Chokwe, Kioko in Congo, Democratic Republic of





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People Name General Chokwe
People Name in Country Chokwe, Kioko
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 969,000
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 Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Near Angola border, southeast Bandundu, Kasaï Occidental, and Katanga provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Cokwe (969,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Cokwe 969,000
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: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.00 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
6.0 %
23.0 %
Roman Catholic
51.0 %
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