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Guinea – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Americans, U.S.60035.00 %87.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
  
Arab, Lebanese5,5000.10 %15.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Badyara, Badyaranke12,000Y0.00 %1.00 %Y1 IslamBadyaraP
Badyara, Badyaranke
M
Badyara, Badyaranke of Guinea
T
Baga Binari7,300Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBaga Pokur  T
Baga Fore, Black Baga9,200Y0.03 %0.15 %Y1 IslamMbulungishP
Baga Fore, Black Baga
  
Baga Koga5,200Y2.00 %4.00 %Y1 IslamSusu   
Baga Mandouri4,600Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBaga ManduriP
Baga Mandouri
 T
Baga Sitemu, Tchitem4,400Y1.07 %7.00 %2 IslamBaga SitemuP
Baga Sitemu, Tchitem
 T
Balanta, Kentohe4,7001.80 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBalanta-KentoheP
Balanta, Kentohe
 T
Bambara4,7000.00 %2.00 %Y1 IslamBamanankanP
Bambara
  
Bassari19,000Y0.25 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsOniyanP
Bassari
M
Bassari of Guinea
T
Dan, Yakuba1,400Y2.00 %30.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDan  T
DeafY0.70 %4.47 %Y1 IslamGuinean Sign Language   
French2,8000.30 %76.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fula Jalon5,293,000Y0.00 %0.01 %Y1 IslamPularP
Fula Jalon
M
Fula Jalon of Guinea
T
Fulani, Fulakunda6,100Y0.00 %0.03 %Y1 IslamPulaarP
Fulani, Fulakunda
 T
Fulani, Pulaar1,900Y0.08 %0.40 %Y1 IslamPulaarP
Fulani, Pulaar
M
Fulani, Pulaar of Guinea
T
Jahanka37,000Y0.01 %0.10 %Y1 IslamJahankaP
Jahanka
M
Jahanka of Guinea
T
Kakabe12,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamKakabe   
Kissi581,000Y9.00 %33.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKissi, NorthernP
Kissi
M
Kissi of Guinea
T
Kla-Dan1,2005.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKla-Dan   
Kono168,000Y1.76 %9.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsKonoP
Kono
M
Kono of Guinea
T
Kpelle, Guinea574,000Y2.80 %42.00 %4 IslamKpelle, GuineaP
Kpelle, Guinea
  
Krio, Creole2,7003.00 %80.00 %4 ChristianityKrioP
Krio, Creole
 T
Kru1,1007.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKlao   
Kuranko112,000Y0.32 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKurankoP
Kuranko
M
Kuranko of Guinea
T
Landoma27,000Y0.06 %5.00 %Y1 IslamLandomaP
Landoma
M
Landoma of Guinea
T
Lele51,000Y1.62 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLeleP
Lele
  
Limba, East1,100Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamLimba, East   
Limba, West1,9000.20 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLimba, West-Central   
Mandeni, Mmani44,000Y0.01 %0.20 %Y1 IslamSusu   
Maninka, Eastern3,176,000Y0.00 %0.02 %Y1 IslamManinkakan, EasternP
Maninka, Eastern
M
Maninka, Eastern of Guinea
T
Maninka, Konyanka262,000Y0.01 %0.30 %Y1 IslamManinka, KonyankaP
Maninka, Konyanka
M
Maninka, Konyanka of Guinea
T
Maninka, Sankaran110,000Y0.01 %0.01 %Y1 IslamManinka, SankaranP
Maninka, Sankaran
M
Maninka, Sankaran of Guinea
T
Mano, Mah106,000Y0.88 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsMannP
Mano, Mah
M
Mano, Mah of Guinea
T
Manya, Mandingo83,000Y0.02 %0.03 %Y1 IslamManyaP
Manya, Mandingo
M
Manya, Mandingo of Guinea
T
Mende2,8001.10 %10.00 %2 IslamMendeP
Mende
  
Mikifore25,000Y0.01 %0.03 %Y1 IslamMogofin   
Nalu11,000Y0.06 %0.20 %Y1 IslamNaluP
Nalu
M
Nalu of Guinea
T
Susu1,464,000Y0.02 %0.20 %Y1 IslamSusuP
Susu
M
Susu of Guinea
T
Temne5,6002.00 %8.00 %2 IslamThemneP
Temne
M
Temne of Guinea
T
Toma263,000Y4.60 %16.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsTomaP
Toma
  
Wamei, Konyagi7,700Y0.09 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsWameyP
Wamei, Konyagi
M
Wamei, Konyagi of Guinea
T
Wassulu126,000Y0.00 %0.02 %Y1 IslamManinkakan, EasternP
Wassulu
M
Wassulu of Guinea
T
Yalunka118,000Y0.17 %0.30 %Y1 IslamYalunkaP
Yalunka
 T
Zialo32,000Y3.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityZialo   
Zialo, Bandi13,000Y1.10 %7.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBandi M
Zialo, Bandi of Guinea
T
Total People Groups:   47 12,802,000 36     29     34 20 29
Unclassified / Other Individuals 145,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 12,947,000  
Other reported groups:  2  
Data Notes
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Guinea – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 29 61.7 % 11,119,000 86.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 9 19.1 % 224,000 1.8 %
  3 - Superficially reached 1 2.1 % 2,800 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 7 14.9 % 1,455,000 11.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 1 2.1 % 600 0.0 %
Totals 47   12,802,000  


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

Americans, U.S.
600


Arab, Lebanese
5,500


Badyara, Badyaranke
12,000


Baga Fore, Black Baga
9,200


Baga Mandouri
4,600


© Copyrighted Photo
Baga Sitemu, Tchitem
4,400


Balanta, Kentohe
4,700


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Bambara
4,700


Bassari
19,000


French
2,800


Fula Jalon
5,293,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Fulani, Fulakunda
6,100


Fulani, Pulaar
1,900


© Copyrighted Photo
Jahanka
37,000


Kissi
581,000


Kono
168,000


Kpelle, Guinea
574,000


Krio, Creole
2,700


Kuranko
112,000


Landoma
27,000


Lele
51,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maninka, Eastern
3,176,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maninka, Konyanka
262,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Maninka, Sankaran
110,000


Mano, Mah
106,000


Manya, Mandingo
83,000


Mende
2,800


Nalu
11,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Susu
1,464,000


Temne
5,600


Toma
263,000


Wamei, Konyagi
7,700


Wassulu
126,000


Yalunka
118,000

Guinea People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Guinea – 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
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Badyarapbp11None
Baga Manduribmd11Need?
Baga Pokurbcg11Need?
Baga Sitemubsp10Portions
Balanta-Kentoheble10NT
Bamanankanbam11Complete
Bandibza10NT
Dandnj10NT
Englisheng10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Guinean Sign Languagegus11None
Jahankajad11None
Kakabekke11None
Kissi, Northernkqs10Complete
Kla-Danlda10Need?
Klaoklu10Complete
Konoknu10None
Kpelle, Guineagkp10Complete
Kriokri10Complete
Kurankoknk11Complete
Landomaldm11None
Lelellc11None
Limba, Eastlma11None
Limba, West-Centrallia11NT
Maninka, Konyankamku11None
Maninka, Sankaranmsc11None
Maninkakan, Easternemk22NT
Mannmev11NT
Manyamzj11None
Mbulungishmbv11None
Mendemen10Complete
Mogofinmfg11None
Nalunaj11None
Oniyanbsc10NT
Pulaarfuc22NT
Pularfuf11NT
Sususus33NT
Themnetem10NT
Tomatod10NT
Wameycou11None
Yalunkayal11Complete
Zialozil10Need?
Totals: 43 47 29   24 18 23 39 2
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Guinea – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.8 %
(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.
Guinea – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Guinea. Ministries in the Guinea section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the West and Central Africa 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.
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Guinea – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 12,802,000
Percent Urbanization 37 %
Total People Groups 47
Unreached People Groups 29
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 4.2%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.8%  [2]
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.392 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
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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