• PEOPLE NAME: WOLOF OF GAMBIA

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PEID: 13247

ROP: 110856

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic-Wolof

Language: Gambian Wolof - (wof)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Gambia

Also found in: Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Italy; Mauritania; Senegal; United States

Population: 255,000

Global Population: 6,667,900


PEID: 13247

ROP: 110856

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Wolof of Gambia, numbering 255,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic-Wolof people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,667,900 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Gambian Wolof. The primary religion practiced by the Wolof is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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