• PEOPLE NAME: TIKAR OF CAMEROON

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PEID: 12793

ROP: 110055

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke

Language: Tikar - (tik)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 55,000

Global Population: 55,000


PEID: 12793

ROP: 110055

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Tikar of Cameroon, numbering 55,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Cameroon-Bamileke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Tikar. The primary religion practiced by the Tikar is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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