Bekworra, Yakoro in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bekworra only in Nigeria





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People Name General Bekworra
People Name in Country Bekworra, Yakoro
Population in Nigeria 172,000
World Population 172,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Yakoro
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Bekworra
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 10769
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 Cross River state, Ogoja LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bekwarra (172,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bekwarra 172,000
For Primary Language: Bekwarra

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1970)
New Testament Yes   (1983)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Bekwarra Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
100.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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