• PEOPLE NAME: BATA OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12527

ROP: 101119

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Bata - (bta)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Cameroon

Also found in: Nigeria

Population: 14,500

Global Population: 321,500


PEID: 12527

ROP: 101119

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Bata of Cameroon, numbering 14,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 321,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bata. The primary religion practiced by the Bata is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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