• PEOPLE NAME: SEREER OF SENEGAL

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Serer - (srr)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Senegal

Also found in: Gambia

Population: 1,960,000

Global Population: 2,015,500


PEID: 42183

ROP: 108862

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Sereer of Senegal, numbering 1,960,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,015,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Serer. The primary religion practiced by the Sereer is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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