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Côte d'Ivoire – People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Abe, Abbey262,000Y10.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAbe   
Abidji83,000Y6.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbidjiP
Abidji
  
Abure, Eyive91,000Y7.00 %92.00 %4 ChristianityAbure M
Abure, Eyive of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Adjoukrou137,000Y3.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAdioukrou   
Aizi, Aproumu 8,900Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Aproumu   
Aizi, Mobumrin 2,700Y5.00 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Mobumrin   
Aizi, Tiagbamrin 12,000Y3.50 %91.00 %4 ChristianityAizi, Tiagbamrin   
Akan, Ashanti, Twi338,000Y12.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAkanP
Akan, Ashanti, Twi
  
Akan-Fante23,000Y3.50 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAkanP
Akan-Fante
  
Aladjan Jacquesville38,000Y9.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAlladian   
Anyi1,010,000Y19.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityAnyinP
Anyi
  
Anyin, Morofo399,000Y9.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin Morofo   
Arab, Lebanese54,0000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Arab, Libyan16,0000.10 %2.60 %Y1 IslamArabic, Libyan SpokenP
Arab, Libyan
  
Attie627,000Y15.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityAttieP
Attie
  
Avikam, Brignan35,000Y5.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAvikam M
Avikam, Brignan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bakwe17,000Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityBakwe   
Bambara, Bamanakan9,700Y0.50 %5.00 %Y1 IslamBamanankanP
Bambara, Bamanakan
 T
Banda, Nafana4,0000.90 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsNafaanraP
Banda, Nafana
M
Banda, Nafana of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Baule4,535,000Y27.00 %55.00 %5 ChristianityBaoule   
Bete, Daloa215,000Y8.00 %30.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, DaloaP
Bete, Daloa
  
Bete, Gagnoa283,000Y7.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, Gagnoa   
Bete, Western, Guiberoua215,000Y9.00 %39.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBete, Guiberoua   
Birifor, Southern7,100Y2.00 %13.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsBirifor, SouthernP
Birifor, Southern
M
Birifor, Southern of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Bissa124,0006.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBisaP
Bissa
 T
Bondoukou Kulango128,000Y0.50 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BondoukouP
Bondoukou Kulango
  
Bozo, Sorogoye18,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamBozo, JenaamaP
Bozo, Sorogoye
 T
British1,5008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Brong, Abron218,000Y4.00 %43.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsAbron   
Daho-Doo, Doba6,100Y7.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDaho-Doo   
Dan, Yakuba1,455,000Y15.00 %33.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsDan  T
DeafY10.50 %34.00 %5 IslamLanguage unknown   
Deg, Mo1,900Y5.00 %23.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsDegP
Deg, Mo
  
Dida, Lakota155,000Y5.00 %74.00 %4 ChristianityDida, LakotaP
Dida, Lakota
  
Dida, Yocoboue173,000Y9.00 %77.00 %4 ChristianityDida, Yocoboue   
Dogon, Tomo Kan23,0000.80 %20.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsDogon, Tomo KanP
Dogon, Tomo Kan
M
Dogon, Tomo Kan of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Ega3,400Y8.00 %70.00 %4 ChristianityEga  T
Eotile, Mekyibo6,500Y8.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityAnyin  T
Esuma300Y7.00 %93.00 %4 ChristianityBaoule   
Ewe16,0005.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityEweP
Ewe
  
French36,0001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Fulani468,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamFulfulde, Central-Eastern NigerP
Fulani
 T
Fulani, Maasina1,8000.10 %0.20 %Y1 IslamFulfulde, MaasinaP
Fulani, Maasina
 T
Gagu, Gban68,000Y1.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsGban   
German27,0002.10 %64.00 %4 ChristianityGerman, StandardP
German
  
Glaro-Twabo5,600Y6.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlaro-TwaboP
Glaro-Twabo
  
Glio, Oubi4,400Y4.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGlio-Oubi   
Godie44,000Y9.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianityGodieP
Godie
  
Gouin, Cerma3,000Y8.00 %11.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsCermaP
Gouin, Cerma
M
Gouin, Cerma of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Gouro, Kweni566,000Y8.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuro   
Grebo69,000Y9.00 %65.00 %4 ChristianityGrebo, Southern   
Guebie7,300Y4.00 %8.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsGuebie   
Guere412,000Y4.00 %15.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe Southern   
Hausa385,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamHausaP
Hausa
 T
Jeri Kuo36,000Y0.10 %1.00 %Y1 IslamJeri Kuo   
Jula, Dyula2,623,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamJulaP
Jula, Dyula
M
Jula, Dyula of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Jula, Koyaga82,000Y0.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamKoyaga  T
Jula, Odienne144,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamWojenakaP
Jula, Odienne
 T
Karaboro7,9000.60 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKaraboro, EasternP
Karaboro
M
Karaboro of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Khisa8,800Y0.60 %1.00 %Y1 IslamKhisaP
Khisa
  
Kla-Dan28,000Y4.00 %25.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKla-Dan   
Koro, Koro Jula56,000Y0.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamKoroP
Koro, Koro Jula
 T
Kouya, Kouadia17,000Y11.00 %40.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsKouya   
Krahn, Eastern11,000Y9.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, Eastern   
Krahn, Western20,000Y0.50 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKrahn, WesternP
Krahn, Western
M
Krahn, Western of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Krobu16,000Y3.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityKrobu   
Kroumen, Tepo47,000Y4.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityKrumen, Tepo   
Krumen, Northeastern33,000Y8.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKrumen, Pye   
Krumen, Plapo100Y2.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityKrumen, PlapoP
Krumen, Plapo
  
Kulango, Bouna235,000Y0.80 %4.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsKulango, BounaP
Kulango, Bouna
M
Kulango, Bouna of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Kwadia1,400Y11.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityKodia   
Kyama, Ebrie148,000Y9.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityEbrieP
Kyama, Ebrie
  
Ligbi7,000Y0.30 %1.00 %Y1 IslamLigbiP
Ligbi
 T
Lobi264,000Y0.40 %5.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLobiP
Lobi
M
Lobi of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Loma3,300Y0.20 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsLomaP
Loma
M
Loma of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Malinke, Ivorian1,495,000Y0.40 %0.50 %Y1 IslamJula  T
Malinke, Mau340,000Y0.03 %0.50 %Y1 IslamMahouP
Malinke, Mau
M
Malinke, Mau of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Maninka, Eastern25,000Y0.10 %0.50 %Y1 IslamManinkakan, EasternP
Maninka, Eastern
  
Mona, Mwan23,000Y3.00 %24.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsMwanP
Mona, Mwan
  
Mossi1,329,00021.00 %52.00 %5 ChristianityMooreP
Mossi
M
Mossi of Côte d'Ivoire
 
Neho15,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsNeyo  T
Ngan28,000Y0.40 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsBengP
Ngan
M
Ngan of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Nglwa, Mbato41,000Y4.00 %90.00 %4 ChristianityMbato  T
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa71,000Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNyabwaP
Nyabwa-Nyedebwa
  
Nzema, Appolo110,000Y5.00 %95.00 %4 ChristianityNzema  T
Sefwi16,000Y8.00 %55.00 %4 ChristianitySehwiP
Sefwi
  
Senoufo, Dyimini157,000Y0.20 %2.00 %Y1 IslamSenoufo, DjiminiP
Senoufo, Dyimini
M
Senoufo, Dyimini of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo69,000Y0.30 %3.00 %Y1 IslamSenoufo, Nyarafolo M
Senoufo, Niarafolo-Niafolo of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Palaka12,000Y1.00 %3.00 %Y1 IslamSenoufo, Palaka   
Senoufo, Shempire152,000Y0.40 %6.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, ShempireP
Senoufo, Shempire
M
Senoufo, Shempire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Southern1,382,000Y3.00 %6.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, CebaaraP
Senoufo, Southern
  
Senoufo, Supyire90,000Y0.10 %2.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsSenoufo, SupyireP
Senoufo, Supyire
M
Senoufo, Supyire of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Senoufo, Tagwana229,000Y3.00 %30.00 %4 IslamSenoufo, TagwanaP
Senoufo, Tagwana
  
Senoufo, Tyelibele45,000Y0.60 %3.00 %Y1 IslamSenoufo, Cebaara M
Senoufo, Tyelibele of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Soninke, Sarakole181,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamSoninkeP
Soninke, Sarakole
M
Soninke, Sarakole of Côte d'Ivoire
T
South Asian, general2,3000.00 %1.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
South Asian, general
 T
Tenbo, Loron8,200Y0.50 %3.00 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsTeenP
Tenbo, Loron
M
Tenbo, Loron of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Tura65,000Y4.00 %21.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsToura   
Vagla100Y3.00 %3.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsVaglaP
Vagla
  
Wan, Nwa36,000Y2.00 %10.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWan   
Wane3,500Y4.00 %40.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWane   
Wassulu26,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamWojenakaP
Wassulu
 T
Western Guere, Wee41,000Y2.00 %15.00 %2 Ethnic ReligionsWe Western   
Wobe259,000Y7.00 %28.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsWe NorthernP
Wobe
  
Wolof16,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamWolofP
Wolof
M
Wolof of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Worodougou113,000Y0.20 %0.80 %Y1 IslamWorodougouP
Worodougou
M
Worodougou of Côte d'Ivoire
T
Yaure45,000Y6.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsYaoureP
Yaure
  
Yoruba113,00020.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianityYorubaP
Yoruba
  
Total People Groups:   108 23,176,000 89     36     61 24 42
Unclassified / Other Individuals 78,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 23,254,000  
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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 33.3 % 7,140,000 30.8 %
  2 - Minimally reached 7 6.5 % 381,000 1.6 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 1.9 % 36,000 0.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 53 49.1 % 6,193,000 26.7 %
  5 - Significantly reached 10 9.3 % 9,425,000 40.7 %
Totals 108   23,176,000  


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 – Languages
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Abeaba10Portions
Abidjiabi10NT
Abronabr10None
Abureabu10None
Adioukrouadj10NT
Aizi, Aproumuahp10None
Aizi, Mobumrinahm10None
Aizi, Tiagbamrinahi10None
Akanaka20Complete
Alladianald10NT
Anyinany20NT
Anyin Morofomtb10None
Arabic, Libyan Spokenayl11None
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Attieati10NT
Avikamavi10Portions
Bakwebjw10Portions
Bamanankanbam11Complete
Baoulebci20Complete
Bengnhb11None
Bete, Daloabev10NT
Bete, Gagnoabtg10None
Bete, Guiberouabet10NT
Birifor, Southernbiv10NT
Bisabib10NT
Bozo, Jenaamabze11Portions
Cermacme10NT
Daho-Doodas10Need?
Dandnj10NT
Degmzw10Complete
Dida, Lakotadic10Need?
Dida, Yocobouegud10NT
Dogon, Tomo Kandtm10None
Ebrieebr10NT
Egaega10Need?
Englisheng10Complete
Eweewe10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Nigerfuq11NT
Fulfulde, Maasinaffm11NT
Gbanggu10Portions
German, Standarddeu10Complete
Glaro-Twaboglr10None
Glio-Oubioub10None
Godiegod10Portions
Grebo, Southerngrj10None
Guebiegie10None
Gurogoa10Complete
Hausahau11Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Jeri Kuojek11Need?
Juladyu22Complete
Karaboro, Easternxrb11NT
Khisakqm11Need?
Kla-Danlda10Need?
Kodiakwp10Need?
Korokfo11None
Kouyakyf10NT
Koyagakga11None
Krahn, Easternkqo10NT
Krahn, Westernkrw11NT
Krobukxb10Need?
Krumen, Plapoktj10NT
Krumen, Pyepye10None
Krumen, Tepoted10NT
Kulango, Bondoukoukzc11NT
Kulango, Bounanku11None
Language unknownxxx10None
Ligbilig11None
Lobilob11NT
Lomaloi11None
Mahoumxx11None
Maninkakan, Easternemk11NT
Mbatogwa10None
Mooremos10Complete
Mwanmoa10NT
Nafaanranfr11Complete
Neyoney11None
Nyabwanwb10NT
Nzemanzi10Complete
Sehwisfw10NT
Senoufo, Cebaarasef21Complete
Senoufo, Djiminidyi11Complete
Senoufo, Nyarafolosev11None
Senoufo, Palakaplr11None
Senoufo, Shempireseb10None
Senoufo, Supyirespp11NT
Senoufo, Tagwanatgw10NT
Soninkesnk11Portions
Teenlor11Portions
Touraneb10NT
Vaglavag10NT
Wanwan10None
Wanehwa10Need?
We Northernwob10NT
We Southerngxx10NT
We Westernwec10NT
Wojenakajod22None
Wolofwol11NT
Worodougoujud11None
Yaoureyre10NT
Yorubayor10Complete
Totals: 102 108 36   63 43 39 84 8
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Côte d'Ivoire – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 10.6 %
(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 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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Côte d'Ivoire – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 23,176,000
Percent Urbanization 53 %
Total People Groups 108
Unreached People Groups 36
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Official National Language French
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 32.6%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 10.6%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.452 (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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