• PEOPLE NAME: YOMBE OF ZAMBIA


PEID: 15644

ROP: 116103

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Tumbuka - (tum)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zambia

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Population: 4,900

Global Population: 4,900


PEID: 15644

ROP: 116103

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Yombe of Zambia, numbering 4,900, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Zambia. Their primary language is Tumbuka. The primary religion practiced by the Yombe is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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