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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abo22,000Y2.50 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBankon  T
Aghem, Wum49,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityAghemP
Aghem, Wum
 T
Akum2,500Y8.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityAkumP
Akum
  
Amasi, Banta9,600Y1.50 %73.00 %3 ChristianityManta M
Amasi, Banta of Cameroon
T
Ambele9,900Y6.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityAmbele  T
Arab, Turku14,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamJuba ArabicP
Arab, Turku
 T
Atong7,800Y0.30 %62.00 %3 ChristianityAtong  T
Awing34,000Y7.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityAwing M
Awing of Cameroon
T
Baba38,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianitySupapya   
Babanki51,000Y3.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityBabankiP
Babanki
M
Babanki of Cameroon
 
Badwe'e21,000Y7.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityKoonzime   
Bafanji24,000Y1.50 %27.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBafanji   
Bafaw26,000Y2.50 %75.00 %4 ChristianityBafaw-Balong  T
Bafia, Bekpak140,000Y11.00 %69.00 %5 ChristianityBafia   
Bafumen64,000Y3.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityMmen   
Baggara, Shuwa Arab195,0000.02 %0.02 %1 IslamArabic, Chadian SpokenP
Baggara, Shuwa Arab
M
Baggara, Shuwa Arab of Cameroon
T
Bagyele5,900Y8.00 %46.80 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGyeleP
Bagyele
M
Bagyele of Cameroon
T
Bakaka58,000Y15.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityBakaka   
Bakoko, Basoo151,000Y2.50 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBakoko M
Bakoko, Basoo of Cameroon
T
Bakole, Bamusso900Y1.00 %74.00 %3 ChristianityFrench   
Bakossi182,000Y10.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityAkooseP
Bakossi
M
Bakossi of Cameroon
T
Bakoum18,000Y2.50 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKwakumP
Bakoum
 T
Bakwele1,7000.40 %66.00 %3 ChristianityBekwel   
Bali, Mungaka152,000Y6.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMungaka   
Balo4,200Y3.00 %66.00 %4 ChristianityBalo   
Bamali, Ngoobechop16,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityBamali   
Bambalang44,000Y3.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBambalangP
Bambalang
  
Bambili29,000Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBambili-Bambui  T
Bamenyam, Bagam8,600Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBamenyam   
Bamileke-Bakwa, Bakoa2,100Y1.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityKwa'   
Bamileke-Bamenjou304,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityGhomala   
Bamileke-Bandjoun, Ghomala841,000Y8.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityGhomala   
Bamileke-Batcham441,000Y6.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityNgiemboonP
Bamileke-Batcham
  
Bamileke-Fefe, Bafang213,000Y5.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityFefe   
Bamileke-Medumba490,000Y10.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityMedumba   
Bamileke-Ndanda24,000Y3.50 %76.00 %4 ChristianityNda'nda'   
Bamileke-Ngombale, Babadjou99,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityNgombale   
Bamileke-Tchang683,000Y8.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityYemba M
Bamileke-Tchang of Cameroon
T
Bamukumbit18,000Y5.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityBamukumbitP
Bamukumbit
  
Banagere, Iyon42,000Y6.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityMesaka   
Banana, Mussei76,00012.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMusey   
Bangandu9,400Y3.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityBangandu   
Bango7,500Y0.40 %62.00 %3 ChristianityNubaca M
Bango of Cameroon
T
Bangolan20,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 IslamBangolan   
Banso, Nso365,000Y12.00 %71.00 %5 ChristianityLamnso'P
Banso, Nso
  
Barombi, Lambi5,300Y3.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBarombi  T
Bassa457,000Y13.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityBasaa   
Bassar, Ntcham2,9001.50 %18.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsNtchamP
Bassar, Ntcham
  
Bassossi, Sosi8,600Y3.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityBassossi   
Batangan14,0008.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBatanga   
Bate15,0008.00 %15.00 %4 IslamBata   
Bati, Bush Bati3,000Y3.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBati M
Bati, Bush Bati of Cameroon
 
Baya, Gbaya201,00020.00 %63.00 %5 ChristianityGbaya, Northwest   
Beba5,300Y2.00 %40.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBeba   
Bebe4,500Y0.40 %61.00 %3 ChristianityNaami  T
Bebele99,000Y2.40 %70.00 %4 ChristianityBebele   
Bebil14,000Y0.70 %69.00 %3 ChristianityBebil   
Becheve17,000Y10.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsIceve-MaciP
Becheve
  
Beezen800Y0.30 %45.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBeezen   
Belip19,000Y0.70 %60.00 %3 ChristianityElipP
Belip
M
Belip of Cameroon
T
Benyi9,000Y0.60 %69.00 %3 ChristianityMmaala M
Benyi of Cameroon
 
Betsinga, Sanaga79,000Y7.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityTukiP
Betsinga, Sanaga
M
Betsinga, Sanaga of Cameroon
T
Biba-Befang5,200Y3.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBefang   
Bikele-Bikay17,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityKol   
Bitare11,0007.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBitare   
Bobe2,100Y1.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityBubia   
Bokwa-Kendem2,700Y2.00 %66.00 %3 ChristianityKendemP
Bokwa-Kendem
M
Bokwa-Kendem of Cameroon
T
Bokyi, Boki7,5005.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityBokyiP
Bokyi, Boki
  
Bomboko8,700Y1.50 %66.00 %3 ChristianityWumboko   
Bomwali11,0001.00 %69.00 %3 ChristianityBomwali   
Bonkeng5,500Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBonkeng   
Bu300Y0.30 %62.00 %3 ChristianityMundabliP
Bu
 T
Buduma6000.03 %0.04 %1 IslamBudumaP
Buduma
 T
Bulu Fang1,288,000Y10.75 %72.00 %5 ChristianityBulu   
Bulu-Ewondo Creole58,000Y7.00 %68.00 %4 ChristianityEwondo   
Bum39,000Y20.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityBum M
Bum of Cameroon
T
Busam2,800Y1.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityBusam  T
Buwal13,000Y1.20 %35.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBuwalP
Buwal
M
Buwal of Cameroon
T
Cala15,000Y1.30 %70.00 %3 ChristianityCaka M
Cala of Cameroon
 
Cameroonian Creole2,216,000Y19.11 %67.00 %5 ChristianityPidgin, Cameroon   
Cameroonian Creole, Detribal1,641,000Y16.72 %67.00 %5 ChristianityFrench   
Chamba Daka30,0004.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianitySamba Daka   
Chamba Leko52,0009.00 %40.56 %4 IslamSamba Leko   
Chinese, general3,2008.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Cung3,600Y1.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityChungmboko   
Cuvok15,000Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityCuvok  T
Daba, Daba Kola36,000Y1.50 %7.00 %2 IslamDabaP
Daba, Daba Kola
  
Deaf272,000Y53.80 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown  T
Dek5,300Y0.80 %33.00 %2 IslamDek   
Denya, Anyang34,000Y12.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityDenyaP
Denya, Anyang
M
Denya, Anyang of Cameroon
T
Dghwede4,90025.00 %30.00 %5 IslamDghwedeP
Dghwede
  
Dii, Yag Dii67,000Y1.30 %45.00 %2 ChristianityDii M
Dii, Yag Dii of Cameroon
 
Dimbong56,000Y1.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityDimbong   
Djanti3,300Y0.60 %69.00 %3 ChristianityTibea   
Dowayayo, Namshi50,000Y2.00 %26.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDoyayo   
Duala, Uli265,000Y14.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityDuala   
Dugun, Saa14,000Y5.00 %46.80 %4 ChristianityDugun   
Dugwor9,100Y0.10 %25.00 %2 IslamDugwor   
Duli-Gey5,500Y12.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityFulfulde, Adamawa   
Dumbule200Y1.00 %50.00 %2 ChristianityMbule   
Duupa12,000Y5.00 %40.00 %4 IslamDuupa   
Dzodinka4,500Y0.40 %62.00 %3 ChristianityLidzonka   
Efai1,2006.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityEfai   
Efik, Calabari17,00016.00 %62.00 %5 ChristianityEfik   
Ejagham, Ekoi96,000Y12.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityEjaghamP
Ejagham, Ekoi
  
Eman1,900Y0.30 %62.00 %3 ChristianityEman M
Eman of Cameroon
 
English-speaking, general6,0008.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
English-speaking, general
  
Esimbi28,000Y20.00 %25.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsEsimbiP
Esimbi
M
Esimbi of Cameroon
T
Eton381,000Y4.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityEton M
Eton of Cameroon
 
Evand2,000Y0.50 %66.00 %3 ChristianityEvant M
Evand of Cameroon
 
Ewondo, Beti2,095,000Y21.50 %71.00 %5 ChristianityEwondoP
Ewondo, Beti
  
Fali33,000Y4.00 %12.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBanaP
Fali
M
Fali of Cameroon
T
Fali of Jibu300Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityZizilivakan   
Fali, North48,000Y2.00 %3.00 %1 IslamFali, North M
Fali, North of Cameroon
T
Fali, South61,000Y1.50 %12.00 %2 IslamFali, South M
Fali, South of Cameroon
 
Fang, Ntum192,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityFang M
Fang, Ntum of Cameroon
T
Fang, Pangwe5,200Y3.00 %61.00 %4 ChristianityFang   
French45,0000.30 %59.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani, Adamawa2,630,000Y1.30 %1.40 %1 IslamFulfulde, AdamawaP
Fulani, Adamawa
M
Fulani, Adamawa of Cameroon
T
Fulani, Nigerian111,0000.04 %0.05 %1 IslamFulfulde, NigerianP
Fulani, Nigerian
M
Fulani, Nigerian of Cameroon
T
Fulbe-Gey4,200Y0.10 %0.20 %1 IslamFulfulde, AdamawaP
Fulbe-Gey
M
Fulbe-Gey of Cameroon
T
Fut, Bafut138,000Y6.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBafutP
Fut, Bafut
  
Gavar20,000Y1.80 %8.00 %2 IslamGavarP
Gavar
M
Gavar of Cameroon
T
Gbaya, Mbadomo35,000Y1.00 %62.00 %3 ChristianityGbaya-Mbodomo   
Gbaya-Mum7,300Y4.00 %61.00 %4 ChristianityGbaya, Northwest   
Gidar163,000Y6.00 %25.00 %4 IslamGidar   
Gimme, Kompara9,300Y2.00 %15.00 %2 IslamGimme   
Gimnime, Kadam8,600Y2.00 %15.00 %2 IslamGimnime   
Giziga, North61,000Y6.00 %59.00 %4 ChristianityGiziga, North M
Giziga, North of Cameroon
 
Giziga, South140,000Y1.30 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsGizigaP
Giziga, South
M
Giziga, South of Cameroon
T
Glavda8,800Y10.00 %35.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGlavdaP
Glavda
  
Greek5,2000.20 %74.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Gude, Cheke85,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGude M
Gude, Cheke of Cameroon
T
Guduf5,4002.50 %40.00 %4 IslamGuduf-Gava M
Guduf of Cameroon
T
Hausa402,0000.08 %0.10 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
M
Hausa of Cameroon
T
Hide, Xedi45,000Y12.00 %20.00 %5 IslamHdi   
Hijuk900Y1.00 %62.00 %3 ChristianityHijuk   
Hina19,000Y2.00 %15.00 %2 IslamMinaP
Hina
M
Hina of Cameroon
T
Hya1,700Y2.00 %82.00 %3 ChristianityHya  T
Ibibio58,00020.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIbibioP
Ibibio
  
Igbo116,00020.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIgboP
Igbo
  
Ipulo, Assumbo6,000Y3.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityIpulo   
Isu22,000Y13.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityIsu   
Iyive1,800Y20.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityIyive   
Jimi11,000Y8.00 %15.00 %4 IslamJimjimen   
Jina2,600Y1.00 %20.00 %2 IslamJina   
Kabba-Laka8,90010.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityLaka   
Kako175,000Y13.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityKakoP
Kako
M
Kako of Cameroon
 
Kambu, Limbum198,000Y12.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityLimbumP
Kambu, Limbum
M
Kambu, Limbum of Cameroon
T
Kamkam2,300Y2.40 %30.00 %4 IslamMbongno   
Kamwe, Higi10,0000.90 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKamweP
Kamwe, Higi
M
Kamwe, Higi of Cameroon
 
Kanuri, Yerwa171,0000.02 %0.02 %1 IslamKanuri, YerwaP
Kanuri, Yerwa
M
Kanuri, Yerwa of Cameroon
T
Kapsiki, Psikye123,000Y5.00 %35.00 %4 IslamPsikye   
Karang-Pandama, Sakpu25,000Y2.00 %40.00 %2 ChristianityKarang M
Karang-Pandama, Sakpu of Cameroon
T
Kari8,300Y2.00 %33.00 %2 IslamKare   
Kera14,000Y8.00 %45.00 %4 IslamKeraP
Kera
  
Kolbila, Kolena4,700Y4.00 %40.00 %4 IslamKolbila   
Koma8,600Y9.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityKomaP
Koma
  
Konja, Kwanji13,000Y1.70 %50.00 %2 ChristianityKwanja   
Korop, Ododop11,000Y2.50 %74.00 %4 ChristianityKorop   
Kosin3,900Y4.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityKoshin  T
Kotoko, Afade7,600Y0.60 %4.00 %1 IslamAfadeP
Kotoko, Afade
M
Kotoko, Afade of Cameroon
T
Kotoko, Lagwan15,000Y5.00 %10.00 %4 IslamLagwanP
Kotoko, Lagwan
M
Kotoko, Lagwan of Cameroon
T
Kotoko, Malgbe9,600Y3.00 %20.00 %4 IslamMalgbe   
Kotoko, Maslam400Y1.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMaslam M
Kotoko, Maslam of Cameroon
 
Kotoko, Mpade25,000Y0.90 %3.00 %1 IslamMpade M
Kotoko, Mpade of Cameroon
T
Kotoko, Mser700Y5.00 %10.00 %4 IslamMser M
Kotoko, Mser of Cameroon
T
Kpe, Baakpe169,000Y12.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityMokpwe   
Kuk6,300Y3.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityKuk   
Kumaju, Dumbo5,000Y2.50 %74.00 %4 ChristianityKemedzung  T
Kundu, Bakundu184,000Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityOroko   
Kung800Y2.00 %74.00 %3 ChristianityKungP
Kung
  
Kuo11,000Y20.00 %46.80 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKuo   
Kuteb3,800Y2.00 %72.00 %3 ChristianityKutep   
Kwaja5,200Y2.00 %73.00 %3 ChristianityKwaja   
Laimbue11,000Y2.00 %74.00 %3 ChristianityLaimbue   
Lefa17,000Y2.00 %52.00 %3 ChristianityLefa  T
Mada51,000Y0.70 %7.00 %2 IslamMadaP
Mada
M
Mada of Cameroon
T
Mafa320,000Y2.00 %7.00 %2 IslamMafaP
Mafa
 T
Majera900Y1.00 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMajera   
Makaa, North24,000Y4.00 %59.00 %4 ChristianityByep   
Makaa, South210,000Y6.00 %61.00 %4 ChristianityMakaa M
Makaa, South of Cameroon
 
Mambila, Cameroon66,000Y12.00 %40.00 %5 IslamMambila, Cameroon   
Mandankwe, Nkwen42,000Y3.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityMendankwe-Nkwen  T
Mandara, Wandala71,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWandalaP
Mandara, Wandala
M
Mandara, Wandala of Cameroon
T
Mangbai14,000Y20.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityMambai M
Mangbai of Cameroon
 
Mangisa66,000Y4.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityMengisa   
Manja14,00032.00 %69.00 %5 ChristianityMandjaP
Manja
  
Masa312,000Y15.00 %45.00 %5 IslamMasanaP
Masa
  
Matal, Muktile54,000Y8.00 %45.00 %4 ChristianityMatal   
Mazagway34,000Y0.80 %5.00 %1 IslamMazagway-Hidi   
Mbaw2,600Y0.50 %62.00 %3 ChristianityMbo'   
Mbedam11,000Y0.80 %55.00 %3 ChristianityMbudumP
Mbedam
M
Mbedam of Cameroon
T
Mbessa26,000Y9.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityMbessa   
Mbimu12,000Y4.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityMpiemoP
Mbimu
M
Mbimu of Cameroon
T
Mbo94,000Y6.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityMbo  T
Mboku21,000Y15.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityMbuko M
Mboku of Cameroon
T
Mbonga, Mboa2,800Y0.30 %59.00 %3 ChristianityMbonga   
Mbu300Y1.00 %66.00 %3 ChristianityAjumbu   
Mbum, Wuna85,000Y16.00 %27.00 %5 IslamMbum   
Mefele20,000Y1.50 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMefele   
Mekaf, Naki6,600Y3.50 %69.00 %4 ChristianityNaki  T
Mengaka, Ghap44,000Y4.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityMengakaP
Mengaka, Ghap
M
Mengaka, Ghap of Cameroon
 
Menka9,600Y2.50 %74.00 %4 ChristianityMenka  T
Mere30,000Y3.40 %30.00 %4 IslamMereyP
Mere
M
Mere of Cameroon
T
Mijong, Missong2,400Y5.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityMungbam  T
Mofu, North83,000Y2.00 %8.00 %2 IslamMofu, NorthP
Mofu, North
M
Mofu, North of Cameroon
T
Mofu, South116,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMofu-GudurP
Mofu, South
M
Mofu, South of Cameroon
 
Molokwo19,000Y3.50 %8.00 %4 IslamMoloko M
Molokwo of Cameroon
T
Mono400Y4.00 %15.00 %4 IslamMono  T
Mubako, Mumbake46,000Y1.50 %42.90 %2 ChristianityMubakoP
Mubako, Mumbake
  
Mulimba, Limba4,000Y6.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityMalimba  T
Mum, Bamun640,000Y2.40 %8.50 %4 IslamBamun   
Mumuye14,0000.30 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsMumuyeP
Mumuye
M
Mumuye of Cameroon
T
Mundang, Lere135,000Y2.50 %50.00 %4 ChristianityMundang   
Mundani89,000Y20.00 %73.00 %5 ChristianityMundaniP
Mundani
  
Musgum, Mulwi213,000Y2.00 %25.00 %2 IslamMusgu M
Musgum, Mulwi of Cameroon
T
Muyang, Myau43,000Y0.40 %7.00 %2 IslamMuyang M
Muyang, Myau of Cameroon
T
Ncane19,000Y1.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityNchane   
Ndemli, Bayong18,000Y0.70 %30.00 %2 IslamNdemli   
Ndola3,700Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityNdoolaP
Ndola
  
Ndop-Bamessing, Ndob38,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKenswei Nsei   
Ndop-Bamunka, Muka44,000Y4.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityBamunkaP
Ndop-Bamunka, Muka
  
Ndreme, Pelasla19,000Y2.50 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsVame M
Ndreme, Pelasla of Cameroon
 
Nen, Banen188,000Y4.50 %55.00 %4 ChristianityTunen   
Nfumte75,000Y20.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityMfumteP
Nfumte
  
Ngamambo130,000Y5.00 %62.00 %4 ChristianityNgamambo   
Ngambay87,000Y7.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityNgambayP
Ngambay
  
Ngemba33,000Y18.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityNgemba  T
Ngi, Angie67,000Y7.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityNgie   
Ngishe17,000Y1.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianityNgoshie M
Ngishe of Cameroon
 
Ngo, Babungo41,000Y6.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityVengoP
Ngo, Babungo
  
Ngomba119,000Y0.10 %76.00 %3 ChristianityNgomba   
Ngoshe Sama, Ngossi1,900Y0.20 %25.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGvoko   
Ngumba, Mvumbo27,000Y3.50 %77.00 %4 ChristianityKwasio M
Ngumba, Mvumbo of Cameroon
T
Ngwe, Bamileke-Foto133,000Y4.00 %76.00 %4 ChristianityNgwe   
Ngwo, Ngwaw34,000Y2.00 %73.00 %3 ChristianityNgwo  T
Nimbari, Nyamnyam300Y0.80 %30.00 %2 IslamLanguage unknown   
Njen, Nzin3,200Y3.00 %8.00 %4 IslamNjen   
Njikum4,200Y26.00 %62.00 %5 ChristianityJukun Takum   
Njyem4,900Y7.00 %72.00 %4 ChristianityNjyem  T
Nkom, Kom355,000Y9.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKomP
Nkom, Kom
M
Nkom, Kom of Cameroon
T
Nkongho4,000Y6.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityNkongho   
Nomande, Mandi18,000Y6.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityNomaandeP
Nomande, Mandi
 T
Noni61,000Y7.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityNoone   
Nsari, Akweto13,000Y2.00 %70.00 %3 ChristianitySari   
Nyang, Manyang147,000Y6.00 %66.00 %4 ChristianityKenyangP
Nyang, Manyang
  
Nyokon5,300Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityNyokon   
Nzakmbay23,000Y23.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsNzakambay   
Nzanyi, Jeng26,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 IslamNzanyiP
Nzanyi, Jeng
 T
Nzime32,000Y7.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityKoonzimeP
Nzime
 T
Oku, Uku132,000Y6.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianityOku   
Osatu700Y3.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityOsatu M
Osatu of Cameroon
 
Pana5,800Y10.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityPana   
Peere53,000Y9.00 %50.00 %4 ChristianityPere   
Peve, Lame11,000Y15.00 %45.00 %5 ChristianityPeve   
Pinyin, Bapinyi45,000Y3.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityPinyinP
Pinyin, Bapinyi
M
Pinyin, Bapinyi of Cameroon
T
Pobyeng, Mpompo105,000Y5.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityMpumpong   
Podoko66,000Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsParkwaP
Podoko
  
Pol, Congo Pol72,000Y15.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityPol   
Pygmy, Baka58,000Y1.10 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBakaP
Pygmy, Baka
M
Pygmy, Baka of Cameroon
T
Sango5,90010.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianitySangoP
Sango
  
Sara Mbai5,80030.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMbay   
Sharwa9,500Y0.10 %1.00 %1 IslamSharwa M
Sharwa of Cameroon
T
So, Fo19,000Y7.00 %73.00 %4 ChristianitySwo   
Su, Isubu2,400Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityIsu   
Suga, Baghap28,000Y10.00 %13.00 %4 IslamNizaa   
Terki, Teleki4,300Y3.00 %4.00 %4 IslamTsuvan   
Tigon61,000Y8.00 %45.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMbembe, Tigon   
Tikar, Twumwu168,000Y2.00 %65.00 %3 ChristianityTikarP
Tikar, Twumwu
  
Tiv1,80025.00 %74.00 %5 ChristianityTivP
Tiv
  
Tuburi198,000Y14.00 %59.00 %5 ChristianityTupuri   
Tuotomb1,400Y0.70 %70.00 %3 ChristianityTuotomb M
Tuotomb of Cameroon
 
Twendi2,900Y0.10 %0.30 %1 IslamTwendi   
Uhumkighi, Yukuben2,600Y1.00 %55.00 %3 ChristianityYukuben   
Usakade24,000Y2.00 %62.00 %3 ChristianityUsaghade   
Vemgo-Mabas1,600Y6.00 %15.00 %4 IslamVemgo-MabasP
Vemgo-Mabas
 T
Verre12,000Y9.00 %51.00 %4 ChristianityVerreP
Verre
  
Vute40,000Y11.00 %20.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsVute   
Wawa7,000Y1.00 %7.00 %2 IslamWawa M
Wawa of Cameroon
 
Weh15,000Y25.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityWeh   
Widekum, Menemo-Mogamo100,000Y9.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMeta'   
Woko, Longa7,300Y1.00 %2.00 %1 IslamLongto  T
Wom41,0002.50 %50.00 %4 ChristianityWom   
Wushi, Babessi 35,000Y1.50 %70.00 %3 ChristianityWushi   
Wuzlam, Uzam32,000Y4.00 %20.00 %4 IslamWuzlam M
Wuzlam, Uzam of Cameroon
T
Yamba139,000Y18.00 %75.00 %5 ChristianityYamba M
Yamba of Cameroon
T
Yambasa, Nu Gunu92,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityNugunuP
Yambasa, Nu Gunu
M
Yambasa, Nu Gunu of Cameroon
T
Yambetta, Nedek11,000Y3.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityYambeta   
Yangben6,900Y3.00 %69.00 %4 ChristianityYangben M
Yangben of Cameroon
T
Yasa5,000Y6.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityYasa M
Yasa of Cameroon
T
Zhoa3,900Y5.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsZhoa   
Zulgo-Gemzek56,000Y3.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsZulgo-Gemzek M
Zulgo-Gemzek of Cameroon
T
Total People Groups:   293 27,162,000 258     17      85 78 93
Unclassified / Other Individuals 62,000  
UN Country Population (2021) 27,224,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Cameroon – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 17 5.8 % 3,873,000 14.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 37 12.6 % 1,287,000 4.7 %
  3 - Superficially reached 51 17.4 % 1,108,000 4.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 141 48.1 % 9,850,000 36.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 47 16.0 % 11,043,000 40.7 %
Totals 293   27,162,000  


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

Aghem, Wum
49,000


Akum
2,500


Arab, Turku
14,000


Babanki
51,000


Baggara, Shuwa Arab
195,000


Bagyele
5,900


Bakossi
182,000


Bakoum
18,000


Bambalang
44,000


Bamileke-Batcham
441,000


Bamukumbit
18,000


Banso, Nso
365,000


Bassar, Ntcham
2,900


Becheve
17,000


Belip
19,000


Betsinga, Sanaga
79,000


Bokwa-Kendem
2,700


Bokyi, Boki
7,500


Bu
300


Buduma
600


Buwal
13,000


Chinese, general
3,200


Daba, Daba Kola
36,000


Denya, Anyang
34,000


Dghwede
4,900


Ejagham, Ekoi
96,000


English-speaking, general
6,000


Esimbi
28,000


Ewondo, Beti
2,095,000


Fali
33,000


French
45,000


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Fulani, Adamawa
2,630,000


Fulani, Nigerian
111,000


Fulbe-Gey
4,200


Fut, Bafut
138,000


Gavar
20,000


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Giziga, South
140,000


Glavda
8,800


Greek
5,200


Hausa
402,000


Hina
19,000


Ibibio
58,000


Igbo
116,000


Kako
175,000


Kambu, Limbum
198,000


Kamwe, Higi
10,000


Kanuri, Yerwa
171,000


Kera
14,000


Koma
8,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Kotoko, Afade
7,600


Kotoko, Lagwan
15,000


Kung
800


Mada
51,000


Mafa
320,000


Mandara, Wandala
71,000


Manja
14,000


Masa
312,000


Mbedam
11,000


Mbimu
12,000


Mengaka, Ghap
44,000


Mere
30,000


Mofu, North
83,000


Mofu, South
116,000


Mubako, Mumbake
46,000


Mumuye
14,000


Mundani
89,000


Ndola
3,700


Ndop-Bamunka, Muka
44,000


Nfumte
75,000


Ngambay
87,000


Ngo, Babungo
41,000


Nkom, Kom
355,000


Nomande, Mandi
18,000


Nyang, Manyang
147,000


Nzanyi, Jeng
26,000


Nzime
32,000


Pinyin, Bapinyi
45,000


Podoko
66,000


Pygmy, Baka
58,000


Sango
5,900


Tikar, Twumwu
168,000


Tiv
1,800


Vemgo-Mabas
1,600


Verre
12,000


Yambasa, Nu Gunu
92,000

Cameroon People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Cameroon – Languages
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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
Afadeaal11Trans Needed
Aghemagq10NT
Ajumbumuc10Trans Needed
Akoosebss10NT
Akumaku10Trans Needed
Ambeleael10Trans Needed
Arabic, Chadian Spokenshu11Complete
Atongato10Trans Started
Awingazo10NT
Babankibbk10NT
Bafanjibfj10Portions
Bafaw-Balongbwt10Trans Started
Bafiaksf10NT
Bafutbfd10NT
Bakabkc10Portions
Bakakabqz10Trans Started
Bakokobkh10Trans Started
Balobqo10Trans Needed
Bamalibbq10Portions
Bambalangbmo10NT
Bambili-Bambuibaw10Trans Started
Bamenyambce10Trans Started
Bamukumbitbqt10Portions
Bamunbax10Complete
Bamunkabvm10Portions
Banabcw10NT
Bangandubgf10Portions
Bangolanbgj10Portions
Bankonabb10Trans Started
Barombibbi10Trans Needed
Basaabas10Complete
Bassossibsi10Trans Needed
Batabta10Trans Needed
Batangabnm10Complete
Batibtc10Trans Needed
Bebabfp10Trans Needed
Bebelebeb10Trans Started
Bebilbxp10Trans Started
Beezenbnz10Trans Needed
Befangbby10Trans Needed
Bekwelbkw10Portions
Bitarebrt10Trans Needed
Bokyibky10Complete
Bomwalibmw10Trans Needed
Bonkengbvg10Trans Started
Bubiabbx10Trans Needed
Budumabdm11Portions
Bulubum10Complete
Bumbmv10NT
Busambxs10Trans Needed
Buwalbhs10Portions
Byepmkk10Trans Started
Cakackx10Trans Needed
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Chungmbokocug10Portions
Cuvokcuv10Portions
Dabadbq10NT
Dekdek10Trans Needed
Denyaanv10NT
Dghwededgh10NT
Diidur10NT
Dimbongdii10Unspecified
Doyayodow10NT
Dualadua10Complete
Dugunndu10Portions
Dugwordme10Trans Needed
Duupadae10Portions
Efaiefa10Trans Needed
Efikefi10Complete
Ejaghametu10NT
Elipekm10Portions
Emanemn10Trans Needed
Englisheng10Complete
Esimbiags10Portions
Etoneto10Trans Started
Evantbzz10Trans Needed
Ewondoewo20Complete
Fali, Northfll11Portions
Fali, Southfal10NT
Fangfak10Complete
Fangfan10NT
Fefefmp10Portions
Frenchfra30Complete
Fulfulde, Adamawafub32Complete
Fulfulde, Nigerianfuv11NT
Gavargou10Unspecified
Gbaya, Northwestgya20Complete
Gbaya-Mbodomogmm10Portions
Ghomalabbj20NT
Gidargid10NT
Gimmekmp10Trans Needed
Gimnimegmn10Trans Needed
Gizigagiz11Complete
Giziga, Northgis10Trans Needed
Glavdaglw10Portions
Greekell10Complete
Gudegde10NT
Guduf-Gavagdf10Portions
Gvokongs10Trans Needed
Gyelegyi10Portions
Hausahau11Complete
Hdixed10NT
Hijukhij10Trans Needed
Hyahya10Unspecified
Ibibioibb10NT
Iceve-Macibec10Trans Started
Igboibo10Complete
Ipuloass10Portions
Isuszv10Portions
Isuisu10Trans Needed
Iyiveuiv10Trans Started
Jimjimenjim10Portions
Jinajia10Trans Needed
Juba Arabicpga11Portions
Jukun Takumjbu10NT
Kakokkj10NT
Kamwehig10Complete
Kanuri, Yerwaknc11NT
Karangkzr10NT
Karekbn10NT
Kemedzungdmo10Portions
Kendemkvm10Trans Needed
Kenswei Nseindb10Portions
Kenyangken10NT
Keraker10NT
Kolbiw10Trans Needed
Kolbilaklc10Portions
Kombkm10NT
Komakmy10Portions
Koonzimeozm20NT
Koropkrp10Trans Needed
Koshinkid10Trans Needed
Kukkfn10Trans Needed
Kungkfl10Portions
Kuoxuo10NT
Kutepkub10NT
Kwa'bko10Trans Started
Kwajakdz10Trans Started
Kwakumkwu10Trans Started
Kwanjaknp10NT
Kwasionmg10Portions
Lagwankot10Unspecified
Laimbuelmx10Trans Needed
Lakalap10NT
Lamnso'lns10Complete
Language unknownxxx20Unspecified
Lefalfa10Portions
Lidzonkaadd10Portions
Limbumlmp10NT
Longtowok11Trans Needed
Madamxu10Portions
Mafamaf10Complete
Majeraxmj10Trans Needed
Makaamcp10NT
Malgbemxf10Trans Needed
Malimbamzd10Trans Started
Mambaimcs10Portions
Mambila, Cameroonmcu10NT
Mandjamzv10Trans Started
Mantamyg10Trans Needed
Masanamcn10Complete
Maslammsv10Portions
Matalmfh10NT
Mazagway-Hididkx11Portions
Mbaymyb10Complete
Mbembe, Tigonnza10NT
Mbessaemz10Trans Needed
Mbombo10Trans Started
Mbo'mtk10Trans Needed
Mbongaxmb10Trans Needed
Mbongnobgu10Trans Needed
Mbudumxmd10Unspecified
Mbukomqb10NT
Mbulemlb10Trans Needed
Mbummdd10NT
Medumbabyv10Complete
Mefelemfj10Trans Started
Mendankwe-Nkwenmfd10Trans Started
Mengakaxmg10Trans Started
Mengisamct10Trans Started
Menkamea10Trans Needed
Mereymeq10NT
Mesakaiyo10Trans Started
Meta'mgo10NT
Mfumtenfu10Trans Started
Minahna10Trans Started
Mmaalammu10Portions
Mmenbfm10Trans Started
Mofu, Northmfk10NT
Mofu-Gudurmif10NT
Mokpwebri10Portions
Molokomlw10Portions
Monomru10Unspecified
Mpadempi11Portions
Mpiemomcx10Portions
Mpumpongmgg10Trans Started
Mserkqx10Unspecified
Mubakomuo10Trans Started
Mumuyemzm10NT
Mundabliboe10Trans Needed
Mundangmua10Complete
Mundanimnf10NT
Mungakamhk10Complete
Mungbammij10Trans Needed
Museymse10Complete
Musgumug10Complete
Muyangmuy10NT
Naamibzv10Portions
Nakimff10Trans Needed
Nchanencr10Portions
Nda'nda'nnz10Trans Started
Ndemlinml10Trans Started
Ndoolandr10Portions
Ngamambonbv10Trans Needed
Ngambaysba10Complete
Ngembange10Trans Started
Ngiengj10Trans Started
Ngiemboonnnh10NT
Ngombajgo10NT
Ngombalenla10NT
Ngoshiensh10Trans Started
Ngwenwe10Trans Started
Ngwongn10Trans Started
Nizaasgi10Trans Started
Njennjj10Trans Needed
Njyemnjy10Portions
Nkonghonkc10Trans Needed
Nomaandelem10NT
Noonenhu10NT
Ntchambud10Complete
Nubacabaf10Trans Needed
Nugunuyas10NT
Nyokonnvo10Trans Started
Nzakambaynzy10NT
Nzanyinja10Portions
Okuoku10NT
Orokobdu10NT
Osatuost10Trans Needed
Panapnz10Portions
Parkwapbi10NT
Perepfe10NT
Pevelme10NT
Pidgin, Cameroonwes10NT
Pinyinpny10NT
Polpmm10Trans Started
Psikyekvj10Complete
Samba Dakaccg10Portions
Samba Lekondi10NT
Sangosag10Complete
Sariasj10Portions
Sharwaswq11Trans Needed
Supapyabbw10Trans Started
Swosox10Portions
Tibeangy10Trans Needed
Tikartik10NT
Tivtiv10Complete
Tsuvantsh10Trans Needed
Tukibag10Portions
Tunentvu10NT
Tuotombttf10Trans Needed
Tupuritui10Complete
Twenditwn11Unspecified
Usaghadeusk10Trans Needed
Vamemlr10Portions
Vemgo-Mabasvem10Trans Needed
Vengobav10NT
Verrever10Portions
Vutevut10NT
Wandalamfi11NT
Wawawww10Trans Needed
Wehweh10Trans Needed
Womwom10Trans Needed
Wumbokobqm10Trans Started
Wushibse10Trans Started
Wuzlamudl10Portions
Yambayam10NT
Yambetayat10NT
Yangbenyav10Portions
Yasayko10Portions
Yembaybb10NT
Yukubenybl10Trans Needed
Zhoazhw10Trans Needed
Zizilivakanziz10Trans Needed
Zulgo-Gemzekgnd10NT
Totals: 284 293 17   167 86 81 199 6
Data Notes
Data Sources
Progress Scale:  
People Selector:
Cameroon – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 9.2 %
(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.
Cameroon – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Cameroon. Ministries in the Cameroon section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Africa, West and Central 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.
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Ministries in Cameroon   Ministries in Africa, West and Central
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Cameroon – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 27,162,000
Percent Urbanization 56 %
Total People Groups 293
Unreached People Groups 17
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Secondary National LanguageEnglish
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 52.4%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 9.2%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking 42 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.518 (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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