Country: Western Sahara

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

10 (100.0%)

Total Population

579,000

Unreached Population

579,000 (100.0%)

% Professing Christian

0.0%

% Evangelical

0.00 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

%

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Arab, Moroccan 8,700 18,800,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.18 % 0.03 %
 Bedouin, Arosien 7,600 7,600 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedouin, Tajakant 5,800 1,644,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Berber, Tekna 116,000 709,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Imragen 23,000 23,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Izarguien 35,000 52,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moor 52,000 7,263,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Regeibat 76,000 113,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Saharawi 254,000 627,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.04 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  10 579,000       10   0.03 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 5,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 584,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.0 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
99.9 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
64.7 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.4 %
Protestant
25.7 %
Roman Catholic
7.2 %
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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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Western Sahara. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Western Sahara
  • Christian ministry in Western Sahara
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Western Sahara Statistics
People Groups 10
Unreached People Groups 10  (100.0%)
Population 579,000
Population in Unreached 579,000  (100.0%)
Urbanization 81%
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code WI
Official National Language Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
Secondary National Language Hassaniyya
Literacy Rate %
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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