• PEOPLE NAME: SOLI OF ZAMBIA

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PEID: 15632

ROP: 109383

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Soli - (sby)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zambia

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Population: 105,000

Global Population: 105,000


PEID: 15632

ROP: 109383

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Soli of Zambia, numbering 105,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Zambia. Their primary language is Soli. The primary religion practiced by the Soli is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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