PEID: 12361

ROP: 110902

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Xwela Gbe - (xwe)

Alternate Name(s): Phera

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Benin

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Population: 131,000

Global Population: 131,000

PEID: 12361

ROP: 110902

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Xwela of Benin, numbering 131,000, 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 Xwela Gbe. The primary religion practiced by the Xwela is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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