• PEOPLE NAME: RWANDESE OF RWANDA

By Kelly Sager

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PEID: 39283

ROP: 110325

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Kinyarwanda - (kin)

Alternate Name(s): Abanyarwanda

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Rwanda

Also found in: Tanzania; Uganda

Population: 12,570,000

Global Population: 12,895,000


PEID: 39283

ROP: 110325

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Rwandese of Rwanda, numbering 12,570,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,895,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kinyarwanda. The primary religion practiced by the Rwandese is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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