• PEOPLE NAME: SHILLUK OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 42499

ROP: 108946

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Shilluk - (shk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: United States

Population: 481,000

Global Population: 487,800


PEID: 42499

ROP: 108946

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Shilluk of South Sudan, numbering 481,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 487,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shilluk. The primary religion practiced by the Shilluk 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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