• PEOPLE NAME: LUBA-HEMBA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14631

ROP: 105898

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Luba

Language: Hemba - (hem)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 320,000

Global Population: 320,000


PEID: 14631

ROP: 105898

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Luba-Hemba of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 320,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Luba people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Congo (Kinshasa). Their primary language is Hemba. The primary religion practiced by the Luba-Hemba is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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