• PEOPLE NAME: DIDINGA OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 12001

ROP: 102599

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Didinga - (did)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 77,500

Global Population: 77,500


PEID: 12001

ROP: 102599

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Didinga of South Sudan, numbering 77,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Didinga. The primary religion practiced by the Didinga is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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