Gbagyi in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Gbagyi only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

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People Name General Gbagyi
People Name in Country Gbagyi
Population in Nigeria 1,114,000
World Population 1,114,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Gwari Matai
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nupe
People Name General Gbagyi
Ethnic Code NAB59m
People ID 11839
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 Niger state, Rafi, Chanchaga, Shiroro, Suleija LGAs; Kaduna state, Kachia LGA; Nassarawa state, Keffi, Nasarawa LGAs; Federal Capital Territory.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Gbagyi (1,114,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Gbagyi 1,114,000

For Main Lanugage: Gbagyi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1913-1938)
New Testament Yes   (1956)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gbagyi
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
33.00 %
Ethnic Religions
38.00 %
0.00 %
29.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Photo Source: Jonah Shekwolo  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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