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PEID: 12307

ROP: 101421

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Biali - (beh)

Alternate Name(s): Berba, Bialaba, Bieri, Bjerb, Bjeri

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Benin

Also found in: Burkina Faso

Population: 193,000

Global Population: 196,600

PEID: 12307

ROP: 101421

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Bialaba of Benin, numbering 193,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 196,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Biali. The primary religion practiced by the Bialaba is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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