Sub-Saharan Africa

Peoples and Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

Interactive People Group Map Interactive

This interactive map pinpoints the priority unreached and unengaged peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Fast Facts about Sub-Saharan Africa Info

Learn about the religions, population and lifestyles of Sub-Saharan African peoples.

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Priority People Groups of Sub-Saharan Africa Feature

View profiles of the priority people groups of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Sub-Saharan African Worldview Info

In American time and efficiency are top priorities, but Africans place high value on relationships and community.

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Religions of Sub-Saharan Africa

African Traditional Religion/Animism Info

Revering the ancestors and consulting witch doctors is common, even for those who don't claim animism as their religion.

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Islam & Folk Islam Resource

Muslims make up 22% of the population, but Islam is often a surface religion. Animism still shapes the core of many beliefs.

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Christianity Info

Sub-Saharan Africa is 35% Christian, though often it's a blend of truth with occultic or animistic practices.

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Syncretism Info

Syncretism - the blending of two religious systems, such as Islam and animism - is predominant throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

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