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PEID: 48540

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: Zambia

Also found in: Malawi; Tanzania

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 182,000

PEID: 48540

ROP: 105616

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Lambya of Zambia, numbering 24,000, are Unengaged and 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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