• PEOPLE NAME: SWISS GERMAN OF SWITZERLAND

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PEID: 586

ROP: 103304

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Swiss

Language: Swiss German - (gsw)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Switzerland

Also found in: Sweden

Population: 5,390,000

Global Population: 5,393,000


PEID: 586

ROP: 103304

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Swiss German of Switzerland, numbering 5,390,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Swiss people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,393,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Swiss German. The primary religion practiced by the Swiss German is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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