Country: Guinea

Number of People Groups

47

People Groups Unreached

29 (61.7%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

13,145,000

Population in Unreached

11,416,000 (86.8%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

4.2%

% Evangelical

0.77%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.5%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 700 190,299,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 35.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 5,700 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 15.00 % 0.10 %
 Badyara 12,000 20,000 Badyara Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
Baga Binari 7,500 7,500 Baga Pokur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Fore, Black Baga 9,400 9,400 Mbulungish Islam 0.15 % 0.03 %
Baga Koga 5,300 5,300 Susu Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Baga Mandouri 4,800 4,800 Baga Manduri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Sitemu, Tchitem 4,500 4,500 Baga Sitemu Islam 7.00 % 1.07 %
 Balanta, Kentohe 4,800 447,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.80 %
 Bambara 4,800 5,729,000 Bamanankan Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Bassari 20,000 37,000 Oniyan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.25 %
Dan, Yakuba 1,400 1,681,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Guinean Sign Language Islam 4.47 % 0.70 %
 French 2,800 49,762,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 %
 Fula Jalon 5,434,000 5,966,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Fulani, Fulakunda 6,200 2,578,000 Pulaar Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 Fulani, Pulaar 1,900 1,533,000 Pulaar Islam 0.40 % 0.08 %
 Jahanka 38,000 118,000 Jahanka Islam 0.10 % 0.01 %
Kakabe 13,000 13,000 Kakabe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kissi 596,000 649,000 Kissi, Northern Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 9.00 %
Kla-Dan 1,300 30,000 Kla-Dan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
 Kono 173,000 173,000 Kono Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 1.76 %
 Kpelle, Guinea 590,000 590,000 Kpelle, Guinea Islam 42.00 % 2.80 %
 Krio, Creole 2,700 750,000 Krio Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Kru 1,200 316,000 Klao Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
 Kuranko 115,000 473,000 Kuranko Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.32 %
 Landoma 28,000 28,000 Landoma Islam 5.00 % 0.06 %
 Lele 53,000 53,000 Lele Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.62 %
 Limba, East 1,100 1,800 Limba, East Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Limba, West 1,900 447,000 Limba, West-Central Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.20 %
Mandeni, Mmani 45,000 45,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Eastern 3,261,000 4,023,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Maninka, Konyanka 269,000 317,000 Maninka, Konyanka Islam 0.30 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Sankaran 113,000 113,000 Maninka, Sankaran Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Mano, Mah 109,000 515,000 Mann Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.88 %
 Manya, Mandingo 85,000 184,000 Manya Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
 Mende 2,900 2,093,000 Mende Islam 10.00 % 1.10 %
Mikifore 26,000 26,000 Mogofin Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
 Nalu 11,000 22,000 Nalu Islam 0.20 % 0.06 %
 Susu 1,503,000 1,717,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.02 %
 Temne 5,800 1,579,000 Themne Islam 8.00 % 2.00 %
 Toma 270,000 270,000 Toma Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 4.60 %
 Wamei, Konyagi 7,900 30,000 Wamey Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.09 %
 Wassulu 130,000 339,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Yalunka 122,000 191,000 Yalunka Islam 0.30 % 0.17 %
Zialo 33,000 33,000 Zialo Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 %
Zialo, Bandi 13,000 13,000 Bandi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.10 %
  Totals:  47 13,145,000       29   4.23 % 0.77 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 146,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 13,291,000              
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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
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Badyara pbp 1 1
Baga Manduri bmd 1 1
Baga Pokur bcg 1 1
Baga Sitemu bsp 1 0 Bible Portions
Balanta-Kentohe ble 1 0 New Testament
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete Bible
Bandi bza 1 0 New Testament
Dan dnj 1 0 New Testament
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Guinean Sign Language gus 1 1
Jahanka jad 1 1
Kakabe kke 1 1
Kissi, Northern kqs 1 0 Complete Bible
Kla-Dan lda 1 0
Klao klu 1 0 Complete Bible
Kono knu 1 0
Kpelle, Guinea gkp 1 0 Complete Bible
Krio kri 1 0 Complete Bible
Kuranko knk 1 1 Complete Bible
Landoma ldm 1 1
Lele llc 1 1
Limba, East lma 1 1
Limba, West-Central lia 1 1 New Testament
Maninka, Konyanka mku 1 1
Maninka, Sankaran msc 1 1
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 2 2 New Testament
Mann mev 1 1 New Testament
Manya mzj 1 1
Mbulungish mbv 1 1
Mende men 1 0 Complete Bible
Mogofin mfg 1 1
Nalu naj 1 1
Oniyan bsc 1 0 New Testament
Pulaar fuc 2 2 New Testament
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Susu sus 3 3 Complete Bible
Themne tem 1 0 New Testament
Toma tod 1 0 New Testament
Wamey cou 1 1
Yalunka yal 1 1 Complete Bible
Zialo zil 1 0
Totals: 43 47 29   7 18 24 39 2

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.8 %)
4.2 %
Ethnic Religions
7.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
88.0 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.4 %
Independent
4.8 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
34.3 %
Protestant
20.7 %
Roman Catholic
34.7 %
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.

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Guinea Statistics
People Groups 47
Unreached People Groups 29  (61.7%)
Population 13,145,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.7%
Population in Unreached 11,416,000  (86.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 249 to 291
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 4.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.5%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 37%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code GV
Official National Language French
Literacy Rate 30%
Estimated Illiterate Population 9,201,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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