Dinka, Western in South Sudan

Joshua Project has identified the Dinka, Western only in South Sudan





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People Name General Dinka, Western
People Name in Country Dinka, Western
Population in South Sudan 2,879,000
World Population 2,879,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dinka, Rek, Western Dinka
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nilotic
People Name General Dinka, Western
Ethnic Code NAB62f
People ID 15363
Country South Sudan
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern Sudan, north and northwest of Wau..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Dinka, Southwestern (2,879,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Dinka, Southwestern 2,879,000
For Primary Language: Dinka, Southwestern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1993)
New Testament Yes   (2006)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Lëk yam Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
79.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
0.00 %
5.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
15.0 %
1.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
69.0 %
Photo Source: Keith & Jamie Lorenz  
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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