Country: Mali

Number of People Groups

74

People Groups Unreached

45 (60.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

19,037,000

Population in Unreached

17,436,000 (91.6%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

2.8%

% Evangelical

0.66%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.5%
(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
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Arab, Saharan 140,000 174,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bambara 5,595,000 5,918,000 Bamanankan Islam 4.00 % 1.10 % 112
Banka 7,900 7,900 Bankagooma Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Bedouin, Berabish 182,000 249,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bobo Fing 34,000 100,000 Konabere Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.90 % -
 Bolon 11,000 42,000 Bolon Islam 3.00 % 2.10 % -
 Bozo, Kelenga 38,000 38,000 Bozo, Kelengaxo Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bozo, Sorogoye 328,000 366,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam 0.03 % 0.00 % 7
 Bozo, Tegue 271,000 274,000 Bozo, Tieyaxo Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 5
 Bozo, Tiemacewe 6,700 6,700 Bozo, Tiemacewe Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 British 1,300 52,309,000 English Christianity 61.00 % 8.00 % -
Deaf 191,000 46,464,000 Tebul Sign Language Islam 2.64 % 4
 Dogon, Ampari 9,200 9,200 Dogon, Ampari Islam 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dogon, Ana Tinga 700 700 Dogon, Ana Tinga Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.20 % -
Dogon, Bangi Me 3,200 3,200 Bangime Islam 10.00 % 0.30 % -
Dogon, Bankan Tey 2,300 2,300 Dogon, Bankan Tey Islam 6.00 % 0.10 % -
Dogon, Ben Tey 4,500 4,500 Dogon, Ben Tey Islam 10.00 % 0.10 % -
Dogon, Bondum Dom 46,000 46,000 Dogon, Bondum Dom Islam 10.00 % 3.00 % -
Dogon, Bunoge 1,500 1,500 Dogon, Bunoge Islam 12.00 % 0.20 % -
Dogon, Dogul Dom 29,000 29,000 Dogon, Dogul Dom Islam 8.00 % 1.00 % -
Dogon, Donno So 84,000 84,000 Dogon, Donno So Islam 10.00 % 2.00 % -
 Dogon, Jamsay 241,000 242,000 Dogon, Jamsay Islam 11.00 % 3.00 % -
Dogon, Mombo 45,000 45,000 Dogon, Mombo Islam 8.00 % 2.40 % -
 Dogon, Nanga Dama 3,800 3,800 Dogon, Nanga Dama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dogon, Tebul Ure 4,800 4,800 Dogon, Tebul Ure Islam 12.00 % 0.40 % -
Dogon, Tene Kan 236,000 236,000 Dogon, Tene Kan Islam 10.00 % 3.30 % -
Dogon, Tiranige Diga 7,400 7,400 Dogon, Tiranige Diga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dogon, Tombo 106,000 106,000 Dogon, Tommo So Islam 4.00 % 1.00 % 2
 Dogon, Tomo Kan 247,000 293,000 Dogon, Tomo Kan Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.60 % -
Dogon, Toro So 93,000 93,000 Dogon, Toro So Islam 8.00 % 3.10 % -
Dogon, Toro Tegu 5,400 5,400 Dogon, Toro Tegu Islam 10.00 % 0.20 % -
Dogon, Yanda Dom 3,200 3,200 Dogon, Yanda Dom Islam 10.00 % 0.30 % -
 Duun, Samogo 147,000 147,000 Duungooma Ethnic Religions 0.02 % 0.00 % 3
 French 18,000 50,089,000 French Christianity 63.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fula Jalon 106,000 6,326,000 Pular Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Fulani, Fouta Tooro 79,000 753,000 Pulaar Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 2
 Fulani, Maasina 1,183,000 1,199,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % 24
 Fulani, Pulaar 265,000 1,563,000 Pulaar Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 5
 Ganadougou, Gana 159,000 159,000 Bamanankan Islam 15.00 % 0.60 % -
 Idaksahak 136,000 138,000 Tadaksahak Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Jahanka 7,700 117,000 Jahanka Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jotoni 17,000 19,000 Jowulu Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.40 % 1
 Jula, Dyula 108,000 5,042,000 Jula Islam 0.50 % 0.00 % 2
 Kagoro 44,000 44,000 Kagoro Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Khasonke 816,000 829,000 Xaasongaxango Islam 2.50 % 0.63 % 16
Kurumfe, Fulse 7,200 308,000 Koromfe Ethnic Religions 13.00 % 1.00 % -
 Maninka, Eastern 443,000 3,958,000 Maninkakan, Eastern Islam 0.02 % 0.00 % 9
 Maninka, Kita 494,000 494,000 Maninkakan, Kita Islam 3.00 % 0.20 % 10
 Maninka, Western 554,000 2,034,000 Maninkakan, Western Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 11
 Marka, Dafing 58,000 237,000 Marka Islam 10.00 % 0.50 % -
 Moor 302,000 4,591,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Mossi 44,000 11,383,000 Moore Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.80 % -
 Pana, Sama 7,100 16,000 Pana Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.00 % 1
Red Bobo, Bwa 285,000 404,000 Bomu Islam 5.00 % 0.00 % 6
Samo, Kalemse 2,800 27,000 Kalamse Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
Samo, Samo Matya 1,200 200,000 Samo, Matya Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 6.00 % -
 Seemogo 5,300 26,000 Seeku Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 0.10 % -
 Senoufo, Central 4,100 63,000 Senoufo, Sicite Islam 5.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Senoufo, Mamara 1,316,000 1,316,000 Senoufo, Mamara Islam 2.00 % 1.00 % 26
 Senoufo, Shempire 21,000 182,000 Senoufo, Shempire Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.15 % -
 Senoufo, Supyire 476,000 572,000 Senoufo, Supyire Islam 2.00 % 0.60 % 10
Senoufo, Syenara 192,000 192,000 Senoufo, Syenara Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 1.84 % -
 Siamou 33,000 56,000 Siamou Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Songhai, Humburi 27,000 39,000 Songhay, Humburi Senni Islam 0.30 % 0.00 % 1
 Songhai, Koyra 364,000 364,000 Songhay, Koyra Chiini Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 7
 Songhai-Koyraboro 585,000 1,732,000 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 0.20 % 0.00 % 12
 Soninke 1,637,000 2,637,000 Soninke Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 33
Tondi Songway 5,300 5,300 Tondi Songway Kiini Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tuareg, Tamajaq 404,000 1,424,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Tuareg, Tamasheq 430,000 716,000 Tamasheq Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Wassulu 186,000 284,000 Bamanankan Islam 0.04 % 0.03 % 4
 Wolof 71,000 6,604,000 Wolof Islam 0.40 % 0.00 % 1
 Yalunka 15,000 192,000 Yalunka Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 Zarma 2,100 3,923,000 Zarma Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
  Totals:  74 19,037,000       45   2.77 % 0.66 % 362 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 71,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 19,108,000                

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Unreached
Districts
Country:   19,037,000 74 45 60.8 % 17,436,000 91.6 % 0
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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
Bamanankan bam 3 2 Complete Bible
Bangime dba 1 0
Bankagooma bxw 1 1
Bolon bof 1 0
Bomu bmq 1 1 Complete Bible
Bozo, Jenaama bze 1 1 Bible Portions
Bozo, Kelengaxo bzx 1 1
Bozo, Tiemacewe boo 1 1
Bozo, Tieyaxo boz 1 1 Bible Portions
Dogon, Ampari aqd 1 1
Dogon, Ana Tinga dti 1 0
Dogon, Bankan Tey dbw 1 0
Dogon, Ben Tey dbt 1 0
Dogon, Bondum Dom dbu 1 0
Dogon, Bunoge dgb 1 0
Dogon, Dogul Dom dbg 1 0
Dogon, Donno So dds 1 0 New Testament
Dogon, Jamsay djm 1 0 Bible Portions
Dogon, Mombo dmb 1 0
Dogon, Nanga Dama nzz 1 1
Dogon, Tebul Ure dtu 1 0
Dogon, Tene Kan dtk 1 0
Dogon, Tiranige Diga tde 1 1
Dogon, Tommo So dto 1 1 Bible Portions
Dogon, Tomo Kan dtm 1 0
Dogon, Toro So dts 1 0 Complete Bible
Dogon, Toro Tegu dtt 1 0
Dogon, Yanda Dom dym 1 0
Duungooma dux 1 1
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Maasina ffm 1 1 New Testament
Hassaniyya mey 3 3 Bible Portions
Jahanka jad 1 1
Jowulu jow 1 1 Bible Portions
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Kagoro xkg 1 1
Kalamse knz 1 0 Bible Portions
Konabere bbo 1 0 Complete Bible
Koromfe kfz 1 0 New Testament
Maninkakan, Eastern emk 1 1 New Testament
Maninkakan, Kita mwk 1 1 Bible Portions
Maninkakan, Western mlq 1 1 Bible Portions
Marka rkm 1 0 Bible Portions
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Pana pnq 1 1
Pulaar fuc 2 2 New Testament
Pular fuf 1 1 New Testament
Samo, Matya stj 1 0
Seeku sos 1 0
Senoufo, Mamara myk 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Shempire seb 1 0
Senoufo, Sicite sep 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Supyire spp 1 1 New Testament
Senoufo, Syenara shz 1 0
Siamou sif 1 1 Bible Portions
Songhay, Humburi Senni hmb 1 1 New Testament
Songhay, Koyra Chiini khq 1 1 New Testament
Songhay, Koyraboro Senni ses 1 1 New Testament
Soninke snk 1 1 Bible Portions
Tadaksahak dsq 1 1
Tamajaq, Tawallammat ttq 1 1 New Testament
Tamasheq taq 1 1 New Testament
Tebul Sign Language tsy 1 1
Tondi Songway Kiini tst 1 1
Wolof wol 1 1 New Testament
Xaasongaxango kao 1 1 New Testament
Yalunka yal 1 1 Complete Bible
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 69 74 45   12 19 27 45 3

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
2.8 %
Ethnic Religions
9.5 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
87.5 %
Non-Religious
0.2 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
23.2 %
Roman Catholic
73.9 %
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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Mali Statistics
People Groups 74
Unreached People Groups 45  (60.8%)
Population 19,037,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Population in Unreached 17,436,000  (91.6%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 362
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 2.8%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.5%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 41%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code ML
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 33%
Estimated Illiterate Population 12,755,000
Persecution Ranking 37 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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