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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
Ambo4,3004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Aushi555,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Aushi
Baali102,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bemba5,183,0005 500.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Bemba
Bembe541,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Bembe
Bisa346,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Boma Kasai35,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bushoong253,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Buyi16,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Bwile117,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Chokwe2,725,0005 400.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Cishinga112,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Dombe7,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Dondo109,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Duya90,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Dzing251,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Fwe13,0003 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Fwe
Holoholo25,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Holu52,0004 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Hunganna6004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Hunganna
Ila170,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Ila
Kaamba2,7004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kabende79,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kabwari13,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kango-Uele9,6004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kaonde427,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kituba, Monokutuba1,761,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kunyi136,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kuvale75,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kwandu6,5005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Kwese105,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lala-Bisa768,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lala-Bisa
Lali155,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lamba379,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lamba
Lamba-Lima3,9005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lele, Bashilele102,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lenje224,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Leya17,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Lonzo5004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Luano2,8004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Luchazi577,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Luchazi
Luimbi88,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Lunda874,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Lunda
Lunda, Ndembu15,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Luvale, Lwena1,419,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Luvale, Lwena
Mambwe-Lungu895,0005 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57bP
Mambwe-Lungu
Mbala760,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mbalanhu3002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57 
Mbangala553,0002 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Mbowe8004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Mbukushu69,0004 400.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57gP
Mbukushu
Mbunda407,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Mbunda
Mbwela431,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mfinu14,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mpuon627,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Mukulu9,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ndengese15,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ndombe40,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Ngandyera24,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngendelengo1,1005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngoli14,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Ngongo6,6005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Nkangala43,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57b 
Nkhumbi343,0003 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Nkhumbi
Nkoya, Lambya61,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Nkoya, Lambya
Pelende14,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Pende900,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Saka211,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Sala41,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Samba6,9004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Shasha, Mashasha2,1004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Simaa8,7004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa, Nyengo20,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa-Imilangu, Mdundulu6,3005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Simaa-Makoma25,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Simaa-Mwenyi8,0005 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Soli60,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Soli
Sonde156,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Songo21,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Songo, Nsongo180,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Subia44,0004 300.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Suku162,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Swaka66,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Tabwa1,052,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57bP
Tabwa
Tabwa, Shila7,2005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Tiene80,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Toka27,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57gP
Toka
Tonga, Zambezi2,476,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57gP
Tonga, Zambezi
Totela2,0004 100.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Unga43,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Wongo21,0005 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Yaka1,597,0005 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Yansi180,0004 100.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Yauma46,0004 200.0 % ChristianityNAB57g 
Yeyi60,0002 200.0 % Ethnic ReligionsNAB57g 
Yombe1,206,0005 300.0 % ChristianityNAB57b 
Totals:  96 Peoples 30,989,000 5 132 0 0.0 %  Christianity   20
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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 6 4.5 % 710,000 2.3 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 1.5 % 356,000 1.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 51 38.6 % 3,834,000 12.4 %
  5 - Significantly reached 73 55.3 % 26,089,000 84.2 %
Totals 132   30,989,000  


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
555,000
in 2 Countries


Bemba
5,183,000
in 5 Countries


Bembe
541,000
in 2 Countries


Fwe
13,000
in 1 Country


Hunganna
600
in 1 Country


Ila
170,000
in 1 Country


Lala-Bisa
768,000
in 2 Countries


Lamba
379,000
in 2 Countries


Luchazi
577,000
in 3 Countries


Lunda
874,000
in 3 Countries


Luvale, Lwena
1,419,000
in 3 Countries


Mambwe-Lungu
895,000
in 2 Countries


Mbukushu
69,000
in 4 Countries


Mbunda
407,000
in 2 Countries


Nkhumbi
343,000
in 1 Country


Nkoya, Lambya
61,000
in 1 Country


Soli
60,000
in 1 Country


Tabwa
1,052,000
in 2 Countries


Toka
27,000
in 1 Country


Tonga, Zambezi
2,476,000
in 2 Countries

Bantu, Central-South People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Languages
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Language
Code
Peoples-by-Ctry
Primary
Language
Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Aushiauh22None
Balibcp11Portions
Bembabem99Complete
Bembebmb22Complete
Bomaboh11None
Bushoongbuf11Complete
Buyubyi11None
Bwilebwc22None
Cokwecjk44Complete
Dengesedez11None
Dingdiz11None
Dombedov11None
Doondodde11Portions
Duyaldb11Portions
Fwefwe11None
Holoholohoo11Portions
Holuhol22Portions
Hunganahum11Portions
Ilailb11NT
Kaambaxku11None
Kabwarikcw11None
Kangokty11None
Kaondekqn22Complete
Kitubamkw11NT
Kuhanesbs33None
Kunyinjx11None
Kuvaleolu11None
Kwanduxdo11Portions
Kwesekws11Portions
Laarildi22NT
Lala-Bisaleb66NT
Lambalam33Complete
Lelelel11None
Lenjeleh11Complete
Lonzolnz11None
Lucazilch33Complete
Luimbilum11Portions
Lundalun44Complete
Luvalelue33Complete
Mambwe-Lungumgr22Complete
Mbalamdp11Portions
Mbalanhulnb11Need?
Mbangalamxg11None
Mbowemxo11None
Mbukushumhw44NT
Mbundamck22Complete
Mbwelamfu11None
Mfinuzmf11None
Mpuonozmp11Portions
Ndombendq11None
Ngandyeranne11None
Ngendelengonql11None
Ngongonoq11Need?
Ngulnlo11None
Nkangalankn11None
Nkoyanka22NT
Nkumbikhu11Portions
Nyengonye11None
Pelendeppp11None
Phendepem11Complete
Sakataskt11Portions
Salashq11None
Sambasmx11None
Simaasie44None
Solisby11Portions
Sondeshc11None
Songosoo11None
Songonsx11Portions
Sukusub22Portions
Taabwatap33NT
Tienetii11NT
Tongatoi44Complete
Totelattl11None
Wongowon11Portions
Yakayaf22Portions
Yansiyns11None
Yaumayax22Portions
Yeyiyey22Portions
Yombeyom33NT
Totals: 79 132 132   43 9 28 55 3
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Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Religions
Values less than .3% not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity

Bantu, Central-South Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
Population 30,989,000
Peoples (by Country) 132
Gateway / Largest People Bemba
Languages 79
Largest Language Bemba
Primary Religion Christianity
% Professing Christian 89.9%
% Evangelical 22.2%
Cluster Progress Level 5 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 132   30,989,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 1 (0.8%) 90,000 (0.3%)
Unreached Peoples 0 (0.0%) Unknown (0.0%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
East and Southern Africa82(62.1%)18,165,000(58.6%)
North America and Caribbean1(0.8%)800(0.0%)
West and Central Africa49(37.1%)12,823,000(41.4%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 41 (31.1%) 17,586,000 (56.7%)
New Testament 64 (48.5%) 23,336,000 (75.3%)
Portions 89 (67.4%) 27,980,000 (90.3%)
Online Audio NT 30 (22.7%) 13,515,000 (43.6%)
Jesus Film 69 (52.3%) 24,057,000 (77.6%)
Gospel Recordings 100 (75.8%) 27,533,000 (88.8%)
 
Bemba

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