mbale 253,000 253,000 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 385,000 385,000 Bwa Christianity 95.00 % 26.00 %
Bwile 20,000 117,000 Bwile Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Bwisi, Talinga 50,000 169,000 Talinga-Bwisi Christianity 98.00 % 23.00 %
Chokwe, Kioko 1,119,000 2,725,000 Cokwe Christianity 94.00 % 19.00 %
 Coloured 155,000 6,137,000 French Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 92.15 % 18.70 %
Dongo 22,000 22,000 Dongo Christianity 76.00 % 9.00 %
Dzando, Maboko 16,000 16,000 Dzando Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Dzing 251,000 251,000 Ding Christianity 99.00 % 7.00 %
 Efe 43,000 43,000 Efe Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 %
Ekonda 2,692,000 2,692,000 Mongo-Nkundu Christianity 98.50 % 20.00 %
Fleming 66,000 6,590,000 Vlaams Christianity 88.00 % 4.00 %
Foma 21,000 21,000 Foma Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
 French 81,000 49,762,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.50 %
Fuliro 483,000 483,000 Fuliiru Christianity 100.00 % 21.00 %
Furu 32,000 38,000 Furu Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 %
Gbendere 7,500 7,500 Yango Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 23.00 %
Genja, Gendza-Bali 108,000 108,000 Ligenza Christianity 99.00 % 14.00 %
Genya, Wagenia 26,000 26,000 Enya Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Gilima 32,000 32,000 Gilima Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 %
Gobu 32,000 35,000 Gobu Christianity 84.00 % 15.00 %
 Greek 53,000 10,713,000 Greek Christianity 95.00 % 0.03 %
Hamba 21,000 21,000 Hamba Christianity 100.00 % 8.00 %
 Havu 820,000 820,000 Havu Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
 Hema, Congo Nyoro 203,000 203,000 Hema Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Holoholo, Kalanga 25,000 25,000 Holoholo Christianity 97.00 % 7.00 %
Holu 7,800 52,000 Holu Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
Hunde, Kobi 595,000 595,000 Hunde Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
 Hunganna 600 600 Hungana Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese 393,000 11,519,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
Joba 23,000 23,000 Joba Christianity 99.00 % 9.00 %
Kabwari 13,000 13,000 Kabwari Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Kaiku 21,000 21,000 Kaiku Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 %
 Kakwa, Bari Kakwa 34,000 363,000 Kakwa Christianity 73.00 % 5.00 %
Kaliko 17,000 42,000 Keliko Christianity 94.00 % 21.00 %
Kango-Tshopo 3,500 3,500 Kango Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.80 %
Kango-Uele 9,600 9,600 Kango Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Kanu 14,000 14,000 Kanu Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
Kanyok, Kanioka 428,000 428,000 Kanyok Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Kaonde 67,000 427,000 Kaonde Christianity 99.00 % 5.00 %
Kare, Li-Kari-Li 1,500 1,500 Kari Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 %
Kela, Lemba 723,000 723,000 Kela Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 %
Kele 476,000 476,000 Kele Christianity 94.00 % 31.00 %
Kete, Mbagani 14,000 14,000 Kete Christianity 100.00 % 4.00 %
Kimbundu 25,000 6,553,000 Kimbundu Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Kinya-Mituku 83,000 83,000 Mituku Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
Koguru 900 1,500 Zande Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 %
Kongo 1,930,000 4,433,000 Koongo Christianity 97.50 % 18.00 %
Kongo, San Salvador 875,000 891,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 99.00 % 19.00 %
Kongo, Tuba 10,097,000 10,119,000 Kituba Christianity 83.80 % 19.00 %
 Konzo 311,000 1,310,000 Konzo Christianity 89.00 % 12.00 %
Kpala, Gbakpwa 7,500 7,500 Kpala Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 %
Kuba, Northern Luba 85,000 85,000 Luna Christianity 84.00 % 12.00 %
Kumu 709,000 709,000 Komo Christianity 95.00 % 26.00 %
Kunda, Seba 271,000 271,000 Seba Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 %
Kusu 102,000 102,000 Kusu Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 %
Kwami 600 600 Kwami Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Kwese, Pindi 105,000 105,000 Kwese Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Lala-Bisa 83,000 768,000 Lala-Bisa Christianity 99.50 % 6.00 %
Lalia 109,000 109,000 Lalia Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
 Lamba 33,000 379,000 Lamba Christianity 100.00 % 16.00 %
Lega, Shabunda Rega 1,123,000 1,123,000 Lega-Shabunda Christianity 92.00 % 20.00 %
Lele, Bashilele 102,000 102,000 Lele Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
 Lendu, Baledha 1,373,000 1,395,000 Lendu Christianity 94.00 % 26.00 %
Lengola 177,000 177,000 Lengola Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 %
Lese 107,000 107,000 Lese Christianity 55.00 % 12.00 %
Likila, Bangela 13,000 13,000 Likila Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Liko 138,000 138,000 Lika Christianity 92.00 % 24.00 %
 Lingala 3,698,000 4,330,000 Lingala Christianity 90.10 % 24.00 %
Lobala 103,000 130,000 Lobala Christianity 85.00 % 17.00 %
 Logo, Logo Kuli 482,000 482,000 Logo Christianity 96.00 % 40.00 %
Loi, Baloi 32,000 32,000 Baloi Christianity 97.00 % 5.00 %
Lombi, Rombi 24,000 24,000 Lombi Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 %
Lombo, Turumbu 39,000 39,000 Lombo Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Lonzo 500 500 Lonzo Christianity 96.00 % 3.00 %
Luba, Luba-Bambo 3,343,000 3,343,000 Luba-Katanga Christianity 91.20 % 23.00 %
Luba-Hemba, Eastern Luba 295,000 295,000 Hemba Christianity 98.50 % 12.00 %
Luba-Lulua, Western Luba 9,345,000 9,351,000 Luba-Kasai Christianity 86.10 % 19.00 %
 Lugbara, High 581,000 1,872,000 Lugbara Christianity 94.00 % 30.00 %
 Lunda 191,000 874,000 Lunda Christianity 100.00 % 10.00 %
Lusengo, Poto 68,000 68,000 Lusengo Christianity 97.00 % 10.00 %
 Luvale, Lwena 197,000 1,419,000 Luvale Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Lwalwa 82,000 82,000 Lwalu Christianity 99.50 % 6.00 %
Ma 15,000 15,000 Ma Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Ma'adi, Olubo 77,000 447,000 Ma'di Christianity 83.00 % 5.00 %
Mabaale 68,000 68,000 Mabaale Christianity 99.00 % 6.00 %
Mamvu 129,000 129,000 Mamvu Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 %
Mangbetu, Amangbetu 1,625,000 1,718,000 Mangbetu Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
Mangbutu, Wambutu 32,000 32,000 Mangbutu Christianity 92.00 % 22.00 %
Mashi, Shi 1,401,000 1,401,000 Shi Christianity 97.00 % 23.00 %
Mayeka 42,000 45,000 Mayeka Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
 Mayogo 214,000 214,000 Mayogo Christianity 99.00 % 28.00 %
Mba 59,000 59,000 Mba Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Mbala 760,000 760,000 Mbala Christianity 100.00 % 27.00 %
Mbanza 573,000 589,000 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 391,000 391,000 Mbole Christianity 98.00 % 14.00 %
Mfinu, Mfunuka 14,000 14,000 Mfinu Christianity 99.00 % 12.00 %
Moingi 6,800 6,800 Moingi Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 %
Mongo 2,791,000 2,791,000 Mongo-Nkundu Christianity 98.70 % 15.00 %
 Mono 173,000 173,000 Mono Christianity 95.00 % 34.00 %
Monzombo 13,000 29,000 Monzombo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 8.00 %
Mpuon 627,000 627,000 Mpuono Christianity 99.00 % 11.00 %
Mundu 6,300 64,000 Mundu Christianity 70.00 % 23.00 %
Mvuba, Bambuba 6,000 7,100 Mvuba Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 21.00 %
Mwenga Lega, Rega 77,000 77,000 Lega-Mwenga Christianity 75.00 % 15.00 %
Nande 1,934,000 1,957,000 Nande Christianity 98.30 % 24.00 %
Ndaka 48,000 48,000 Ndaka Christianity 96.00 % 5.00 %
Ndengese, Dengese 15,000 15,000 Dengese Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Ndobo 17,000 17,000 Ndobo Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Ndogo 6,600 30,000 Ndogo Christianity 69.00 % 2.00 %
Ndolo, Mosange 22,000 22,000 Ndolo Christianity 98.00 % 16.00 %
Ndunga, Bondonga 8,200 8,200 Ndunga Christianity 65.00 % 2.50 %
Ngando 411,000 411,000 Ngando Christianity 100.00 % 11.00 %
Ngbaka 1,744,000 1,754,000 Ngbaka Christianity 99.00 % 24.00 %
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka 29,000 313,000 Ngbaka Ma'bo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.80 %
Ngbandi 427,000 428,000 Ngbandi, Northern Christianity 98.00 % 21.00 %
Ngbandi, Southern 242,000 242,000 Ngbandi, Southern Christianity 98.00 % 22.00 %
Ngbinda, Bangbinda 6,800 6,800 Ngbinda Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Ngbundu 43,000 43,000 Ngbundu Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 %
Ngeti, South Lendu 214,000 214,000 Ngiti Christianity 75.00 % 18.00 %
Ngoli 14,000 14,000 Ngul Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
 Ngombe 587,000 587,000 Ngombe Christianity 98.00 % 25.00 %
Ngongo 6,600 6,600 Ngongo Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
Ngundu 8,200 8,200 Ngundu Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Nkutu 152,000 152,000 Nkutu Christianity 99.00 % 16.00 %
Ntomba, Ntomba-Bolia 297,000 297,000 Ntomba Christianity 98.00 % 20.00 %
 Nyali, Huku 85,000 85,000 Nyali Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
Nyanga 289,000 289,000 Nyanga Christianity 88.00 % 27.00 %
Nyanga-Li 82,000 82,000 Nyanga-li Christianity 100.00 % 6.00 %
 Nyindu 13,000 13,000 Nyindu Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
 Nzakara, Sakara 2,500 77,000 Nzakara Christianity 99.00 % 21.00 %
Okebu 213,000 277,000 Ndo Christianity 98.00 % 23.00 %
Ombo 14,000 14,000 Ombo Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
 Omi 128,000 128,000 Omi Christianity 79.00 % 3.00 %
Pambia 59,000 59,000 Pambia Christianity 99.00 % 8.00 %
Pelende 14,000 14,000 Pelende Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
Pende 900,000 900,000 Phende Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Peri 34,000 34,000 Bhele Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 Plains Bira 248,000 250,000 Bera Christianity 92.00 % 25.00 %
Poke, Topoke 180,000 180,000 Poke Christianity 100.00 % 25.00 %
 Portuguese 5,300 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 0.30 %
Pygmy, Asua 42,000 42,000 Asoa Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 %
Pygmy, Buraka 2,000 5,700 Buraka Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 1.00 %
Pygmy, Gbanziri 7,500 29,000 Gbanziri Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 11.00 %
Pygmy, Mbacca 3,900 3,900 Mbati Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.70 %
 Pygmy, Twa 42,000 395,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
Ruund, Kambove Lunda 249,000 447,000 Ruund Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
Saka 211,000 211,000 Sakata Christianity 99.00 % 23.00 %
Salampasu, Bakwaluntu 196,000 196,000 Salampasu Christianity 100.00 % 5.00 %
Samba, Tsaam 6,900 6,900 Samba Christianity 99.00 % 4.00 %
Sanga, Luba Garenganze 923,000 923,000 Sanga Christianity 100.00 % 23.00 %
 Sango 1,700 655,000 Sango Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 %
Sengele 28,000 28,000 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 156,000 156,000 Sonde Christianity 98.00 % 5.00 %
Songo 21,000 21,000 Songo Christianity 99.00 % 3.00 %
Songomeno 201,000 201,000 Songomeno Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 %
Songora 5,100 5,100 Songoora Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Songye, Western Kalebwe 2,142,000 2,142,000 Songe Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 %
 South Asian, general 176,000 10,428,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.04 %
Suku 149,000 162,000 Suku Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
 Swahili, Central 50,000 930,000 Swahili Islam 4.00 % 0.70 %
Swahili, Congo 2,900 2,900 Swahili, Congo Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
Tabwa 1,004,000 1,052,000 Taabwa Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Tagbo 28,000 28,000 Tagbu Christianity 69.00 % 4.00 %
Tara Baaka, Baka 2,600 50,000 Baka Christianity 95.00 % 34.00 %
Teke, Central 33,000 141,000 Teke-Nzikou Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Teke, Eastern 108,000 172,000 Teke, Ibali Christianity 98.00 % 10.00 %
Teke-Fuumu 25,000 39,000 Teke-Fuumu Christianity 93.00 % 6.00 %
Tembo-Equateur 13,000 13,000 Tembo Christianity 97.00 % 6.00 %
Tembo-Kivu 288,000 288,000 Tembo Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 %
Tetela, Sungu 1,607,000 1,607,000 Tetela Christianity 96.00 % 22.00 %
Tiene 80,000 80,000 Tiene Christianity 99.00 % 26.00 %
Tutsi 381,000 3,704,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 %
 Vanuma 13,000 13,000 Vanuma Christianity 96.00 % 16.00 %
Wongo 21,000 21,000 Wongo Christianity 100.00 % 16.00 %
Yaka 1,196,000 1,597,000 Yaka Christianity 100.00 % 18.00 %
Yakoma 17,000 154,000 Yakoma Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
Yamongeri 21,000 21,000 Yamongeri Christianity 98.00 % 7.00 %
Yansi 180,000 180,000 Yansi Christianity 99.00 % 7.00 %
Yela 108,000 108,000 Yela Christianity 100.00 % 7.00 %
Yombe 1,084,000 1,206,000 Yombe Christianity 99.00 % 22.00 %
Yulu 3,700 20,000 Yulu Christianity 65.00 % 2.50 %
Zimba 231,000 231,000 Zimba Christianity 96.00 % 7.00 %
  Totals:  229 82,059,000       3   92.16 % 19.39 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 184,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 82,243,000              
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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 kzy 1 0
Kango kty 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 Complete
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 82,059,000
Population in Unreached 251,000  (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 29,541,000
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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