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Congo, Republic of the – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Aboo, Teke-Laali39,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityTeke-Eboo   
Arab1,2000.30 %50.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
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Babole7,100Y23.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityDibole   
Bakwele15,000Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBekwel   
Bangandu1,500Y22.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityBangandu   
Bangi110,000Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBangi   
Baya, Gbaya5,900Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityGbaya, Northwest   
Bomitaba17,000Y30.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityBomitaba   
Bomwali51,000Y7.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityBomwali   
Bongili12,000Y20.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityBongili   
Bonjo5,800Y32.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityBonjo   
Bulu Fang, Pidgin Bulu5,900Y12.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityBulu   
Deaf54,000Y89.72 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Doondo120,000Y3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityDoondo M
Doondo of Congo, Republic of the
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Fang, Pangwe13,000Y6.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityFang M
Fang, Pangwe of Congo, Republic of the
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French12,0000.40 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Hausa12,0000.04 %0.09 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
 T
Kaamba2,900Y7.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityKaamba   
Kako15,000Y5.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKakoP
Kako
M
Kako of Congo, Republic of the
 
Keenge, Beembe125,000Y3.00 %74.80 %4 ChristianityBeembe   
Kituba, Monokutuba1,956,000Y20.50 %95.20 %5 ChristianityKituba M
Kituba, Monokutuba of Congo, Republic of the
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Kongo26,000Y20.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityKoongo   
Kota17,000Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKota   
Koyo1,500Y3.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityKoyo   
Kuba58,000Y11.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLikuba   
Kunyi141,000Y9.00 %99.50 %4 ChristianityKunyi   
Kwala, Likouala86,000Y6.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityLikwala   
Laali Teke3,500Y12.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeke-Laali   
Lali164,000Y25.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityLaari   
Lingala, Ngala241,000Y14.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityLingalaP
Lingala, Ngala
  
Lobala29,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityLobala   
Lumbu5,700Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityLumbu   
Makwa46,000Y6.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityAkwa   
Mbamba26,000Y18.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityOmbamba   
Mbangwe2,900Y1.60 %67.00 %3 ChristianityMbangwe   
Mbanza15,000Y17.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityMbandja   
Mbede115,000Y6.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityMbere   
Mbosi207,000Y10.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMbosi M
Mbosi of Congo, Republic of the
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Mbuku52,000Y20.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityMboko   
Mbwisi5,900Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityBwisi   
Moi5,900Y8.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMoi   
Monzombo16,000Y10.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityMonzombo   
Ndasa8,600Y5.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityNdasa   
Ngbaka6,90014.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityNgbaka   
Ngbaka Mabo, Bwaka173,00014.00 %99.00 %5 ChristianityNgbaka Ma'bo   
Ngom, Angom7,700Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNgom   
Ngundi4,600Y6.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityNgundi   
Ngwili, Ngiri2,900Y22.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityNgbandi, Southern   
Njyem5,500Y7.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityNjyem  T
Nzebi26,000Y14.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityNjebiP
Nzebi
 T
Nzime2,900Y7.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityKoonzimeP
Nzime
 T
Pol10,000Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityPol   
Portuguese1,3000.70 %93.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Punu17,000Y25.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityPunu   
Pygmy, Bayaka40,000Y25.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsYakaP
Pygmy, Bayaka
M
Pygmy, Bayaka of Congo, Republic of the
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Pygmy, Gundi3,100Y8.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityGundi   
Sango127,00023.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianitySangoP
Sango
  
Sundi237,000Y18.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySuundi   
Teke, Central - Njyunjyu119,000Y8.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityTeke-Nzikou   
Teke, Eastern70,000Y6.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianityTeke, Ibali   
Teke, Northeast113,000Y6.00 %95.50 %4 ChristianityNgungwel M
Teke, Northeast of Congo, Republic of the
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Teke, Northern94,000Y6.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTeke-Tege   
Teke, Southern74,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityTeke-Kukuya   
Teke, Tsaayi158,000Y15.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeke-Tsaayi   
Teke-Fuumu16,000Y5.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityTeke-Fuumu   
Teke-Tyee25,000Y15.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeke-Tyee M
Teke-Tyee of Congo, Republic of the
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Tsangui26,000Y22.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityTsaangi   
Vili, Fioti14,000Y6.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityVili   
Wumbvu12,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityWumbvu   
Yaka, Iyaka38,000Y0.80 %95.00 %3 ChristianityYaka M
Yaka, Iyaka of Congo, Republic of the
 
Yombe56,000Y15.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityYombe   
Total People Groups:   71 5,334,000 64         10 9 13
Unclassified / Other Individuals 66,000  
UN Country Population (2018) 5,400,000  
Other reported groups:  3  
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Congo, Republic of the – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 1 1.4 % 12,000 0.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 1.4 % 1,200 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 5 7.0 % 108,000 2.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 35 49.3 % 1,698,000 31.8 %
  5 - Significantly reached 29 40.8 % 3,515,000 65.9 %
Totals 71   5,334,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Congo, Republic of the – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Arab
1,200


French
12,000


Hausa
12,000


Kako
15,000


Lingala, Ngala
241,000


Nzebi
26,000


Nzime
2,900


Portuguese
1,300


Pygmy, Bayaka
40,000


Sango
127,000

Congo, Republic of the People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Congo, Republic of the – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Akwaakw10None
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Bangandubgf10None
Bangibni10NT
Beembebeq10NT
Bekwelbkw10Portions
Bomitabazmx10None
Bomwalibmw10None
Bongilibui10NT
Bonjobok10Need?
Bulubum10Complete
Bwisibwz10None
Dibolebvx10Need?
Doondodde10Portions
Fangfan10NT
Frenchfra10Complete
Gbaya, Northwestgya10Complete
Gundigdi10None
Hausahau11Complete
Kaambaxku10None
Kakokkj10NT
Kitubamkw10NT
Koongokng10Complete
Koonzimeozm10NT
Kotakoq10Portions
Koyokoh10None
Kunyinjx10None
Laarildi10NT
Language unknownxxx10None
Likubakxx10Portions
Likwalakwc10Need?
Lingalalin10Complete
Lobalaloq10NT
Lumbulup10Portions
Mbandjazmz10Complete
Mbangwezmn10Need?
Mberemdt10None
Mbokomdu10None
Mbosimdw10Portions
Moimow10Need?
Monzombomoj10None
Ndasanda10Need?
Ngbakanga10Complete
Ngbaka Ma'bonbm10Need?
Ngbandi, Southernnbw10NT
Ngomnra10Portions
Ngundindn10None
Ngungwelngz10Portions
Njebinzb10NT
Njyemnjy10Portions
Ombambambm10Need?
Polpmm10None
Portuguesepor10Complete
Punupuu10Complete
Sangosag10Complete
Suundisdj10None
Teke, Ibalitek10Portions
Teke-Ebooebo10Portions
Teke-Fuumuifm10Need?
Teke-Kukuyakkw10Portions
Teke-Laalilli10Need?
Teke-Nzikounzu10None
Teke-Tegeteg10Portions
Teke-Tsaayityi10Need?
Teke-Tyeetyx10Portions
Tsaangitsa10None
Vilivif10Portions
Wumbvuwum10Need?
Yakaiyx10Portions
Yakaaxk10Portions
Yombeyom10NT
Totals: 71 71 1   41 15 21 50 3
Data Notes
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Congo, Republic of the – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 14.8 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Congo, Republic of the – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Congo, Republic of the. Ministries in the Congo, Republic of the section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the West and Central Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Congo, Republic of the   Ministries in West and Central Africa
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Country Level Ministries Size
African EnterpriseMedium
African LeadershipSmall
Christian Blind Mission InternationalSmall
Global Outreach MissionMedium
SEL FranceSmall
Ministries Listed:  5
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Action International MinistriesMedium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc.Medium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World MissionsMedium
Awana Clubs, InternationalMedium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, InternationalMedium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI)Medium
Baptist Mid-MissionsMedium
BCM InternationalMedium
Bible LeagueMedium
Campus Crusade for Christ, InternationalLarge
Child Evangelism FellowshipMedium
Church of God of ProphecyMedium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission DepartmentMedium
Church World ServiceMedium
Cooperative Baptist FellowshipMedium
EFCA International MissionMedium
EQUIP FoundationSmall
Evangelical Covenant ChurchMedium
Every Home for ChristMedium
Final Frontiers FoundationLarge
Free Methodist World MissionsMedium
Friends in Action, InternationalSmall
Galcom InternationalSmall
Global Partners / Wesleyan World MissionsMedium
Globe InternationalMedium
GO InternationalSmall
Go Ye FellowshipMedium
Good News ProductionsMedium
Heart of God MinistriesMedium
Hope for the HungryMedium
InterCommSmall
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Middle East MediaMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Pentecostal Church of God World MissionsSmall
Scripture UnionMedium
Seventh-day Adventists General ConferenceMedium
Silent Word MinistriesSmall
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission BoardLarge
Talking Bibles InternationalSmall
Team ExpansionMedium
Tentmakers InternationalSmall
United Methodist ChurchMedium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign MissionsMedium
United World MissionMedium
Worldwide Tentmakers, IncorporatedSmall
Young LifeMedium
Youth with a MissionLarge
Ministries Listed:  52
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Congo, Republic of the – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 5,334,000
Percent Urbanization 66 %
Total People Groups 71
Unreached People Groups 1
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 88.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 14.8%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.592 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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