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Nilotic Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Acholi1,829,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB62aP
Acholi
Ageer31,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62fP
Ageer
Aka1,100Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62z 
Alur2,286,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB62bP
Alur
Anuak, Yambo235,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB62cP
Anuak, Yambo
Bari734,0005 400.0 % ChristianityNAB62eP
Bari
Belanda Bor20,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Belanda Bor
Berta, Benishangul538,0004 2150.0 % IslamNAB62zP
Berta, Benishangul
Biykol7004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Biykol
Buldit6,2004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Buldit
Burun48,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62z 
Burun, Arabized142,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62y 
Daats'iin300Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62 
Datooga, Barabaig164,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62gP
Datooga, Barabaig
Di'dinga78,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Di'dinga
Dinka, Central68,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62fP
Dinka, Central
Dinka, Northeastern932,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62fP
Dinka, Northeastern
Dinka, Northwestern97,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62fP
Dinka, Northwestern
Dinka, South Central820,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62fP
Dinka, South Central
Dinka, Southeastern294,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62fP
Dinka, Southeastern
Dinka, Southwestern3,296,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62fP
Dinka, Southwestern
Dongotono5,9003 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62y 
El Molo3,4002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62kP
El Molo
Gule2,400Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62zP
Gule
Gumuz360,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Gumuz
Ilchamus39,000Y1 11100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62kP
Ilchamus
Ingessana, Gaam113,000Y1 22100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Ingessana, Gaam
Jumjum90,000Y1 2150.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Jumjum
Jur Modo141,0004 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Jur Modo
Kacipo-Balesi11,000Y1 22100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Kacipo-Balesi
Kakwa, Bari Kakwa363,0004 300.0 % ChristianityNAB62yP
Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
Kalenjin, Keiyo201,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62g 
Kalenjin, Kipsigis2,273,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62gP
Kalenjin, Kipsigis
Kalenjin, Marakwet279,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62g 
Kalenjin, Nandi1,127,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62gP
Kalenjin, Nandi
Kalenjin, Okiek93,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62gP
Kalenjin, Okiek
Kalenjin, Pokot873,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62pP
Kalenjin, Pokot
Kalenjin, Sabaot290,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62yP
Kalenjin, Sabaot
Kalenjin, Terik357,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62g 
Kalenjin, Tugen179,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62g 
Karamojong782,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Karamojong
Kelo2002 100.0 % IslamNAB62z 
Kewama22,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Kewama
Koma26,0004 3133.3 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62z 
Kuku, Bari40,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62eP
Kuku, Bari
Kumam312,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62q 
Kunama321,0004 300.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62hP
Kunama
Kwegu9005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62z 
Lafon, Pari61,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62cP
Lafon, Pari
Langgo49,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62z 
Lango2,500,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62iP
Lango
Lokoya65,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62y 
Lopid90,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Lopid
Lotuho241,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Lotuho
Luo5,022,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB62jP
Luo
Luwo199,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62y 
Maaban82,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Maaban
Maasai1,429,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62jP
Maasai
Maasai, Arusha276,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62kP
Maasai, Arusha
Maasai, Baraguyu694,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62jP
Maasai, Baraguyu
Majangir48,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62zP
Majangir
Me'en, Mekan224,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB62y 
Molo200Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62z 
Mondari, Chir82,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62e 
Morokodo59,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62y 
Murle154,0002 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Murle
Mursi11,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Mursi
Nara126,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamNAB62dP
Nara
Narim, Lariminit9,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62y 
Nuer, Naath2,353,0005 300.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62nP
Nuer, Naath
Nyang'i16,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62 
Nyangatom52,0004 2150.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Nyangatom
Ongamo7,900Y1 11100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62y 
Opuuo, Shita6,4005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Opuuo, Shita
Padhola566,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62jP
Padhola
Reel, Atwot89,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62nP
Reel, Atwot
Samburu281,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62kP
Samburu
Sebei322,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62y 
Shilluk450,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62oP
Shilluk
Surma, Suri41,000Y1 11100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Surma, Suri
Taposa310,0003 4250.0 % ChristianityNAB62yP
Taposa
Tatoga, Taturu-Gisamjang13,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62g 
Tennet12,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62yP
Tennet
Tepeth27,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB62yP
Tepeth
Teso3,172,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB62qP
Teso
Turkana1,213,0005 2150.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62rP
Turkana
Uduk29,0004 300.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB62zP
Uduk
Totals:  87 Peoples 40,306,000 13 5 124 21 16.9 %  Christianity   62
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Nilotic Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 21 16.9 % 1,003,000 2.5 %
  2 - Minimally reached 8 6.5 % 318,000 0.8 %
  3 - Superficially reached 3 2.4 % 298,000 0.7 %
  4 - Partially reached 47 37.9 % 8,143,000 20.2 %
  5 - Significantly reached 45 36.3 % 30,544,000 75.8 %
Totals 124   40,306,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Nilotic Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Acholi
1,829,000
in 2 Countries


Ageer
31,000
in 1 Country


Alur
2,286,000
in 2 Countries


Anuak, Yambo
235,000
in 3 Countries


Bari
734,000
in 4 Countries


Belanda Bor
20,000
in 1 Country


Berta, Benishangul
538,000
in 2 Countries


Biykol
700
in 1 Country


Buldit
6,200
in 1 Country


Datooga, Barabaig
164,000
in 1 Country


Di'dinga
78,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, Central
68,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, Northeastern
932,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, Northwestern
97,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, South Central
820,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, Southeastern
294,000
in 1 Country


Dinka, Southwestern
3,296,000
in 1 Country


El Molo
3,400
in 1 Country


Gule
2,400
in 1 Country


Gumuz
360,000
in 2 Countries


Ilchamus
39,000
in 1 Country


Ingessana, Gaam
113,000
in 2 Countries


Jumjum
90,000
in 2 Countries


Jur Modo
141,000
in 2 Countries


Kacipo-Balesi
11,000
in 2 Countries


Kakwa, Bari Kakwa
363,000
in 3 Countries


Kalenjin, Kipsigis
2,273,000
in 1 Country


Kalenjin, Nandi
1,127,000
in 1 Country


Kalenjin, Okiek
93,000
in 1 Country


Kalenjin, Pokot
873,000
in 2 Countries


Kalenjin, Sabaot
290,000
in 1 Country


Karamojong
782,000
in 1 Country


Kewama
22,000
in 1 Country


Kuku, Bari
40,000
in 1 Country


Kunama
321,000
in 3 Countries


Lafon, Pari
61,000
in 1 Country


Lango
2,500,000
in 1 Country


Lopid
90,000
in 1 Country


Lotuho
241,000
in 1 Country


Luo
5,022,000
in 3 Countries


Maaban
82,000
in 1 Country


Maasai
1,429,000
in 2 Countries


Maasai, Arusha
276,000
in 1 Country


Maasai, Baraguyu
694,000
in 1 Country


Majangir
48,000
in 1 Country


Murle
154,000
in 2 Countries


Mursi
11,000
in 1 Country


Nara
126,000
in 1 Country


Nuer, Naath
2,353,000
in 3 Countries


Nyangatom
52,000
in 2 Countries


Opuuo, Shita
6,400
in 2 Countries


Padhola
566,000
in 1 Country


Reel, Atwot
89,000
in 1 Country


Samburu
281,000
in 1 Country


Shilluk
450,000
in 2 Countries


Surma, Suri
41,000
in 1 Country


Taposa
310,000
in 4 Countries


Tennet
12,000
in 1 Country


Tepeth
27,000
in 1 Country


Teso
3,172,000
in 2 Countries


Turkana
1,213,000
in 2 Countries


Uduk
29,000
in 3 Countries

Nilotic People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Nilotic Cluster – Languages
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Language
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Audio NT
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Jesus
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Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Acholiach22Complete
Adholaadh11NT
Akasoh11Need?
Aluralz22Complete
Anuakanu33Complete
Arabic, Sudanese Spokenapd22NT
Baribfa55Complete
Belanda Borbxb11None
Bertawti22None
Burunbdi11Portions
Daats'iindtn11None
Datoogatcc22NT
Dholuoluo33Complete
Didingadid11Portions
Dinka, Northeasterndip22NT
Dinka, Northwesterndiw11None
Dinka, South Centraldib22Portions
Dinka, Southeasterndks11NT
Dinka, Southwesterndik11NT
Dongotonoddd11Need?
Gaamtbi22None
Gumuzguk22NT
Jumjumjum22None
Jur Modobex22NT
Kacipo-Balesikoe22None
Kakwakeo33Complete
Keiyoeyo11None
Keloxel11Need?
Kipsigissgc11Need?
Komoxom44Portions
Kumamkdi11Complete
Kunamakun33Complete
Kupsapiinykpz11NT
Kwamakmq11None
Kweguxwg11Need?
Langolaj11Complete
Langolno11None
Lokoyalky11Need?
Lopitlpx11None
Luwolwo11NT
Maasaimas44Complete
Mabaanmfz11NT
Majangmpe11Portions
Mandarimqu11None
Markweetaenb11NT
Me'enmym22Portions
Molozmo11Need?
Morokodomgc11None
Murlemur22NT
Mursimuz11None
Nandiniq11None
Naranrb11None
Narimloh11None
Ng'akarimojongkdj22Complete
Ngasansg11Need?
Nuernus33Complete
Nyangatomnnj22None
Okiekoki11None
Otuholot11NT
Parilkr11NT
Pokootpko22Complete
Reelatu11None
Sabaotspy11Complete
Samburusaq33Portions
Shillukshk22Complete
Sooteu11Need?
Surisuq11Portions
T'apolgn33None
Tennettex11Portions
Teriktec11Need?
Tesoteo22Complete
Toposatoq44Portions
Tugentuy11None
Turkanatuv22NT
Udukudu33NT
Totals: 75 124 124   43 31 34 62 4
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Nilotic Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
Population 40,306,000
Peoples (by Country) 124
Gateway / Largest People Luo
Languages 75
Largest Language Dholuo
Primary Religion Christianity
% Professing Christian 72.7%
% Evangelical 29.3%
Cluster Progress Level 5 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 124   40,306,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 35 (28.2%) 2,542,000 (6.3%)
Unreached Peoples 21 (16.9%) 1,003,000 (2.5%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
East and Southern Africa114(91.9%)39,083,000(97.0%)
North America and Caribbean7(5.6%)34,000(0.1%)
West and Central Africa3(2.4%)1,189,000(2.9%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 39 (31.5%) 23,976,000 (59.5%)
New Testament 65 (52.4%) 32,498,000 (80.6%)
Portions 85 (68.5%) 34,496,000 (85.6%)
Online Audio NT 55 (44.4%) 31,247,000 (77.5%)
Jesus Film 68 (54.8%) 32,756,000 (81.3%)
Gospel Recordings 108 (87.1%) 39,516,000 (98.0%)
 
Luo

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