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Gabon – 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
Arab5,1000.50 %5.00 %1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab
 T
Bakwele7,100Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityBekwel   
Bandoumu, Minduumo5,300Y0.50 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNdumu  T
Barama1,800Y4.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityBarama   
Benga2,700Y5.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityBenga M
Benga of Gabon
T
British1,1008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Deaf16,000Y79.35 %3 ChristianityLanguage unknown   
Duma, Aduma20,000Y2.00 %90.00 %3 ChristianityDuma   
Eshira, Chira62,000Y12.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianitySira   
Eviya500Y5.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsEviya   
Fang684,000Y11.00 %82.00 %5 ChristianityFang M
Fang of Gabon
T
Fon26,0003.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityFonP
Fon
  
French11,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani10,0000.20 %1.50 %1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani
 T
Gun25,0008.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityGun   
Hausa15,0000.10 %0.50 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
 T
Kaningi, Bakanike1,800Y1.50 %82.00 %3 ChristianityKaningi   
Kele, Akele1,800Y7.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityKele   
Kota, Mekambo44,000Y20.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKota   
Lumbu41,000Y5.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityLumbu   
Mahongwe14,000Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityMahongwe   
Mbamba18,000Y18.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityOmbamba   
Mbangwe, Mbahouin3,600Y2.00 %67.00 %3 ChristianityMbangwe   
Mbede95,000Y9.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityMbere   
Mbwisi2,600Y8.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityBwisi   
Mitsogo, Tsogo16,000Y7.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityTsogoP
Mitsogo, Tsogo
  
Myene80,000Y10.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityMyene   
Ndambomo1,200Y4.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNdambomo   
Ndasa1,800Y5.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityNdasa   
Ngom, Angom17,000Y6.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNgom   
Nzebi217,000Y14.00 %72.00 %5 ChristianityNjebiP
Nzebi
 T
Okande, Kande900Y9.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKande   
Pinji, Apindje1,800Y4.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityPinji   
Pove, Bubi7,100Y9.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityBubi   
Punu270,000Y25.00 %76.00 %5 ChristianityPunu   
Pygmy, Baka8,600Y1.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBakaP
Pygmy, Baka
M
Pygmy, Baka of Gabon
T
Sake, Asake14,000Y6.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianitySake   
Samay1,500Y6.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianitySamay   
Sangu, Chango53,000Y8.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianitySangu   
Seki1,800Y1.10 %90.00 %3 ChristianitySekiP
Seki
  
Sighu2,800Y10.00 %84.00 %4 ChristianitySighu   
Simba200Y0.50 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSimba   
Tchitchege3,900Y9.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityTchitchege   
Teke, Northern152,000Y5.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTeke-Tege   
Teke, Tsaayi70,00015.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityTeke-Tsaayi   
Tsangui18,000Y22.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityTsaangi   
Vili, Fioti7,500Y6.00 %78.00 %4 ChristianityVili   
Vumbu8,900Y10.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityVumbu   
Wandji18,000Y5.00 %85.00 %4 ChristianityWandji   
Wolof13,0000.20 %0.50 %1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Gabon
T
Wumbvu38,000Y12.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityWumbvu   
Yasa8005.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityYasa M
Yasa of Gabon
 
Total People Groups:   52 2,139,000 42         11 5 10
Unclassified / Other Individuals 34,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 2,173,000  
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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 9.6 % 48,000 2.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 3.8 % 8,800 0.4 %
  3 - Superficially reached 6 11.5 % 54,000 2.5 %
  4 - Partially reached 30 57.7 % 607,000 28.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 9 17.3 % 1,421,000 66.4 %
Totals 52   2,139,000  


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
5,100


British
1,100


Fon
26,000


French
11,000


Fulani
10,000


Hausa
15,000


Mitsogo, Tsogo
16,000


Nzebi
217,000


Pygmy, Baka
8,600


Seki
1,800


Wolof
13,000

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
Baramabbg10Trans Needed
Bekwelbkw10Portions
Bengabng10NT
Bubibuw10Trans Needed
Bwisibwz10Trans Started
Dumadma10Trans Needed
Englisheng10Complete
Eviyagev10Unspecified
Fangfan10NT
Fonfon10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Nigerfuq11NT
Gunguw10Complete
Hausahau11Complete
Kandekbs10Unspecified
Kaningikzo10Trans Needed
Kelekeb10Portions
Kotakoq10Portions
Language unknownxxx10Unspecified
Lumbulup10Portions
Mahongwemhb10Unspecified
Mbangwezmn10Trans Needed
Mberemdt10Trans Started
Myenemye10Complete
Ndambomonxo10Unspecified
Ndasanda10Trans Needed
Ndumunmd11Trans Needed
Ngomnra10Portions
Njebinzb10NT
Ombambambm10Trans Needed
Pinjipic10Trans Needed
Punupuu10Complete
Sakesak10Unspecified
Samaysyx10Trans Needed
Sangusnq10Portions
Sekisyi10Trans Needed
Sighusxe10Unspecified
Simbasbw10Unspecified
Siraswj10Portions
Tchitchegetck10Unspecified
Teke-Tegeteg10Portions
Teke-Tsaayityi10Trans Needed
Tsaangitsa10Trans Started
Tsogotsv10NT
Vilivif10NT
Vumbuvum10Unspecified
Wandjiwdd10Trans Needed
Wolofwol11NT
Wumbvuwum10Trans Needed
Yasayko10Portions
Totals: 52 52 5   25 8 11 30 3
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Gabon – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 11.9 %
(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 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.
  • 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 Africa, West and Central
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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 2,139,000
Percent Urbanization 89 %
Total People Groups 52
Unreached People Groups 5
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 75.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 11.9%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.697 (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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