Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Konso - (kxc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodox

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 385,000

Global Population: 387,200

PEID: 11607

ROP: 105202

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Konso of Ethiopia, numbering 385,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Sidama people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 387,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Konso. The primary religion practiced by the Konso is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available