• PEOPLE NAME: BWISI OF UGANDA


PEID: 15077

ROP: 101829

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Talinga-Bwisi - (tlj)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 119,000

Global Population: 170,000


PEID: 15077

ROP: 101829

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Bwisi of Uganda, numbering 119,000, 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 170,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Talinga-Bwisi. The primary religion practiced by the Bwisi is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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