Degema, Atala in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Degema only in Nigeria
Population
26,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Degema
People Name in Country Degema, Atala
Population in Nigeria 26,000
World Population 26,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Atala
People ID 11523
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Rivers state, Degema LGA, Usokun-Degema (Usokun) and Degema Town (Atala) communities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Rivers state, Degema LGA, Usokun-Degema (Usokun) and Degema Town (Atala) communities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Degema (26,000 speakers)
Language Code: deg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Degema (26,000 speakers)
Language Code: deg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Degema

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
27.00 %
Ethnic Religions
73.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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