• PEOPLE NAME: GUMUZ OF SUDAN

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PEID: 12035

ROP: 103562

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Gumuz - (guk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 52,500

Global Population: 290,500


PEID: 12035

ROP: 103562

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gumuz of Sudan, numbering 52,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 290,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gumuz. The primary religion practiced by the Gumuz is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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