• PEOPLE NAME: MATAL OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12683

ROP: 106395

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Matal - (mfh)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 54,500

Global Population: 54,500


PEID: 12683

ROP: 106395

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Matal of Cameroon, numbering 54,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Matal. The primary religion practiced by the Matal is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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