Bakiga in Uganda


Joshua Project has identified the Bakiga only in Uganda

Population

2,717,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Bakiga
People Name in Country Bakiga
Population in Uganda 2,717,000
World Population 2,717,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kiga
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Lakes
People Name General Bakiga
Ethnic Code NAB57d
People ID 11331
Country Uganda
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Extreme southwest: Kanungu, Kabale, Kisoro, Ntungamo, and Rukungiri districts.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Chiga (2,717,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chiga 2,717,000
For Primary Language: Chiga

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1907-1962)
New Testament Yes   (1964)
Complete Bible Yes   (1989)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Four Spiritual Laws General
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 36.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
40.0 %
Independent
5.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source: The Masters View / Howard Erickson  
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