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PEID: 15534

ROP: 109499

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Nguni

Language: South Ndebele - (nbl)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: South Africa

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Population: 856,000

Global Population: 856,000

PEID: 15534

ROP: 109499

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Southern Ndebele of South Africa, numbering 856,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Nguni people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Africa. Their primary language is South Ndebele. The primary religion practiced by the Southern Ndebele is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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