Ije, Holi in Benin

Joshua Project has identified the Ije only in Benin





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Main Language


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People Name General Ije
People Name in Country Ije, Holi
Population in Benin 52,000
World Population 52,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Holi
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Yoruba
People Name General Ije
Ethnic Code NAB59n
People ID 12196
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Plateau Province (north part of former Oueme Province), Pobe and Ketou subprefectures; Zou Province, Ouihni Subprefecture. Rural districts between Ketou and Pobe towns, westward to Oueme River; villages in Zou Province, Zogbodome Subprefecture, south of Z.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ede Ije (52,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ede Ije 52,000
For Primary Language: Ede Ije

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
6.00 %
Ethnic Religions
94.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
4.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
1.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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