• PEOPLE NAME: CHOKWE OF ZAMBIA


PEID: 15573

ROP: 102181

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Chokwe - (cjk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Angola; Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 117,000

Global Population: 3,147,000


PEID: 15573

ROP: 102181

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Chokwe of Zambia, numbering 117,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,147,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Chokwe. The primary religion practiced by the Chokwe is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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