• PEOPLE NAME: OVIMBUNDU OF ANGOLA


PEID: 15192

ROP: 110393

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest

Language: Umbundu - (umb)

Alternate Name(s): Mbundu

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Angola

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Population: 11,250,000

Global Population: 11,250,000


PEID: 15192

ROP: 110393

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Ovimbundu of Angola, numbering 11,250,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Angola. Their primary language is Umbundu. The primary religion practiced by the Ovimbundu 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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