PEID: 33358

ROP: 116261

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Krio - (kri)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Sierra Leone

Also found in: Gambia

Population: 8,200

Global Population: 24,700

PEID: 33358

ROP: 116261

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Aku of Sierra Leone, numbering 8,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Sub-Saharan African people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 24,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Krio. The primary religion practiced by the Aku 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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