Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Southeastern

Language: Venda - (ven)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: South Africa

Also found in: Zimbabwe

Population: 1,225,000

Global Population: 1,337,000

PEID: 15546

ROP: 110546

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Venda of South Africa, numbering 1,225,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Southeastern people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,337,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Venda. The primary religion practiced by the Venda is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available