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Western Sahara
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Western Sahara – 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
Arab, Moroccan8,9000.03 %0.18 %Y1 IslamArabic, Moroccan SpokenP
Arab, Moroccan
 T
Bedouin, Arosien7,700Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Bedouin, Arosien
M
Bedouin, Arosien of Western Sahara
T
Bedouin, Tajakant5,900Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Bedouin, Tajakant
 T
Berber, Tekna119,0000.00 %0.04 %Y1 IslamTachelhitP
Berber, Tekna
 T
DeafY0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLanguage unknown   
Imragen24,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Imragen
M
Imragen of Western Sahara
T
Izarguien36,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Izarguien
M
Izarguien of Western Sahara
T
Moor53,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Moor
M
Moor of Western Sahara
T
Regeibat77,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Regeibat
M
Regeibat of Western Sahara
T
Saharawi259,000Y0.00 %0.04 %Y1 IslamHassaniyyaP
Saharawi
M
Saharawi of Western Sahara
T
Total People Groups:   10 591,000 8     10     9 6 9
Unclassified / Other Individuals 5,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 596,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
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Western Sahara – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 10 100.0 % 591,000 100.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 10   591,000  


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

Arab, Moroccan
8,900


Bedouin, Arosien
7,700


Bedouin, Tajakant
5,900


Berber, Tekna
119,000


Imragen
24,000


Izarguien
36,000


Moor
53,000


Regeibat
77,000


Saharawi
259,000

Western Sahara People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Western Sahara – Languages
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Language
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Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Moroccan Spokenary11Complete
Hassaniyyamey77None
Language unknownxxx11None
Tachelhitshi11NT
Totals: 4 10 10   2 2 3 3 0
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Western Sahara – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.0 %
(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.
Western Sahara – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Western Sahara. Ministries in the Western Sahara section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North 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 Western Sahara   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Country Level Ministries Size
Not Displayed. Contact Joshua ProjectN/A
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
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Western Sahara – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 591,000
Percent Urbanization 81 %
Total People Groups 10
Unreached People Groups 10
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
Secondary National LanguageHassaniyya
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 0.0%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.0%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index Not reported (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
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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