Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria

Population

30,913,000

Christian

59.8%

Evangelical

37.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

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People Name General Yoruba
People Name in Country Yoruba, Oyo
Population in Nigeria 30,913,000
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
Country Nigeria
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Most of Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Kwara, and Lagos states; Kogi state, west LGAs

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yoruba (30,913,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yoruba 30,913,000
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
60%    ( Evangelical  37% )
Ethnic Religions
0.20%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
39.43%
Non-Religious
0.55%
Other / Small
0.07%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
50.00%
Independent
30.00%
Protestant
20.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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