Itsekiri, Isekiri in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Itsekiri, Isekiri only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Itsekiri, Isekiri
People Name in Country Itsekiri, Isekiri
Population in Nigeria 812,000
World Population 812,000
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 (812,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Isekiri 812,000

For Main Lanugage: Isekiri

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974-1985)
New Testament Yes   (1985)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
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 Isekiri
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  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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