Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha in Ethiopia





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People Name General Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha
People Name in Country Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha
Population in Ethiopia 3,300
World Population 74,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Beta Israel, Black Jew, Felash Mura, Kwara, Qimant
Affinity Bloc Jews
People Cluster Jews
People Name General Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha
Ethnic Code CMT33a
People ID 11180
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 22  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Northwest Amhara region, north of Lake Tana. Qwara or Kayla are near Addis Ababa.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Amharic (3,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Amharic 3,300
For Primary Language: Amharic

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1824-1988)
New Testament Yes   (1829-1988)
Complete Bible Yes   (1840-1988)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Gateway Scripture Text / Printed Matter
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Amharic Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 3.30 %)
9.00 %
Ethnic Religions
91.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

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