• PEOPLE NAME: MATENGO OF TANZANIA


PEID: 14985

ROP: 106401

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Matengo - (mgv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Mozambique

Population: 388,000

Global Population: 391,300


PEID: 14985

ROP: 106401

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Matengo of Tanzania, numbering 388,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 391,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Matengo. The primary religion practiced by the Matengo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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