Africa: A Continent of Great Diversity

Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. It covers about 20 percent of Earth’s total land area. With 1.1 billion people in 2013, it accounts for about 15% of the world’s human population. The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos. It contains 54 fully recognized sovereign countries. Africa’s median age is about 20 while the worldwide median age is about 30. It straddles the equator and encompasses numerous climate areas. Africa hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures, and languages.

Africa by the Numbers

      • Population: 953,000,000
      • Spiritually lost: 755,000,000 (79%)
      • Unreached people groups: 1344
      • IOM missionaries serving in Africa: ???

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