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PEID: 15550

ROP: 111148

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Swahili

Language: Swahili (individual language) - (swh)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: South Africa

Also found in: Oman

Population: 1,800

Global Population: 57,800

PEID: 15550

ROP: 111148

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Zanzibari of South Africa, numbering 1,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Swahili people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 57,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Swahili (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Zanzibari is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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