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Côte d'Ivoire – People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abe, Abbey289,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAbe   
Abidji92,000Y6.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbidjiP
Abidji
  
Abure, Eyive100,000Y7.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbure M
Abure, Eyive of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Adjoukrou169,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAdioukrou   
Aizi, Aproumu 10,000Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Aproumu   
Aizi, Mobumrin 3,200Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Mobumrin   
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 14,000Y3.50 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Tiagbamrin   
Akan390,00012.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAkanP
Akan
  
Akan-Fante26,0003.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkanP
Akan-Fante
  
Aladjan Jacquesville44,000Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAlladian   
Anyi1,554,000Y19.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityAnyinP
Anyi
  
Anyin, Morofo459,000Y9.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin Morofo   
Arab, Lebanese62,0000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Libyan19,0000.10 %2.60 %1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
 T
Attie693,000Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAttieP
Attie
  
Avikam, Brignan40,000Y5.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAvikam M
Avikam, Brignan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bakwe20,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityBakwe   
Bambara11,000Y0.50 %5.00 %1 IslamBamanankanP
Bambara
 T
Banda, Nafana4,6000.90 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNafaanraP
Banda, Nafana
M
Banda, Nafana of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Baule4,175,000Y27.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityBaouleP
Baule
 T
Bete, Daloa248,000Y8.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, DaloaP
Bete, Daloa
  
Bete, Gagnoa326,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, GagnoaP
Bete, Gagnoa
  
Bete, Western248,000Y9.00 %39.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, Guiberoua   
Birifor, Southern8,200Y2.00 %13.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBirifor, SouthernP
Birifor, Southern
M
Birifor, Southern of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bissa143,0006.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBisaP
Bissa
 T
Bondoukou Kulango147,000Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BondoukouP
Bondoukou Kulango
M
Bondoukou Kulango of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Bozo, Sorogoye21,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBozo, JenaamaP
Bozo, Sorogoye
 T
British1,7008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Brong241,000Y4.00 %43.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAbronP
Brong
  
Daho-Doo, Doba7,000Y7.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDaho-Doo   
Dan, Yakuba1,665,000Y15.00 %33.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDan  T
Deaf271,000Y33.64 %2 IslamLanguage unknown  T
Deg, Mo2,2005.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDegP
Deg, Mo
  
Dida, Lakota179,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityDida, LakotaP
Dida, Lakota
  
Dida, Yocoboue199,000Y9.00 %77.00 %4 ChristianityDida, Yocoboue   
Dogon, Tomo Kan26,0000.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDogon, Tomo KanP
Dogon, Tomo Kan
M
Dogon, Tomo Kan of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Ega3,900Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEga  T
Eotile, Mekyibo7,500Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin  T
Esuma400Y7.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityBaoule   
Ewe18,0005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
  
French42,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani539,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani
M
Fulani of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Fulani, Maasina517,0000.10 %0.20 %1 IslamFulfulde, MaasinaP
Fulani, Maasina
 T
Gagu78,000Y1.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGban   
German31,0002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Glaro-Twabo6,500Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlaro-TwaboP
Glaro-Twabo
  
Glio, Oubi5,100Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlio-Oubi   
Godie50,000Y9.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGodieP
Godie
  
Gouin3,400Y8.00 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCermaP
Gouin
M
Gouin of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Gouro, Kweni652,000Y8.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuroP
Gouro, Kweni
  
Grebo, Seaside77,0009.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityGrebo, Southern   
Guebie8,500Y4.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuebie   
Guere455,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe Southern   
Hausa1,125,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
M
Hausa of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jeri Kuo42,000Y0.10 %1.00 %1 IslamJeri Kuo  T
Jula, Dyula2,712,000Y0.50 %0.60 %1 IslamJulaP
Jula, Dyula
M
Jula, Dyula of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jula, Koyaga91,000Y0.10 %0.50 %1 IslamKoyaga M
Jula, Koyaga of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jula, Odienne159,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWojenakaP
Jula, Odienne
 T
Karaboro, Eastern9,1000.60 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKaraboro, EasternP
Karaboro, Eastern
M
Karaboro, Eastern of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Khisa10,000Y0.60 %1.00 %1 IslamKhisaP
Khisa
 T
Kla-Dan32,000Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKla-Dan   
Koro, Koro Jula65,000Y0.10 %0.50 %1 IslamKoroP
Koro, Koro Jula
M
Koro, Koro Jula of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Kouya, Kouadia19,000Y11.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKouya   
Krahn, Eastern13,0009.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, Eastern   
Krahn, Western23,000Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, WesternP
Krahn, Western
M
Krahn, Western of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Krobu19,000Y3.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityKrobu   
Krumen, Northeastern38,000Y8.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrumen, Pye   
Krumen, Plapo200Y2.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityKrumen, PlapoP
Krumen, Plapo
  
Krumen, Tepo54,000Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKrumen, Tepo   
Kulango, Bouna271,000Y0.80 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BounaP
Kulango, Bouna
M
Kulango, Bouna of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Kwadia1,600Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKodia   
Kyama, Ebrie164,000Y9.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityEbrieP
Kyama, Ebrie
  
Ligbi8,100Y2.67 %3.00 %4 IslamLigbiP
Ligbi
 T
Lobi346,000Y1.40 %1.60 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLobiP
Lobi
M
Lobi of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Loma3,800Y0.20 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLomaP
Loma
M
Loma of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Malinke, Ivorian1,603,000Y0.40 %0.50 %1 IslamJulaP
Malinke, Ivorian
 T
Malinke, Mau391,000Y0.03 %0.50 %1 IslamMahouP
Malinke, Mau
M
Malinke, Mau of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Maninka, Eastern29,0000.10 %0.50 %1 IslamManinkakan, EasternP
Maninka, Eastern
 T
Mona, Mwan26,000Y3.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMwanP
Mona, Mwan
  
Mossi1,531,00021.00 %52.00 %5 ChristianityMooreP
Mossi
M
Mossi of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Neho18,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNeyo M
Neho of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Ngan32,000Y0.40 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBengP
Ngan
M
Ngan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Ngen900Y4.00 %20.00 %4 IslamNgen   
Nglwa, Mbato48,000Y4.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMbato  T
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa81,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNyabwaP
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa
  
Nzema, Appolo127,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityNzema  T
Sefwi18,0008.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityEsahieP
Sefwi
  
Senoufo, Dyimini181,000Y0.20 %2.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, DjiminiP
Senoufo, Dyimini
M
Senoufo, Dyimini of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo79,000Y0.30 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Nyarafolo M
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Palaka14,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Palaka M
Senoufo, Palaka of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Shempire175,000Y0.40 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, ShempireP
Senoufo, Shempire
M
Senoufo, Shempire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Southern1,592,000Y3.00 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, CebaaraP
Senoufo, Southern
  
Senoufo, Supyire104,000Y0.10 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, SupyireP
Senoufo, Supyire
M
Senoufo, Supyire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Tagwana263,000Y3.00 %30.00 %4 IslamSenoufo, TagwanaP
Senoufo, Tagwana
  
Senoufo, Tyelibele52,000Y0.60 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Cebaara M
Senoufo, Tyelibele of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Soninke208,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamSoninkeP
Soninke
M
Soninke of Côte d'Ivoire
T
South Asian, general2,7000.00 %1.00 %1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Tenbo, Loron9,500Y0.50 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTeenP
Tenbo, Loron
M
Tenbo, Loron of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Tura75,000Y4.00 %21.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsToura   
Wan, Nwa42,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWan   
Wane4,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWane   
Wassulu17,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWojenakaP
Wassulu
 T
Western Guere, Wee47,000Y2.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWe Western   
Wobe286,000Y7.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe NorthernP
Wobe
  
Wolof18,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Worodougou124,000Y0.20 %0.80 %1 IslamWorodougouP
Worodougou
M
Worodougou of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Yaure52,000Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYaoureP
Yaure
  
Yoruba124,00020.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba
  
Total People Groups:   108 26,982,000 82     35      65 31 49
Unclassified / Other Individuals 72,000  
UN Country Population (2021) 27,054,000  
Data Notes
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Côte d'Ivoire – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 35 32.4 % 8,998,000 33.3 %
  2 - Minimally reached 8 7.4 % 709,000 2.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 1.9 % 42,000 0.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 54 50.0 % 7,080,000 26.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 9 8.3 % 10,153,000 37.6 %
Totals 108   26,982,000  


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.
Côte d'Ivoire – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Abidji
92,000


Akan
390,000


Akan-Fante
26,000


Anyi
1,554,000


Arab, Lebanese
62,000


Arab, Libyan
19,000


Attie
693,000


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Bambara
11,000


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Banda, Nafana
4,600


Baule
4,175,000


Bete, Daloa
248,000


Bete, Gagnoa
326,000


Birifor, Southern
8,200


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Bissa
143,000


Bondoukou Kulango
147,000


Bozo, Sorogoye
21,000


British
1,700


Brong
241,000


Deg, Mo
2,200


Dida, Lakota
179,000


Dogon, Tomo Kan
26,000


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Ewe
18,000


French
42,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Fulani
539,000


Fulani, Maasina
517,000


German
31,000


Glaro-Twabo
6,500


Godie
50,000


Gouin
3,400


Gouro, Kweni
652,000


Hausa
1,125,000


Jula, Dyula
2,712,000


Jula, Odienne
159,000


Karaboro, Eastern
9,100


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Khisa
10,000


Koro, Koro Jula
65,000


Krahn, Western
23,000


Krumen, Plapo
200


Kulango, Bouna
271,000


Kyama, Ebrie
164,000


Ligbi
8,100


Lobi
346,000


Loma
3,800


Malinke, Ivorian
1,603,000


Malinke, Mau
391,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maninka, Eastern
29,000


Mona, Mwan
26,000


Mossi
1,531,000


Ngan
32,000


Nyabwa-Nyedebwa
81,000


Sefwi
18,000


Senoufo, Dyimini
181,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Shempire
175,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Southern
1,592,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Supyire
104,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Tagwana
263,000


Soninke
208,000


South Asian, general
2,700


Tenbo, Loron
9,500


Wassulu
17,000


Wobe
286,000


Wolof
18,000


Worodougou
124,000


Yaure
52,000


Yoruba
124,000

Côte d'Ivoire People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Côte d'Ivoire – Languages
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
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Locator
Audio NT
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Online
Audio
Recordings
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Gospel
Tract
Online
Abeaba10Portions
Abidjiabi10NT
Abronabr10Trans Started
Abureabu10Trans Started
Adioukrouadj10NT
Aizi, Aproumuahp10Unspecified
Aizi, Mobumrinahm10Unspecified
Aizi, Tiagbamrinahi10Trans Needed
Akanaka20Complete
Alladianald10NT
Anyinany20NT
Anyin Morofomtb10Trans Needed
Arabic, Libyan Spokenayl11Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Attieati10NT
Avikamavi10Portions
Bakwebjw10NT
Bamanankanbam11Complete
Baoulebci20Complete
Bengnhb11Trans Needed
Bete, Daloabev10NT
Bete, Gagnoabtg10Trans Started
Bete, Guiberouabet10NT
Birifor, Southernbiv10NT
Bisabib10NT
Bozo, Jenaamabze11Portions
Cermacme10NT
Daho-Doodas10Trans Needed
Dandnj10NT
Degmzw10Complete
Dida, Lakotadic10Trans Needed
Dida, Yocobouegud10NT
Dogon, Tomo Kandtm10Portions
Ebrieebr10NT
Egaega10Trans Needed
Englisheng10Complete
Esahiesfw10Complete
Eweewe10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Nigerfuq11NT
Fulfulde, Maasinaffm11NT
Gbanggu10NT
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Glaro-Twaboglr10Trans Started
Glio-Oubioub10Trans Needed
Godiegod10Portions
Grebo, Southerngrj10Trans Needed
Guebiegie10Trans Needed
Gurogoa10Complete
Hausahau11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Jeri Kuojek11Unspecified
Juladyu22Complete
Karaboro, Easternxrb11NT
Khisakqm11Trans Needed
Kla-Danlda10Trans Needed
Kodiakwp10Trans Needed
Korokfo11Trans Needed
Kouyakyf10NT
Koyagakga11Trans Started
Krahn, Easternkqo10NT
Krahn, Westernkrw11NT
Krobukxb10Trans Needed
Krumen, Plapoktj10NT
Krumen, Pyepye10Portions
Krumen, Tepoted10NT
Kulango, Bondoukoukzc11NT
Kulango, Bounanku11Trans Started
Language unknownxxx10Unspecified
Ligbilig10Trans Needed
Lobilob11NT
Lomaloi11Trans Needed
Mahoumxx11Portions
Maninkakan, Easternemk11NT
Mbatogwa10Trans Started
Mooremos10Complete
Mwanmoa10NT
Nafaanranfr11Complete
Neyoney11Trans Started
Ngengnj10Trans Needed
Nyabwanwb10NT
Nzemanzi10Complete
Senoufo, Cebaarasef21Complete
Senoufo, Djiminidyi11Complete
Senoufo, Nyarafolosev11NT
Senoufo, Palakaplr11Trans Started
Senoufo, Shempireseb10Trans Needed
Senoufo, Supyirespp11NT
Senoufo, Tagwanatgw10Complete
Soninkesnk11Portions
Teenlor11Portions
Touraneb10NT
Wanwan10Trans Needed
Wanehwa10Trans Needed
We Northernwob10NT
We Southerngxx10NT
We Westernwec10NT
Wojenakajod22Trans Started
Wolofwol11NT
Worodougoujud11Portions
Yaoureyre10NT
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 102 108 35   68 45 53 83 8
Data Notes
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Côte d'Ivoire – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 9.7 %
(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.
Côte d'Ivoire – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Côte d'Ivoire. Ministries in the Côte d'Ivoire 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 Côte d'Ivoire   Ministries in Africa, West and Central
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Côte d'Ivoire – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 26,982,000
Percent Urbanization 51 %
Total People Groups 108
Unreached People Groups 35
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 31.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 9.7%  [2]
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.474 (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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