Country: Guinea

Number of People Groups

48

People Groups Unreached

29 (60.4%)

Total Population

12,808,000

Population in Unreached

11,120,000 (86.8%)

% Professing Christian

4.2%

% Evangelical

0.77 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

30 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Americans, U.S. 600 188,896,000 English Christianity 87.00 % 35.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 5,500 11,261,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 15.00 % 0.10 %
 Badyara, Badyaranke 12,000 20,000 Badyara Islam 1.00 % 0.00 %
Baga Binari 7,300 7,300 Baga Pokur Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Fore, Black Baga 9,200 9,200 Mbulungish Islam 0.15 % 0.03 %
Baga Koga 5,200 5,200 Baga Koga Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Baga Mandouri 4,600 4,600 Baga Manduri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baga Sitemu, Tchitem 4,400 4,400 Baga Sitemu Islam 7.00 % 1.07 %
 Balanta, Kentohe 4,700 437,000 Balanta-Kentohe Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.80 %
 Bambara 4,700 5,530,000 Bamanankan Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
 Bassari 19,000 35,000 Oniyan Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.25 %
Dan, Yakuba 1,400 1,642,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Guinean Sign Language Islam 4.47 % 0.70 %
 French 2,800 49,462,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.30 %
 Fula Jalon 5,293,000 5,808,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
 Fulakunda 6,100 2,503,000 Pulaar Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
 Jahanka 37,000 115,000 Jahanka Islam 0.10 % 0.01 %
Kakabe 12,000 12,000 Kakabe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kissi 581,000 633,000 Kissi, Northern Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 9.00 %
Kla-Dan 1,200 29,000 Kla-Dan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
 Kono 168,000 168,000 Kono Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 1.76 %
 Kpelle, Guinea 574,000 574,000 Kpelle, Guinea Islam 42.00 % 2.80 %
 Krio, Creole 2,700 734,000 Krio Christianity 80.00 % 3.00 %
Kru 1,100 309,000 Klao Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
 Kuranko 112,000 463,000 Kuranko Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.32 %
 Landoma 27,000 27,000 Landoma Islam 5.00 % 0.06 %
 Lele 51,000 51,000 Lele Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.62 %
Limba, East 1,100 1,700 Limba, East Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Limba, West 1,900 437,000 Limba, West-Central Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.20 %
Mandeni, Mmani 44,000 44,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Eastern 3,176,000 4,057,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Maninka, Konyanka 262,000 309,000 Maninka, Konyanka Islam 0.30 % 0.01 %
 Maninka, Sankaran 110,000 110,000 Maninka, Sankaran Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Mano, Mah 106,000 482,000 Mano Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.88 %
 Manya, Mandingo 83,000 180,000 Manya Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
 Mende 2,800 2,048,000 Mende Islam 10.00 % 1.10 %
Mikifore 25,000 25,000 Mogofin Islam 0.03 % 0.01 %
 Nalu 11,000 22,000 Nalu Islam 0.20 % 0.06 %
 Papel 3,700 181,000 Papel Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Susu 1,464,000 1,673,000 Susu Islam 0.20 % 0.02 %
 Temne 5,600 1,546,000 Themne Islam 8.00 % 2.00 %
 Toma 263,000 263,000 Toma Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 4.60 %
 Tukulor, Pulaar 1,900 1,490,000 Pulaar Islam 0.40 % 0.08 %
 Wamei, Konyagi 7,700 30,000 Wamey Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.09 %
 Wassulu 126,000 330,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 %
 Yalunka 118,000 185,000 Yalunka Islam 0.30 % 0.17 %
Zialo 32,000 32,000 Zialo Christianity 75.00 % 3.00 %
Zialo, Bandi 13,000 13,000 Bandi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.10 %
  Totals:  48 12,808,000       29   4.24 % 0.77 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 139,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 12,947,000              
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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 48
Unreached People Groups 29  (60.4%)
Population 12,808,000
Population in Unreached 11,120,000  (86.8%)
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 8,966,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 4.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.8%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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