Bariba in Nigeria





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People Name General Bariba
People Name in Country Bariba
Population in Nigeria 176,000
World Population 1,185,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Baatoumbu, Bargu, Batonu, Burku, Nikki
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Gur
People Name General Bariba
Ethnic Code NAB56a
People ID 10534
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Kwara state, Borgu LGA; Niger state.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Baatonum (176,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Baatonum 176,000
For Primary Language: Baatonum

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1953-1986)
New Testament Yes   (1977)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Bariba Bible Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Baatonum Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
18.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
0.00 %
79.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
40.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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