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Uganda – 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
Acholi, Shuli1,705,000Y41.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityAcholiP
Acholi, Shuli
M
Acholi, Shuli of Uganda
 
Alur, Lur1,119,000Y30.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityAlurP
Alur, Lur
  
Amba48,000Y11.00 %45.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsAmba   
Arab, Lebanese14,0000.50 %32.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
  
Aringa562,000Y1.50 %1.90 %Y1 IslamAringaP
Aringa
 T
Baganda, Ganda7,460,000Y42.00 %67.00 %5 ChristianityGandaP
Baganda, Ganda
  
Bagwere706,000Y32.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityGwereP
Bagwere
  
Bahima, Hima3,486,000Y46.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityNyankore   
Bakenyi114,000Y24.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityKenyeP
Bakenyi
M
Bakenyi of Uganda
T
Bakiga2,726,000Y47.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityChigaP
Bakiga
  
Bakonjo, Konzo967,000Y28.00 %89.00 %5 ChristianityKonzoP
Bakonjo, Konzo
 T
Bamasaba, Masaba1,875,000Y32.00 %83.00 %5 ChristianityMasaabaP
Bamasaba, Masaba
M
Bamasaba, Masaba of Uganda
T
Banyarwanda, Rwandese1,000,000Y29.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKinyarwandaP
Banyarwanda, Rwandese
  
Banyole622,000Y35.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNyoleP
Banyole
M
Banyole of Uganda
T
Banyoro, Nyoro1,101,000Y31.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityNyoroP
Banyoro, Nyoro
  
Bari109,000Y28.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityBariP
Bari
  
Baruli216,000Y24.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityRuuliP
Baruli
M
Baruli of Uganda
T
Barundi, Rundi261,000Y29.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityRundi   
Basamia, Luhya, Saamia592,000Y32.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianitySaamiaP
Basamia, Luhya, Saamia
M
Basamia, Luhya, Saamia of Uganda
T
Basoga3,374,000Y43.00 %84.00 %5 ChristianitySogaP
Basoga
M
Basoga of Uganda
T
Batooro961,000Y27.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityTooro   
Batutsi, Tutsi409,000Y35.00 %96.00 %5 ChristianityKinyarwanda   
British4,0008.80 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Bwisi115,000Y23.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTalinga-Bwisi  T
Chinese, general17,00012.00 %18.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsChinese, MandarinP
Chinese, general
  
Cuban8,9008.80 %57.00 %4 ChristianitySpanish   
DeafY0.01 %85.00 %3 ChristianityUgandan Sign LanguageP
Deaf
 T
French1,4001.00 %61.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Goanese45,00018.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityKonkani, Goan M
Goanese of Uganda
 
Gujarati, Ugandan414,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismGujaratiP
Gujarati, Ugandan
M
Gujarati, Ugandan of Uganda
T
Gungu95,000Y25.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityGunguP
Gungu
M
Gungu of Uganda
T
Haya95,000Y21.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityHaya   
Hindi, Ugandan5,100Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 HinduismHindiP
Hindi, Ugandan
 T
Kakwa, Bari Kakwa207,000Y12.00 %69.00 %5 ChristianityKakwaP
Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
  
Kalenjin, Pokot, Western Suk119,000Y12.00 %48.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsPokootP
Kalenjin, Pokot, Western Suk
M
Kalenjin, Pokot, Western Suk of Uganda
T
Kaliko11,000Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKeliko   
Kamba9,000Y30.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityKambaP
Kamba
 T
Karamojong, Dodoth757,000Y5.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNg'akarimojongP
Karamojong, Dodoth
  
Kikuyu95,000Y20.00 %93.00 %5 ChristianityGikuyuP
Kikuyu
  
Kongo4,600Y35.00 %94.00 %5 ChristianityKoongo   
Kumam, Akokolemu302,000Y24.00 %78.00 %5 ChristianityKumam   
Lali4,500Y30.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLaari   
Lango2,420,000Y42.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLangoP
Lango
  
Lendu21,000Y31.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityLenduP
Lendu
  
Lingala23,000Y33.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityLingalaP
Lingala
  
Lugbara, High1,250,000Y36.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityLugbaraP
Lugbara, High
 T
Luhya, Bukusu42,00045.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityLubukusuP
Luhya, Bukusu
  
Ma'adi333,000Y21.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityMa'di M
Ma'adi of Uganda
T
Madi, Southern84,000Y25.00 %92.00 %5 ChristianityMa'di, Southern   
Mangbetu90,000Y18.00 %70.00 %5 ChristianityMangbetu M
Mangbetu of Uganda
T
Mvuba1,100Y18.00 %50.00 %5 Ethnic ReligionsMvuba   
Nande23,000Y34.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityNande   
Nubian, Nubi33,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamNubiP
Nubian, Nubi
M
Nubian, Nubi of Uganda
T
Nyang'i16,000Y4.00 %10.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsNg'akarimojong   
Nyankore, Hororo362,000Y23.00 %97.00 %5 ChristianityNyankoreP
Nyankore, Hororo
  
Okebu61,000Y9.00 %75.00 %4 ChristianityNdo   
Olubogo, Lulba2,30014.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityOlu'bo   
Padhola, Dama548,000Y33.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityAdholaP
Padhola, Dama
  
Plains Bira1,800Y4.00 %5.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsBeraP
Plains Bira
  
Pygmy, Batwa3,900Y3.00 %20.00 %4 Ethnic ReligionsKinyarwandaP
Pygmy, Batwa
 T
Sebei311,000Y30.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityKupsapiiny M
Sebei of Uganda
T
Swahili4,500Y0.50 %5.00 %Y1 IslamSwahiliP
Swahili
M
Swahili of Uganda
T
Taposa50,0000.30 %90.00 %3 ChristianityToposaP
Taposa
 T
Tepeth27,000Y35.00 %60.00 %5 ChristianitySooP
Tepeth
  
Teso2,682,000Y44.00 %98.00 %5 ChristianityTesoP
Teso
 T
Teuso18,000Y34.00 %95.00 %5 ChristianityIkP
Teuso
M
Teuso of Uganda
T
Thur107,000Y22.00 %85.00 %5 ChristianityThur   
Total People Groups:   67 40,251,000 57     5     44 17 26
Unclassified / Other Individuals 72,000  
UN Country Population (2016) 40,323,000  
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Uganda – 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 7.5 % 1,019,000 2.5 %
  2 - Minimally reached 1 1.5 % 14,000 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 3 4.5 % 51,000 0.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 8 11.9 % 864,000 2.1 %
  5 - Significantly reached 50 74.6 % 38,304,000 95.2 %
Totals 67   40,251,000  


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.
Uganda – 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
Acholiach10Complete
Adholaadh10NT
Aluralz10Complete
Ambarwm10Portions
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc10Portions
Aringaluc11NT
Baribfa10Complete
Berabrf10Portions
Chigacgg10Complete
Chinese, Mandarincmn10Complete
Englisheng10Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Gandalug10Complete
Gikuyukik10Complete
Gujaratiguj11Complete
Gungurub10Portions
Gweregwr10Portions
Hayahay10Complete
Hindihin11Complete
Ikikx10Portions
Kakwakeo10Complete
Kambakam10Complete
Kelikokbo10Portions
Kenyelke10None
Kinyarwandakin30Complete
Konkani, Goangom10Complete
Konzokoo10Portions
Koongokng10Complete
Kumamkdi10Complete
Kupsapiinykpz10NT
Laarildi10NT
Langolaj10Complete
Lenduled10NT
Lingalalin10Complete
Lubukusubxk10Complete
Lugbaralgg10Complete
Ma'dimhi10NT
Ma'di, Southernsnm10None
Mangbetumdj10Portions
Masaabamyx10NT
Mvubamxh10None
Nandennb10Complete
Ndondp10NT
Ng'akarimojongkdj20Complete
Nubikcn11Need?
Nyankorenyn20Complete
Nyolenuj10NT
Nyoronyo10Complete
Olu'bolul10None
Pokootpko10Complete
Rundirun10Complete
Ruuliruc10None
Saamialsm10NT
Sogaxog10Complete
Sooteu10Need?
Spanishspa10Complete
Swahiliswh11Complete
Talinga-Bwisitlj10NT
Tesoteo10Complete
Thurlth10None
Toorottj10Complete
Toposatoq10Portions
Ugandan Sign Languageugn10Portions
Totals: 63 67 5   55 40 45 57 12
Data Notes
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Uganda – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 36.5 %
(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.
Uganda – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Uganda. Ministries in the Uganda section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the East and Southern 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.
Ministries in Uganda   Ministries in East and Southern Africa
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Country Level Ministries Size
Action International MinistriesMedium
Africa Inland Mission, InternationalMedium
African Bible Colleges, Inc.Medium
African EnterpriseMedium
African LeadershipSmall
AMG InternationalLarge
Assemblies of God World MissionsLarge
Baptist World Aid, AustraliaSmall
Bright Hope InternationalMedium
Childcare WorldwideMedium
Christ to the NationsMedium
Christian Blind Mission InternationalSmall
Christian Life MinistriesSmall
Church Mission SocietyMedium
Church of God, Anderson, IndianaMedium
Compassion InternationalLarge
CrosslinksMedium
Emmanuel International MissionSmall
Engineering Ministries InternationalSmall
Evangelical Presbyterian ChurchMedium
Faith Comes By HearingMedium
Fellowship International MissionMedium
Foursquare Missions InternationalMedium
Global Outreach InternationalMedium
Good Shepherd MinistriesSmall
Gospel Communications InternationalMedium
Harvest InternationalMedium
Hope for the HungryMedium
HOPE InternationalSmall
I. N. NetworkMedium
In Touch Mission InternationalMedium
International Christian MinistriesMedium
Into All The WorldSmall
Map InternationalMedium
Mission MinistriesMedium
Mission of MercySmall
Mission ONE IncorporatedMedium
Mission: Moving MountainsMedium
Missionary Ventures InternationalMedium
Orthodox Presbyterian ChurchMedium
Presbyterian Evangelistic FellowshipMedium
Samaritan's PurseLarge
Seed InternationalSmall
South American Missionary SocietySmall
TEAR AustraliaMedium
TEAR Fund New ZealandSmall
Tear NetherlandsSmall
TearFund BelgiumSmall
TearFund SwitzerlandSmall
TearFund UKLarge
Teen Missions InternationalMedium
The Master's MissionMedium
Things To Come MissionMedium
Touch the World Youth MinistriesSmall
Walk Thru the Bible MinistriesMedium
World ConcernMedium
World ConcernLarge
World Harvest MissionMedium
World RenewMedium
Ministries Listed:  59
 
Regional Level Ministries Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism)Large
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc.Medium
Anglican Frontier MissionsSmall
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
InterCommSmall
Iris Ministries, Inc.Medium
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and MissionsSmall
Mailbox Club InternationalSmall
Middle East MediaMedium
Open Bible ChurchesSmall
Overland MissionsSmall
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:  51
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Uganda – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 40,251,000
Percent Urbanization 16 %
Total People Groups 67
Unreached People Groups 5
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Official National Language English
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 84.1%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 36.5%  [2]
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.484 (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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