Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha in Ethiopia



Population

3,180

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha
People Name in Country Jew, Ethiopian, Falasha
Population in Ethiopia 3,200
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

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Qimant (3,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Qimant 3,200
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.30 %)
9.00 %
Ethnic Religions
91.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Galen Frysinger  
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