Sherbro in Sierra Leone

The Sherbro have only been reported in Sierra Leone
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People Name General Sherbro
People Name in Country Sherbro, Southern Bullom
Natural Name Sherbro
World Population 210,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Southern Bullom
People ID 14904
ROP3 Code 108934
Country Sierra Leone
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern province: Mayamba and Bonthe districts; adjoining Western Area: Rural district, Ribbi Shenge, Ima, Sicie, Timdel, Benducha, and Nongoba; southwest coastal areas.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sierra Leone
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Southern province: Mayamba and Bonthe districts; adjoining Western Area: Rural district, Ribbi Shenge, Ima, Sicie, Timdel, Benducha, and Nongoba; southwest coastal areas..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Sherbro
Language Code bun   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Shenge
Dialect Code 16611   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sherbro
Language Code bun   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Shenge
Dialect Code 16611   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sherbro

Primary Language:  Sherbro

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1839)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sherbro
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.70 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
52.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
40.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
5.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2020  International Mission Board-SBC - Shandra Kauffman  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
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