• PEOPLE NAME: PORTUGUESE OF GUINEA-BISSAU

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By Diogo Mendes

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PEID: 13473

ROP: 108129

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Portuguese, European

Language: Portuguese - (por)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Andorra; Argentina; Belgium; Canada; France; Germany; Luxembourg; Malawi; Mozambique; Portugal; Senegal; South Africa; Spain; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States; Venezuela; Zambia; Zimbabwe

Population: 5,700

Global Population: 12,937,400


PEID: 13473

ROP: 108129

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Portuguese of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 5,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Portuguese, European people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,937,400 in 20 countries. Their primary language is Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Portuguese is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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