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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abe, Abbey275,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAbe   
Abidji87,000Y6.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbidjiP
Abidji
  
Abure, Eyive95,000Y7.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbure M
Abure, Eyive of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Adjoukrou160,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAdioukrou   
Aizi, Aproumu 9,700Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Aproumu   
Aizi, Mobumrin 3,000Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Mobumrin   
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 13,000Y3.50 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Tiagbamrin   
Akan370,00012.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAkanP
Akan
  
Akan-Fante25,0003.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkanP
Akan-Fante
  
Aladjan Jacquesville41,000Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAlladian   
Anyi1,477,000Y19.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityAnyinP
Anyi
  
Anyin, Morofo437,000Y9.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin Morofo   
Arab, Lebanese59,0000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Libyan18,0000.10 %2.60 %1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
 T
Attie659,000Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAttieP
Attie
  
Avikam, Brignan38,000Y5.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAvikam M
Avikam, Brignan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bakwe19,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityBakwe   
Bambara11,000Y0.50 %5.00 %1 IslamBamanankanP
Bambara
 T
Banda, Nafana4,4000.90 %5.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNafaanraP
Banda, Nafana
M
Banda, Nafana of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Baule3,969,000Y27.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityBaoule  T
Bete, Daloa236,000Y8.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, DaloaP
Bete, Daloa
  
Bete, Gagnoa310,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, GagnoaP
Bete, Gagnoa
  
Bete, Western236,000Y9.00 %39.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, Guiberoua   
Birifor, Southern7,800Y2.00 %13.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBirifor, SouthernP
Birifor, Southern
M
Birifor, Southern of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bissa136,0006.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBisaP
Bissa
 T
Bondoukou Kulango140,000Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BondoukouP
Bondoukou Kulango
M
Bondoukou Kulango of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Bozo, Sorogoye20,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamBozo, JenaamaP
Bozo, Sorogoye
 T
British1,6008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Brong229,000Y4.00 %43.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAbronP
Brong
  
Daho-Doo, Doba6,700Y7.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDaho-Doo   
Dan, Yakuba1,583,000Y15.00 %33.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDan  T
Deaf257,000Y33.64 %2 IslamLanguage unknown   
Deg, Mo2,1005.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDegP
Deg, Mo
  
Dida, Lakota170,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityDida, LakotaP
Dida, Lakota
  
Dida, Yocoboue189,000Y9.00 %77.00 %4 ChristianityDida, Yocoboue   
Dogon, Tomo Kan25,0000.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDogon, Tomo KanP
Dogon, Tomo Kan
M
Dogon, Tomo Kan of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Ega3,700Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEga  T
Eotile, Mekyibo7,100Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin  T
Esuma400Y7.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityBaoule   
Ewe18,0005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
  
French40,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani512,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani
M
Fulani of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Fulani, Maasina491,0000.10 %0.20 %1 IslamFulfulde, MaasinaP
Fulani, Maasina
 T
Gagu74,000Y1.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGban   
German30,0002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Glaro-Twabo6,200Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlaro-TwaboP
Glaro-Twabo
  
Glio, Oubi4,800Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlio-Oubi   
Godie48,000Y9.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGodieP
Godie
  
Gouin3,300Y8.00 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCermaP
Gouin
M
Gouin of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Gouro, Kweni620,000Y8.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuro   
Grebo, Seaside73,0009.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityGrebo, Southern   
Guebie8,000Y4.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuebie   
Guere433,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe Southern   
Hausa1,069,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
M
Hausa of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jeri Kuo40,000Y0.10 %1.00 %1 IslamJeri Kuo  T
Jula, Dyula2,578,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamJulaP
Jula, Dyula
M
Jula, Dyula of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jula, Koyaga86,000Y0.10 %0.50 %1 IslamKoyaga  T
Jula, Odienne151,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWojenakaP
Jula, Odienne
 T
Karaboro, Eastern8,6000.60 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKaraboro, EasternP
Karaboro, Eastern
M
Karaboro, Eastern of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Khisa9,600Y0.60 %1.00 %1 IslamKhisaP
Khisa
 T
Kla-Dan31,000Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKla-Dan   
Koro, Koro Jula62,000Y0.10 %0.50 %1 IslamKoroP
Koro, Koro Jula
 T
Kouya, Kouadia18,000Y11.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKouya   
Krahn, Eastern12,0009.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, Eastern   
Krahn, Western22,000Y0.50 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, WesternP
Krahn, Western
M
Krahn, Western of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Krobu18,000Y3.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityKrobu   
Kroumen, Tepo51,000Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKrumen, Tepo   
Krumen, Northeastern37,000Y8.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrumen, Pye   
Krumen, Plapo200Y2.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityKrumen, PlapoP
Krumen, Plapo
  
Kulango, Bouna257,000Y0.80 %4.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BounaP
Kulango, Bouna
M
Kulango, Bouna of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Kwadia1,500Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKodia   
Kyama, Ebrie156,000Y9.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityEbrieP
Kyama, Ebrie
  
Ligbi7,700Y0.30 %1.00 %1 IslamLigbiP
Ligbi
 T
Lobi328,000Y1.40 %1.60 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLobiP
Lobi
M
Lobi of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Loma3,600Y0.20 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsLomaP
Loma
M
Loma of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Malinke, Ivorian1,524,000Y0.40 %0.50 %1 IslamJulaP
Malinke, Ivorian
 T
Malinke, Mau372,000Y0.03 %0.50 %1 IslamMahouP
Malinke, Mau
M
Malinke, Mau of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Maninka, Eastern28,0000.10 %0.50 %1 IslamManinkakan, EasternP
Maninka, Eastern
  
Mona, Mwan25,000Y3.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMwanP
Mona, Mwan
  
Mossi1,455,00021.00 %52.00 %5 ChristianityMooreP
Mossi
M
Mossi of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Neho17,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsNeyo  T
Ngan31,000Y0.40 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsBengP
Ngan
M
Ngan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Ngen800Y4.00 %20.00 %4 IslamNgen   
Nglwa, Mbato45,000Y4.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMbato  T
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa77,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNyabwaP
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa
  
Nzema, Appolo121,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityNzema  T
Sefwi17,0008.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianitySehwiP
Sefwi
  
Senoufo, Dyimini172,000Y0.20 %2.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, DjiminiP
Senoufo, Dyimini
M
Senoufo, Dyimini of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo75,000Y0.30 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Nyarafolo M
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Palaka14,000Y1.00 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Palaka  T
Senoufo, Shempire166,000Y0.40 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, ShempireP
Senoufo, Shempire
M
Senoufo, Shempire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Southern1,514,000Y3.00 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, CebaaraP
Senoufo, Southern
  
Senoufo, Supyire99,000Y0.10 %2.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, SupyireP
Senoufo, Supyire
M
Senoufo, Supyire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Tagwana250,000Y3.00 %30.00 %4 IslamSenoufo, TagwanaP
Senoufo, Tagwana
  
Senoufo, Tyelibele49,000Y0.60 %3.00 %1 IslamSenoufo, Cebaara M
Senoufo, Tyelibele of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Soninke198,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamSoninkeP
Soninke
M
Soninke of Côte d'Ivoire
T
South Asian, general2,5000.00 %1.00 %1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Tenbo, Loron9,000Y0.50 %3.00 %1 Ethnic ReligionsTeenP
Tenbo, Loron
M
Tenbo, Loron of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Tura71,000Y4.00 %21.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsToura   
Vagla1003.00 %3.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsVaglaP
Vagla
  
Wan, Nwa40,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWan   
Wane3,800Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWane   
Wassulu16,000Y0.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWojenakaP
Wassulu
 T
Western Guere, Wee44,000Y2.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWe Western   
Wobe272,000Y7.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe NorthernP
Wobe
  
Wolof17,0000.00 %0.00 %1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Worodougou118,000Y0.20 %0.80 %1 IslamWorodougouP
Worodougou
M
Worodougou of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Yaure50,000Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYaoureP
Yaure
  
Yoruba118,00020.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba
  
Total People Groups:   109 25,650,000 82     36      64 27 47
Unclassified / Other Individuals 67,000  
UN Country Population (2019) 25,717,000  
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 36 33.0 % 8,560,000 33.4 %
  2 - Minimally reached 8 7.3 % 673,000 2.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 1.8 % 40,000 0.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 54 49.5 % 6,726,000 26.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 9 8.3 % 9,651,000 37.6 %
Totals 109   25,650,000  


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
87,000


Akan
370,000


Akan-Fante
25,000


Anyi
1,477,000


Arab, Lebanese
59,000


Arab, Libyan
18,000


Attie
659,000


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Bambara
11,000


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Banda, Nafana
4,400


Bete, Daloa
236,000


Bete, Gagnoa
310,000


Birifor, Southern
7,800


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Bissa
136,000


Bondoukou Kulango
140,000


Bozo, Sorogoye
20,000


British
1,600


Brong
229,000


Deg, Mo
2,100


Dida, Lakota
170,000


Dogon, Tomo Kan
25,000


Ewe
18,000


French
40,000


Fulani
512,000


Fulani, Maasina
491,000


German
30,000


Glaro-Twabo
6,200


Godie
48,000


Gouin
3,300


Hausa
1,069,000


Jula, Dyula
2,578,000


Jula, Odienne
151,000


Karaboro, Eastern
8,600


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Khisa
9,600


Koro, Koro Jula
62,000


Krahn, Western
22,000


Krumen, Plapo
200


Kulango, Bouna
257,000


Kyama, Ebrie
156,000


Ligbi
7,700


Lobi
328,000


Loma
3,600


Malinke, Ivorian
1,524,000


Malinke, Mau
372,000


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Maninka, Eastern
28,000


Mona, Mwan
25,000


Mossi
1,455,000


Ngan
31,000


Nyabwa-Nyedebwa
77,000


Sefwi
17,000


Senoufo, Dyimini
172,000


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Senoufo, Shempire
166,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Southern
1,514,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Supyire
99,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Senoufo, Tagwana
250,000


Soninke
198,000


South Asian, general
2,500


Tenbo, Loron
9,000


Vagla
100


Wassulu
16,000


Wobe
272,000


Wolof
17,000


Worodougou
118,000


Yaure
50,000


Yoruba
118,000

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
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abeaba10Portions
Abidjiabi10NT
Abronabr10Trans Started
Abureabu10Trans Started
Adioukrouadj10Complete
Aizi, Aproumuahp10Trans Needed
Aizi, Mobumrinahm10Trans Needed
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
Dandnj10Complete
Degmzw10Complete
Dida, Lakotadic10Trans Needed
Dida, Yocobouegud10NT
Dogon, Tomo Kandtm10Portions
Ebrieebr10NT
Egaega10Trans Needed
Englisheng10Complete
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, Pyepye10Trans Started
Krumen, Tepoted10NT
Kulango, Bondoukoukzc11NT
Kulango, Bounanku11Trans Started
Language unknownxxx10Unspecified
Ligbilig11Trans Needed
Lobilob11NT
Lomaloi11NT
Mahoumxx11Portions
Maninkakan, Easternemk11NT
Mbatogwa10Trans Started
Mooremos10Complete
Mwanmoa10NT
Nafaanranfr11Complete
Neyoney11Trans Started
Ngengnj10Trans Needed
Nyabwanwb10NT
Nzemanzi10Complete
Sehwisfw10NT
Senoufo, Cebaarasef21Complete
Senoufo, Djiminidyi11Complete
Senoufo, Nyarafolosev11Portions
Senoufo, Palakaplr11Trans Started
Senoufo, Shempireseb10Trans Started
Senoufo, Supyirespp11NT
Senoufo, Tagwanatgw10Complete
Soninkesnk11Portions
Teenlor11Portions
Touraneb10NT
Vaglavag10Complete
Wanwan10Trans Needed
Wanehwa10Trans Needed
We Northernwob10NT
We Southerngxx10NT
We Westernwec10NT
Wojenakajod22Trans Started
Wolofwol11NT
Worodougoujud11Portions
Yaoureyre10NT
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 103 109 36   69 46 51 84 8
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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 25,650,000
Percent Urbanization 51 %
Total People Groups 109
Unreached People Groups 36
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 31.0%  [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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