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PEID: 15684

ROP: 110546

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Southeastern

Language: Venda - (ven)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: South Africa

Population: 112,000

Global Population: 1,337,000

PEID: 15684

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 Zimbabwe, numbering 112,000, 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 animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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