• PEOPLE NAME: JIYE OF SOUTH SUDAN


PEID: 12043

ROP: 115821

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Toposa - (toq)

Alternate Name(s): Toposa

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 51,000

Global Population: 51,000


PEID: 12043

ROP: 115821

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Jiye of South Sudan, numbering 51,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Toposa. The primary religion practiced by the Jiye is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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