• PEOPLE NAME: LUYANA OF ZAMBIA


PEID: 15602

ROP: 105945

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest

Language: Luyana - (lyn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Angola; Botswana

Population: 92,500

Global Population: 176,500


PEID: 15602

ROP: 105945

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Luyana of Zambia, numbering 92,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 176,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Luyana. The primary religion practiced by the Luyana 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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