• PEOPLE NAME: LAMBYA OF MALAWI

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PEID: 15326

ROP: 105616

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Lambya - (lai)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Malawi

Also found in: Tanzania; Zambia

Population: 77,000

Global Population: 182,000


PEID: 15326

ROP: 105616

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Lambya of Malawi, numbering 77,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 182,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lambya. The primary religion practiced by the Lambya is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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