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PEID: 14294

ROP: 108934

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Sherbro - (bun)

Alternate Name(s): Southern Bullom

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Sierra Leone

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Population: 227,000

Global Population: 227,000

PEID: 14294

ROP: 108934

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Sherbro of Sierra Leone, numbering 227,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sierra Leone. Their primary language is Sherbro. The primary religion practiced by the Sherbro is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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