• 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 - Sunni

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 62,000

Global Population: 62,000


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 62,000, 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 Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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