• PEOPLE NAME: LUHYA OF KENYA

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By Justus Kizito Siboe Makokha

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PEID: 14773

ROP: 101720

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Bukusu - (bxk)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: Kenya

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Population: 6,185,000

Global Population: 6,185,000


PEID: 14773

ROP: 101720

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Luhya of Kenya, numbering 6,185,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kenya. Their primary language is Bukusu. The primary religion practiced by the Luhya is Protestant Christianity.


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