Southwestern Dinka in South Sudan

The Southwestern Dinka have only been reported in South Sudan
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Dinka, Southwestern
People Name in Country Dinka, Southwestern
Natural Name Southwestern Dinka
Population this Country 1,214,000
Population all Countries 1,214,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Dinka; Rek; Western Dinka
People ID 15363
ROP3 Code 110778
Country South Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mozt of Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrab states; some in Lakes State, Rumbek and Cueibet counties, Jur River area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country South Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mozt of Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Warrab states; some in Lakes State, Rumbek and Cueibet counties, Jur River area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Dinka, Southwestern (1,214,000 speakers)
Language Code dik   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Dinka, Southwestern (1,214,000 speakers)
Language Code dik   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Dinka, Southwestern
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 16.00 %)
79.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
15.0 %
Independent
1.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
69.0 %
Photo Source Keith & Jamie Lorenz 
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more