PEID: 13025

ROP: 111088

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Yombe - (yom)

Alternate Name(s): Bayombe, Mbala, Kiombi

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Congo (Brazzaville)

Also found in: Angola; Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 675,000

Global Population: 2,127,500

PEID: 13025

ROP: 111088

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Yombe of Congo (Brazzaville), numbering 675,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,127,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yombe. The primary religion practiced by the Yombe is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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