Igbo, Ibo in Nigeria

Population

26,288,000

Christian

98.8%

Evangelical

37.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Igbo
People Name in Country Igbo, Ibo
Population in Nigeria 26,288,000
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ibo, Igbo, Upper, Onitsha, Ungwana, Upper
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Igbo
People Name General Igbo
Ethnic Code NAB59h
Country Nigeria
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Abia state, Anambra state, Aguata, Anambra, Awka, Idemili, Ihiala, Njikoka, Nnewi, and Onitsha LGAs; Enugu state, Awgu, Enugu, Ezeagu, Igo-Etiti, Igbo-Eze, Isi-Uzo, Nkanu, Nsukka, Udi, and Uzo-Uwani LGAs; Imo state; Rivers state, Ikwerre, Bonny, and Ahoad

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Igbo 26,288,000
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Igbo 26,288,000
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
99%    ( Evangelical  37% )
Ethnic Religions
0.20%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.90%
Other / Small
0.10%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
30.00%
Independent
30.00%
Protestant
40.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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