Busa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Busa, Bussawa only in Nigeria





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People Name General Busa, Bussawa
People Name in Country Busa
Population in Nigeria 51,000
World Population 51,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bisa, Bokhobaru, Bussawa, Zogbe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Mande
People Name General Busa, Bussawa
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 11039
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 Niger state, Borgu LGA, Kebbi state, Bagudo LGA. 35 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
Busa: Wawa English Hausa Yoruba
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Busa: Wawa English
Hausa Yoruba
For Primary Language: Busa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1993-1998)
New Testament Yes   (2004)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.05 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
0.00 %
54.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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