• PEOPLE NAME: LOPIT OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 12087

ROP: 105862

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Lopit - (lpx)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 80,000

Global Population: 80,000


PEID: 12087

ROP: 105862

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lopit of South Sudan, numbering 80,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Lopit. The primary religion practiced by the Lopit 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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