• PEOPLE NAME: KISII (GUSII) OF KENYA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Gusii - (guz)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 2,910,000

Global Population: 2,910,500


PEID: 14808

ROP: 105050

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Kisii (Gusii) of Kenya, numbering 2,910,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,910,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gusii. The primary religion practiced by the Kisii (Gusii) is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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