• PEOPLE NAME: WOLOF OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47653

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: United States

Also found in: Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Gabon; Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Italy; Mauritania; Senegal

Population: 67,000

Global Population: 6,682,400


PEID: 47653

ROP: 110856

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Wolof of United States, numbering 67,000, are Engaged yet 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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