• PEOPLE NAME: BIRWA OF ZIMBABWE


PEID: 15649

ROP: 101485

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Sotho-Tswana

Language: Birwa - (brl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Botswana

Population: 15,500

Global Population: 33,500


PEID: 15649

ROP: 101485

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Birwa of Zimbabwe, numbering 15,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Sotho-Tswana people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 33,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Birwa. The primary religion practiced by the Birwa is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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