Country: Mayotte

Number of People Groups

8

People Groups Unreached

6 (75.0%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

264,000

Population in Unreached

260,000 (98.6%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

1.6%

% Evangelical

0.09%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.0%
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 *
 Bushi 68,000 70,000 Bushi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Comorian, Maore 176,000 183,000 Comorian, Maore Islam 0.90 % 0.12 % 4
Deaf 2,700 47,601,000 Language unknown Islam 1.64 % 1
 French 1,500 50,304,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 0.70 % -
 Makonde 1,600 2,351,000 Makonde Islam 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto 2,700 1,906,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Islam 4.00 % 0.20 % 1
Malagasy 2,300 83,000 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 % -
 Swahili 8,800 1,836,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  8 264,000         6 1.63 % 0.09 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 9,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 273,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Acoua 6,000
Bandraboua 12,000
Bandrele 9,100
Boueni 7,400
Chiconi 8,100
Chirongui 9,300
Dembeni 13,000
Dzaoudzi 21,000
Kani-Keli 6,400
Koungou 31,000
M'tsangamouji 7,400
Mamoudzou 83,000
Mtsamboro 9,000
Ouangani 11,000
Pamandzi 11,000
Sada 12,000
Tsingoni 12,000
Provinces:  17 269,000
UN Country Population 273,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 108,720.5 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 290,095.8 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,240,000 78,121.2 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 43,468.2 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
264,000
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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
Bushi buc 1 1 Unspecified
Comorian, Maore swb 1 1 New Testament
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Makhuwa-Meetto mgh 1 1 Complete Bible
Makonde kde 1 1 New Testament
Malagasy, Plateau plt 1 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 8 8 6   5 4 5 6 3

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
97.6 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
7.1 %
Orthodox
0.4 %
Other Christian
0.5 %
Protestant
13.0 %
Roman Catholic
78.0 %
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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Mayotte Statistics
People Groups 8
Unreached People Groups 6  (75.0%)
Population 264,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.8%
Population in Unreached 260,000  (98.6%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.6%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.0%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 9
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 47%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code MF
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 92%
Estimated Illiterate Population 21,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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