• PEOPLE NAME: LOKOYA OF SOUTH SUDAN


PEID: 12084

ROP: 105830

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Lokoya - (lky)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 16,000

Global Population: 16,000


PEID: 12084

ROP: 105830

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lokoya of South Sudan, numbering 16,000, 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 Lokoya. The primary religion practiced by the Lokoya is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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