Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Northwest Gbaya - (gya)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestant

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo

Population: 17,500

Global Population: 779,400

PEID: 11978

ROP: 101166

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Baya of Sudan, numbering 17,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 779,400 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Northwest Gbaya. The primary religion practiced by the Baya is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available