Igbo, Ibo in Nigeria


Population
27,005,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Igbo
People Name in Country Igbo, Ibo
Population in Nigeria 27,005,000
World Population 27,421,000
Total Countries 7
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Ibo, Igbo, Upper, Onitsha, Ungwana, Upper
People ID 12189
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 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.   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 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.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Igbo (27,005,000 speakers)
Language Code: ibo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Igbo (27,005,000 speakers)
Language Code: ibo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Igbo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1860-1950)
New Testament Yes   (1900-1981)
Complete Bible Yes   (1906-2006)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Igbo
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter The Seed Company Translation Project
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 37.00 %)
98.80 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.90 %
Other / Small
0.10 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
30.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: The Evangelisers Team Ministries Int'l  
Map Source: Bryan Nicholson / cartoMission  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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