Country: Côte d'Ivoire

Number of People Groups

108

People Groups Unreached

34 (31.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

27,124,000

Population in Unreached

8,671,000 (32.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

31.75%

% Evangelical

9.91%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.0%
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 *
Abe, Abbey 297,000 297,000 Abe Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 % -
 Abidji 94,000 94,000 Abidji Christianity 92.00 % 6.00 % -
Abure, Eyive 103,000 103,000 Abure Christianity 92.00 % 7.00 % -
Adjoukrou 173,000 173,000 Adioukrou Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 % -
Aizi, Aproumu 11,000 11,000 Aizi, Aproumu Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
Aizi, Mobumrin 3,200 3,200 Aizi, Mobumrin Christianity 91.00 % 5.00 % -
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 15,000 15,000 Aizi, Tiagbamrin Christianity 91.00 % 3.50 % -
 Akan 399,000 5,636,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 % -
 Akan-Fante 27,000 3,503,000 Akan Christianity 60.00 % 3.50 % -
Aladjan Jacquesville 45,000 45,000 Alladian Christianity 90.00 % 9.00 % -
 Anyi 1,594,000 1,678,000 Anyin Christianity 55.00 % 19.00 % -
Anyin, Morofo 471,000 471,000 Anyin Morofo Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 64,000 7,253,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 Arab, Libyan 19,000 2,732,000 Arabic, Libyan Spoken Islam 2.60 % 0.10 % 1
 Attie 710,000 710,000 Attie Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
Avikam, Brignan 41,000 41,000 Avikam Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 % -
Bakwe 20,000 20,000 Bakwe Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
 Bambara 11,000 6,764,000 Bamanankan Islam 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Banda, Nafana 4,700 105,000 Nafaanra Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Baule 4,281,000 4,313,000 Baoule Christianity 55.00 % 27.00 % -
 Bete, Daloa 254,000 254,000 Bete, Daloa Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 8.00 % -
 Bete, Gagnoa 334,000 334,000 Bete, Gagnoa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 % -
Bete, Western 254,000 254,000 Bete, Guiberoua Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 9.00 % -
 Birifor, Southern 8,400 213,000 Birifor, Southern Ethnic Religions 13.00 % 2.00 % -
 Bissa 146,000 1,095,000 Bisa Ethnic Religions 23.00 % 6.00 % -
 Bondoukou Kulango 151,000 195,000 Kulango, Bondoukou Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 % 3
 Bozo, Sorogoye 21,000 410,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 British 1,800 54,472,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.80 % -
 Brong 247,000 1,743,000 Abron Ethnic Religions 43.00 % 4.00 % -
Daho-Doo, Doba 7,200 7,200 Daho-Doo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 7.00 % -
Dan, Yakuba 1,708,000 1,984,000 Dan Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 15.00 % -
 Deaf 277,000 48,824,000 Language unknown Islam 33.64 % -
 Deg, Mo 2,300 56,000 Deg Ethnic Religions 23.00 % 5.00 % -
 Dida, Lakota 183,000 183,000 Dida, Lakota Christianity 74.00 % 5.00 % -
Dida, Yocoboue 204,000 204,000 Dida, Yocoboue Christianity 77.00 % 9.00 % -
 Dogon, Tomo Kan 27,000 329,000 Dogon, Tomo Kan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.80 % -
Ega 4,000 4,000 Ega Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
Eotile, Mekyibo 7,700 7,700 Anyin Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Esuma 400 400 Baoule Christianity 93.00 % 7.00 % -
 Ewe 19,000 6,337,000 Ewe Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
 French 43,000 50,956,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fulani, Maasina 530,000 1,876,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 11
Gagu 80,000 80,000 Gban Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 32,000 66,498,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Glaro-Twabo 6,700 15,000 Glaro-Twabo Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 % -
Glio, Oubi 5,200 13,000 Glio-Oubi Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
 Godie 52,000 52,000 Godie Christianity 55.00 % 9.00 % -
Goo 8,200 8,200 Goo Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 % -
 Gouin 3,500 81,000 Cerma Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 8.00 % -
 Gouro, Kweni 669,000 669,000 Guro Ethnic Religions 24.00 % 8.00 % -
Grebo, Seaside 79,000 198,000 Grebo, Southern Christianity 65.00 % 9.00 % -
Guebie 8,700 8,700 Guebie Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 4.00 % -
Guere 467,000 467,000 We Southern Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Hausa 1,153,000 53,322,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 23
Jeri Kuo 43,000 43,000 Jeri Kuo Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Jula, Dyula 2,781,000 5,208,000 Jula Islam 0.60 % 0.50 % 56
Jula, Koyaga 93,000 93,000 Koyaga Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 2
 Jula, Odienne 163,000 163,000 Wojenaka Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Karaboro, Eastern 9,300 83,000 Karaboro, Eastern Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Khisa 10,000 17,000 Khisa Islam 1.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Kla-Dan 33,000 34,000 Kla-Dan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Koro, Koro Jula 66,000 66,000 Koro Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
Kouya, Kouadia 20,000 20,000 Kouya Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 11.00 % -
Krahn, Eastern 13,000 115,000 Krahn, Eastern Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 9.00 % -
 Krahn, Western 24,000 127,000 Krahn, Western Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 % 1
Krobu 19,000 19,000 Krobu Christianity 95.00 % 3.00 % -
Krumen, Northeastern 39,000 39,000 Krumen, Pye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 8.00 % -
 Krumen, Plapo 200 200 Krumen, Plapo Christianity 61.00 % 2.00 % -
Krumen, Tepo 55,000 61,000 Krumen, Tepo Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 % -
 Kulango, Bouna 278,000 313,000 Kulango, Bouna Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.80 % 6
Kwadia 1,600 1,600 Kodia Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 % -
 Kyama, Ebrie 168,000 168,000 Tchaman Christianity 95.00 % 9.00 % -
 Ligbi 8,300 33,000 Ligbi Islam 3.00 % 2.67 % -
 Lobi 354,000 691,000 Lobi Ethnic Religions 1.60 % 1.40 % 7
 Loma 3,900 3,900 Loma Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Malinke, Ivorian 1,644,000 1,644,000 Jula Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 33
 Malinke, Mau 401,000 401,000 Mahou Islam 0.50 % 0.03 % 8
 Maninka, Eastern 30,000 4,201,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Mona, Mwan 27,000 27,000 Mwan Ethnic Religions 24.00 % 3.00 % -
 Mossi 1,570,000 13,152,000 Moore Christianity 52.00 % 21.00 % -
Neho 18,000 18,000 Neyo Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Ngan 33,000 33,000 Beng Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
Ngen 900 900 Ngen Islam 20.00 % 4.00 % -
Nglwa, Mbato 49,000 49,000 Mbato Christianity 90.00 % 4.00 % -
 Nyabwa-Nyedebwa 84,000 84,000 Nyabwa Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
Nzema, Appolo 130,000 510,000 Nzema Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 % -
 Sefwi 19,000 429,000 Esahie Christianity 55.00 % 8.00 % -
 Senoufo, Dyimini 185,000 185,000 Senoufo, Djimini Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 4
 Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo 81,000 81,000 Senoufo, Nyarafolo Islam 3.00 % 0.30 % 2
Senoufo, Palaka 15,000 15,000 Senoufo, Palaka Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Senoufo, Shempire 179,000 202,000 Senoufo, Shempire Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 % -
 Senoufo, Southern 1,633,000 1,640,000 Senoufo, Cebaara Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.00 % -
 Senoufo, Supyire 107,000 642,000 Senoufo, Supyire Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Senoufo, Tagwana 270,000 270,000 Senoufo, Tagwana Islam 30.00 % 3.00 % -
Senoufo, Tyelibele 53,000 53,000 Senoufo, Cebaara Islam 3.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Soninke 214,000 2,929,000 Soninke Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 South Asian, general 2,700 12,348,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tenbo, Loron 9,700 14,000 Teen Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
Tura 77,000 77,000 Toura Ethnic Religions 21.00 % 4.00 % -
Wan, Nwa 43,000 43,000 Wan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 % -
Wane 4,100 4,100 Wane Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 % -
 Wassulu 17,000 313,000 Wojenaka Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Western Guere, Wee 48,000 48,000 We Western Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Wobe 293,000 293,000 We Northern Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 7.00 % -
 Wolof 19,000 6,542,000 Wolof Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Worodougou 127,000 127,000 Worodougou Islam 0.80 % 0.20 % 3
 Yaure 54,000 54,000 Yaoure Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Yoruba 127,000 38,792,000 Yoruba Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 % -
  Totals:  108 27,124,000         34 31.75 % 9.91 % 186 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 618,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 27,742,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Abidjan 5,367,000
Bas-Sassandra 2,601,000
Comoé 1,372,000
Denguélé 331,000
Gôh-Djiboua 1,830,000
Lacs 1,436,000
Lagunes 1,685,000
Montagnes 2,705,000
Sassandra-Marahoué 2,615,000
Savanes 1,832,000
Vallée du Bandama 1,643,000
Woroba 963,000
Yamoussoukro 406,000
Zanzan 1,065,000
Provinces:  14 25,851,000
UN Country Population 27,742,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abe aba 1 0 Bible Portions
Abidji abi 1 0 New Testament
Abron abr 1 0 Translation Started
Abure abu 1 0 Translation Started
Adioukrou adj 1 0 New Testament
Aizi, Aproumu ahp 1 0 Unspecified
Aizi, Mobumrin ahm 1 0 Unspecified
Aizi, Tiagbamrin ahi 1 0 Translation Needed
Akan aka 2 0 Complete Bible
Alladian ald 1 0 New Testament
Anyin any 2 0 New Testament
Anyin Morofo mtb 1 0 Translation Needed
Arabic, Libyan Spoken ayl 1 1 Unspecified
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Attie ati 1 0 New Testament
Avikam avi 1 0 Bible Portions
Bakwe bjw 1 0 New Testament
Bamanankan bam 1 1 Complete Bible
Baoule bci 2 0 Complete Bible
Beng nhb 1 1 Bible Portions
Bete, Daloa bev 1 0 New Testament
Bete, Gagnoa btg 1 0 Translation Started
Bete, Guiberoua bet 1 0 New Testament
Birifor, Southern biv 1 0 New Testament
Bisa bib 1 0 New Testament
Bozo, Jenaama bze 1 1 Bible Portions
Cerma cme 1 0 New Testament
Daho-Doo das 1 0 Translation Needed
Dan dnj 1 0 New Testament
Deg mzw 1 0 Complete Bible
Dida, Lakota dic 1 0 Translation Needed
Dida, Yocoboue gud 1 0 New Testament
Dogon, Tomo Kan dtm 1 0 Bible Portions
Ega ega 1 0 Translation Needed
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Esahie sfw 1 0 Complete Bible
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Maasina ffm 1 1 New Testament
Gban ggu 1 0 New Testament
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Glaro-Twabo glr 1 0 Translation Started
Glio-Oubi oub 1 0 Translation Started
Godie god 1 0 New Testament
Goo gov 1 0 Translation Needed
Grebo, Southern grj 1 0 Translation Started
Guebie gie 1 0 Translation Needed
Guro goa 1 0 Complete Bible
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Jeri Kuo jek 1 1 Unspecified
Jula dyu 2 2 Complete Bible
Karaboro, Eastern xrb 1 1 New Testament
Khisa kqm 1 1 Translation Needed
Kla-Dan lda 1 0 Translation Needed
Kodia kwp 1 0 Translation Needed
Koro kfo 1 1 Translation Needed
Kouya kyf 1 0 New Testament
Koyaga kga 1 1 Translation Started
Krahn, Eastern kqo 1 0 New Testament
Krahn, Western krw 1 1 New Testament
Krobu kxb 1 0 Translation Needed
Krumen, Plapo ktj 1 0 New Testament
Krumen, Pye pye 1 0 Bible Portions
Krumen, Tepo ted 1 0 New Testament
Kulango, Bondoukou kzc 1 1 New Testament
Kulango, Bouna nku 1 1 Translation Needed
Ligbi lig 1 0 Translation Needed
Lobi lob 1 1 New Testament
Loma loi 1 1 Translation Needed
Mahou mxx 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 1 1 New Testament
Mbato gwa 1 0 Translation Started
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Mwan moa 1 0 New Testament
Nafaanra nfr 1 1 Complete Bible
Neyo ney 1 1 Translation Started
Ngen gnj 1 0 Translation Needed
Nyabwa nwb 1 0 New Testament
Nzema nzi 1 0 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Cebaara sef 2 1 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Djimini dyi 1 1 Complete Bible
Senoufo, Nyarafolo sev 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Palaka plr 1 1 Translation Started
Senoufo, Shempire seb 1 0 Translation Needed
Senoufo, Supyire spp 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Tagwana tgw 1 0 Complete Bible
Soninke snk 1 1 Bible Portions
Tchaman ebr 1 0 New Testament
Teen lor 1 1 Bible Portions
Toura neb 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Wan wan 1 0 Translation Needed
Wane hwa 1 0 Translation Needed
We Northern wob 1 0 New Testament
We Southern gxx 1 0 New Testament
We Western wec 1 0 New Testament
Wojenaka jod 2 2 Translation Started
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Worodougou jud 1 1 Bible Portions
Yaoure yre 1 0 New Testament
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 102 108 34   28 50 53 82 0
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Côte d'Ivoire Statistics
People Groups 108
Unreached People Groups 34  (31.5%)
Population 27,124,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Population in Unreached 8,671,000  (32.0%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 31.8%
Percent Evangelical 9.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 186
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 51%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code IV
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 47%
Estimated Illiterate Population 14,376,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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