• PEOPLE NAME: VLAX ROMANI OF SOUTH AFRICA

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PEID: 15529

ROP: 108394

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Romany

Language: Vlax Romani - (rmy)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Africa

Also found in: Albania; Algeria; Argentina; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Canada; Colombia; France; Germany; Italy; Kosovo; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Portugal; Russia; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 7,900

Global Population: 1,006,700


PEID: 15529

ROP: 108394

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Vlax Romani of South Africa, numbering 7,900, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Romany people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,006,700 in 21 countries. Their primary language is Vlax Romani. The primary religion practiced by the Vlax Romani 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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