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Luo in Kenya

Luo

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,179,000 Dholuo Christianity 98.00 % 62.04 %   

Luo in Kenya

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Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:40 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, and Migori counties; northern Nyamira and Kisii counties; Busia and Kakamega counties: border areas. Kavirondo Gulf area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Luo
People Name General: Luo
ROP3 Code: 115030
Joshua Project People ID: 13157
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 5,179,000
Population all Countries: 5,406,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Nilotic
People Name General: Luo
Ethnic Code: NAB62j
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Dholuo (5,179,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): luo    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Dholuo
Dialect Code:153
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity98.00 %(Evangelical: 62.04 %)
Ethnic Religions0.50 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.50 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small1.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican20.00 %
Independent35.00 %
Protestant30.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic15.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1911-1964
New Testament:
1926Audio
Complete Bible: 1953-1977
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Dholuo
Film / VideoWalk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Dholuo - Luo (Kenya and Tanzania ...
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
 
 
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Luo in Kenya

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Region
   
    Nilotic     Africa, East and Southern    
     
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      Luo Kenya    
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            Luo in Kenya          
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      Christianity     Dholuo  
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