• 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: 212,000

Global Population: 211,000


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 212,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 211,000 in 1 countries. 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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