Kofyar, Jibiyal in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Kofyar only in Nigeria

Population

171,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Kofyar
People Name in Country Kofyar, Jibiyal
Population in Nigeria 171,000
World Population 171,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bwol, Jibiyal, Jipal, Merniyang
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Kofyar
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 12737
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 Plateau state, Qua'an Pan and Mangu LGAs; Nassarawa state, Lafia LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kofyar: Merniyang (171,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kofyar: Merniyang 171,000
For Primary Language: Kofyar

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
17.00 %
Ethnic Religions
68.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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