Dirya, Diriyawa in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Dirya only in Nigeria

Population

11,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Dirya
People Name in Country Dirya, Diriyawa
Population in Nigeria 11,000
World Population 11,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Diriyawa, Sago
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Dirya
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 11570
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 Bauchi state, Ningi and Darazo LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Diri (11,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Diri 11,000
For Primary Language: Diri

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

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
6.00 %
Ethnic Religions
74.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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