Shama in Nigeria


Joshua Project has identified the Shama only in Nigeria

Population

8,200

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Shama
People Name in Country Shama
Population in Nigeria 8,200
World Population 8,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Benue
People Name General Shama
Ethnic Code NAB56b
People ID 14889
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 Niger state, Rafi and Mariga LGAs; Kaduna state, Birnin Gwari LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Shama-Sambuga: Shama (8,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Shama-Sambuga: Shama 8,200

For Main Lanugage: Shama-Sambuga


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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