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PEID: 15588

ROP: 114888

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lala-Bisa - (leb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 596,000

Global Population: 701,000

PEID: 15588

ROP: 114888

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Lala of Zambia, numbering 596,000, 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 701,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Lala-Bisa. The primary religion practiced by the Lala is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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