• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ATLANTIC-JOLA


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 6

Population: 496,100

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 496,100

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 4,100

Number of countries: 5


Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

Overview: The Jola are an ethnic group found in Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau. They primarily live along the Atlantic coast between the southern banks of the Gambia River, in the Casamance region of Senegal and the northern part of Guinea-Bissau. The Jola are believed to have preceded the Mande and Fula peoples inhabiting this coastal area. The Atlantic-Jola people cluster includes several ethnolinguistic varieties of Jola.

Peoples within this cluster: Bandial; Jola

Countries where they are found: France; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Mauritania; Senegal


People groups: 6

Population: 496,100

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 496,100

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 4,100

Number of countries: 5