• PEOPLE NAME: CHOKWE OF ANGOLA


PEID: 15155

ROP: 102181

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Chokwe - (cjk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Angola

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa); Zambia

Population: 1,435,000

Global Population: 2,760,000


PEID: 15155

ROP: 102181

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Chokwe of Angola, numbering 1,435,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,760,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Chokwe. The primary religion practiced by the Chokwe is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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