Pongu in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Pongu only in Nigeria

Population

43,100

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Pongu
People Name in Country Pongu
Population in Nigeria 43,000
World Population 43,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Pongo
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Pongu
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 14443
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Niger state, Rafi LGA, Gumna and Tegina districts, between Kusheriki (north), Zungeru (south), and road southwest; Sabon Gari Pangu is center. Some in Kaduna, Minna, Kontagora, and Bida towns. Bordered by Kamuku [cdr], Ngwoi [nat], Ura [ula], Basa-Kaduna .   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Pangu: Ubwebwe (43,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Pangu: Ubwebwe 43,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.50 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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