Country: Angola

Number of People Groups

56

People Groups Unreached

1 (1.8%)

Total Population

25,335,000

Unreached Population

2,100 (0.0%)

% Professing Christian

92.6%

% Evangelical

22.63 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

70 %

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
 Afrikaner 1,700 4,090,000 Afrikaans Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 %
Ambo, Ndonga 487,000 1,215,000 Ndonga Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 %
Bolo, Haka 4,900 4,900 Bolo Christianity 65.00 % 7.00 %
 British 900 51,662,000 English Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Cape Verdean 72,000 1,033,000 Kabuverdianu Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 %
 Chinese, general 2,100 8,449,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 1.05 % 0.70 %
Chokwe 1,274,000 2,453,000 Cokwe Christianity 85.00 % 39.00 %
 Coloured 244,000 6,286,000 Portuguese Christianity 80.00 % 20.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Christianity 94.09 % 22.50 %
 Dhimba 24,000 38,000 Dhimba Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
English-Speaking, general 19,000 44,000 English Christianity 84.00 % 25.00 %
 French 5,600 49,468,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.20 %
Gciriku, Shimbogedu 34,000 49,000 Diriku Christianity 50.00 % 35.00 %
 Heikum, Kedi 1,200 52,000 Haiom Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 %
 Herero 307,000 577,000 Herero Christianity 95.00 % 10.00 %
Holu, Holo 49,000 56,000 Holu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 %
Kongo 2,664,000 4,536,000 Koongo Christianity 94.50 % 35.00 %
Kongo, San Salvador 618,000 1,455,000 Kongo, San Salvador Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
 Kung-Ekoka 5,600 19,000 Kung-Ekoka Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 %
 Kung-Tsumkwe 7,500 45,000 Ju'hoan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 10.00 %
Kwangali 20,000 192,000 Kwangali Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Kwanyama 945,000 1,227,000 Oshiwambo Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
 Kxoe, Khwe, Xun 1,500 9,200 Khwe Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 15.00 %
 Lingala 109,000 4,089,000 Lingala Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 %
 Lozi 6,600 1,088,000 Lozi Christianity 97.00 % 12.00 %
 Luchazi 229,000 353,000 Lucazi Christianity 92.00 % 45.00 %
Luimbi 82,000 82,000 Luimbi Christianity 60.00 % 30.00 %
 Lunda 308,000 1,188,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 35.00 %
Lunda, Ndembu 10,000 10,000 Lunda Christianity 94.00 % 20.00 %
 Luvale, Lwena 836,000 1,256,000 Luvale Christianity 97.00 % 22.00 %
Macanese 2,400 21,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.50 %
 Masi, Mashi 3,800 88,000 Mashi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 0.50 %
Mbangala 513,000 513,000 Mbangala Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 1.50 %
 Mbukushu, Kusso 11,000 64,000 Mbukushu Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 17.00 %
Mbunda 244,000 468,000 Mbunda Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 %
Mbundu, Kimbundu 5,297,000 5,321,000 Portuguese Christianity 97.30 % 20.00 %
Mbwela, Ambuella 400,000 400,000 Mbwela Christianity 80.00 % 27.00 %
Ndombe, Dombe 37,000 37,000 Ndombe Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
Ngandyera 22,000 22,000 Ngandyera Christianity 70.00 % 3.00 %
Nkangala 50,000 50,000 Nkangala Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
 Nkhumbi, Ngumbi 318,000 318,000 Nkumbi Christianity 70.00 % 0.50 %
Nyaneka 625,000 625,000 Nyaneka Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Nyemba, Ngangela 403,000 418,000 Nyemba Christianity 85.00 % 0.20 %
 Portuguese 108,000 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 95.00 % 0.40 %
Pygmy, Bakwe 18,000 18,000 Koongo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Ruund, Northern Lunda 183,000 421,000 Ruund Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 %
Sama, Kissama 45,000 45,000 Sama Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Simaa, Nyengo 18,000 18,000 Nyengo Ethnic Religions 50.00 % 4.00 %
Songo, Nsongo 167,000 167,000 Songo Christianity 80.00 % 17.00 %
 Spaniard 11,000 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 0.10 %
Suku 22,000 164,000 Suku Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
Umbundu, Ovimbundu 7,987,000 7,991,000 Umbundu Christianity 96.60 % 24.00 %
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo 10,000 85,000 Vasekela Bushman Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Yaka 373,000 1,518,000 Yaka Christianity 94.00 % 25.00 %
Yauma 32,000 40,000 Yauma Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
Yombe, Bayombe 66,000 1,639,000 Yombe Christianity 90.00 % 3.00 %
  Totals:  56 25,335,000       1   92.61 % 22.63 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 496,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 25,831,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 22.6 %)
92.6 %
Ethnic Religions
5.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
1.1 %
Non-Religious
0.9 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.7 %
Independent
8.1 %
Orthodox
0.5 %
Other Christian
7.6 %
Protestant
18.9 %
Roman Catholic
64.1 %
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

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Angola. 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 Angola
  • Christian ministry in Angola
  • 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

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Angola or East and Southern Africa. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

In East and Southern Africa Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Friends in Action, International Small
Galcom International Small
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Globe International Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Heart of God Ministries Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
InterComm Small
Iris Ministries, Inc. Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Overland Missions Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Scripture Union Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Talking Bibles International Small
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Angola Statistics
People Groups 56
Unreached People Groups 1  (1.8%)
Population 25,335,000
Population in Unreached 2,100  (0.0%)
Urbanization 43%
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code AO
Official National Language Portuguese
Literacy Rate 70%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 92.6%
Percent Evangelical 22.6%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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