• PEOPLE NAME: FUTA JALON OF SENEGAL

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Pular - (fuf)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Senegal

Also found in: Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Sierra Leone; United States

Population: 233,000

Global Population: 6,376,500


PEID: 14229

ROP: 103072

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Futa Jalon of Senegal, numbering 233,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,376,500 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Pular. The primary religion practiced by the Futa Jalon 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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