• PEOPLE NAME: GBAYA OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13795

ROP: 101166

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Northwest Gbaya - (gya)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo (Brazzaville); Sudan

Population: 9,300

Global Population: 679,700


PEID: 13795

ROP: 101166

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Gbaya of Nigeria, numbering 9,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 679,700 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Northwest Gbaya. The primary religion practiced by the Gbaya is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.


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