Sheko in Ethiopia

Joshua Project has identified the Sheko only in Ethiopia

Population

46,400

Christian

80%

Evangelical

69%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Dr. Samuel Kebreab


Introduction / History

The language of the Sheko is Omotic. However, some of them speak Amharic and Gimira. They live by tilling the land. They use the hoe for tilling the land. They produce enset and coffee.

They are polygamous and intermarry with the Bench people. They are followers of ethnic religion. CSA reports one tenth as adherents to Christianity and one quarter as followers of Protestant faith. The current study among the evangelicals shows that there are at least 4.3% evangelicals.




Profile Source: Dr. Samuel Kebreab
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Country Ethiopia
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Kafa region, Shako District
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People Name General Sheko
People Name in Country Sheko
ROP3 Code 108928
Joshua Project People ID 14902
Indigenous Yes
Population in Ethiopia 46,400
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Shak, Shako, Shekka, Shekko, Tschako,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sheko 46,406
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Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Sheko
Ethnic Code CMT33d
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
80%    ( Evangelical  69% )
Ethnic Religions
20.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
30.00%
Orthodox
70.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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