Chokwe in Angola





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Chokwe
People Name in Country Chokwe
Population in Angola 1,148,000
World Population 2,217,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Djok, Kioko, Tshokwe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-South
People Name General Chokwe
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 11365
Country Angola
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northeast Lunda District; east Bie, west Moxico, and central Cuando Cubango, Kunene, Malanje, Lunda Sul, Lunda Norte.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Cokwe: Chokwe (1,148,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Cokwe: Chokwe 1,148,000
For Primary Language: Cokwe

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1916-1964)
New Testament Yes   (1927-1958)
Complete Bible Yes   (1970-1990)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Chokwe Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 39.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
8.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.0 %
55.0 %
Roman Catholic
35.0 %
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