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Bisa in Zambia



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
361,000 Lala-Bisa Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % No   

Bisa in Zambia

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Country: Zambia
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Central, Eastern, and Northern provinces: east along Luangwa river (Bisa), southwest (Lala); Copperbelt province: Masaiti district.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Bisa
People Name General: Bisa
Alternate People Names:
BissaBiza
BusansiLala
Lala-BisaWiza
ROP3 Code: 101486
Joshua Project People ID: 10875
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 361,000
Population all Countries: 361,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South
People Name General: Bisa
Ethnic Code: NAB57b
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Language
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Primary Language: Lala-Bisa (361,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): leb    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Bisa
Dialect Code:12707
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity95.00 %(Evangelical: 22.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small5.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant30.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic40.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1909-1995
New Testament:
1947-1977
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Lala-Bisa
 
 
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Bisa in Zambia

Peoples
               
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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Bantu, Central-South     Africa, East and Southern    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
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      Bisa Zambia    
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            Bisa in Zambia          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Lala-Bisa  
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