Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba

Language: Kikuyu - (kik)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Kenya; Uganda; United States

Population: 45,500

Global Population: 9,026,050

PEID: 14959

ROP: 104997

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kikuyu of Tanzania, numbering 45,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,026,050 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Kikuyu. The primary religion practiced by the Kikuyu is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.

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