• PEOPLE NAME: ENGLISH CREOLE OF SENEGAL

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By Francis Nelson Williams

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PEID: 14225

ROP: 105310

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Krio - (kri)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Senegal

Also found in: Canada; Equatorial Guinea; Netherlands; Sierra Leone; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 8,600

Global Population: 730,300


PEID: 14225

ROP: 105310

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The English Creole of Senegal, numbering 8,600, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Sub-Saharan African people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 730,300 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Krio. The primary religion practiced by the English Creole 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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