Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Berta - (wti)

Alternate Name(s): Beni Shangul

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 250,000

Global Population: 521,000

PEID: 42808

ROP: 101258

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Berta of Sudan, numbering 250,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 521,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Berta. The primary religion practiced by the Berta is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available