Yemma in Ethiopia


Joshua Project has identified the Yemma only in Ethiopia

Population

227,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Yemma
People Name in Country Yemma
Population in Ethiopia 227,000
World Population 227,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Janjero, Yangaro
Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Yemma
Ethnic Code CMT33d
People ID 16022
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 22  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southwest, Oromo region, northeast of Jimma, Fofa (main village); mixed in Oromo villages; Saja, Deedoo, Sak'a, Jimma.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yemsa (227,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yemsa 227,000

For Main Lanugage: Yemsa


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2001)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Orthodox

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.64 %)
58.00 %
Ethnic Religions
32.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
70.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Map Source: UN  
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