Luo in Kenya


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People Name General Luo
People Name in Country Luo
Population in Kenya 5,057,000
World Population 5,290,800
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 13157
ROP3 Code 115030
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, and Migori counties; northern Nyamira and Kisii counties; Busia and Kakamega counties: border areas. Kavirondo Gulf area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, and Migori counties; northern Nyamira and Kisii counties; Busia and Kakamega counties: border areas. Kavirondo Gulf area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Dholuo (5,057,000 speakers)
Language Code luo   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Dholuo
Dialect Code 153   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Other People Groups Speaking Dholuo
Primary Language Dholuo (5,057,000 speakers)
Language Code luo   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Dholuo
Dialect Code 153   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Dholuo

Primary Language:  Dholuo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1911-1964)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1926)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1953-1977)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Dholuo
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Dholuo - Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 56.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.50 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.50 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
20.0 %
Independent
35.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source Kerry Oslon 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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