• PEOPLE NAME: UDUK OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11652

ROP: 110363

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Uduk - (udu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Sudan; United States

Population: 27,500

Global Population: 53,325


PEID: 11652

ROP: 110363

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Uduk of Ethiopia, numbering 27,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 53,325 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Uduk. The primary religion practiced by the Uduk is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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