Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Rufiji - (rui)

Alternate Name(s): Fiji, Rufiji-Ndengereko, Ruihi

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 528,000

Global Population: 528,000

PEID: 50319

ROP: 108434

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Rufiji of Tanzania, numbering 528,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Rufiji. The primary religion practiced by the Rufiji 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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