• PEOPLE NAME: LOMWE OF MOZAMBIQUE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Lomwe - (ngl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Mozambique

Also found in:

Population: 1,880,000

Global Population: 1,880,000


PEID: 15387

ROP: 105846

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lomwe of Mozambique, numbering 1,880,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mozambique. Their primary language is Lomwe. The primary religion practiced by the Lomwe 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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