• PEOPLE NAME: SIERRA LEONEANS OF CANADA

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By Francis Nelson Williams

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PEID: 47458

ROP: 105310

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Krio - (kri)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Canada

Also found in: Equatorial Guinea; Netherlands; Senegal; Sierra Leone; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 3,100

Global Population: 724,100


PEID: 47458

ROP: 105310

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Sierra Leoneans of Canada, numbering 3,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Sub-Saharan African people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 724,100 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Krio. The primary religion practiced by the Sierra Leoneans is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.


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