• PEOPLE NAME: COLOURED OF NAMIBIA

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PEID: 47591

ROP: 102964

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Afrikaans - (afr)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: Namibia

Also found in: Ghana; South Africa; Sudan; Zambia

Population: 261,000

Global Population: 3,279,500


PEID: 47591

ROP: 102964

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Coloured of Namibia, numbering 261,000, 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 3,279,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Afrikaans. The primary religion practiced by the Coloured is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.


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