• PEOPLE NAME: BANDA OF SOUTH SUDAN


PEID: 11973

ROP: 100954

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: West Central Banda - (bbp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 35,500

Global Population: 456,500


PEID: 11973

ROP: 100954

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Banda of South Sudan, numbering 35,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 456,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is West Central Banda. The primary religion practiced by the Banda is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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