Religion: Ethnic Religions What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

736,664,000

% of World Population

9.5 %

People Groups

2,663

Unreached Groups

979 (36.8 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Wobe Côte d'Ivoire 279,000 We Northern Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 7.00 % New Testament -
 Wiwa, Malayo Colombia 18,000 Malayo Ethnic Religions 2.10 % 0.40 % Translation Started 1
 Wayuu, Guajiro Colombia 380,000 Wayuu Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 7.00 % New Testament -
 Wayuu, Guajiro Venezuela 364,000 Wayuu Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 1.50 % New Testament -
 Wayampi, Oiapoque French Guiana 800 Wayampi Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.30 % New Testament -
 Watchi Benin 61,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.50 % Translation Started 1
 Watchi Togo 885,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.45 % Translation Started -
 Warao Venezuela 43,000 Warao Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.44 % New Testament -
 Wara Burkina Faso 9,600 Wara Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 0.60 % Translation Needed -
 Waorani Ecuador 2,600 Waorani Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 15.00 % New Testament -
 Wampis Peru 12,000 Wampis Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 6.00 % New Testament -
 Wamei, Konyagi Guinea 7,700 Wamey Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.09 % New Testament 1
 Wamei, Konyagi Senegal 28,000 Wamey Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.20 % New Testament -
 Wala Ghana 103,000 Wali Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.50 % Complete Bible 2
 Waimiri-Atroari Brazil 2,000 Waimiri-Atroari Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 % Translation Needed -
 Waiapi Brazil 1,100 Waiwai Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 0.10 % Complete Bible -
 Waama, Yoabou Benin 114,000 Waama Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Wa Myanmar (Burma) 457,000 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Wa China 386,000 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 8.00 % Complete Bible -
 Wa Thailand 6,900 Wa, Parauk Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 15.00 % Complete Bible -
 Viri, Belanda Viri South Sudan 46,000 Belanda Viri Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % Translation Needed -
 Vige, Viemo Burkina Faso 15,000 Viemo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Vezo Madagascar 344,000 Malagasy, Sakalava Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 1.80 % Bible Portions -
 Verre Nigeria 184,000 Verre Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.50 % Bible Portions -
 Vemgo-Mabas Cameroon 1,500 Vemgo-Mabas Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % Translation Needed -
Totals: 2,663 Peoples   736,664,000     979       3,563
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