Discover > All Regions / Continents > All Countries > Region: Africa, East and Southern > Country: Angola
Country Code (FIPS):
Angola
  • People Groups
  • People Progress
  • People Photos
  • Languages
  • Religions
  • Ministries
  • Details
Angola – People Groups
(Click headings for sorting )
Definitions:
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
People Groups
(click people name for profile)
Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Afrikaner2,10035.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityAfrikaansP
Afrikaner
  
Ambo, Ndonga38,00023.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNdonga   
Bolo, Haka6,200Y7.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityKibala M
Bolo, Haka of Angola
 
British1,2007.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Cape Verdean92,0004.00 %98.00 %4 ChristianityKabuverdianuP
Cape Verdean
  
Chinese, general376,0000.70 %1.05 %1 Non-ReligiousChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
 T
Chokwe1,762,000Y43.80 %85.00 %5 ChristianityCokwe   
Deaf318,000Y94.09 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknownP
Deaf
  
Dhimba30,000Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityDhimbaP
Dhimba
  
English-Speaking, general24,00025.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityEnglish   
French7,2000.20 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Gciriku, Shimbogedu43,000Y35.00 %50.00 %5 ChristianityGciriku   
Heikum, Kedi1,60010.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHaiomP
Heikum, Kedi
  
Herero24,000Y10.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityHereroP
Herero
  
Holu52,000Y4.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsHolu   
Kimbundu7,716,000Y22.46 %97.30 %5 ChristianityKimbundu   
Kongo2,924,000Y39.31 %94.50 %5 ChristianityKoongo   
Kongo, San Salvador19,00033.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityKongo, San Salvador   
Kung-Ekoka7,200Y0.20 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKung-EkokaP
Kung-Ekoka
  
Kung-Tsumkwe9,50010.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsJu'hoanP
Kung-Tsumkwe
  
Kuvale89,000Y12.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKuvale   
Kwandu7,600Y30.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityKwandu   
Kwanyama1,203,000Y19.09 %95.00 %5 ChristianityOshiwamboP
Kwanyama
  
Kxoe, Xun300Y15.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKhwedamP
Kxoe, Xun
M
Kxoe, Xun of Angola
 
Lali5,10030.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLaari   
Lingala138,00018.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityLingalaP
Lingala
  
Lozi8,40012.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityLoziP
Lozi
  
Luba-Lulua71,000Y18.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianityLuba-Kasai   
Luchazi619,000Y45.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityLucaziP
Luchazi
  
Luimbi104,000Y30.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityLuimbi   
Lunda342,000Y35.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityLundaP
Lunda
  
Lunda, Ndembu17,000Y20.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityLunda   
Luvale, Lwena1,091,000Y24.71 %97.00 %5 ChristianityLuvaleP
Luvale, Lwena
  
Luyana, Kwangali26,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKwangali   
Lwalwa24,000Y5.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityLwalu   
Masi4,800Y0.50 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMashiP
Masi
  
Mbangala653,000Y1.50 %50.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMbangala   
Mbukushu, Kusso14,000Y17.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMbukushuP
Mbukushu, Kusso
  
Mbunda310,000Y4.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityMbundaP
Mbunda
  
Mbwela, Ambuella510,000Y27.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityMbwela   
Mpinda31,000Y8.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMpinda   
Ndombe48,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNdombe   
Ngandyera29,000Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityNgandyera   
Ngendelengo1,300Y25.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityNgendelengo   
Nkangala50,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNkangala   
Nkhumbi406,000Y0.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityNkumbiP
Nkhumbi
  
Nyaneka796,000Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityNyaneka  T
Nyemba, Ngangela513,000Y0.20 %85.00 %3 ChristianityNyembaP
Nyemba, Ngangela
  
Ovimbundu, Umbundu9,582,000Y26.96 %96.60 %5 ChristianityUmbundu   
Portuguese, Branco444,0000.40 %95.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese, Branco
  
Pygmy, Bakwe23,000Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKoongo   
Ruund, Northern Lunda234,00020.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityRuund   
Sama, Kissama57,000Y3.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianitySama   
Simaa, Nyengo23,000Y4.00 %50.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNyengo   
Simaa-Makoma3,500Y8.00 %36.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSimaa   
Songo, Nsongo212,000Y17.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianitySongo M
Songo, Nsongo of Angola
T
Spaniard14,0000.10 %95.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Suku35,0003.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianitySuku   
Vasekela Bushman, Maligo13,0002.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsNorthwestern Kung   
Yaka474,000Y25.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityYaka   
Yauma41,000Y3.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityYauma M
Yauma of Angola
T
Yombe83,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityYombe   
Total People Groups:   62 31,803,000 44         25 4 5
Unclassified / Other Individuals 22,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 31,825,000  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Angola – 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 1.6 % 376,000 1.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 4 6.5 % 678,000 2.1 %
  3 - Superficially reached 6 9.7 % 1,702,000 5.4 %
  4 - Partially reached 21 33.9 % 1,740,000 5.5 %
  5 - Significantly reached 30 48.4 % 27,307,000 85.9 %
Totals 62   31,803,000  


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.
Angola – Languages
(Click headings for sorting )
Definitions:
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Language
(click Language name for details)
Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Afrikaansafr10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn11Complete
Cokwecjk10Complete
Dhimbadhm10NT
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Gcirikudiu10NT
Haiomhgm10Trans Started
Hereroher10Complete
Holuhol10Portions
Ju'hoanktz10NT
Kabuverdianukea10Complete
Khwedamxuu10Portions
Kibalablv10Trans Started
Kimbundukmb10Complete
Kongo, San Salvadorkwy10Complete
Koongokng20Complete
Kung-Ekokaknw10Portions
Kuvaleolu10Trans Started
Kwanduxdo10Portions
Kwangalikwn10Complete
Laarildi10NT
Language unknownxxx10Unspecified
Lingalalin10Complete
Loziloz10Complete
Luba-Kasailua10Complete
Lucazilch10Complete
Luimbilum10Complete
Lundalun20Complete
Luvalelue10Complete
Lwalulwa10Trans Needed
Mashimho10NT
Mbangalamxg10Portions
Mbukushumhw10NT
Mbundamck10Complete
Mbwelamfu10Trans Needed
Mpindapnd10Trans Needed
Ndombendq10Trans Needed
Ndongando10Complete
Ngandyeranne10Trans Needed
Ngendelengonql10Trans Needed
Nkangalankn10Trans Started
Nkumbikhu10Portions
Northwestern Kungvaj10Trans Started
Nyanekanyk10NT
Nyembanba10Portions
Nyengonye10Trans Needed
Oshiwambokua10Complete
Portuguesepor10Complete
Ruundrnd10Complete
Samasmd10Trans Needed
Simaasie10Portions
Songonsx10Portions
Spanishspa10Complete
Sukusub10NT
Umbunduumb10Complete
Yakayaf10NT
Yaumayax10Portions
Yombeyom10NT
Totals: 59 62 1   45 13 29 42 8
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Angola – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 24.3 %
(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.
Angola – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Angola. Ministries in the Angola section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Africa, East and Southern 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 Angola   Ministries in Africa, East and Southern
(Click headings for sorting )   (Click headings for sorting )
Country Level Ministries Size
Abundant Life Association, Inc.Medium
Africa Inland Mission, InternationalMedium
African LeadershipSmall
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Samaritan's PurseLarge
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
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Middle East MediaMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Overland MissionsSmall
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:  54
Data Sources
 
People Selector:
Angola – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 31,803,000
Percent Urbanization 66 %
Total People Groups 62
Unreached People Groups 1
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Official National Language Portuguese
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 91.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 24.3%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.533 (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.
 
Prayer Cards
All
Unreached
Maps
Political Map (UN)
Language Map (Ethnologue)
Ethnolinguistic Map (Univ of Texas)
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
 
Prayercast Video

More great prayer resources at Prayercast

Direct link:  http://legacy.joshuaproject.net/countries.php?rog3=AO&sf=jpscale&so=desc