• PEOPLE NAME: TOPOSA OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 42738

ROP: 110166

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Toposa - (toq)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Animism

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: South Sudan; Uganda

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 531,500


PEID: 42738

ROP: 110166

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Toposa of Ethiopia, numbering 13,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 531,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Toposa. The primary religion practiced by the Toposa is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.


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