Ijaw, Central-Western in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Ijaw, Central-Western only in Nigeria





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People Name General Ijaw, Central-Western
People Name in Country Ijaw, Central-Western
Population in Nigeria 2,164,000
World Population 2,164,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Central-Western Ijaw
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Ijaw
People Name General Ijaw, Central-Western
Ethnic Code NAB59i
People ID 11281
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 Bayelsa state, Yenagoa, South Ijaw, Kolokuma-Opokuma, Ekeremor, and Sagbama LGAs; Delta state, Burutu, Warri, and Ughelli LGAs; Ondo state, Ilaje, Ese-Odo LGAs; Ekiti state, Ikole LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Izon: Tuomo (2,164,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Izon: Tuomo 2,164,000
For Primary Language: Izon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1912-1924)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Izon Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 33.00 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
30.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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