• PEOPLE NAME: YAKA OF ANGOLA


PEID: 15208

ROP: 110931

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Yaka (Congo) - (iyx)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Angola

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 224,000

Global Population: 1,534,000


PEID: 15208

ROP: 110931

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Yaka of Angola, numbering 224,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,534,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yaka (Congo). The primary religion practiced by the Yaka is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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