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Bantu, Central-South Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Ambo4,7004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Aushi612,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Aushi
Baali114,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bemba5,673,0005 500.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Bemba
Bembe630,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Bembe
Bisa377,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Boma Kasai39,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bushoong281,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Buyi18,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bwile128,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Chokwe3,541,0005 400.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Cishinga122,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Dombe6,9002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Doondo44,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Duya98,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Dzing279,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Fwe14,0003 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Fwe
Holoholo28,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Holu65,0004 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Hunganna7004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Hunganna
Ila185,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Ila
Kaamba3,1004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kabende86,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kabwari15,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kango-Uele11,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kaonde467,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kituba, Monokutuba1,888,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kunyi148,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kuvale95,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kwandu8,1005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kwese116,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lala-Bisa838,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lala-Bisa
Lali177,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lamba414,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lamba
Lamba-Lima4,3005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lele, Bashilele113,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lenje243,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Lenje
Leya19,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Lonzo5004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Luano3,1004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Luchazi718,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Luchazi
Luimbi111,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lunda1,005,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lunda
Lunda, Ndembu19,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lunda, Ndembu
Luvale, Lwena890,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Luvale, Lwena
Mambwe-Lungu963,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57bP
Mambwe-Lungu
Mbala845,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mbalanhu3002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57 
Mbangala697,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Mbowe9004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Mbukushu110,0004 400.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Mbukushu
Mbunda489,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Mbunda
Mbwela543,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mfinu15,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mpinda33,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Mpuon697,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mukulu9,8005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ndengese16,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ndombe51,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Ngandyera31,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngendelengo1,4005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngoli15,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngongo7,4005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Nkangala54,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Nkhumbi725,0003 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Nkhumbi
Nkoya, Lambya67,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Nkoya, Lambya
Nzadi4,4004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Pelende15,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Pende1,001,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Saka234,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Sala45,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Samba7,7004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Shasha, Mashasha2,3004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Simaa9,5004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa, Nyengo25,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa-Imilangu, Mdundulu6,9005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Simaa-Makoma31,0004 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa-Mwenyi8,7005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Soli65,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Soli
Sonde173,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Songo23,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Songo, Nsongo226,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Subia43,0004 300.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Suku203,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Swaka72,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Tabwa1,168,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Tabwa
Tabwa, Shila7,8005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Tiene89,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Toka29,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57gP
Toka
Tonga, Zambezi2,776,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Tonga, Zambezi
Totela2,1004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Unga47,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Wongo23,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Yaka1,836,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Yansi200,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Yansi
Yauma56,0004 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Yeyi61,0002 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Yombe1,347,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Totals:  98 Peoples 34,860,000 5 135 0 0.0 %  Christianity   23
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Bantu, Central-South 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 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 7 5.2 % 883,000 2.5 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 1.5 % 739,000 2.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 53 39.3 % 4,399,000 12.6 %
  5 - Significantly reached 73 54.1 % 28,840,000 82.7 %
Totals 135   34,860,000  


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.
Bantu, Central-South Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Aushi
612,000
in 2 Countries


Bemba
5,673,000
in 5 Countries


Bembe
630,000
in 2 Countries


Fwe
14,000
in 1 Country


Hunganna
700
in 1 Country


Ila
185,000
in 1 Country


Lala-Bisa
838,000
in 2 Countries


Lamba
414,000
in 2 Countries


Lenje
243,000
in 1 Country


Luchazi
718,000
in 3 Countries


Lunda
1,005,000
in 3 Countries


Lunda, Ndembu
19,000
in 1 Country


Luvale, Lwena
890,000
in 3 Countries


Mambwe-Lungu
963,000
in 2 Countries


Mbukushu
110,000
in 4 Countries


Mbunda
489,000
in 2 Countries


Nkhumbi
725,000
in 1 Country


Nkoya, Lambya
67,000
in 1 Country


Soli
65,000
in 1 Country


Tabwa
1,168,000
in 2 Countries


Toka
29,000
in 1 Country


Tonga, Zambezi
2,776,000
in 2 Countries


Yansi
200,000
in 1 Country

Bantu, Central-South People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Languages
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Aushiauh22Trans Needed
Balibcp11Portions
Bembabem99Complete
Bembebmb22Complete
Bomaboh11Trans Needed
Bushoongbuf11Complete
Buyubyi11Trans Started
Bwilebwc22Trans Needed
Chokwecjk44Complete
Dengesedez11Trans Needed
Dingdiz11Trans Started
Dombedov11Trans Needed
Doondodde11Portions
Duyaldb11Portions
Fwefwe11Portions
Holoholohoo11Portions
Holuhol22Portions
Hunganahum11Portions
Ilailb11NT
Iyansiyns11Portions
Kaambaxku11Trans Started
Kabwarikcw11Trans Needed
Kangokty11Trans Started
Kaondekqn22Complete
Kitubamkw11NT
Kuhanesbs33Trans Needed
Kunyinjx11Trans Started
Kuvaleolu11Trans Started
Kwanduxdo11Portions
Kwesekws11Portions
Laarildi22NT
Lala-Bisaleb66NT
Lambalam33Complete
Lelelel11Trans Started
Lenjeleh11Complete
Lonzolnz11Trans Needed
Luchazilch33Complete
Luimbilum11Portions
Lundalun44Complete
Luvalelue33Complete
Mambwe-Lungumgr22Complete
Mbalamdp11Portions
Mbalanhulnb11Trans Needed
Mbangalamxg11Portions
Mbowemxo11Trans Needed
Mbukushumhw44NT
Mbundamck22Complete
Mbwelamfu11Unspecified
Mfinuzmf11Unspecified
Mpindapnd11Trans Needed
Mpuonozmp11Portions
Ndombendq11Trans Needed
Ngandjeranne11Trans Needed
Ngendelengonql11Trans Needed
Ngongonoq11Trans Started
Ngulnlo11Trans Started
Nkangalankn11Trans Started
Nkoyanka22Complete
Nkumbikhu11NT
Nyengonye11Trans Needed
Nzadinzd11Trans Needed
Pelendeppp11Trans Needed
Phendepem11Complete
Sakataskt11Portions
Salashq11Trans Needed
Sambasmx11Trans Started
Simaasie55Portions
Solisby11NT
Sondeshc11Trans Started
Songonsx11NT
Songosoo11Trans Needed
Sukusub22Portions
Taabwatap33NT
Tienetii11NT
Tongatoi44Complete
Totelattl11Trans Needed
Wongowon11Portions
Yakayaf22Portions
Yaumayax22Portions
Yeyiyey22Portions
Yombeyom33NT
Totals: 81 135 135   47 9 30 55 3
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Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Religions
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Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
Population 34,860,000
Peoples (by Country) 135
Gateway / Largest People Bemba
Languages 81
Largest Language Bemba
Primary Religion Christianity
% Professing Christian 88.8%
% Evangelical 22.5%
Cluster Progress Level 5 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 135   34,860,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 1 (0.7%) 98,000 (0.3%)
Unreached Peoples 0 (0.0%) Unknown (0.0%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Africa, East and Southern84(62.2%)20,747,000(59.5%)
Africa, West and Central50(37.0%)14,112,000(40.5%)
America, North and Caribbean1(0.7%)800(0.0%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 43 (31.9%) 19,496,000 (55.9%)
New Testament 67 (49.6%) 26,779,000 (76.8%)
Portions 97 (71.9%) 32,286,000 (92.6%)
Online Audio NT 36 (26.7%) 17,359,000 (49.8%)
Jesus Film 73 (54.1%) 27,235,000 (78.1%)
Gospel Recordings 101 (74.8%) 30,787,000 (88.3%)
 
Bemba

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