Obolo in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Obolo only in Nigeria





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Obolo
People Name in Country Obolo
Population in Nigeria 270,000
World Population 270,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Obolo
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 14114
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 Rivers state, Andoni LGA; Akwa Ibom state, Eastern Obolo LGA, islands off southern coast. Ibibio [ibb] east and northeast, Ogoni [ogo] northwest, Ibani [iby] west, Atlantic Ocean south.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Obolo: Unyeada (270,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Obolo: Unyeada 270,000

For Main Lanugage: Obolo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1987-2011)
New Testament Yes   (1991-2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Obolo
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 34.00 %)
96.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
25.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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