Luba, Luba-Bambo in Congo, Democratic Republic of

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People Name General Luba
People Name in Country Luba, Luba-Bambo
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 2,895,000
World Population 2,895,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Luba-Bambo, Luba-Katanga
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Luba
People Name General Luba
Ethnic Code NAB57f
People ID 13132
Country Congo, Democratic Republic of
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Katanga Province, Haut-Lomami District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Luba-Katanga (2,895,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Luba-Katanga 2,895,000
For Primary Language: Luba-Katanga

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1921-1948)
New Testament Yes   (1923-1980)
Complete Bible Yes   (1951)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Four Spiritual Laws General
Jesus Film: view in Luba-Katanga Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
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 23.00 %)
91.20 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
0.00 %
1.90 %
0.90 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
31.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
6.0 %
28.0 %
Roman Catholic
35.0 %
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