• PEOPLE NAME: MOSSI OF COTE D’IVOIRE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Mossi - (mos)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Benin; Burkina Faso; Canada; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Togo; United States

Population: 3,070,000

Global Population: 12,417,025


PEID: 13113

ROP: 106781

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Mossi of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 3,070,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,417,025 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Mossi. The primary religion practiced by the Mossi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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