• PEOPLE NAME: JUR MODO OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 14893

ROP: 104332

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Jur Modo - (bex)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: United States

Population: 168,000

Global Population: 170,300


PEID: 14893

ROP: 104332

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Jur Modo of South Sudan, numbering 168,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 170,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Jur Modo. The primary religion practiced by the Jur Modo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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