Itsekiri, Isekiri in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Itsekiri, Isekiri only in Nigeria





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Main Language


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People Name General Itsekiri, Isekiri
People Name in Country Itsekiri, Isekiri
Population in Nigeria 834,000
World Population 834,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Isekiri, Jekri, Warri
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Yoruba
People Name General Itsekiri, Isekiri
Ethnic Code NAB59n
People ID 12264
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 Delta state, Warri, Bomadi, and Ethiope LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Isekiri (834,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Isekiri 834,000
For Primary Language: Isekiri

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1985)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Jesus Film: view in Isekiri Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 36.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
35.0 %
25.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Photo Source: Norris Orighoye  
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