Affinity Bloc:  Sub-Saharan Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

823,275,000

Number of People Clusters

54

People Groups (by Country)

3,093

Unreached People Groups

649 (21 %)
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People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Adamawa-Ubangi 12,114,000 166 11 6.6 % 208,000 1.7 %    Christianity 68.06 % 22.25 %
Atlantic 6,840,000 68 27 39.7 % 1,276,000 18.7 %    Islam 14.56 % 2.29 %
Atlantic-Jola 712,000 20 9 45.0 % 69,000 9.7 %    Islam 18.18 % 0.70 %
Atlantic-Wolof 6,599,000 14 14 100.0 % 6,599,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.05 % 0.01 %
Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke 6,069,000 68 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 72.42 % 7.78 %
Bantu, Central-Congo 26,254,000 155 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 90.13 % 17.62 %
Bantu, Central-East 3,992,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 70.17 % 14.79 %
Bantu, Central-Lakes 63,830,000 102 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.89 % 30.93 %
Bantu, Central-Luba 17,183,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.20 % 18.86 %
Bantu, Central-South 29,712,000 133 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 89.25 % 21.07 %
Bantu, Central-Southeast 9,354,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 60.83 % 14.73 %
Bantu, Central-Southwest 12,377,000 21 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 95.38 % 20.27 %
Bantu, Central-Tanzania 24,060,000 57 1 1.8 % 224,000 0.9 %    Christianity 57.74 % 12.72 %
Bantu, Chewa-Sena 21,487,000 30 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 80.65 % 21.26 %
Bantu, East-Coastal 5,103,000 26 9 34.6 % 776,000 15.2 %    Christianity 42.01 % 16.32 %
Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba 17,865,000 18 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 93.45 % 57.42 %
Bantu, Kongo 15,672,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 88.61 % 22.14 %
Bantu, Makua-Yao 29,620,000 50 9 18.0 % 4,325,000 14.6 %    Christianity 41.00 % 16.26 %
Bantu, Nguni 28,741,000 26 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.04 % 23.06 %
Bantu, Northwest 8,940,000 101 1 1.0 % 4,400 0.0 %    Christianity 90.52 % 16.26 %
Bantu, Shona 15,092,000 25 1 4.0 % 18,000 0.1 %    Christianity 64.26 % 20.57 %
Bantu, Sotho-Tswana 18,328,000 43 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 79.43 % 14.45 %
Bantu, Southeastern 1,412,000 2 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 40.18 % 14.98 %
Bantu, Swahili 11,550,000 52 50 96.2 % 11,488,000 99.5 %    Islam 1.12 % 0.72 %
Benue 34,947,000 344 32 9.3 % 713,000 2.0 %    Christianity 75.97 % 25.57 %
Chadic 13,058,000 214 58 27.1 % 2,888,000 22.1 %    Islam 35.64 % 8.60 %
Fulani / Fulbe 38,733,000 55 54 98.2 % 38,673,000 99.8 %    Islam 0.56 % 0.22 %
Guera-Naba of Chad 479,000 6 6 100.0 % 479,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.06 % 0.02 %
Guinean 43,759,000 165 9 5.5 % 715,000 1.6 %    Christianity 68.38 % 21.96 %
Gur 33,404,000 184 41 22.3 % 4,755,000 14.2 %    Ethnic Religions 23.75 % 8.80 %
Hausa 41,383,000 19 19 100.0 % 41,383,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.16 % 0.10 %
Igbo 31,132,000 16 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.01 % 41.07 %
Ijaw 3,462,000 11 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 97.74 % 40.21 %
Kanuri-Saharan 10,719,000 29 28 96.6 % 10,684,000 99.7 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Khoisan 2,201,000 58 8 13.8 % 39,000 1.8 %    Christianity 76.66 % 17.47 %
Kru 3,653,000 54 3 5.6 % 67,000 1.8 %    Ethnic Religions 48.40 % 8.78 %
Malinke 12,273,000 57 49 86.0 % 11,708,000 95.4 %    Islam 1.54 % 0.42 %
Malinke-Bambara 6,013,000 16 14 87.5 % 5,855,000 97.4 %    Islam 4.02 % 0.99 %
Malinke-Jula 5,971,000 11 11 100.0 % 5,971,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.36 % 0.02 %
Mande 9,793,000 61 18 29.5 % 804,000 8.2 %    Ethnic Religions 22.12 % 8.36 %
Nilotic 38,805,000 126 18 14.3 % 934,000 2.4 %    Christianity 73.75 % 29.71 %
Nuba Mountains 1,478,000 40 31 77.5 % 908,000 61.4 %    Islam 12.98 % 1.52 %
Nubian 3,197,000 28 28 100.0 % 3,197,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.22 % 0.04 %
Nupe 3,763,000 10 5 50.0 % 1,766,000 46.9 %    Islam 18.31 % 3.13 %
Ouaddai-Fur 4,033,000 36 34 94.4 % 3,994,000 99.0 %    Islam 0.37 % 0.10 %
Pygmy 908,000 33 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Ethnic Religions 31.45 % 9.01 %
Sara-Bagirmi 3,908,000 34 4 11.8 % 138,000 3.5 %    Christianity 54.76 % 9.54 %
Songhai 6,773,000 23 22 95.7 % 6,772,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.20 % 0.08 %
Soninke 3,212,000 15 15 100.0 % 3,212,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.26 % 0.02 %
Sub-Saharan African, general 973,000 10 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 64.74 % 12.23 %
Sub-Saharan African, other 15,872,000 90 2 2.2 % 58,000 0.4 %    Christianity 71.99 % 15.99 %
Sudanic 12,387,000 80 3 3.8 % 573,000 4.6 %    Christianity 85.10 % 23.96 %
Susu 1,669,000 5 5 100.0 % 1,669,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.17 % 0.01 %
Yoruba 42,390,000 39 0 0.0 % Unknown 0.0 %    Christianity 62.80 % 44.20 %
Totals:  54 People Clusters 823,275,000 3,093 649 21.0 % 172,956,000 21.0 %    14      
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