• PEOPLE CLUSTER: HAUSA

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 19

Population: 49,358,150

Unreached people groups: 19

UPG population: 49,358,150

Unengaged UPGs: 9

UUPG population: 299,850

Number of countries: 18


Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

Overview: Hausa is the most widely spoken Chadic language and is the first language spoken by more than 25 million Hausa people, primarily in Nigeria. The Hausa people cluster includes a few small, closely related peoples in northern Nigeria and southwestern Niger. A majority of Hausa peoples practice traditional animistic religions.

Peoples within this cluster: Hausa; Maguzawa

Countries where they are found: Algeria; Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Canada; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Brazzaville); Cote d’Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Niger; Nigeria; Sudan; Togo


People groups: 19

Population: 49,358,150

Unreached people groups: 19

UPG population: 49,358,150

Unengaged UPGs: 9

UUPG population: 299,850

Number of countries: 18