• PEOPLE NAME: LUO OF KENYA

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PEID: 14817

ROP: 115030

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) - (luo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Tanzania; United States

Population: 4,830,000

Global Population: 5,065,400


PEID: 14817

ROP: 115030

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Luo of Kenya, numbering 4,830,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,065,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Luo (Kenya and Tanzania). The primary religion practiced by the Luo is Protestant Christianity.


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