Country: Western Sahara

Number of People Groups

10

People Groups Unreached

10 (100.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

562,000

Population in Unreached

562,000 (100.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

0.0%

% Evangelical

0.00%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

0.0%
(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, Moroccan 8,400 27,524,000 Arabic, Moroccan Spoken Islam 0.18 % 0.03 % 1
 Bedouin, Arosien 7,300 7,300 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedouin, Tajakant 5,600 1,702,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Berber, Tekna 112,000 724,000 Tachelhit Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 2
Deaf 5,700 46,464,000 Language unknown Islam 0.00 % 1
 Imragen 22,000 22,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Izarguien 34,000 52,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moor 50,000 4,591,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Regeibat 73,000 111,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Saharawi 244,000 629,000 Hassaniyya Islam 0.04 % 0.00 % 5
  Totals:  10 562,000       10   0.03 % 0.00 % 15 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 5,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 567,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   562,000 10 10 100.0 % 562,000 100.0 % 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
Arabic, Moroccan Spoken ary 1 1 New Testament
Hassaniyya mey 7 7 Bible Portions
Tachelhit shi 1 1 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 1
Totals: 4 10 10   1 2 3 3 0

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 562,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Population in Unreached 562,000  (100.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 15
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.0%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 81%
Continent Africa
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code WI
Official Language(s) Arabic, Moroccan SpokenHassaniyya
Literacy Rate %
Estimated Illiterate Population 562,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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