Country: São Tomé and Príncipe

Number of People Groups

6

People Groups Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

214,000

Population in Unreached

0 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

86.2%

% Evangelical

5.96%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

6.5%
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 *
 Angolar 7,900 7,900 Angolar Christianity 90.00 % 3.50 % -
 Cape Verdean 15,000 775,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 7.50 % -
Deaf 1,600 46,968,000 Language unknown Christianity 87.55 % -
Fang 2,600 1,830,000 Fang Christianity 82.00 % 11.00 % -
Mestico, Saotomense 185,000 195,000 Saotomense Christianity 85.00 % 5.97 % -
Principense 2,400 2,400 Principense Christianity 95.00 % 3.50 % -
  Totals:  6 214,000         0 86.18 % 5.96 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 215,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Príncipe 8,400
São Tomé 196,000
Provinces:  2 204,000
UN Country Population 215,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 132,803.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 354,354.7 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 95,425.7 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 53,096.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
214,000
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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
Angolar aoa 1 0 Translation Started
Fang fan 1 0 New Testament
Kabuverdianu kea 1 0 Bible Portions
Principense pre 1 0 Unspecified
Saotomense cri 1 0 Translation Started
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 6 6 0   0 1 2 2 0

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.0 %)
86.2 %
Ethnic Religions
9.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
3.6 %
Non-Religious
1.1 %
Other / Small Religions
0.1 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
9.1 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.5 %
Roman Catholic
83.4 %
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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São Tomé and Príncipe Statistics
People Groups 6
Unreached People Groups 0
Population 214,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 0  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 86.2%
Percent Evangelical 6.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 6.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * No unreached peoples in country
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 73%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code TP
Official Language(s) Portuguese
Literacy Rate 75%
Estimated Illiterate Population 53,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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