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PEID: 13274

ROP: 101479

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Southern Birifor - (biv)

Alternate Name(s): Ghana Birifor

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire

Population: 212,000

Global Population: 220,400

PEID: 13274

ROP: 101479

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Birifor of Ghana, numbering 212,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 220,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Southern Birifor. The primary religion practiced by the Birifor is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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