Country: Cameroon

Number of People Groups

292

People Groups Unreached

17 (5.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

26,461,000

Population in Unreached

3,776,000 (14.3%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

52.9%

% Evangelical

9.19%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.3%
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Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
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Abo 21,000 21,000 Bankon Christianity 70.00 % 2.50 % -
 Aghem, Wum 48,000 48,000 Aghem Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
 Akum 2,400 3,300 Akum Christianity 62.00 % 8.00 % -
Amasi, Banta 9,400 9,400 Manta Christianity 73.00 % 1.50 % -
Ambele 9,600 9,600 Ambele Christianity 69.00 % 6.00 % -
 Arab, Turku 14,000 57,000 Arabic, Sudanese Creole Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Atong 7,600 7,600 Atong Christianity 62.00 % 0.30 % -
Awing 34,000 34,000 Awing Christianity 85.00 % 7.00 % -
Baba 37,000 37,000 Supapya Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
 Babanki 50,000 50,000 Babanki Christianity 73.00 % 3.00 % -
Badwe'e 21,000 21,000 Koonzime Christianity 73.00 % 7.00 % -
Bafanji 23,000 23,000 Bafanji Christianity 73.00 % 1.50 % -
Bafaw 26,000 26,000 Bafaw-Balong Christianity 75.00 % 2.50 % -
Bafia, Bekpak 137,000 137,000 Bafia Christianity 69.00 % 11.00 % -
Bafumen 62,000 62,000 Mmen Christianity 73.00 % 3.00 % -
 Baggara, Shuwa Arab 190,000 3,762,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 4
 Bagyele 5,700 5,700 Gyele Ethnic Religions 46.80 % 8.00 % -
Bakaka 57,000 57,000 Bakaka Christianity 75.00 % 15.00 % -
Bakoko, Basoo 148,000 148,000 Bakoko Christianity 70.00 % 2.50 % -
Bakole, Bamusso 900 900 French Christianity 74.00 % 1.00 % -
 Bakossi 177,000 177,000 Akoose Christianity 70.00 % 10.00 % -
 Bakoum 17,000 17,000 Kwakum Christianity 70.00 % 2.50 % -
Bakwele 1,700 24,000 Bekwel Christianity 66.00 % 0.40 % -
Bali, Mungaka 148,000 148,000 Mungaka Christianity 69.00 % 6.00 % -
Balo 4,100 4,100 Balo Christianity 66.00 % 3.00 % -
Bamali, Ngoobechop 16,000 16,000 Bamali Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
 Bambalang 43,000 43,000 Bambalang Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
Bambili 29,000 29,000 Bambili-Bambui Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Bamenyam, Bagam 8,400 8,400 Bamenyam Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Bamileke-Bakwa, Bakoa 2,000 2,000 Kwa' Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
Bamileke-Bamenjou 296,000 296,000 Ghomala Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
Bamileke-Bandjoun, Ghomala 820,000 820,000 Ghomala Christianity 74.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bamileke-Batcham 430,000 430,000 Ngiemboon Christianity 76.00 % 6.00 % -
Bamileke-Fefe, Bafang 208,000 208,000 Fefe Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
Bamileke-Medumba 478,000 478,000 Medumba Christianity 74.00 % 10.00 % -
Bamileke-Ndanda 23,000 23,000 Nda'nda' Christianity 76.00 % 3.50 % -
Bamileke-Ngombale, Babadjou 97,000 97,000 Ngombale Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Bamileke-Tchang 666,000 666,000 Yemba Christianity 72.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bamukumbit 18,000 18,000 Bamukumbit Christianity 76.00 % 5.00 % -
Banagere, Iyon 41,000 41,000 Mesaka Christianity 72.00 % 6.00 % -
Banana, Mussei 74,000 447,000 Musey Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % -
Bangandu 9,200 11,000 Bangandu Christianity 69.00 % 3.00 % -
Bango 7,300 7,300 Nubaca Christianity 62.00 % 0.40 % -
Bangolan 19,000 19,000 Bangolan Christianity 72.00 % 2.00 % -
Barombi, Lambi 5,200 5,200 Barombi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % -
Bassa 445,000 445,000 Basaa Christianity 73.00 % 13.00 % -
 Bassar, Ntcham 2,800 410,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 1.50 % -
Bassossi, Sosi 8,400 8,400 Bassossi Christianity 72.00 % 3.00 % -
Batangan 13,000 27,000 Batanga Christianity 74.00 % 8.00 % -
Bate 15,000 314,000 Bata Islam 15.00 % 8.00 % -
Bati, Bush Bati 2,900 2,900 Bati Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
Baya, Gbaya 196,000 489,000 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 63.00 % 20.00 % -
Beba 5,200 5,200 Beba Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 % -
Bebe 4,400 4,400 Naami Christianity 61.00 % 0.40 % -
Bebele 96,000 96,000 Bebele Christianity 70.00 % 2.40 % -
Bebil 14,000 14,000 Bebil Christianity 69.00 % 0.70 % -
 Becheve 16,000 20,000 Iceve-Maci Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % -
Beezen 800 800 Beezen Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 0.30 % -
 Belip 19,000 19,000 Elip Christianity 60.00 % 0.70 % -
Benyi 8,800 8,800 Mmaala Christianity 69.00 % 0.60 % -
 Betsinga, Sanaga 77,000 77,000 Tuki Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 % -
Biba-Befang 5,000 5,000 Befang Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
Bikele-Bikay 17,000 17,000 Kol Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
Bitare 11,000 83,000 Bitare Christianity 74.00 % 7.00 % -
Bobe 2,100 2,100 Bubia Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 % -
 Bokwa-Kendem 2,700 2,700 Kendem Christianity 66.00 % 2.00 % -
 Bokyi, Boki 7,300 280,000 Bokyi Christianity 73.00 % 5.00 % -
Bomboko 8,500 8,500 Wumboko Christianity 66.00 % 1.50 % -
Bomwali 11,000 63,000 Bomwali Christianity 69.00 % 1.00 % -
Bonkeng 5,400 5,400 Bonkeng Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Bu 300 300 Mundabli Christianity 62.00 % 0.30 % -
 Buduma 500 138,000 Buduma Islam 0.04 % 0.03 % 1
Bulu Fang 1,256,000 1,262,000 Bulu Christianity 72.00 % 10.75 % -
Bulu-Ewondo Creole 56,000 56,000 Ewondo Christianity 68.00 % 7.00 % -
Bum 38,000 38,000 Bum Christianity 74.00 % 20.00 % -
Busam 2,700 2,700 Busam Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 % -
 Buwal 12,000 12,000 Buwal Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.20 % -
Cala 14,000 14,000 Caka Christianity 70.00 % 1.30 % -
Cameroonian Creole 2,161,000 2,171,000 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 67.00 % 19.11 % -
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized 1,600,000 1,610,000 French Christianity 67.00 % 16.72 % -
Chamba Daka 29,000 215,000 Samba Daka Christianity 50.00 % 4.00 % -
Chamba Leko 51,000 159,000 Samba Leko Islam 40.56 % 9.00 % -
 Chinese, general 3,100 15,716,000 Chinese, Mandarin Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 % -
Cung 3,500 3,500 Chungmboko Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 % -
Cuvok 14,000 14,000 Cuvok Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
 Daba, Daba Kola 35,000 37,000 Daba Islam 7.00 % 1.50 % -
Deaf 265,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Christianity 53.80 % -
Dek 5,200 5,200 Dek Islam 33.00 % 0.80 % -
 Denya, Anyang 33,000 33,000 Denya Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 % -
 Dghwede 4,800 80,000 Dghwede Islam 30.00 % 25.00 % -
Dii, Yag Dii 65,000 65,000 Dii Christianity 45.00 % 1.30 % -
Dimbong 55,000 55,000 Dimbong Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
Djanti 3,200 3,200 Tibea Christianity 69.00 % 0.60 % -
Dowayayo, Namshi 49,000 49,000 Doyayo Ethnic Religions 26.00 % 2.00 % -
Duala, Uli 259,000 259,000 Duala Christianity 76.00 % 14.00 % -
Dugun, Saa 14,000 14,000 Dugun Christianity 46.80 % 5.00 % -
Dugwor 8,900 8,900 Dugwor Islam 25.00 % 0.10 % -
Duli-Gey 5,400 5,400 Fulfulde, Adamawa Christianity 55.00 % 12.00 % -
Dumbule 100 100 Mbule Christianity 50.00 % 1.00 % -
Duupa 12,000 12,000 Duupa Islam 40.00 % 5.00 % -
Dzodinka 4,400 4,700 Lidzonka Christianity 62.00 % 0.40 % -
Efai 1,100 12,000 Efai Christianity 94.00 % 6.00 % -
Efik, Calabari 17,000 708,000 Efik Christianity 62.00 % 16.00 % -
 Ejagham, Ekoi 94,000 211,000 Ejagham Christianity 74.00 % 12.00 % -
Eman 1,900 1,900 Eman Christianity 62.00 % 0.30 % -
English-speaking, general 5,900 50,000 English Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 % -
 Esimbi 27,000 27,000 Esimbi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 20.00 % -
Eton 371,000 371,000 Eton Christianity 74.00 % 4.00 % -
Evand 2,000 18,000 Evant Christianity 66.00 % 0.50 % -
 Ewondo, Beti 2,043,000 2,043,000 Ewondo Christianity 71.00 % 21.50 % -
 Fali 32,000 64,000 Bana Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 4.00 % -
Fali of Jibu 300 8,200 Zizilivakan Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
Fali, North 47,000 47,000 Fali, North Islam 3.00 % 2.00 % 1
Fali, South 59,000 59,000 Fali, South Islam 12.00 % 1.50 % -
Fang, Ntum 187,000 1,885,000 Fang Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Fang, Pangwe 5,100 5,100 Fang Christianity 61.00 % 3.00 % -
 French 44,000 50,319,000 French Christianity 59.00 % 0.30 % -
 Fulani, Adamawa 2,564,000 5,212,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 1.40 % 1.30 % 51
 Fulani, Nigerian 108,000 16,640,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.05 % 0.04 % 2
 Fulbe-Gey 4,100 4,100 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Fut, Bafut 134,000 134,000 Bafut Christianity 74.00 % 6.00 % -
 Gavar 20,000 20,000 Gavar Islam 8.00 % 1.80 % -
Gbaya, Mbadomo 34,000 34,000 Gbaya-Mbodomo Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
Gbaya-Mum 7,200 7,200 Gbaya, Northwest Christianity 61.00 % 4.00 % -
Gidar 159,000 195,000 Gidar Islam 25.00 % 6.00 % -
Gimme, Kompara 9,000 9,000 Gimme Islam 15.00 % 2.00 % -
Gimnime, Kadam 8,400 8,400 Gimnime Islam 15.00 % 2.00 % -
Giziga, North 59,000 59,000 Giziga, North Christianity 59.00 % 6.00 % -
Giziga, South 136,000 136,000 Giziga Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.30 % 3
 Glavda 8,500 59,000 Glavda Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % -
 Greek 5,100 10,234,000 Greek Christianity 74.00 % 0.20 % -
Gude, Cheke 83,000 250,000 Gude Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 % -
Guduf 5,300 104,000 Guduf-Gava Islam 40.00 % 2.50 % -
 Hausa 392,000 49,591,000 Hausa Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 8
Hide, Xedi 44,000 51,000 Hdi Islam 20.00 % 12.00 % -
Hijuk 900 900 Hijuk Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 Hina 19,000 19,000 Mina Islam 15.00 % 2.00 % -
Hya 1,600 4,400 Hya Christianity 82.00 % 2.00 % -
 Ibibio 56,000 6,266,000 Ibibio Christianity 75.00 % 20.00 % -
 Igbo 113,000 30,592,000 Igbo Christianity 75.00 % 20.00 % -
Ipulo, Assumbo 5,900 5,900 Ipulo Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
Isu 22,000 22,000 Isu Christianity 55.00 % 13.00 % -
Iyive 1,700 3,800 Iyive Christianity 75.00 % 20.00 % -
Jimi 10,000 10,000 Jimjimen Islam 15.00 % 8.00 % -
Jina 2,500 2,500 Jina Islam 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Kabba-Laka 8,700 191,000 Laka Christianity 51.00 % 10.00 % -
 Kako 171,000 200,000 Kako Christianity 55.00 % 13.00 % -
 Kambu, Limbum 193,000 201,000 Limbum Christianity 75.00 % 12.00 % -
Kamkam 2,200 5,300 Mbongno Islam 30.00 % 2.40 % -
 Kamwe, Higi 10,000 611,000 Kamwe Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.90 % -
 Kanuri, Yerwa 167,000 8,109,000 Kanuri, Yerwa Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 3
Kapsiki, Psikye 119,000 143,000 Psikye Islam 35.00 % 5.00 % -
Karang-Pandama, Sakpu 24,000 27,000 Karang Christianity 40.00 % 2.00 % -
Kari 8,100 130,000 Kare Islam 33.00 % 2.00 % -
 Kera 14,000 151,000 Kera Islam 45.00 % 8.00 % -
Kolbila, Kolena 4,600 4,600 Kolbila Islam 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Koma 8,400 69,000 Koma Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 % -
Konja, Kwanji 13,000 13,000 Kwanja Christianity 50.00 % 1.70 % -
Korop, Ododop 10,000 28,000 Korop Christianity 74.00 % 2.50 % -
Kosin 3,800 3,800 Koshin Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Kotoko, Afade 7,400 52,000 Afade Islam 4.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Kotoko, Lagwan 15,000 42,000 Lagwan Islam 10.00 % 5.00 % -
Kotoko, Malgbe 9,400 75,000 Malgbe Islam 20.00 % 3.00 % -
Kotoko, Maslam 400 1,200 Maslam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
Kotoko, Mpade 24,000 29,000 Mpade Islam 3.00 % 0.90 % 1
Kotoko, Mser 600 3,300 Mser Islam 10.00 % 5.00 % -
Kpe, Baakpe 165,000 165,000 Mokpwe Christianity 74.00 % 12.00 % -
Kuk 6,100 6,100 Kuk Christianity 72.00 % 3.00 % -
Kumaju, Dumbo 4,900 4,900 Kemedzung Christianity 74.00 % 2.50 % -
Kundu, Bakundu 179,000 179,000 Oroko Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 % -
 Kung 800 800 Kung Christianity 74.00 % 2.00 % -
Kuo 11,000 30,000 Kuo Ethnic Religions 46.80 % 20.00 % -
Kuteb 3,700 83,000 Kutep Christianity 72.00 % 2.00 % -
Kwaja 5,000 5,000 Kwaja Christianity 73.00 % 2.00 % -
Laimbue 10,000 10,000 Laimbue Christianity 74.00 % 2.00 % -
Lefa 17,000 17,000 Lefa Christianity 52.00 % 2.00 % -
 Mada 50,000 50,000 Mada Islam 7.00 % 0.70 % -
Mafa, Matakam 312,000 321,000 Mafa Islam 7.00 % 2.00 % -
Majera 800 2,100 Majera Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Makaa, North 24,000 24,000 Byep Christianity 59.00 % 4.00 % -
Makaa, South 205,000 205,000 Makaa Christianity 61.00 % 6.00 % -
Mambila, Cameroon 64,000 64,000 Mambila, Cameroon Islam 40.00 % 12.00 % -
Mandankwe, Nkwen 41,000 41,000 Mendankwe-Nkwen Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
 Mandara, Wandala 69,000 89,000 Wandala Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mangbai 14,000 19,000 Mambai Christianity 55.00 % 20.00 % -
Mangisa 64,000 64,000 Mengisa Christianity 74.00 % 4.00 % -
 Manja 14,000 310,000 Mandja Christianity 69.00 % 32.00 % -
 Masa 304,000 536,000 Masana Islam 45.00 % 15.00 % -
Matal, Muktile 53,000 53,000 Matal Christianity 45.00 % 8.00 % -
Mazagway 33,000 33,000 Mazagway-Hidi Islam 5.00 % 0.80 % 1
Mbaw 2,500 2,500 Mbo' Christianity 62.00 % 0.50 % -
 Mbedam 11,000 11,000 Mbudum Christianity 55.00 % 0.80 % -
 Mbimu 11,000 44,000 Mpiemo Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 % -
Mbo 92,000 92,000 Mbo Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 % -
Mboku 21,000 21,000 Mbuko Christianity 75.00 % 15.00 % -
Mbonga, Mboa 2,700 4,700 Mbonga Christianity 59.00 % 0.30 % -
Mbu 300 300 Ajumbu Christianity 66.00 % 1.00 % -
Mbum, Wuna 83,000 134,000 Mbum Islam 27.00 % 16.00 % -
Mefele 19,000 19,000 Mefele Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % -
Mekaf, Naki 6,500 6,500 Naki Christianity 69.00 % 3.50 % -
 Mengaka, Ghap 43,000 43,000 Mengaka Christianity 73.00 % 4.00 % -
Menka 9,400 9,400 Menka Christianity 74.00 % 2.50 % -
 Mere 30,000 30,000 Merey Islam 30.00 % 3.40 % -
Mijong, Missong 2,400 2,400 Mungbam Christianity 55.00 % 5.00 % -
 Mofu, North 81,000 81,000 Mofu, North Islam 8.00 % 2.00 % -
 Mofu, South 113,000 113,000 Mofu-Gudur Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
Molokwo 19,000 19,000 Moloko Islam 8.00 % 3.50 % -
Mono 300 300 Mono Islam 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Mubako, Mumbake 44,000 62,000 Mubako Christianity 42.90 % 1.50 % -
Mulimba, Limba 3,900 3,900 Malimba Christianity 74.00 % 6.00 % -
Mum, Bamun 624,000 624,000 Bamun Islam 8.50 % 2.40 % -
 Mumuye 14,000 790,000 Mumuye Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 0.30 % -
Mundang, Lere 132,000 473,000 Mundang Christianity 50.00 % 2.50 % -
 Mundani 87,000 87,000 Mundani Christianity 73.00 % 20.00 % -
Musgum, Mulwi 208,000 283,000 Musgu Islam 25.00 % 2.00 % -
Muyang, Myau 42,000 42,000 Muyang Islam 7.00 % 0.40 % -
 Nbambai 85,000 1,779,000 Ngambay Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 % -
Ncane 18,000 18,000 Nchane Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
Ndemli, Bayong 17,000 17,000 Ndemli Islam 30.00 % 0.70 % -
 Ndola 3,600 111,000 Ndoola Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Ndop-Bamessing, Ndob 37,000 37,000 Kenswei Nsei Christianity 74.00 % 3.00 % -
 Ndop-Bamunka, Muka 43,000 43,000 Bamunka Christianity 74.00 % 4.00 % -
Ndreme, Pelasla 19,000 19,000 Vame Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.50 % -
Nen, Banen 183,000 183,000 Tunen Christianity 55.00 % 4.50 % -
 Nfumte 73,000 73,000 Mfumte Christianity 75.00 % 20.00 % -
Ngamambo 127,000 127,000 Ngamambo Christianity 62.00 % 5.00 % -
Ngemba 33,000 33,000 Ngemba Christianity 74.00 % 18.00 % -
Ngi, Angie 66,000 66,000 Ngie Christianity 76.00 % 7.00 % -
Ngishe 16,000 16,000 Ngoshie Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 Ngo, Babungo 40,000 40,000 Vengo Christianity 74.00 % 6.00 % -
Ngomba 116,000 116,000 Ngomba Christianity 76.00 % 0.10 % -
Ngoshe Sama, Ngossi 1,800 44,000 Gvoko Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.20 % -
Ngumba, Mvumbo 27,000 52,000 Kwasio Christianity 77.00 % 3.50 % -
Ngwe, Bamileke-Foto 130,000 130,000 Ngwe Christianity 76.00 % 4.00 % -
Ngwo, Ngwaw 34,000 34,000 Ngwo Christianity 73.00 % 2.00 % -
Nimbari, Nyamnyam 300 300 Language unknown Islam 30.00 % 0.80 % -
Njen, Nzin 3,100 3,100 Njen Islam 8.00 % 3.00 % -
Njikum 4,100 4,200 Jukun Takum Christianity 62.00 % 26.00 % -
Njyem 4,800 10,000 Njyem Christianity 72.00 % 7.00 % -
 Nkom, Kom 346,000 346,000 Kom Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 9.00 % -
Nkongho 3,900 3,900 Nkongho Christianity 69.00 % 6.00 % -
 Nomande, Mandi 18,000 18,000 Nomaande Christianity 69.00 % 6.00 % -
Noni 59,000 59,000 Noone Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
Nsari, Akweto 12,000 12,000 Sari Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 % -
 Nso 356,000 362,000 Lamnso' Christianity 71.00 % 12.00 % -
 Nyang, Manyang 144,000 144,000 Kenyang Christianity 66.00 % 6.00 % -
Nyokon 5,200 5,200 Nyokon Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Nzakmbay 22,000 66,000 Nzakambay Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 23.00 % -
 Nzanyi, Jeng 26,000 185,000 Nzanyi Islam 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Nzime 31,000 34,000 Koonzime Christianity 73.00 % 7.00 % -
Oku, Uku 129,000 129,000 Oku Christianity 73.00 % 6.00 % -
Osatu 700 700 Osatu Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 % -
Pana 5,600 130,000 Pana Christianity 51.00 % 10.00 % -
Peere 51,000 60,000 Pere Christianity 50.00 % 9.00 % -
Peve, Lame 11,000 88,000 Peve Christianity 45.00 % 15.00 % -
 Pinyin, Bapinyi 44,000 44,000 Pinyin Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 % -
Pobyeng, Mpompo 102,000 102,000 Mpumpong Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 % -
 Podoko 64,000 64,000 Parkwa Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 % -
Pol, Congo Pol 70,000 81,000 Pol Christianity 74.00 % 15.00 % -
 Pygmy, Baka 56,000 65,000 Baka Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.10 % -
 Sango 5,700 656,000 Sango Christianity 73.00 % 10.00 % -
Sara Mbai 5,600 288,000 Mbay Christianity 70.00 % 30.00 % -
Sharwa 9,200 9,200 Sharwa Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
So, Fo 19,000 19,000 Swo Christianity 73.00 % 7.00 % -
Su, Isubu 2,400 2,400 Isu Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
Suga, Baghap 27,000 27,000 Nizaa Islam 13.00 % 10.00 % -
Terki, Teleki 4,200 4,200 Tsuvan Islam 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Tigon 59,000 105,000 Mbembe, Tigon Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 8.00 % -
 Tikar, Twumwu 163,000 163,000 Tikar Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Tiv 1,700 4,515,000 Tiv Christianity 74.00 % 25.00 % -
Tuburi 193,000 379,000 Tupuri Christianity 59.00 % 14.00 % -
Tuotomb 1,400 1,400 Tuotomb Christianity 70.00 % 0.70 % -
Twendi 2,800 2,800 Twendi Islam 0.30 % 0.10 % 1
Uhumkighi, Yukuben 2,600 33,000 Yukuben Christianity 55.00 % 1.00 % -
Usakade 23,000 44,000 Usaghade Christianity 62.00 % 2.00 % -
 Vemgo-Mabas 1,500 21,000 Vemgo-Mabas Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
Verre 12,000 196,000 Verre Christianity 51.00 % 9.00 % -
Vute 39,000 42,000 Vute Christianity 50.00 % 11.00 % -
Wawa 6,800 6,800 Wawa Islam 7.00 % 1.00 % -
Weh 14,000 14,000 Weh Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 % -
Widekum, Menemo-Mogamo 97,000 97,000 Meta' Christianity 71.00 % 9.00 % -
Woko, Longa 7,100 7,100 Longto Islam 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
Wom 40,000 50,000 Wom Christianity 50.00 % 2.50 % -
Wushi, Babessi 34,000 34,000 Wushi Christianity 70.00 % 1.50 % -
Wuzlam, Uzam 31,000 31,000 Wuzlam Islam 20.00 % 4.00 % -
Yamba 135,000 155,000 Yamba Christianity 75.00 % 18.00 % -
 Yambasa, Nu Gunu 90,000 90,000 Nugunu Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Yambetta, Nedek 11,000 11,000 Yambeta Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 % -
Yangben 6,700 6,700 Yangben Christianity 69.00 % 3.00 % -
Yasa 4,900 7,000 Yasa Christianity 74.00 % 6.00 % -
Zhoa 3,800 3,800 Zhoa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
Zulgo-Gemzek 55,000 55,000 Zulgo-Gemzek Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 % -
  Totals:  292 26,461,000         17 52.93 % 9.19 % 82 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 85,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 26,546,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Adamaoua 1,391,000
Centre 4,817,000
Est 1,013,000
Extrême-Nord 4,673,000
Littoral 3,900,000
Nord 2,840,000
Nord-Ouest 2,336,000
Ouest 2,290,000
Sud 935,000
Sud-Ouest 1,820,000
Provinces:  10 26,015,000
UN Country Population 26,546,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 1,084.7 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 2,894.3 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 779.4 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 433.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
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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
Afade aal 1 1 Translation Needed
Aghem agq 1 0 New Testament
Ajumbu muc 1 0 Translation Needed
Akoose bss 1 0 New Testament
Akum aku 1 0 Translation Needed
Ambele ael 1 0 Translation Needed
Arabic, Chadian Spoken shu 1 1 Complete Bible
Arabic, Sudanese Creole pga 1 1 Bible Portions
Atong ato 1 0 Translation Needed
Awing azo 1 0 New Testament
Babanki bbk 1 0 New Testament
Bafanji bfj 1 0 Bible Portions
Bafaw-Balong bwt 1 0 Translation Started
Bafia ksf 1 0 New Testament
Bafut bfd 1 0 New Testament
Baka bkc 1 0 Bible Portions
Bakaka bqz 1 0 Translation Started
Bakoko bkh 1 0 Translation Started
Balo bqo 1 0 Translation Needed
Bamali bbq 1 0 Bible Portions
Bambalang bmo 1 0 New Testament
Bambili-Bambui baw 1 0 Translation Started
Bamenyam bce 1 0 Translation Started
Bamukumbit bqt 1 0 Bible Portions
Bamun bax 1 0 Complete Bible
Bamunka bvm 1 0 Bible Portions
Bana bcw 1 0 New Testament
Bangandu bgf 1 0 Bible Portions
Bangolan bgj 1 0 Bible Portions
Bankon abb 1 0 Translation Started
Barombi bbi 1 0 Translation Needed
Basaa bas 1 0 Complete Bible
Bassossi bsi 1 0 Translation Needed
Bata bta 1 0 Translation Needed
Batanga bnm 1 0 Complete Bible
Bati btc 1 0 Translation Started
Beba bfp 1 0 Translation Needed
Bebele beb 1 0 Translation Started
Bebil bxp 1 0 Translation Started
Beezen bnz 1 0 Translation Needed
Befang bby 1 0 Translation Needed
Bekwel bkw 1 0 Bible Portions
Bitare brt 1 0 Translation Needed
Bokyi bky 1 0 Complete Bible
Bomwali bmw 1 0 Translation Started
Bonkeng bvg 1 0 Translation Started
Bubia bbx 1 0 Translation Needed
Buduma bdm 1 1 Bible Portions
Bulu bum 1 0 Complete Bible
Bum bmv 1 0 New Testament
Busam bxs 1 0 Translation Needed
Buwal bhs 1 0 Bible Portions
Byep mkk 1 0 Translation Started
Caka ckx 1 0 Translation Needed
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chungmboko cug 1 0 Bible Portions
Cuvok cuv 1 0 Bible Portions
Daba dbq 1 0 New Testament
Dek dek 1 0 Translation Needed
Denya anv 1 0 New Testament
Dghwede dgh 1 0 New Testament
Dii dur 1 0 New Testament
Dimbong dii 1 0 Unspecified
Doyayo dow 1 0 New Testament
Duala dua 1 0 Complete Bible
Dugun ndu 1 0 Bible Portions
Dugwor dme 1 0 Translation Needed
Duupa dae 1 0 Bible Portions
Efai efa 1 0 Translation Needed
Efik efi 1 0 Complete Bible
Ejagham etu 1 0 New Testament
Elip ekm 1 0 Bible Portions
Eman emn 1 0 Translation Needed
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Esimbi ags 1 0 Bible Portions
Eton eto 1 0 Translation Started
Evant bzz 1 0 Translation Needed
Ewondo ewo 2 0 Complete Bible
Fali, North fll 1 1 Bible Portions
Fali, South fal 1 0 New Testament
Fang fak 1 0 Complete Bible
Fang fan 1 0 New Testament
Fefe fmp 1 0 Bible Portions
French fra 3 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 3 2 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Nigerian fuv 1 1 New Testament
Gavar gou 1 0 Translation Started
Gbaya, Northwest gya 2 0 Complete Bible
Gbaya-Mbodomo gmm 1 0 Bible Portions
Ghomala bbj 2 0 New Testament
Gidar gid 1 0 New Testament
Gimme kmp 1 0 Translation Needed
Gimnime gmn 1 0 Translation Needed
Giziga giz 1 1 Complete Bible
Giziga, North gis 1 0 Complete Bible
Glavda glw 1 0 Bible Portions
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Gude gde 1 0 New Testament
Guduf-Gava gdf 1 0 Bible Portions
Gvoko ngs 1 0 Translation Needed
Gyele gyi 1 0 Bible Portions
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Hdi xed 1 0 New Testament
Hijuk hij 1 0 Translation Needed
Hya hya 1 0 Unspecified
Ibibio ibb 1 0 Bible Portions
Iceve-Maci bec 1 0 Translation Started
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ipulo ass 1 0 Bible Portions
Isu isu 1 0 Translation Needed
Isu szv 1 0 Bible Portions
Iyive uiv 1 0 Translation Started
Jimjimen jim 1 0 Bible Portions
Jina jia 1 0 Translation Needed
Jukun Takum jbu 1 0 New Testament
Kako kkj 1 0 New Testament
Kamwe hig 1 0 New Testament
Kanuri, Yerwa knc 1 1 New Testament
Karang kzr 1 0 Bible Portions
Kare kbn 1 0 New Testament
Kemedzung dmo 1 0 Bible Portions
Kendem kvm 1 0 Translation Needed
Kenswei Nsei ndb 1 0 Bible Portions
Kenyang ken 1 0 New Testament
Kera ker 1 0 New Testament
Kol biw 1 0 Translation Needed
Kolbila klc 1 0 Bible Portions
Kom bkm 1 0 New Testament
Koma kmy 1 0 Bible Portions
Koonzime ozm 2 0 New Testament
Korop krp 1 0 Translation Needed
Koshin kid 1 0 Translation Needed
Kuk kfn 1 0 Translation Needed
Kung kfl 1 0 Bible Portions
Kuo xuo 1 0 New Testament
Kutep kub 1 0 New Testament
Kwa' bko 1 0 Translation Started
Kwaja kdz 1 0 Translation Started
Kwakum kwu 1 0 Translation Needed
Kwanja knp 1 0 New Testament
Kwasio nmg 1 0 Bible Portions
Lagwan kot 1 0 Unspecified
Laimbue lmx 1 0 Translation Needed
Laka lap 1 0 New Testament
Lamnso' lns 1 0 Complete Bible
Lefa lfa 1 0 Bible Portions
Lidzonka add 1 0 Bible Portions
Limbum lmp 1 0 New Testament
Longto wok 1 1 Translation Needed
Mada mxu 1 0 Bible Portions
Mafa maf 1 0 Complete Bible
Majera xmj 1 0 Unspecified
Makaa mcp 1 0 New Testament
Malgbe mxf 1 0 Translation Needed
Malimba mzd 1 0 Translation Started
Mambai mcs 1 0 Bible Portions
Mambila, Cameroon mcu 1 0 New Testament
Mandja mzv 1 0 Translation Started
Manta myg 1 0 Translation Needed
Masana mcn 1 0 Complete Bible
Maslam msv 1 0 Bible Portions
Matal mfh 1 0 New Testament
Mazagway-Hidi dkx 1 1 Bible Portions
Mbay myb 1 0 Complete Bible
Mbembe, Tigon nza 1 0 New Testament
Mbo mbo 1 0 Translation Started
Mbo' mtk 1 0 Translation Needed
Mbonga xmb 1 0 Translation Needed
Mbongno bgu 1 0 Translation Needed
Mbudum xmd 1 0 Translation Started
Mbuko mqb 1 0 New Testament
Mbule mlb 1 0 Translation Needed
Mbum mdd 1 0 New Testament
Medumba byv 1 0 Complete Bible
Mefele mfj 1 0 Translation Started
Mendankwe-Nkwen mfd 1 0 Translation Started
Mengaka xmg 1 0 Translation Started
Mengisa mct 1 0 Translation Started
Menka mea 1 0 Translation Started
Merey meq 1 0 New Testament
Mesaka iyo 1 0 Translation Started
Meta' mgo 1 0 New Testament
Mfumte nfu 1 0 Translation Started
Mina hna 1 0 Translation Started
Mmaala mmu 1 0 Bible Portions
Mmen bfm 1 0 Translation Started
Mofu, North mfk 1 0 New Testament
Mofu-Gudur mif 1 0 New Testament
Mokpwe bri 1 0 Bible Portions
Moloko mlw 1 0 Bible Portions
Mono mru 1 0 Unspecified
Mpade mpi 1 1 Bible Portions
Mpiemo mcx 1 0 Bible Portions
Mpumpong mgg 1 0 Translation Started
Mser kqx 1 0 Unspecified
Mubako muo 1 0 Translation Started
Mumuye mzm 1 0 New Testament
Mundabli boe 1 0 Translation Needed
Mundang mua 1 0 Complete Bible
Mundani mnf 1 0 New Testament
Mungaka mhk 1 0 Complete Bible
Mungbam mij 1 0 Translation Needed
Musey mse 1 0 Complete Bible
Musgu mug 1 0 Complete Bible
Muyang muy 1 0 New Testament
Naami bzv 1 0 Bible Portions
Naki mff 1 0 Translation Needed
Nchane ncr 1 0 Bible Portions
Nda'nda' nnz 1 0 Translation Started
Ndemli nml 1 0 Translation Started
Ndoola ndr 1 0 Bible Portions
Ngamambo nbv 1 0 Translation Needed
Ngambay sba 1 0 Complete Bible
Ngemba nge 1 0 Translation Started
Ngie ngj 1 0 Translation Started
Ngiemboon nnh 1 0 New Testament
Ngomba jgo 1 0 New Testament
Ngombale nla 1 0 New Testament
Ngoshie nsh 1 0 Translation Started
Ngwe nwe 1 0 Translation Started
Ngwo ngn 1 0 Translation Started
Nizaa sgi 1 0 Translation Started
Njen njj 1 0 Translation Started
Njyem njy 1 0 Bible Portions
Nkongho nkc 1 0 Translation Needed
Nomaande lem 1 0 New Testament
Noone nhu 1 0 New Testament
Ntcham bud 1 0 Complete Bible
Nubaca baf 1 0 Translation Needed
Nugunu yas 1 0 New Testament
Nyokon nvo 1 0 Translation Started
Nzakambay nzy 1 0 New Testament
Nzanyi nja 1 0 Bible Portions
Oku oku 1 0 New Testament
Oroko bdu 1 0 New Testament
Osatu ost 1 0 Translation Needed
Pana pnz 1 0 Bible Portions
Parkwa pbi 1 0 New Testament
Pere pfe 1 0 New Testament
Peve lme 1 0 New Testament
Pidgin, Cameroon wes 1 0 New Testament
Pinyin pny 1 0 New Testament
Pol pmm 1 0 Translation Started
Psikye kvj 1 0 Complete Bible
Samba Daka ccg 1 0 Bible Portions
Samba Leko ndi 1 0 New Testament
Sango sag 1 0 Complete Bible
Sari asj 1 0 Bible Portions
Sharwa swq 1 1 Translation Needed
Supapya bbw 1 0 Translation Started
Swo sox 1 0 Bible Portions
Tibea ngy 1 0 Translation Needed
Tikar tik 1 0 New Testament
Tiv tiv 1 0 Complete Bible
Tsuvan tsh 1 0 Translation Needed
Tuki bag 1 0 Bible Portions
Tunen tvu 1 0 New Testament
Tuotomb ttf 1 0 Translation Needed
Tupuri tui 1 0 Complete Bible
Twendi twn 1 1 Unspecified
Unknown xxx 2 0 Unspecified
Usaghade usk 1 0 Translation Needed
Vame mlr 1 0 Bible Portions
Vemgo-Mabas vem 1 0 Translation Needed
Vengo bav 1 0 New Testament
Verre ver 1 0 Bible Portions
Vute vut 1 0 New Testament
Wandala mfi 1 1 New Testament
Wawa www 1 0 Translation Needed
Weh weh 1 0 Translation Needed
Wom wom 1 0 Bible Portions
Wumboko bqm 1 0 Translation Started
Wushi bse 1 0 Translation Started
Wuzlam udl 1 0 Bible Portions
Yamba yam 1 0 New Testament
Yambeta yat 1 0 New Testament
Yangben yav 1 0 Bible Portions
Yasa yko 1 0 Bible Portions
Yemba ybb 1 0 New Testament
Yukuben ybl 1 0 Translation Needed
Zhoa zhw 1 0 Translation Needed
Zizilivakan ziz 1 0 Translation Needed
Zulgo-Gemzek gnd 1 0 New Testament
Totals: 283 292 17   54 86 81 201 6

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.2 %)
52.9 %
Ethnic Religions
21.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
24.1 %
Non-Religious
0.7 %
Other / Small Religions
0.4 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
4.8 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
33.2 %
Protestant
21.9 %
Roman Catholic
38.7 %
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

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  • Church planting agencies in Cameroon
  • Christian ministry in Cameroon
  • 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

Cameroon Statistics
People Groups 292
Unreached People Groups 17  (5.8%)
Population 26,461,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Population in Unreached 3,776,000  (14.3%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 52.9%
Percent Evangelical 9.2%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 82
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 56%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CM
Official Language(s) FrenchEnglish
Literacy Rate 75%
Estimated Illiterate Population 6,615,000
Persecution Ranking 48 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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