Bokabaru in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bokabaru only in Nigeria





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Main Language


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People Name General Bokabaru
People Name in Country Bokabaru
Population in Nigeria 50,000
World Population 50,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bokhobaru, Bokobaru, Busa, Bussawa, Zogbe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Mande
People Name General Bokabaru
Ethnic Code NAB63z
People ID 11046
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, primarily Kaiama LGA, some in Baruten LGA. 35 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bokobaru (50,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bokobaru 50,000
For Primary Language: Bokobaru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1972-1998)
New Testament Yes   (2004)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
15.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
45.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
15.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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