Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Western Xwla Gbe - (xwl)

Alternate Name(s): Phla, Xwla, Xwla-Gbe

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Benin

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Population: 99,000

Global Population: 99,000

PEID: 12353

ROP: 109658

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Gbe, Xwla of Benin, numbering 99,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Benin. Their primary language is Western Xwla Gbe. The primary religion practiced by the Gbe, Xwla is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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