Country: Uganda

Number of People Groups

68

People Groups Unreached

2 (2.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

49,816,000

Population in Unreached

1,196,000 (2.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

83.09%

% Evangelical

33.15%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.7%
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
 Hima 4,003,000 4,033,000 Nyankore Christianity 98.00 % 46.00 % -
 Hindi, Ugandan 6,300 2,758,000 Hindi Hinduism 6.00 % 5.50 % -
 Hutu, Rundi 320,000 13,188,000 Rundi Christianity 95.00 % 29.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 1,224,000 13,593,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 96.00 % 29.00 % -
 Ik 13,000 15,000 Ik Christianity 85.00 % 0.90 % -
 Iteso 3,272,000 3,760,000 Ateso Christianity 98.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kakwa, Bari Kakwa 253,000 432,000 Kakwa Christianity 69.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kalenjin, Pokot 1,077,000 1,218,000 Pokoot Ethnic Religions 48.00 % 12.00 % -
Kaliko 14,000 63,000 Keliko Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
 Kamba 11,000 7,054,000 Kamba Christianity 92.00 % 30.00 % -
 Karamojong, Dodoth 927,000 927,000 Ng'akarimojong Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 Kikuyu 116,000 11,049,000 Gikuyu Christianity 93.00 % 20.00 % -
 Kongo 5,700 6,402,000 Koongo Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 % -
 Konzo, Bakonjo 1,184,000 1,580,000 Konzo Christianity 89.00 % 28.00 % -
Kuku 52,000 229,000 Kuku Christianity 70.00 % 5.00 % -
Kumam, Akokolemu 370,000 370,000 Kumam Christianity 78.00 % 24.00 % -
 Lango 2,964,000 2,964,000 Lango (Uganda) Christianity 95.00 % 42.00 % -
 Lendu 26,000 1,771,000 Lendu Christianity 80.00 % 31.00 % -
 Lingala 28,000 5,294,000 Lingala Christianity 95.00 % 33.00 % -
 Lugbara, High 1,531,000 2,270,000 Lugbara Christianity 90.00 % 36.00 % -
 Luhya, Bukusu 52,000 2,459,000 Bukusu Christianity 70.00 % 45.00 % -
 Luhya, Saamia 725,000 816,000 Saamya-Gwe Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 % -
 Ma'adi 408,000 440,000 Ma'di Christianity 92.00 % 21.00 % -
 Madi, Southern 103,000 103,000 Ma'di, Southern Christianity 92.00 % 25.00 % -
Mangbetu 110,000 2,176,000 Mangbetu Christianity 70.00 % 18.00 % -
  Totals:  68 49,816,000         2 83.09 % 33.15 % 24 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 108,000                
  UN Country Population (2024) 49,924,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Central 13,452,000
Eastern 12,642,000
Northern 10,037,000
Western 12,345,000
Provinces:  4 48,476,000
UN Country Population 49,924,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Acholi ach 1 0 Complete Bible
Alur alz 1 0 Complete Bible
Amba (Uganda) rwm 1 0 Bible Portions
Arabic, Levantine apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Aringa luc 1 1 New Testament
Ateso teo 2 0 Complete Bible
Bari bfa 1 0 Complete Bible
Bukusu bxk 1 0 Complete Bible
Chiga cgg 1 0 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Ganda lug 1 0 Complete Bible
Gikuyu kik 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Gungu rub 1 0 New Testament
Gwere gwr 1 0 New Testament
Haya hay 1 0 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 0 Complete Bible
Ik ikx 1 0 Bible Portions
Jopadhola adh 1 0 Complete Bible
Kakwa keo 1 0 Complete Bible
Kamba kam 1 0 Complete Bible
Kebu ndp 1 0 New Testament
Keliko kbo 1 0 New Testament
Kenye lke 1 0 Translation Started
Kinyarwanda kin 3 0 Complete Bible
Konkani, Goan gom 1 0 Complete Bible
Konzo koo 1 0 Bible Portions
Koongo kng 1 0 Complete Bible
Kuku ukv 1 0 Translation Started
Kumam kdi 1 0 Complete Bible
Kupsapiiny kpz 1 0 New Testament
Lango (Uganda) laj 1 0 Complete Bible
Lendu led 1 0 Complete Bible
Lingala lin 1 0 Complete Bible
Lugbara lgg 1 0 Complete Bible
Ma'di mhi 1 0 New Testament
Ma'di, Southern snm 1 0 Bible Portions
Mangbetu mdj 1 0 Bible Portions
Masaaba myx 1 0 Complete Bible
Mvuba mxh 1 0 Translation Started
Nande nnb 1 0 Complete Bible
Ndrulo dno 1 0 Bible Portions
Ng'akarimojong kdj 3 0 Complete Bible
Nubi kcn 1 0 Translation Started
Nyankore nyn 2 0 Complete Bible
Nyole nuj 1 0 New Testament
Nyoro nyo 1 0 Complete Bible
Olu'bo lul 1 0 Translation Needed
Pokoot pko 1 0 Complete Bible
Rundi run 1 0 Complete Bible
Ruruuli-Runyala ruc 1 0 Bible Portions
Saamya-Gwe lsm 1 0 Complete Bible
Soga xog 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Swahili swh 1 0 Complete Bible
Talinga-Bwisi tlj 1 0 New Testament
Thur lth 1 0 Bible Portions
Tooro ttj 1 0 Complete Bible
Toposa toq 1 0 Bible Portions
Ugandan Sign Language ugn 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 62 68 2   42 46 49 55 15
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Uganda Statistics
People Groups 68
Unreached People Groups 2  (2.9%)
Population 49,816,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Population in Unreached 1,196,000  (2.4%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 83.1%
Percent Evangelical 33.1%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 24
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 24%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code UG
Official Language(s) English
Literacy Rate 77%
Estimated Illiterate Population 11,458,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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