• PEOPLE NAME: LEBOU OF SENEGAL

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic-Wolof

Language: Wolof - (wol)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Senegal

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Population: 197,000

Global Population: 197,000


PEID: 42186

ROP: 114865

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Lebou of Senegal, numbering 197,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic-Wolof people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Senegal. Their primary language is Wolof. The primary religion practiced by the Lebou is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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