Ikwo in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Ikwo only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Ikwo
People Name in Country Ikwo
Population in Nigeria 289,000
World Population 289,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Igbo
People Name General Ikwo
Ethnic Code NAB59h
People ID 12207
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 Ebonyi state, Abakaliki, Ezza, Ohaozara, and Ishielu LGAs; Benue state, Okpokwu LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ikwo (289,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ikwo 289,000
For Primary Language: Ikwo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (1980-2001)
Complete Bible Yes   (2005)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 30.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
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