PEID: 13260

ROP: 103957

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Yoruba

Language: Ifè - (ife)

Alternate Name(s): Ana, Baate

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Benin

Also found in: Togo

Population: 53,000

Global Population: 238,000

PEID: 13260

ROP: 103957

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Ife of Benin, numbering 53,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Yoruba people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 238,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ifè. The primary religion practiced by the Ife is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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