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Gabon – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Arab4,2000.50 %5.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Bakwele5,800Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBekwel   
Bandoumu, Minduumo4,400Y0.50 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsNdumu   
Barama1,500Y4.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityBarama   
Benga2,200Y5.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityBenga M
Benga of Gabon
T
British9008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
DeafY12.70 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Duma, Aduma17,000Y2.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityDuma   
Eshira, Chira51,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySira   
Eviya4005.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEviya   
Fang508,000Y11.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityFang M
Fang of Gabon
T
Fon21,0003.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityFonP
Fon
  
French8,9001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani8,4000.20 %1.50 %Y1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani
 T
Gun21,0008.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityGun   
Hausa12,0000.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
  
Kaningi, Bakanike1,500Y1.50 %82.00 %3 ChristianityKaningi   
Kele, Akele1,500Y7.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityKele   
Kota, Mekambo36,000Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKota   
Lumbu34,000Y5.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityLumbu   
Mahongwe12,000Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityMahongwe   
Mbamba15,000Y18.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityOmbamba   
Mbangwe, Mbahouin2,900Y2.00 %67.00 %3 ChristianityMbangwe   
Mbede78,000Y9.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityMbere   
Mbwisi2,100Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityBwisi   
Mitsogo, Tsogo13,000Y7.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityTsogo   
Myene65,000Y10.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityMyene   
Ndambomo1,0004.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNdambomo   
Ndasa1,500Y5.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityNdasa   
Ngom, Angom14,000Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNgom   
Nzebi177,000Y14.00 %72.00 %5 ChristianityNjebiP
Nzebi
 T
Okande, Kande700Y9.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKande   
Pinji, Apindje1,500Y4.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityPinji   
Pove, Bubi5,800Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityBubi   
Punu221,000Y25.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityPunu   
Pygmy, Baka7,000Y1.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBakaP
Pygmy, Baka
M
Pygmy, Baka of Gabon
T
Sake, Asake12,000Y6.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianitySake   
Samay1,200Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianitySamay   
Sangu, Masangu44,000Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySangu   
Seki1,500Y1.10 %90.00 %3 ChristianitySekiP
Seki
  
Sighu2,300Y10.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianitySighu   
Simba100Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSimba   
Tchitchege3,200Y9.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityTchitchege   
Teke, Northern124,000Y5.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTeke-Tege   
Teke, Tsaayi57,000Y15.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeke-Tsaayi   
Tsangui15,000Y22.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityTsaangi   
Vili, Fioti6,200Y6.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityVili   
Vumbu7,300Y10.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityVumbu   
Wandji15,000Y5.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityWandji   
Wolof10,0000.20 %0.50 %Y1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Gabon
T
Wumbvu31,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityWumbvu   
Total People Groups:   51 1,687,000 41     5     10 4 8
Unclassified / Other Individuals 76,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 1,763,000  
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Gabon – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 5 9.8 % 39,000 2.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 3.9 % 7,100 0.4 %
  3 - Superficially reached 5 9.8 % 32,000 1.9 %
  4 - Partially reached 29 56.9 % 498,000 29.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 10 19.6 % 1,111,000 65.9 %
Totals 51   1,687,000  


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.
Gabon – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Arab
4,200


British
900


Fon
21,000


French
8,900


Fulani
8,400


Hausa
12,000


Nzebi
177,000


Pygmy, Baka
7,000


Seki
1,500


Wolof
10,000

Gabon People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Gabon – 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
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc11Portions
Bakabkc10Portions
Baramabbg10None
Bekwelbkw10Portions
Bengabng10NT
Bubibuw10None
Bwisibwz10Need?
Dumadma10Need?
Englisheng10Complete
Eviyagev10None
Fangfan10Complete
Fonfon10NT
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Nigerfuq11NT
Gunguw10Complete
Hausahau11Complete
Kandekbs10None
Kaningikzo10None
Kelekeb10Portions
Kotakoq10Portions
Language unknownxxx10None
Lumbulup10Portions
Mahongwemhb10None
Mbangwezmn10None
Mberemdt10None
Myenemye10Complete
Ndambomonxo10None
Ndasanda10Need?
Ndumunmd11None
Ngomnra10Portions
Njebinzb10NT
Ombambambm10None
Pinjipic10Need?
Punupuu10Complete
Sakesak10None
Samaysyx10None
Sangusnq10Portions
Sekisyi10None
Sighusxe10None
Simbasbw10None
Siraswj10Portions
Tchitchegetck10None
Teke-Tegeteg10None
Teke-Tsaayityi10None
Tsaangitsa10None
Tsogotsv10NT
Vilivif10None
Vumbuvum10Need?
Wandjiwdd10None
Wolofwol11NT
Wumbvuwum10None
Totals: 51 51 5   22 6 11 30 3
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Gabon – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 12.1 %
(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.
Gabon – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Gabon. Ministries in the Gabon 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 Gabon   Ministries in West and Central Africa
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Country Level Ministries Size
Global Outreach MissionMedium
Intervarsity Christian FellowshipMedium
LifeWindMedium
Missionary Ventures InternationalMedium
Ministries Listed:  4
 
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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Gabon – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 1,687,000
Percent Urbanization 87 %
Total People Groups 51
Unreached People Groups 5
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 75.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 12.1%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.674 (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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