• PEOPLE NAME: MBUM OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC


PEID: 12899

ROP: 106494

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Mbum - (mdd)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Cameroon; Chad

Population: 22,500

Global Population: 170,000


PEID: 12899

ROP: 106494

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mbum of Central African Republic, numbering 22,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 170,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mbum. The primary religion practiced by the Mbum is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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