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PEID: 46710

ROP: 108946

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Shilluk - (shk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: United States

Also found in: South Sudan

Population: 6,500

Global Population: 462,500

PEID: 46710

ROP: 108946

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Shilluk of United States, numbering 6,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 462,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shilluk. The primary religion practiced by the Shilluk 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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