Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Wolaytta - (wal)

Alternate Name(s): Wolaytta, Welaita

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestant

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 2,885,000

Global Population: 2,885,000

PEID: 11653

ROP: 110640

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Wolaitta of Ethiopia, numbering 2,885,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Wolaytta. The primary religion practiced by the Wolaitta is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.

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