• PEOPLE NAME: LUHYA OF UGANDA

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PEID: 15113

ROP: 108478

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Bukusu - (bxk)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Uganda

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Population: 51,500

Global Population: 51,500


PEID: 15113

ROP: 108478

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Luhya of Uganda, numbering 51,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Uganda. Their primary language is Bukusu. The primary religion practiced by the Luhya is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.


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