Region:  Africa, West and Central

Population

588,109,000

Countries

24

Number of People Groups

2,214

Unreached People Groups

498 (22%)

Population in Unreached

182,199,000

% Population in Unreached

31.0%
Map Notes
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Country Population People
Groups
Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Groups
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Christian
Adherents
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed * 
Benin 13,313,000 63 13 20.6 % 2,492,000 18.7 % Christianity 31.6 % 7.5 % 54
Burkina Faso 22,605,000 80 27 33.8 % 5,257,000 23.3 % Islam 21.2 % 10.6 % 120
Cameroon 27,844,000 293 17 5.8 % 3,944,000 14.2 % Christianity 52.4 % 9.2 % 86
Cape Verde 574,000 5 1 20.0 % 72,000 12.5 % Christianity 85.1 % 8.3 % 1
Central African Republic 5,498,000 81 6 7.4 % 474,000 8.6 % Christianity 71.4 % 32.1 % 11
Chad 17,721,000 141 80 56.7 % 9,841,000 55.5 % Islam 25.5 % 7.3 % 228
Congo, Democratic Republic of 98,937,000 230 4 1.7 % 311,000 0.3 % Christianity 91.7 % 19.2 % 7
Congo, Republic of the 5,900,000 71 1 1.4 % 12,000 0.2 % Christianity 85.5 % 14.6 % 1
Côte d'Ivoire 27,931,000 107 33 30.8 % 6,232,000 22.3 % Islam 36.8 % 12.5 % 135
Equatorial Guinea 1,608,000 18 2 11.1 % 36,000 2.2 % Christianity 89.3 % 4.7 % 2
Gabon 2,369,000 52 5 9.6 % 67,000 2.8 % Christianity 74.8 % 11.9 % 5
Gambia 2,675,000 29 14 48.3 % 2,266,000 84.7 % Islam 3.7 % 0.9 % 51
Ghana 33,436,000 111 20 18.0 % 2,095,000 6.3 % Christianity 62.1 % 25.7 % 51
Guinea 13,784,000 47 29 61.7 % 11,984,000 86.9 % Islam 4.2 % 0.7 % 251
Guinea-Bissau 2,081,000 35 19 54.3 % 995,000 47.8 % Islam 11.6 % 2.0 % 32
Liberia 5,264,000 39 5 12.8 % 598,000 11.4 % Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 11.7 % 12
Mali 22,393,000 73 43 58.9 % 20,476,000 91.4 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 420
Mauritania 4,701,000 18 14 77.8 % 4,686,000 99.7 % Islam 0.3 % 0.1 % 101
Niger 26,121,000 38 30 78.9 % 25,654,000 98.2 % Islam 1.6 % 1.0 % 519
Nigeria 218,454,000 538 91 16.9 % 68,504,000 31.4 % Christianity 51.3 % 25.8 % 1,415
São Tomé and Príncipe 226,000 6 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 86.2 % 6.0 % -
Senegal 17,287,000 55 26 47.3 % 14,014,000 81.1 % Islam 4.6 % 0.2 % 289
Sierra Leone 8,599,000 28 10 35.7 % 1,542,000 17.9 % Islam 12.9 % 5.0 % 34
Togo 8,786,000 56 8 14.3 % 648,000 7.4 % Christianity 45.1 % 10.9 % 16
Totals:  24 588,109,000 2,214 498 22.5 % 182,199,000 31.0 % 6   48.4 % 17.1 % 3,841
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