• PEOPLE NAME: BENCH OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11554

ROP: 103375

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Bench - (bcq)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 537,000

Global Population: 537,000


PEID: 11554

ROP: 103375

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bench of Ethiopia, numbering 537,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Bench. The primary religion practiced by the Bench is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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