• PEOPLE NAME: WEME OF BENIN

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PEID: 12359

ROP: 110748

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Weme Gbe - (wem)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Benin

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Population: 214,000

Global Population: 214,000


PEID: 12359

ROP: 110748

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Weme of Benin, numbering 214,000, 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 Weme Gbe. The primary religion practiced by the Weme is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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