• PEOPLE NAME: TONGA OF MALAWI


PEID: 15341

ROP: 114837

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Tonga (Nyasa) - (tog)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Malawi

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Population: 525,000

Global Population: 525,000


PEID: 15341

ROP: 114837

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Tonga of Malawi, numbering 525,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Malawi. Their primary language is Tonga (Nyasa). The primary religion practiced by the Tonga is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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