Yoruba in Benin

Population

173,000

Christian

45%

Evangelical

13%

Largest Religion

Main Language

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Country Benin
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Porto-Novo and widespread in towns and major villages
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People Name General Yoruba
People Name in Country Yoruba
ROP3 Code 111095
Joshua Project People ID 16057
Indigenous Yes
Population in Benin 173,000
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Anago, Ekiti, Ijebu, Nago, Ondo, Oyo, West African,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yoruba 173,367
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Yoruba
People Name General Yoruba
Ethnic Code NAB59n
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Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
45%    ( Evangelical  13% )
Ethnic Religions
4.08%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
48.00%
Non-Religious
0.60%
Other / Small
2.02%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
20.00%
Protestant
15.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
65.00%
Photo Source: Marta Schmidt
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