Region:  Africa, West and Central

Population

546,843,000

Countries

24

Number of People Groups

2,219

Unreached People Groups

499 (22%)

Population in Unreached

172,570,000

% Population in Unreached

31.6%
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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 12,088,000 63 13 20.6 % 2,263,000 18.7 % Christianity 31.6 % 7.5 % 50
Burkina Faso 20,839,000 80 26 32.5 % 4,838,000 23.2 % Islam 21.2 % 10.6 % 110
Cameroon 26,486,000 293 17 5.8 % 3,776,000 14.3 % Christianity 52.4 % 9.2 % 82
Cape Verde 554,000 5 1 20.0 % 63,000 11.4 % Christianity 86.0 % 8.4 % 1
Central African Republic 4,819,000 82 7 8.5 % 469,000 9.7 % Christianity 70.5 % 31.6 % 11
Chad 16,400,000 141 79 56.0 % 9,090,000 55.4 % Islam 25.6 % 7.3 % 216
Congo, Democratic Republic of 89,413,000 230 4 1.7 % 282,000 0.3 % Christianity 91.6 % 19.2 % 7
Congo, Republic of the 5,456,000 71 1 1.4 % 11,000 0.2 % Christianity 85.5 % 14.6 % 1
Côte d'Ivoire 26,308,000 108 36 33.3 % 8,780,000 33.4 % Islam 31.1 % 9.7 % 189
Equatorial Guinea 1,346,000 18 2 11.1 % 30,000 2.2 % Christianity 89.3 % 4.7 % 2
Gabon 2,192,000 52 5 9.6 % 50,000 2.3 % Christianity 75.2 % 11.9 % 5
Gambia 2,377,000 30 16 53.3 % 2,014,000 84.7 % Islam 3.6 % 0.9 % 50
Ghana 30,984,000 111 19 17.1 % 1,628,000 5.3 % Christianity 62.4 % 25.9 % 42
Guinea 13,071,000 48 30 62.5 % 11,365,000 86.9 % Islam 4.2 % 0.7 % 240
Guinea-Bissau 1,945,000 35 19 54.3 % 930,000 47.8 % Islam 11.7 % 2.1 % 32
Liberia 5,018,000 39 5 12.8 % 576,000 11.5 % Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 11.5 % 11
Mali 20,148,000 74 44 59.5 % 18,431,000 91.5 % Islam 2.8 % 0.7 % 380
Mauritania 4,617,000 19 15 78.9 % 4,602,000 99.7 % Islam 0.3 % 0.1 % 100
Niger 24,123,000 37 29 78.4 % 23,693,000 98.2 % Islam 1.6 % 1.0 % 480
Nigeria 205,647,000 538 86 16.0 % 64,323,000 31.3 % Christianity 51.1 % 25.8 % 1,335
São Tomé and Príncipe 218,000 6 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 % Christianity 86.2 % 6.0 % -
Senegal 16,660,000 55 26 47.3 % 13,360,000 80.2 % Islam 4.8 % 0.2 % 274
Sierra Leone 7,911,000 28 11 39.3 % 1,390,000 17.6 % Islam 13.0 % 5.0 % 29
Togo 8,221,000 56 8 14.3 % 606,000 7.4 % Christianity 45.1 % 10.9 % 14
Totals:  24 546,843,000 2,219 499 22.5 % 172,570,000 31.6 % 6   47.9 % 16.9 % 3,661
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