• PEOPLE NAME: BAKWE OF ANGOLA


PEID: 15152

ROP: 100829

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Pygmy

Language: Bakwé - (bjw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Angola

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 42,500


PEID: 15152

ROP: 100829

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bakwe of Angola, numbering 24,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Pygmy people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 42,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bakwé. The primary religion practiced by the Bakwe is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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