• PEOPLE NAME: NUER OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 46705

ROP: 106990

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Nuer - (nus)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: United States

Also found in: Ethiopia; South Sudan

Population: 18,500

Global Population: 1,425,500


PEID: 46705

ROP: 106990

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nuer of United States, numbering 18,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,425,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Nuer. The primary religion practiced by the Nuer 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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