• PEOPLE NAME: SWAZI OF ESWATINI

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PEID: 15559

ROP: 109648

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Nguni

Language: Swati - (ssw)

Alternate Name(s): Swati

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Eswatini

Also found in: Mozambique; South Africa; United States; Zimbabwe

Population: 1,125,000

Global Population: 2,610,250


PEID: 15559

ROP: 109648

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Swazi of Eswatini, numbering 1,125,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Nguni people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,610,250 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Swati. The primary religion practiced by the Swazi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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