• PEOPLE NAME: BAKWE OF COTE D’IVOIRE


PEID: 13041

ROP: 100829

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Pygmy

Language: Bakwé - (bjw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Angola

Population: 18,500

Global Population: 43,000


PEID: 13041

ROP: 100829

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Bakwe of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 18,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Pygmy people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 43,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bakwé. The primary religion practiced by the Bakwe is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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