Esan in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Esan only in Nigeria

Population

562,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Esan
People Name in Country Esan
Population in Nigeria 562,000
World Population 562,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Esa, Isa, Ishan
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Guinean
People Name General Esan
Ethnic Code NAB59c
People ID 11153
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 Edo state, Agbazko, Okpebho, Owan, and Etsako LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Esan: Igueben (562,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Esan: Igueben 562,000

For Main Lanugage: Esan


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
18.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
30.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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