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PEID: 13756

ROP: 102871

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Bini - (bin)

Alternate Name(s): Beni, Benin

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Canada; United States

Population: 2,200,000

Global Population: 2,201,400

PEID: 13756

ROP: 102871

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Edo of Nigeria, numbering 2,200,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,201,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Bini. The primary religion practiced by the Edo is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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