PEID: 11968

ROP: 100638

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Avokaya - (avu)

Alternate Name(s): Abukaya

Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 57,500

Global Population: 128,000

PEID: 11968

ROP: 100638

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Avukaya of South Sudan, numbering 57,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 128,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Avokaya. The primary religion practiced by the Avukaya is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.

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