Country: Cape Verde

Number of People Groups

5

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

548,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

94.9%

% Evangelical

8.78%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
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 *
 Balanta, Kentohe 52,000 486,000 Balanta-Kentohe Christianity 90.00 % 6.00 % -
 Cape Verdean 420,000 775,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 97.78 % 10.11 % -
Deaf 4,100 46,968,000 Portuguese Sign Language Christianity 94.56 % -
 Fulani, Adamawa 62,000 5,080,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Christianity 79.00 % 4.05 % -
 Portuguese 10,000 17,655,000 Portuguese Christianity 97.00 % 0.30 % -
  Totals:  5 548,000         0 94.87 % 8.78 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 550,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Boa Vista 10,000
Brava 6,600
Maio 7,700
Mosteiros 10,000
Paúl 7,700
Porto Novo 20,000
Praia 144,000
Ribeira Brava 8,300
Ribeira Grande 21,000
Ribeira Grande de Santiago 9,100
Sal 28,000
Santa Catarina 47,000
Santa Catarina do Fogo 5,800
Santa Cruz 30,000
São Domingos 15,000
São Filipe 24,000
São Lourenço dos Órgãos 8,100
São Miguel 17,000
São Salvador do Mundo 9,500
São Vicente 83,000
Tarrafal 21,000
Tarrafal de São Nicolau 5,700
Provinces:  22 539,000
UN Country Population 550,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 51,861.1 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 138,379.4 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 37,264.8 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 20,734.9 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
548,000
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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
Balanta-Kentohe ble 1 0 New Testament
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 0 Complete Bible
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Portuguese Sign Language psr 1 0 Translation Needed
Totals: 5 5 0   2 2 4 4 1

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.8 %)
94.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
2.5 %
Non-Religious
0.8 %
Other / Small Religions
0.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
2.8 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.1 %
Roman Catholic
92.2 %
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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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Cape Verde. 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 Cape Verde
  • Christian ministry in Cape Verde
  • 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

Cape Verde Statistics
People Groups 5
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 548,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 94.9%
Percent Evangelical 8.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 66%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code CV
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 87%
Estimated Illiterate Population 71,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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