• PEOPLE NAME: HAUSA OF CAMEROON

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PEID: 12616

ROP: 103733

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Hausa

Language: Hausa - (hau)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

Also found in: Algeria; Benin; Burkina Faso; Canada; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Brazzaville); Cote d’Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Niger; Nigeria; Sudan; Togo

Population: 397,000

Global Population: 48,303,375


PEID: 12616

ROP: 103733

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Hausa of Cameroon, numbering 397,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Hausa people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 48,303,375 in 18 countries. Their primary language is Hausa. The primary religion practiced by the Hausa is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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