• PEOPLE NAME: WOLOF OF GUINEA-BISSAU

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PEID: 42188

ROP: 110856

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic-Wolof

Language: Wolof - (wol)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Gabon; Gambia; Italy; Mauritania; Senegal; United States

Population: 9,700

Global Population: 6,682,400


PEID: 42188

ROP: 110856

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Wolof of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 9,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic-Wolof people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,682,400 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Wolof. The primary religion practiced by the Wolof 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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