• PEOPLE NAME: MOSSI OF BENIN

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Mossi - (mos)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Benin

Also found in: Burkina Faso; Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Togo; United States

Population: 51,000

Global Population: 12,417,025


PEID: 12343

ROP: 106781

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mossi of Benin, numbering 51,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,417,025 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Mossi. The primary religion practiced by the Mossi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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