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PEID: 11647

ROP: 109622

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Suri - (suq)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Animism

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: South Sudan

Population: 77,000

Global Population: 78,600

PEID: 11647

ROP: 109622

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Suri of Ethiopia, numbering 77,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 78,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Suri. The primary religion practiced by the Suri is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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