• PEOPLE NAME: BAKWELE OF GABON


PEID: 13174

ROP: 100830

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Bekwel - (bkw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Gabon

Also found in: Cameroon; Congo (Brazzaville)

Population: 4,400

Global Population: 55,400


PEID: 13174

ROP: 100830

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Bakwele of Gabon, numbering 4,400, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 55,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Bekwel. The primary religion practiced by the Bakwele is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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