Country: Nigeria

Number of People Groups

544

People Groups Unreached

95 (17.5%)

Total Population

186,051,000

Unreached Population

61,684,000 (33.2%)

% Professing Christian

50.6%

% Evangelical

23.70 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

66 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Abanyom 30,000 30,000 Abanyom Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Abong 1,900 1,900 Abon Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Abua 45,000 45,000 Abua Christianity 86.00 % 11.00 %
Acipanci 37,000 37,000 Cicipu Islam 25.00 % 5.15 %
Acipawa 9,400 9,400 Acipa, Eastern Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Aduge 3,400 3,400 Aduge Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Afizere, Izere 88,000 88,000 Izere Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 18.00 %
 Agatu 158,000 158,000 Agatu Christianity 81.00 % 8.00 %
Agoi, Ibami 21,000 21,000 Agoi Christianity 90.00 % 13.00 %
Agwagwune, Akurakura 37,000 37,000 Agwagwune Christianity 93.00 % 11.00 %
Ahan 500 500 Ahan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ake, Aike 3,400 3,400 Ake Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.00 %
Akoko 111,000 111,000 Arigidi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Akpes, Ibarim-Efifa 18,000 18,000 Akpes Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 8.00 %
Akpet-Ehom 18,000 18,000 Ukpet-Ehom Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 %
Akuku Unknown Unknown Akuku Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Akum 800 3,000 Akum Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Alago, Idoma Nokwu 54,000 54,000 Alago Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 2.50 %
Alege 17,000 17,000 Alege Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 %
Amap, Amo 20,000 20,000 Amo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
Ambandi 9,100 9,100 Piya-Kwonci Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.60 %
Ambo 2,700 2,700 Ambo Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 7.00 %
Anaang 2,619,000 2,619,000 Anaang Christianity 99.00 % 44.00 %
Anca 400 400 Anca Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Angas 629,000 629,000 Ngas Christianity 76.00 % 24.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 37,000 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 8.00 %
 Arab, Shuwa, Baggara 295,000 3,182,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.02 %
 Arab, Syrian 18,000 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 9.00 % 0.80 %
Arum-Chessu 7,600 7,600 Alumu-Tesu Christianity 55.00 % 3.08 %
Ashe 45,000 45,000 Ashe Christianity 75.00 % 60.00 %
Ashingini 145,000 145,000 Cishingini Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 3.00 %
Asu 8,800 8,800 Asu Islam 4.00 % 0.00 %
Aten, Ganawuri 59,000 59,000 Iten Christianity 77.00 % 9.00 %
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari 148,000 148,000 Tsikimba Islam 7.00 % 3.00 %
 Avadi, Tsivadi 151,000 151,000 Tsuvadi Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.00 %
 Awak 11,000 11,000 Awak Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Awori 75,000 75,000 Yoruba Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Ayere 5,500 5,500 Ayere Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
Ayu 7,500 7,500 Ayu Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 4.00 %
Baan 9,400 9,400 Baan Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
 Baangi, Cibaangi 24,000 24,000 Baangi Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bachama, Abacama 275,000 275,000 Bacama Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Bada, Badawa 53,000 53,000 Mbat Christianity 50.00 % 5.00 %
 Bade 323,000 323,000 Bade Islam 0.02 % 0.02 %
Bajju, Kaje 554,000 554,000 Jju Christianity 78.00 % 18.00 %
Bakpinka, Uwet 5,400 5,400 Bakpinka Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Bambuka 9,300 9,300 Kyak Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.50 %
 Banga 23,000 23,000 Gwamhi-Wuri Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Bangwinji 11,000 11,000 Bangwinji Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 %
Bankalawa, Jarawa 87,000 87,000 Bankal Ethnic Religions 17.50 % 2.00 %
Bareshe, Gungawa 83,000 83,000 Reshe Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
 Bariba 180,000 951,000 Baatonum Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
Barke, Burkanawa 20,000 20,000 Mburku Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.75 %
 Barma, Bagirmi 4,400 127,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Basa-Gurmana 4,500 4,500 Basa-Gurmana Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bashar, Basharawa 23,000 23,000 Yangkam Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 %
 Bassa 296,000 296,000 Basa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Bassa-Kontagora 31,000 31,000 Bassa-Kontagora Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Bate, Bata 274,000 287,000 Bata Islam 17.00 % 5.00 %
Batu 47,000 47,000 Batu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 2.00 %
 Baushi 36,000 36,000 Bauchi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.80 %
Baya, Gbaya 9,300 685,000 Gbaya, Northwest Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
 Becheve 3,700 19,000 Iceve-Maci Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 15.00 %
Beele 400 400 Beele Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Begbere, Koro Agwe 138,000 138,000 Koro Wachi Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Bekworra, Yakoro 176,000 176,000 Bekwarra Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 12.00 %
 Berom, Birom 1,199,000 1,199,000 Berom Christianity 96.00 % 42.00 %
Bete-Jukun 5,400 5,400 Bete Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Bette-Bende, Mbete 146,000 146,000 Bete-Bendi Christianity 89.00 % 11.00 %
Bile, Billanchi 43,000 43,000 Bille Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
 Binawa 11,000 11,000 Bina Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 12.00 %
Bitare, Yukutare 66,000 76,000 Bitare Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Boga 21,000 21,000 Boga Christianity 60.00 % 3.50 %
Bokabaru 69,000 69,000 Bokobaru Islam 15.00 % 5.00 %
Boko 57,000 173,000 Boko Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 3.00 %
 Bokyi, Nki 250,000 257,000 Bokyi Christianity 98.00 % 35.00 %
 Bolewa 206,000 206,000 Bole Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Boli 4,100 4,100 Bali Christianity 55.00 % 9.00 %
 Bozo, Sorogama 19,000 351,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 22,000 51,663,000 English Christianity 62.00 % 8.00 %
 Buduma 5,100 146,000 Buduma Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
Buji, Jere 25,000 25,000 Jere Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
Bukwen 1,000 1,000 Bukwen Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 3.00 %
Bumaji 18,000 18,000 Bumaji Christianity 75.00 % 16.00 %
 Bura, Pabir 460,000 460,000 Bura-Pabir Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
Burak 7,200 7,200 Burak Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 12.00 %
Bure 700 700 Bure Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Buru 1,400 1,400 Buru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 15.00 %
Burum, Boghom 145,000 145,000 Boghom Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.00 %
Busa 15,000 15,000 Busa Islam 1.00 % 0.05 %
 Buta-Ningi 29,000 29,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Cakfem-Mushere 9,300 9,300 Cakfem-Mushere Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Cameroonian Creole 9,500 1,500,000 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 %
Centuum 400 400 Centuum Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 %
Cham-Mwana, Dijim 42,000 42,000 Dikaka Ethnic Religions 46.00 % 3.00 %
Chamba Daka, Samba Daka 170,000 196,000 Samba Daka Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 6.00 %
 Chamba Dirim 16,000 16,000 Dirim Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.00 %
Chamba Leko 99,000 146,000 Samba Leko Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
Chara, Fachara 5,100 5,100 Cara Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Chawai 90,000 90,000 Atsam Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Chip 11,000 11,000 Miship Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Chokobo, Izora 2,100 2,100 Izora Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Cineni 5,500 5,500 Cineni Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Como Karim 19,000 19,000 Como Karim Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 %
Cori 1,500 1,500 Cori Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 %
 Daba, Daba Kola 2,000 34,000 Daba Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Dadiya, Dadianci 50,000 50,000 Dadiya Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 %
Damakawa 800 800 C'lela Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dansa 5,600 5,600 Lamja-Dengsa-Tola Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Dass 9,800 9,800 Dass Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Nigerian Sign Language Christianity 52.00 % 30.80 %
Defaka, Afakani 1,900 1,900 Defaka Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.00 %
Degema, Atala 27,000 27,000 Degema Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 6.00 %
 Dendi, Dandawa 3,300 323,000 Dendi Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
Deno, Denawa 11,000 11,000 Deno Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.15 %
Dera, Kanakuru 59,000 59,000 Dera Christianity 71.00 % 10.00 %
Detribalized Pidgen 1,688,000 1,691,000 Pidgin, Nigerian Christianity 56.00 % 28.00 %
 Dghwede, Toghwede 69,000 73,000 Dghwede Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 6.50 %
 Dibo 195,000 195,000 Dibo Islam 28.00 % 5.00 %
Dirya, Diriyawa 12,000 12,000 Diri Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.50 %
 Doka 18,000 18,000 Doka Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Doko-Uyanga, Basanga 400 400 Doko-Uyanga Christianity 70.00 % 11.00 %
Dong 8,600 8,600 Dong Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Duguri, Dugurawa 82,000 82,000 Duguri Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.83 %
Duguza 5,800 5,800 Tunzuii Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.25 %
 Dukawa 162,000 162,000 Hun-Saare Ethnic Religions 6.50 % 0.51 %
Dulbu 200 200 Dulbu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dungi, Dunjawa 1,800 1,800 Dungu Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Duwai 18,000 18,000 Duwai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Duya 87,000 87,000 Duya Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
Dzodinka 4,200 8,200 Dzodinka Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
 Ebira 2,009,000 2,009,000 Ebira Islam 25.50 % 8.00 %
Ebughu 10,000 10,000 Ebughu Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
 Edo, Bini 1,840,000 1,840,000 Edo Christianity 99.00 % 44.00 %
Efai 10,000 11,000 Efai Christianity 94.00 % 6.00 %
Efik 629,000 650,000 Efik Christianity 99.00 % 38.00 %
Efutop 29,000 29,000 Efutop Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
 Eggon 243,000 243,000 Eggon Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.56 %
Ehueun 23,000 23,000 Ehueun Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 9.00 %
 Ejagham, Ekoi 107,000 192,000 Ejagham Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
Ekajuk 72,000 72,000 Ekajuk Christianity 92.00 % 9.00 %
Eket 402,000 402,000 Ekit Christianity 94.00 % 33.00 %
Eki 9,200 9,200 Eki Christianity 95.00 % 2.50 %
Ekpari 77,000 77,000 Yace Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 6.00 %
Ekpeye 87,000 87,000 Ekpeye Christianity 91.00 % 9.00 %
Eleme 99,000 99,000 Eleme Christianity 88.00 % 8.00 %
 Eloyi, Afo 47,000 47,000 Eloyi Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.00 %
Emai, Ivbiosakon 209,000 209,000 Emai-Iuleha-Ora Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 3.00 %
Engenni 46,000 46,000 Engenni Christianity 72.00 % 14.00 %
Enwan 18,000 18,000 Enwan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Enwang 28,000 28,000 Enwan Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
Epie 35,000 35,000 Epie Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 5.00 %
Eruwa 92,000 92,000 Eruwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Esan 591,000 591,000 Esan Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
 Esimbi 300 25,000 Esimbi Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 18.00 %
Etebi 30,000 30,000 Etebi Christianity 96.00 % 16.00 %
Etulo, Turumawa 20,000 20,000 Etulo Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
Evand 15,000 17,000 Evant Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 %
 Ewe 563,000 6,048,000 Ewe Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %
 Ezaa 670,000 670,000 Ezaa Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 %
Fali of Jibu, Ziziliveken 7,200 7,500 Zizilivakan Islam 12.00 % 5.00 %
 Fali, Bana 29,000 59,000 Bana Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 %
 Fali, Vimtim 30,000 30,000 Fali Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Fam 2,300 2,300 Fam Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Firan, Izarek 3,700 3,700 Firan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Fiterya, Hwana 58,000 58,000 Hwana Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 5.00 %
 French 7,400 49,469,000 French Christianity 66.00 % 6.00 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 1,420,000 4,750,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 3.00 % 0.80 %
 Fulani, Haabe 10,000 10,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.04 % 0.03 %
 Fulani, Nigerian 13,123,000 13,466,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.35 % 0.26 %
 Fulani, Sokoto 381,000 1,342,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.10 % 0.04 %
 Fulani, Toroobe 4,486,000 4,486,000 Hausa Islam 0.30 % 0.05 %
Fyem 21,000 21,000 Fyam Islam 40.00 % 2.00 %
Fyer 42,000 42,000 Fyer Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 1.00 %
 Ga'anda, Mokar 78,000 78,000 Ga'anda Christianity 83.00 % 11.00 %
 Gade 115,000 115,000 Gade Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.88 %
 Galambi, Galambawa 35,000 35,000 Galambu Islam 14.00 % 2.00 %
Gamo-Ningi 15,000 15,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 %
Ganang 3,800 3,800 Ganang Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Gbagyi 1,170,000 1,170,000 Gbagyi Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 4.00 %
Gbari 499,000 499,000 Gbari Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.27 %
Gbo, Imaban 87,000 87,000 Legbo Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Geji 7,500 7,500 Geji Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.28 %
 Gera, Gerawa 379,000 379,000 Gera Islam 1.60 % 1.40 %
 German 3,700 64,480,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 13.00 %
 Geruma, Geremawa 15,000 15,000 Geruma Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghotuo 17,000 17,000 Ghotuo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
 Glavda, Guelebda 46,000 54,000 Glavda Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Goemai 345,000 345,000 Goemai Ethnic Religions 0.03 % 0.00 %
Gokana 157,000 157,000 Gokana Christianity 98.00 % 35.00 %
Gourma 37,000 1,377,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.40 %
Gubi, Gubawa 1,700 1,700 Shiki Islam 10.00 % 1.00 %
Gude, Cheke 153,000 228,000 Gude Islam 24.00 % 4.00 %
 Gudu 8,800 8,800 Gudu Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
Guduf, Gudupe 91,000 96,000 Guduf-Gava Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.75 %
Gun, Gu 416,000 849,000 Gun Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.50 %
Gupa-Abawa 28,000 28,000 Gupa-Abawa Islam 2.80 % 0.10 %
Gure-Kahugu, Gura 41,000 41,000 Gbiri-Niragu Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
 Gurmana 5,900 5,900 Gurmana Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.85 %
 Guruntum, Guruntawa 30,000 30,000 Guruntum-Mbaaru Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.07 %
 Gwa 1,500 1,500 Gwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Gwak 81,000 81,000 Gwak Islam 2.00 % 0.50 %
 Gwandara 43,000 43,000 Gwandara Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 %
Gwomu 8,800 8,800 Moo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Gyem, Gyemawa 1,900 1,900 Gyem Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.73 %
Ham 170,000 170,000 Hyam Christianity 85.00 % 75.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 8,400 77,290,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,400 854,476,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Wu 5,000 91,899,000 Chinese, Wu Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 4.00 %
 Hausa 29,208,000 40,039,000 Hausa Islam 0.10 % 0.09 %
 Hausa, North 406,000 406,000 Hausa Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
Hide, Xedi 6,400 46,000 Hdi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.40 %
Hone 11,000 11,000 Hone Islam 10.00 % 0.20 %
Horom 2,600 2,600 Horom Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 %
Hya 2,500 4,000 Hya Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Ibani, Bonny 109,000 109,000 Ibani Christianity 92.00 % 13.00 %
Ibeno 18,000 18,000 Ibino Christianity 75.00 % 17.00 %
 Ibibio 5,626,000 5,738,000 Ibibio Christianity 99.80 % 38.00 %
Ibilo 7,000 7,000 Okpamheri Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
 Icen 66,000 66,000 Cen Christianity 51.00 % 30.00 %
Ichen 81,000 81,000 Etkywan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.75 %
Idere 10,000 10,000 Idere Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 %
Idoma, Central 424,000 424,000 Idoma Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Idoma, South 129,000 129,000 Idoma Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 4.00 %
Idoma, West 461,000 461,000 Idoma Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 %
 Idon, Idong 5,800 5,800 Ajiya Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
 Igala 1,472,000 1,472,000 Igala Christianity 78.00 % 35.00 %
 Igbo, Ibo 27,612,000 28,037,000 Igbo Christianity 98.80 % 43.00 %
 Igede, Egede 418,000 418,000 Igede Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
Igwe 20,000 20,000 Igwe Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 %
Ihievbe 50,000 50,000 Ihievbe Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
Ijaw, Central-Western 2,213,000 2,213,000 Izon Christianity 99.00 % 46.00 %
Ijaw, Eastern, Nkoro 8,000 8,000 Nkoroo Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Ijaw, Northeast Central 8,900 8,900 Biseni Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Ijaw, Southeast, Ijo 181,000 181,000 Ijo, Southeast Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 %
Ika 37,000 37,000 Ika Christianity 91.00 % 12.00 %
Iko 10,000 10,000 Iko Christianity 90.00 % 9.00 %
Ikpeshe 8,600 8,600 Ikpeshi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
Iku 18,000 18,000 Iku-Gora-Ankwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.20 %
 Ikulu 87,000 87,000 Ikulu Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.20 %
Ikwere 591,000 591,000 Ikwere Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Ikwo 295,000 295,000 Ikwo Christianity 98.00 % 30.00 %
Ilue 8,300 8,300 Ilue Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Irigwe, Aregwe 77,000 77,000 Irigwe Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 8.00 %
Isoko 618,000 618,000 Isoko Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Ito 11,000 11,000 Ito Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 Itsekiri, Isekiri 853,000 853,000 Isekiri Christianity 98.00 % 42.00 %
Itu Mbuzo 11,000 11,000 Itu Mbon Uzo Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Ivbie, North 58,000 58,000 Ivbie North-Okpela-Arhe Christianity 88.00 % 12.00 %
Iyatu, Idoani 40,000 40,000 Iyayu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Iyive, Ndir 2,000 3,600 Iyive Christianity 75.00 % 9.00 %
 Izzi 613,000 613,000 Izii Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Jaku, Jakun 600 600 Labir Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 2.00 %
Janji, Anafejanzi 1,900 1,900 Janji Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 %
Janjo 33,000 33,000 Dza Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 %
Jara 75,000 75,000 Jara Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Jere 83,000 83,000 Jere Ethnic Religions 42.00 % 5.00 %
 Jibu 53,000 53,000 Jibu Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.60 %
Jidda-Abu, Nakare 10,000 10,000 Bu Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Jilbe 3,300 3,300 Jilbe Islam 3.00 % 0.10 %
Jimbin, Jimbinawa 3,800 3,800 Zumbun Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.67 %
Jimi, Bi-Gimu 1,800 1,800 Jimi Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Jiru, Zhiru 5,500 5,500 Jiru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Jorto 28,000 28,000 Jorto Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 1.00 %
Ju 1,600 1,600 Ju Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 %
 Jukun, Kona 5,100 5,100 Jiba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
Jukun, Kpanzu Unknown 4,300 Jukun Takum Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Jukun, Wanu 5,300 5,300 Wannu Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Jukun, Wapan 174,000 174,000 Wapan Christianity 94.00 % 10.00 %
Jukun, Wase 2,700 2,700 Wapha Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
 Kadara 349,000 349,000 Adara Christianity 55.00 % 7.50 %
Kagoma 41,000 41,000 Kagoma Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 0.50 %
Kaivi, Kaibi 3,800 3,800 Kaivi Christianity 55.00 % 18.00 %
Kakanda 41,000 41,000 Kakanda Islam 2.50 % 0.20 %
Kakihum 24,000 24,000 Tsuvadi Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
Kalabari 460,000 503,000 Kalabari Christianity 96.00 % 33.00 %
Kam 8,700 8,700 Kam Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Kamantan, Angan 30,000 30,000 Kamantan Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.20 %
 Kambari 145,000 145,000 Tsishingini Christianity 65.00 % 3.50 %
 Kambu 7,300 203,000 Limbum Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 %
Kami 9,300 9,300 Kami Islam 2.80 % 0.00 %
Kamkam 5,000 7,000 Mbongno Islam 30.00 % 11.00 %
Kamo 37,000 37,000 Kamo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Kamuku 54,000 54,000 Kamuku Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 3.50 %
 Kamwe, Higi 551,000 560,000 Kamwe Ethnic Religions 38.00 % 10.00 %
Kanem, Koenoem 9,300 9,300 Koenoem Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.67 %
 Kanembu 2,000 763,000 Kanembu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kaningkom-Nindem 15,000 15,000 Nikyob-Nindem Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.50 %
Kanufi, Karshi 17,000 17,000 Kanufi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.85 %
 Kanuri, Manga 356,000 934,000 Kanuri, Manga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa, Beriberi 6,585,000 7,427,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Kapsiki, Psikye, Wula 22,000 131,000 Psikye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Kapya 300 300 Kapya Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 9.00 %
Karekare, Jalalum 349,000 349,000 Karekare Islam 2.00 % 1.70 %
Karfa 1,500 1,500 Duhwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 2.00 %
Kariya, Lipkawa 3,700 3,700 Kariya Islam 10.00 % 0.03 %
Katab 231,000 231,000 Tyap Christianity 84.00 % 10.00 %
Kholok 5,500 5,500 Kholok Islam 15.00 % 2.00 %
Kiballo, Vono 1,500 1,500 Vono Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
Kila 19,000 19,000 Somyev Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Kilba, Huba 321,000 321,000 Nya Huba Christianity 82.00 % 8.00 %
Kinuku 1,500 1,500 Kinuku Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Kiong 100 100 Kiong Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
Kir-Balar, Kirr 5,300 5,300 Kir-Balar Islam 10.00 % 3.00 %
Kirifi, Kirifawa 41,000 41,000 Giiwo Islam 22.00 % 4.00 %
 Kirya-Konzel 6,700 6,700 Kirya-Konzel Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 %
Kitimi 3,700 3,700 Tumi Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Kofa 1,400 1,400 Kofa Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kofyar, Jibiyal 175,000 175,000 Kofyar Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 3.00 %
Kohumono, Bahumono 53,000 53,000 Kohumono Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 %
 Koma 56,000 64,000 Koma Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 %
 Kono, Kwono 8,900 8,900 Kono Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 %
Koro Afiki Unknown Unknown Ija-Zuba Christianity 75.00 % 18.00 %
Koro, Jijili 14,000 14,000 Tanjijili Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Korop, Erorup 17,000 29,000 Korop Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 %
 Kotoko, Afade 41,000 48,000 Afade Islam 2.00 % 0.40 %
Kpan 18,000 18,000 Kpan Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.00 %
 Kubi 2,600 2,600 Hausa Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Kudu-Camo 2,500 2,500 Kudu-Camo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 12.00 %
Kugama 5,500 5,500 Kugama Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.60 %
Kugbo 5,800 5,800 Kugbo Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Kukele, Ukele 210,000 210,000 Kukele Christianity 97.00 % 29.00 %
 Kulere, Korom Boye 26,000 26,000 Kulere Christianity 81.00 % 18.00 %
Kulung, Bambur 45,000 45,000 Kulung Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Kumba 5,500 5,500 Kumba Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
Kupa 37,000 37,000 Kupa Islam 4.00 % 0.20 %
Kupto 5,000 5,000 Kutto Islam 10.00 % 3.85 %
Kurama, Bagwama 65,000 65,000 Kurama Christianity 88.00 % 4.00 %
Kushi 20,000 20,000 Kushi Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 7.00 %
Kuteb 72,000 75,000 Kutep Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
Kuturmi, West Yamma 17,000 17,000 Kuturmi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
 Kuzamani, Rishuwa 2,900 2,900 Shuwa-Zamani Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 %
Kwah 13,000 13,000 Kwa Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
Kwami, Kwamanchi 21,000 21,000 Kwaami Islam 17.00 % 3.00 %
 Kwanka, Kadun 30,000 30,000 Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.07 %
 Kyanga, Tyenga 8,400 11,000 Kyanga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kyibaku, Chibuk 190,000 190,000 Kibaku Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 %
Laamang, Gbuhwe 70,000 70,000 Lamang Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
Lakka, Lao Habe 8,200 8,200 Laka Islam 5.00 % 2.60 %
 Lala-Roba, Gworam 81,000 81,000 Lala-Roba Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 4.00 %
Lame 18,000 18,000 Lame Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Laru 8,300 8,300 Laru Islam 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Lela, Dakakari 158,000 158,000 C'lela Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Lemoro, Anowuru 17,000 17,000 Lemoro Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.17 %
Lere 25,000 25,000 Lere Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Libo 18,000 18,000 Kaan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Loh 14,000 14,000 Loo Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 %
Longuda, Jessu 93,000 93,000 Longuda Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 14.00 %
Lopawa, Lupa 9,100 9,100 Lopa Islam 40.00 % 5.00 %
Lotsu-Piri, Kitta 32,000 32,000 Tso Christianity 74.00 % 10.00 %
Lubila, Kabila 18,000 18,000 Lubila Christianity 75.00 % 12.00 %
Lufu 4,500 4,500 Lufu Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Luri Unknown Unknown Hausa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Mabo-Barkul, Kaleri 3,500 3,500 Bo-Rukul Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Madda 174,000 174,000 Mada Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Mafa, Matakam 7,900 373,000 Mafa Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.00 %
Magdhi, Widala 3,600 3,600 Maghdi Islam 0.07 % 0.00 %
Magu 19,000 19,000 Mvanip Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
 Maguzawa 184,000 184,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.30 %
Maha 17,000 17,000 Maaka Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Mama, Kwarra 58,000 58,000 Mama Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Mambila 174,000 174,000 Mambila, Nigeria Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.00 %
 Mandara, Wandala 19,000 82,000 Wandala Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mangas 200 200 Mangas Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 %
Marghi, Central 205,000 205,000 Marghi Central Christianity 62.00 % 12.00 %
Marghi, South 215,000 215,000 Marghi South Christianity 67.00 % 8.50 %
 Marghi, West Unknown Unknown Putai Christianity 50.00 % 2.31 %
Mashi 1,400 1,400 Mashi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 13.00 %
Mbembe, Cross-River 214,000 214,000 Mbembe, Cross River Christianity 95.00 % 27.00 %
Mboi 34,000 34,000 Mboi Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 4.00 %
Mbonga, Mboa 1,800 4,300 Mbonga Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Mbube, Western 76,000 76,000 Mbe Christianity 94.00 % 7.00 %
Mbula-Bwazza 30,000 30,000 Mbula-Bwazza Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere 66,000 66,000 Mbula-Bwazza Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Megili 97,000 97,000 Lijili Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.50 %
 Mgbo 213,000 213,000 Mgbolizhia Christianity 98.00 % 28.00 %
Mini 5,500 5,500 Abureni Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Miya, Miyawa 56,000 56,000 Miya Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.20 %
Montol 37,000 37,000 Montol Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Mubako, Mumbake 17,000 57,000 Nyong Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 %
 Mumuye 711,000 724,000 Mumuye Ethnic Religions 29.00 % 6.00 %
Mumuye Minde 30,000 30,000 Shoo-Minda-Nye Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 %
 Mumuye, Gengle 6,000 6,000 Gengle Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
Mundat 1,800 1,800 Mundat Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
Munga Lelau 9,400 9,400 Leelau Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 %
Munga, Mingang Doso 4,900 4,900 Mingang Doso Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 7.00 %
 Mwaghavul 525,000 525,000 Mwaghavul Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
 Nandu-Tari, Ahwai 11,000 11,000 Ahwai Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 %
Naraguta, Iguta 10,000 10,000 Iguta Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
Nde, Ekamtonofo 41,000 41,000 Nde-Nsele-Nta Christianity 88.00 % 13.00 %
Nde-Gbite Unknown Unknown Nde-Gbite Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
Ndoe, Anep 12,000 12,000 Ndoe Christianity 75.00 % 9.00 %
 Ndola 98,000 102,000 Ndoola Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 %
Ndunda 500 500 Ndunda Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ngamo, Ngamawa 105,000 105,000 Ngamo Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 4.70 %
 Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi 9,300 9,300 Nggwahyi Islam 5.00 % 0.20 %
 Ngizim, Ngizmawa 152,000 152,000 Ngizim Islam 7.00 % 0.63 %
Ngoshe Sama, Nggweshe 38,000 40,000 Gvoko Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.70 %
Ngwaba 17,000 17,000 Ngwaba Islam 8.00 % 0.20 %
Nimbari 100 100 Nyam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Ningye 13,000 13,000 Ningye Christianity 55.00 % 5.00 %
 Ninzam, Ninzo 117,000 117,000 Ninzo Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.91 %
Nkari 9,300 9,300 Nkari Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Nkem-Nkum, Ndok 59,000 59,000 Nkem-Nkum Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 %
Nkukoli 2,900 2,900 Nkukoli Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
Nnam 6,300 6,300 Nnam Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
Numana, Sanga 50,000 50,000 Numana-Nunku-Gbantu-Numbu Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 %
 Nungu, Rindre 85,000 85,000 Nungu Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 5.00 %
Nupe 1,651,000 1,651,000 Nupe-Nupe-Tako Islam 5.00 % 2.00 %
Nyankpa 79,000 79,000 Nyankpa Christianity 75.00 % 60.00 %
Nyeng 3,000 3,000 Ahwai Christianity 55.00 % 8.00 %
Nyima, Anyima 18,000 18,000 Lenyima Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Nzanyi 146,000 169,000 Nzanyi Islam 24.00 % 5.00 %
Obanliku, Abanliku 114,000 114,000 Obanliku Christianity 94.00 % 9.00 %
Obolo 284,000 284,000 Obolo Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %
Obulom 5,400 5,400 Obulom Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
Obuoro 10,000 10,000 Ibuoro Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 %
Odual 32,000 32,000 Odual Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Odut 4,400 4,400 Odut Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Ogba, Ogbah 303,000 303,000 Ogbah Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Ogbia, Ogbinya 357,000 357,000 Ogbia Christianity 98.00 % 29.00 %
Ogbogolo 16,000 16,000 Ogbogolo Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma 20,000 20,000 Ogbronuagum Christianity 55.00 % 8.00 %
 Ogoni 394,000 394,000 Khana Christianity 96.00 % 36.00 %
Ogori-Magongo 18,000 18,000 Oko-Eni-Osayen Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Okobo 93,000 93,000 Okobo Christianity 92.00 % 11.00 %
Okodia 9,000 9,000 Okodia Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Okpamheri 87,000 87,000 Okpamheri Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 3.00 %
Okpe 41,000 41,000 Okpe Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Okpe 13,000 13,000 Okpe Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Okpe-Idesa 9,500 9,500 Idesa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Okrika 420,000 420,000 Kirike Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Oloma Unknown Unknown Oloma Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 %
Olulumo-Ikom, Okuni 158,000 158,000 Olulumo-Ikom Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 %
Oron 131,000 131,000 Oro Christianity 94.00 % 9.00 %
Orri, Oring 132,000 132,000 Oring Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 %
Oruma 8,200 8,200 Oruma Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Ososo 31,000 31,000 Ososo Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 8.00 %
 Pa'a, Afawa 15,000 15,000 Pa'a Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.75 %
Pai 5,500 5,500 Pe Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Pana, Pani 7,400 134,000 Pana Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Panawa 4,800 4,800 Panawa Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pangseng Unknown Unknown Pangseng Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
 Panso-Nso 5,600 300,000 Lamnso' Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Panyam 9,300 9,300 Mak Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
Passam, Kpasam 27,000 27,000 Kpasham Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Payung 28,000 28,000 Pyapun Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Peere 8,600 38,000 Peere Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Pero 47,000 47,000 Pero Christianity 73.00 % 12.00 %
Piti 9,000 9,000 Piti Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 %
 Polci 30,000 30,000 Polci Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
 Pongu 45,000 45,000 Pangu Islam 30.00 % 2.50 %
 Puku, Fakanchi 65,000 65,000 Ut-Ma'in Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.33 %
Rang Unknown Unknown Rang Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 %
Rogo 200 200 Rogo Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ron 207,000 207,000 Ron Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Rukuba, Inchazi 145,000 145,000 Kuce Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 5.38 %
Rumaya 11,000 11,000 Mala Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
Ruruma 13,000 13,000 Ruma Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
Sanga, Asanga 33,000 33,000 Sanga Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.00 %
Sara Mbai 13,000 269,000 Mbay Christianity 65.00 % 9.00 %
Sasaru 20,000 20,000 Sasaru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
 Saya, Sayawa 315,000 315,000 Saya Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 3.50 %
Sha 5,200 5,200 Sha Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
Shakara 4,500 4,500 Ahwai Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Shal, Shall-Zwall 13,000 13,000 Shall-Zwall Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Shama 8,300 8,300 Shama-Sambuga Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.50 %
Shamang Unknown Unknown Shamang Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
 Shanga, Shangawa 24,000 24,000 Shanga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shani 1,700 1,700 Sheni Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.40 %
Siri, Sirawa 5,200 5,200 Siri Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
 Songhai-Koyraboro 375,000 2,009,000 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 0.40 % 0.16 %
Sukur 27,000 27,000 Sukur Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 6.00 %
 Surubu, Zurubu 12,000 12,000 Surubu Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 %
 Tal 29,000 29,000 Tal Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 %
Tala 1,700 1,700 Tala Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Tambes 14,000 14,000 Tambas Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
 Tangale 246,000 246,000 Tangale Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 %
Tapshin, Tapshinawa 8,700 8,700 Sur Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
Tarok 472,000 472,000 Tarok Christianity 86.00 % 14.00 %
Tee 405,000 405,000 Tee Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
Teme 5,400 5,400 Teme Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Tera 160,000 160,000 Tera Christianity 74.00 % 8.00 %
Tha 1,700 1,700 Tha Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tiba 18,000 18,000 Gaa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tigon 42,000 139,000 Mbembe, Tigon Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
Tita 5,600 5,600 Tita Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
 Tiv 4,135,000 4,137,000 Tiv Christianity 98.50 % 42.00 %
 Tsagu 3,700 3,700 Ciwogai Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.33 %
Tsucuba 1,100 1,100 Tsucuba Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Tuareg, Tamajaq 33,000 1,375,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tubu, Teda 3,700 149,000 Tedaga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tula 52,000 52,000 Tula Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
Turkwam 6,400 6,400 Toro Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 %
Ubaghara 58,000 58,000 Ubaghara Christianity 88.00 % 16.00 %
Ubang 5,500 5,500 Ubang Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Uda 20,000 20,000 Uda Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Uhami-Iyayu 22,000 22,000 Uhami Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 %
Uhumkighi, Yukuben 27,000 29,000 Yukuben Christianity 50.00 % 2.50 %
Ukaan 52,000 52,000 Ukaan Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 4.00 %
Ukpe-Bayobiri 35,000 35,000 Ukpe-Bayobiri Christianity 92.00 % 13.00 %
Ukue-Ehuen 23,000 23,000 Ukue Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Ukwa 100 100 Ukwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.80 %
Ukwuani-Aboh, Kwale 286,000 286,000 Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni Christianity 95.00 % 31.00 %
Ulukwumi 18,000 18,000 Ulukwumi Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 %
Umon 33,000 33,000 Umon Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
 Uneme 32,000 32,000 Uneme Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 7.00 %
 Ungwai 30,000 30,000 Cahungwarya Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
 Ura 1,600 1,600 Fungwa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
Urhobo 1,004,000 1,004,000 Urhobo Christianity 99.00 % 40.00 %
Usakade 19,000 40,000 Usaghade Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Utange, Otank 20,000 20,000 Otank Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 %
 Utugwang, East Mbube 79,000 79,000 Utugwang-Irungene-Afrike Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Uvbie, Evrie 32,000 32,000 Uvbie Christianity 82.00 % 6.00 %
Uzekwe 15,000 15,000 Uzekwe Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
 Vemgo-Mabas, Visik 18,000 31,000 Vemgo-Mabas Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.50 %
Verre 169,000 180,000 Mom Jango Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.50 %
Viti Unknown Unknown Viti Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Voro Unknown Unknown Voro Islam 10.00 % 1.00 %
Vute, Wute 2,900 38,000 Vute Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Wagga 131,000 131,000 Waja Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.50 %
 Warji, Warjawa 123,000 123,000 Warji Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.31 %
Wom 9,000 46,000 Wom Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 2.00 %
Yache Akpa 44,000 44,000 Akpa Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
Yako, Ugep 211,000 211,000 Lokaa Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 %
Yala 252,000 252,000 Yala Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 5.00 %
Yamba, Yambe 18,000 85,000 Yamba Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 %
 Yandang 103,000 103,000 Yendang Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
Yangdang Waka 9,100 9,100 Waka Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 4.00 %
Yashi 5,200 5,200 Hasha Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Yekhee, Etsako 464,000 464,000 Yekhee Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Yigha, Ayiga 17,000 17,000 Leyigha Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 %
 Yoruba, Oyo 32,469,000 33,832,000 Yoruba Christianity 59.75 % 48.00 %
 Yoruba-Egba 4,876,000 4,876,000 Yoruba Christianity 87.00 % 42.00 %
Yotti 3,500 3,500 Yotti Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 4.00 %
 Yungur, Binna 171,000 171,000 Bena Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.80 %
Ywom 23,000 23,000 Ywom Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Zangwal 200 200 Zangwal Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Zari 34,000 34,000 Hausa Islam 14.00 % 2.00 %
 Zarma 140,000 3,845,000 Zarma Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Zeem 600 600 Zeem Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
Zhire Unknown Unknown Zhire Islam 20.00 % 5.00 %
Ziriya 2,000 2,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
  Totals:  544 186,051,000       95   50.57 % 23.70 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 937,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 186,988,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 23.7 %)
50.6 %
Ethnic Religions
5.7 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
43.3 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
24.3 %
Independent
26.8 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
29.6 %
Roman Catholic
19.1 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Nigeria Statistics
People Groups 544
Unreached People Groups 95  (17.5%)
Population 186,051,000
Population in Unreached 61,684,000  (33.2%)
Urbanization 47%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NI
Official National Language English
Literacy Rate 66%
Estimated Illiterate Population 63,257,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 50.6%
Percent Evangelical 23.7%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking 12 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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