Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria



Population

30,913,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Yoruba
People Name in Country Yoruba, Oyo
Population in Nigeria 30,913,000
World Population 32,235,000
Countries 16
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Anago, Ekiti, Ijebu, Nago, Ondo, Oyo, West African
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Yoruba
People Name General Yoruba
Ethnic Code NAB59n
People ID 16057
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 Most of Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Kwara, and Lagos states; Kogi state, west LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yoruba (30,913,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yoruba 30,913,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1850-1960)
New Testament Yes   (1862-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1884-2006)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yoruba
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Yoruba Bible
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 37.00 %)
59.75 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
39.43 %
Non-Religious
0.55 %
Other / Small
0.07 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
50.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Marta Schmidt  
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