Country: Mayotte

Number of People Groups

8

People Groups Unreached

5 (62.5%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

238,000

Population in Unreached

232,000 (97.5%)

Literacy Rate

81 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

1.7%

% Evangelical

0.08%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Bushi 62,000 63,000 Bushi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Comorian, Maore 160,000 183,000 Comorian, Maore Islam 0.90 % 0.10 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 1.50 % 0.10 %
 French 1,400 49,530,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 0.70 %
 Makonde 1,500 2,146,000 Makonde Islam 1.00 % 0.10 %
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto 2,500 1,764,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Islam 8.00 % 0.20 %
Malagasy 2,100 83,000 Malagasy, Plateau Christianity 70.00 % 1.00 %
 Swahili 8,000 909,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  8 238,000       5   1.67 % 0.08 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 8,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 246,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Bushi buc 1 1
Comorian, Maore swb 1 1 NT
French fra 1 0 Complete
Makhuwa-Meetto mgh 1 0 Portions
Makonde kde 1 1 NT
Malagasy, Plateau plt 1 0 Complete
Swahili swh 1 1 Complete
Unknown xxx 1 1
Totals: 8 8 5   4 4 5 6 3

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.1 %)
1.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
97.5 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
7.0 %
Orthodox
0.4 %
Other Christian
0.7 %
Protestant
13.1 %
Roman Catholic
78.7 %
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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Mayotte Statistics
People Groups 8
Unreached People Groups 5  (62.5%)
Population 238,000
Population in Unreached 232,000  (97.5%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 5 to 10
Urbanization 47%
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code MF
Official National Language French
Literacy Rate 81%
Estimated Illiterate Population 45,000
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 1.7%
Percent Evangelical 0.1%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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