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Sagalla Taita in Kenya

Sagalla Taita

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
357,000 Sagalla Ethnic Religions 37.00 % 24.00 % No No   

Sagalla Taita in Kenya

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Introduction / History
The Sagalla are found in the Taita Hills of Taita district, in the coast province. They are descendants of Bantoids and are believed to have originated from Niger- Congo around the eighteenth century. They are very open to change. The New Testament was published in 1994.

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Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:44 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Taita-Taveta county: Taita hills, about midway between Mwatate and Rukanga towns.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Sagalla Taita
People Name General: Sagalla Taita
Alternate People Names:
Dambi TaitaKasigau Taita
KisagalaTeri
ROP3 Code: 108506
Joshua Project People ID: 14635
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 357,000
Population all Countries: 357,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba
People Name General: Sagalla Taita
Ethnic Code: NAB57e
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Language
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Primary Language: Sagalla (357,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tga    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity37.00 %(Evangelical: 24.00 %)
Ethnic Religions43.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam20.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican60.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1892-1994
New Testament:
1994
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Sagalla Taita in Kenya

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