Country: Nigeria

Number of People Groups

544

People Groups Unreached

95 (17.5%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

191,626,000

Population in Unreached

62,769,000 (32.8%)

Literacy Rate

66 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

50.9%

% Evangelical

23.98%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Abanyom 30,000 30,000 Abanyom Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Abong 1,900 1,900 Abon Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Abua 46,000 46,000 Abua Christianity 86.00 % 11.00 %
Acipanci 38,000 38,000 Cicipu Islam 25.00 % 5.15 %
Acipawa 9,600 9,600 Acipa, Eastern Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
 Adara 358,000 358,000 Adara Christianity 55.00 % 7.50 %
Aduge 3,500 3,500 Aduge Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Afizere, Izere 90,000 90,000 Izere Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 18.00 %
 Agatu 162,000 162,000 Agatu Christianity 81.00 % 8.00 %
Agoi, Ibami 22,000 22,000 Agoi Christianity 90.00 % 13.00 %
Agwagwune, Akurakura 38,000 38,000 Agwagwune Christianity 93.00 % 11.00 %
Ahan 500 500 Ahan Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ake 3,500 3,500 Ake Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.00 %
Akoko 114,000 114,000 Arigidi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Akpes, Ibarim-Efifa 19,000 19,000 Akpes Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 8.00 %
Akpet-Ehom 19,000 19,000 Ukpet-Ehom Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 %
Akuku Unknown Unknown Akuku Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
 Akum 800 3,100 Akum Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Alago, Idoma Nokwu 55,000 55,000 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 9,400 9,400 Piya-Kwonci Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.60 %
Ambo 2,800 2,800 Ambo Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 7.00 %
Anaang 2,687,000 2,687,000 Anaang Christianity 99.00 % 44.00 %
Anca 400 400 Anca Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Angas 645,000 645,000 Ngas Christianity 76.00 % 24.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 38,000 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 31.00 % 8.00 %
 Arab, Syrian 19,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 9.00 % 0.80 %
Arum-Chessu 7,800 7,800 Alumu-Tesu Christianity 55.00 % 3.08 %
Ashe 46,000 46,000 Ashe Christianity 75.00 % 60.00 %
Ashingini 149,000 149,000 Cishingini Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 3.00 %
Asu 9,000 9,000 Asu Islam 4.00 % 0.00 %
Aten, Ganawuri 61,000 61,000 Iten Christianity 77.00 % 9.00 %
Auna-Agaraiwa Kambari 151,000 151,000 Tsikimba Islam 7.00 % 3.00 %
 Avadi, Tsivadi 155,000 155,000 Tsuvadi Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.00 %
 Awak 11,000 11,000 Awak Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Awori 77,000 77,000 Yoruba Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Ayere 5,700 5,700 Ayere Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
Ayu 7,700 7,700 Ayu Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 4.00 %
Baan 9,600 9,600 Baan Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
 Baangi, Cibaangi 25,000 25,000 Baangi Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bachama 283,000 283,000 Bacama Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Bada 54,000 54,000 Mbat Christianity 50.00 % 5.00 %
 Bade 331,000 331,000 Bade Islam 2.00 % 0.02 %
 Baggara, Shuwa Arab 303,000 3,281,000 Arabic, Chadian Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.02 %
Bajju, Kaje 568,000 568,000 Jju Christianity 78.00 % 18.00 %
Bakpinka, Uwet 5,600 5,600 Bakpinka Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Bambuka 9,600 9,600 Kyak Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.50 %
 Banga 24,000 24,000 Gwamhi-Wuri Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Bangwinji 11,000 11,000 Bangwinji Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 %
Bankalawa, Jarawa 90,000 90,000 Bankal Ethnic Religions 17.50 % 2.00 %
Bareshe 86,000 86,000 Reshe Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
 Bariba 185,000 977,000 Baatonum Islam 18.00 % 3.00 %
Barke, Burkanawa 20,000 20,000 Mburku Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.75 %
 Barma 4,500 132,000 Bagirmi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Basa-Gurmana 4,600 4,600 Basa-Gurmana Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bashar 200 200 Hausa Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Bassa 303,000 303,000 Basa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Bassa-Kontagora 31,000 31,000 Bassa-Kontagora Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Bate 281,000 295,000 Bata Islam 17.00 % 5.00 %
Batu 48,000 48,000 Batu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 2.00 %
 Baushi 37,000 37,000 Bauchi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.80 %
Baya, Gbaya 9,500 517,000 Gbaya, Northwest Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %
 Becheve 3,800 19,000 Iceve-Maci Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 15.00 %
Beele 400 400 Beele Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Begbere, Koro Agwe 142,000 142,000 Koro Wachi Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
 Bekworra, Yakoro 180,000 180,000 Bekwarra Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 12.00 %
 Berom 1,230,000 1,230,000 Berom Christianity 96.00 % 42.00 %
Bete-Jukun 5,500 5,500 Jukun Takum Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Bette-Bende, Mbete 150,000 150,000 Bete-Bendi Christianity 89.00 % 11.00 %
Bile, Billanchi 44,000 44,000 Bille Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
 Binawa 12,000 12,000 Bina Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 12.00 %
Bitare, Yukutare 68,000 78,000 Bitare Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Boga 21,000 21,000 Boga Christianity 60.00 % 3.50 %
Bokabaru 71,000 71,000 Bokobaru Islam 15.00 % 5.00 %
Boko, Bokonya 58,000 177,000 Boko Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 3.00 %
 Bokyi, Nki 256,000 263,000 Bokyi Christianity 98.00 % 35.00 %
 Bolewa 212,000 212,000 Bole Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Boli 4,200 4,200 Bali Christianity 55.00 % 9.00 %
 Bozo, Sorogoye 19,000 362,000 Bozo, Jenaama Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 British 23,000 51,834,000 English Christianity 62.00 % 8.00 %
 Buduma 5,200 128,000 Buduma Islam 0.03 % 0.00 %
Bukwen 1,000 1,000 Bukwen Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 3.00 %
Bumaji 19,000 19,000 Bumaji Christianity 75.00 % 16.00 %
 Bura, Pabir 472,000 472,000 Bura-Pabir Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
Burak 7,400 7,400 Burak Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 12.00 %
Bure 700 700 Hausa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Buru 1,400 1,400 Buru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 15.00 %
Burum 149,000 149,000 Boghom Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.00 %
Busa, Bussawa 15,000 15,000 Busa Islam 1.00 % 0.05 %
 Buta-Ningi 30,000 30,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Cakfem-Mushere 9,600 9,600 Cakfem-Mushere Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Cameroonian Creole 9,800 1,998,000 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 %
Centuum 400 400 Centuum Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 %
Cham-Mwana, Dijim 43,000 43,000 Dikaka Ethnic Religions 46.00 % 3.00 %
Chamba Daka 174,000 201,000 Samba Daka Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 6.00 %
 Chamba Dirim 17,000 17,000 Dirim Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.00 %
Chamba Leko 101,000 149,000 Samba Leko Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
Chara, Fachara 5,300 5,300 Cara Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
Chawai 92,000 92,000 Atsam Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Chip 12,000 12,000 Miship Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Chokobo 2,200 2,200 Izora Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Cineni 5,700 5,700 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 35,000 Daba Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Dadiya, Dadianci 51,000 51,000 Dadiya Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 2.00 %
Damakawa 800 800 C'lela Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dansa 5,700 5,700 Lamja-Dengsa-Tola Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Dass 10,000 10,000 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 3,400 333,000 Dendi Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
Deno, Denawa 12,000 12,000 Deno Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.15 %
Dera, Kanakuru 60,000 60,000 Dera Christianity 71.00 % 10.00 %
Detribalized Pidgen 1,732,000 1,735,000 Pidgin, Nigerian Christianity 56.00 % 28.00 %
 Dghwede, Toghwede 70,000 75,000 Dghwede Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 6.50 %
 Dibo 200,000 200,000 Dibo Islam 28.00 % 3.00 %
Dirya 12,000 12,000 Diri Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.50 %
 Doka 19,000 19,000 Doka Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
Doko-Uyanga, Basanga 400 400 Doko-Uyanga Christianity 70.00 % 11.00 %
Dong 8,800 8,800 Dong Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.00 %
 Duguri 84,000 84,000 Duguri Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.83 %
Duguza 6,000 6,000 Tunzuii Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.25 %
 Dukawa 166,000 166,000 Hun-Saare Ethnic Religions 6.50 % 0.51 %
Dulbu 200 200 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dungi, Dunjawa 1,800 1,800 Dungu Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Duwai 19,000 19,000 Duwai Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Duya 90,000 90,000 Duya Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
Dzodinka 300 4,400 Dzodinka Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
 Ebira 2,061,000 2,061,000 Ebira Islam 25.50 % 8.00 %
Ebughu 11,000 11,000 Ebughu Christianity 92.00 % 8.00 %
 Edo, Bini 1,888,000 1,888,000 Edo Christianity 99.00 % 44.00 %
Efai 10,000 11,000 Efai Christianity 94.00 % 6.00 %
Efik 645,000 666,000 Efik Christianity 99.00 % 38.00 %
Efutop 30,000 30,000 Efutop Christianity 93.00 % 10.00 %
 Eggon 249,000 249,000 Eggon Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.56 %
Ehueun 24,000 24,000 Ehueun Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 9.00 %
 Ejagham, Ekoi 110,000 198,000 Ejagham Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
Ekajuk 73,000 73,000 Ekajuk Christianity 92.00 % 9.00 %
Eket 412,000 412,000 Ekit Christianity 94.00 % 33.00 %
Eki 9,500 9,500 Eki Christianity 95.00 % 2.50 %
Ekpari 79,000 79,000 Yace Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 6.00 %
Ekpeye 89,000 89,000 Ekpeye Christianity 91.00 % 9.00 %
Eleme 102,000 102,000 Eleme Christianity 88.00 % 8.00 %
 Eloyi, Afo 48,000 48,000 Eloyi Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.00 %
Emai, Ivbiosakon 215,000 215,000 Emai-Iuleha-Ora Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 3.00 %
Engenni 47,000 47,000 Engenni Christianity 72.00 % 14.00 %
Enwan 19,000 19,000 Enwan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Enwang 28,000 28,000 Enwan Christianity 96.00 % 18.00 %
Epie 36,000 36,000 Epie Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 5.00 %
Eruwa 95,000 95,000 Eruwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Esan 606,000 606,000 Esan Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
 Esimbi 300 26,000 Esimbi Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 18.00 %
Etebi 30,000 30,000 Etebi Christianity 96.00 % 16.00 %
 Etulo, Turumawa 21,000 21,000 Etulo Christianity 65.00 % 4.00 %
Evand 15,000 17,000 Evant Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 %
 Ewe 10,000 5,625,000 Ewe Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %
 Ezaa 687,000 687,000 Ezaa Christianity 95.00 % 35.00 %
Fali of Jibu 7,400 7,700 Zizilivakan Islam 12.00 % 5.00 %
 Fali, Bana 30,000 60,000 Bana Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 %
 Fali, Vimtim 31,000 31,000 Fali Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Fam 2,300 2,300 Fam Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.00 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 36,602,000 Tagalog Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Firan, Izarek 3,800 3,800 Firan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Fiterya, Hwana 60,000 60,000 Hwana Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 5.00 %
 French 7,600 49,762,000 French Christianity 66.00 % 6.00 %
 Fulani, Adamawa 1,457,000 4,871,000 Fulfulde, Adamawa Islam 3.00 % 0.80 %
 Fulani, Haabe 10,000 10,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.04 % 0.03 %
 Fulani, Nigerian 13,463,000 13,709,000 Fulfulde, Nigerian Islam 0.35 % 0.26 %
 Fulani, Sokoto 391,000 1,390,000 Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Islam 0.10 % 0.04 %
 Fulani, Toroobe 4,603,000 4,603,000 Hausa Islam 0.30 % 0.05 %
Fyem 21,000 21,000 Fyam Islam 40.00 % 2.00 %
Fyer 43,000 43,000 Fyer Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 1.00 %
 Ga'anda, Mokar 80,000 80,000 Ga'anda Christianity 83.00 % 11.00 %
 Gade 118,000 118,000 Gade Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.88 %
 Galambi 36,000 36,000 Galambu Islam 14.00 % 2.00 %
Gamo-Ningi 16,000 16,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 %
Ganang 3,900 3,900 Ganang Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Gbagyi 1,201,000 1,201,000 Gbagyi Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 4.00 %
Gbari 512,000 512,000 Gbari Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.27 %
Gbo, Imaban 89,000 89,000 Legbo Christianity 92.00 % 12.00 %
Geji 7,700 7,700 Geji Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.28 %
 Gera 389,000 389,000 Gera Islam 1.60 % 1.40 %
 German 3,800 64,238,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 13.00 %
 Geruma 15,000 15,000 Geruma Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghotuo 18,000 18,000 Ghotuo Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
 Glavda 47,000 55,000 Glavda Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Goemai 354,000 354,000 Goemai Christianity 62.00 % 0.50 %
Gokana 161,000 161,000 Gokana Christianity 98.00 % 35.00 %
Gourma 38,000 1,426,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.40 %
Gubi, Gubawa 1,800 1,800 Shiki Islam 10.00 % 1.00 %
Gude, Cheke 157,000 234,000 Gude Islam 24.00 % 4.00 %
 Gudu 9,100 9,100 Gudu Islam 2.00 % 0.00 %
Guduf 93,000 98,000 Guduf-Gava Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.75 %
Gun 427,000 871,000 Gun Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.50 %
Gupa-Abawa 29,000 29,000 Gupa-Abawa Islam 2.80 % 0.10 %
Gure-Kahugu, Gura 42,000 42,000 Gbiri-Niragu Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 %
 Gurmana 6,100 6,100 Gurmana Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.85 %
 Guruntum 31,000 31,000 Guruntum-Mbaaru Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.07 %
 Gwa 1,500 1,500 Gwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Gwak 83,000 83,000 Gwak Islam 2.00 % 0.50 %
 Gwandara 45,000 45,000 Gwandara Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 %
Gwomu 9,000 9,000 Moo Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Gyem, Gyemawa 1,900 1,900 Hausa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.73 %
Ham 174,000 174,000 Hyam Christianity 85.00 % 75.00 %
 Han Chinese, Cantonese 8,600 77,696,000 Chinese, Yue Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 3,400 858,191,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 6.00 % 3.00 %
 Han Chinese, Wu 5,100 92,293,000 Chinese, Wu Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 4.00 %
 Hausa 30,211,000 43,090,000 Hausa Islam 0.10 % 0.09 %
 Hausa, North 416,000 416,000 Hausa Islam 0.50 % 0.10 %
Hide, Xedi 6,500 48,000 Hdi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.40 %
Hone 12,000 12,000 Hone Islam 10.00 % 0.20 %
Horom 2,700 2,700 Horom Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 4.00 %
Hya 2,600 4,100 Hya Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 %
Ibani, Bonny 111,000 111,000 Ibani Christianity 92.00 % 13.00 %
Ibeno 18,000 18,000 Ibino Christianity 75.00 % 17.00 %
 Ibibio 5,772,000 5,889,000 Ibibio Christianity 99.80 % 38.00 %
Ibilo 7,100 7,100 Okpamheri Christianity 80.00 % 10.00 %
 Icen 68,000 68,000 Cen Christianity 51.00 % 30.00 %
 Ichen 83,000 83,000 Etkywan Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.75 %
Idere 10,000 10,000 Idere Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 %
Idoma 132,000 132,000 Idoma Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 4.00 %
Idoma, Central 435,000 435,000 Idoma Christianity 97.00 % 25.00 %
Idoma, West 473,000 473,000 Idoma Christianity 97.00 % 34.00 %
 Idon 6,000 6,000 Ajiya Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 5.00 %
 Igala 1,510,000 1,510,000 Igala Christianity 78.00 % 35.00 %
 Igbo 28,533,000 28,966,000 Igbo Christianity 98.80 % 43.00 %
 Igede 429,000 429,000 Igede Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
Igwe 21,000 21,000 Igwe Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 %
Ihievbe 51,000 51,000 Ihievbe Christianity 85.00 % 5.00 %
Ijaw, Central-Western 2,270,000 2,270,000 Izon Christianity 99.00 % 46.00 %
Ijaw, Eastern 8,200 8,200 Nkoroo Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Ijaw, Northeast Central 9,200 9,200 Biseni Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Ijaw, Southeast 186,000 186,000 Ijo, Southeast Christianity 97.00 % 35.00 %
Ika 38,000 38,000 Ika Christianity 91.00 % 12.00 %
Iko 11,000 11,000 Iko Christianity 90.00 % 9.00 %
Ikpeshe 8,800 8,800 Ikpeshi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
Iku 19,000 19,000 Iku-Gora-Ankwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.20 %
 Ikulu 89,000 89,000 Ikulu Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.20 %
Ikwere 606,000 606,000 Ikwere Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
 Ikwo 303,000 303,000 Ikwo Christianity 98.00 % 30.00 %
Ilue 8,500 8,500 Ilue Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Irigwe, Aregwe 79,000 79,000 Irigwe Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 8.00 %
Isoko 634,000 634,000 Isoko Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Ito 11,000 11,000 Ito Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 Itsekiri 875,000 875,000 Isekiri Christianity 98.00 % 42.00 %
Itu Mbuzo 11,000 11,000 Itu Mbon Uzo Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Ivbie, North 59,000 59,000 Ivbie North-Okpela-Arhe Christianity 88.00 % 12.00 %
Iyatu, Idoani 41,000 41,000 Iyayu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Iyive, Ndir 2,000 3,600 Iyive Christianity 75.00 % 9.00 %
 Izzi 629,000 629,000 Izii Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Jaku 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 77,000 77,000 Jara Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Jere 26,000 26,000 Jere Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
Jere 86,000 86,000 Jere Ethnic Religions 42.00 % 5.00 %
 Jibu 55,000 55,000 Jibu Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 2.60 %
Jidda-Abu, Nakare 10,000 10,000 Bu Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Jilbe 3,400 3,400 Jilbe Islam 3.00 % 0.10 %
Jimbin 3,900 3,900 Zumbun Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.67 %
Jimi, Bi-Gimu 1,900 1,900 Jimi Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Jiru, Zhiru 5,700 5,700 Jiru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Jorto 29,000 29,000 Jorto Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 1.00 %
Ju 1,600 1,600 Ju Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 0.50 %
 Jukun, Kona 5,200 5,200 Jiba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
Jukun, Kpanzu Unknown 3,900 Jukun Takum Christianity 100.00 % 20.00 %
Jukun, Wanu 5,400 5,400 Wannu Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
Jukun, Wapan 179,000 179,000 Wapan Christianity 94.00 % 10.00 %
Jukun, Wase 2,800 2,800 Wapha Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Kagoma 42,000 42,000 Gyong Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 0.50 %
Kaivi 3,900 3,900 Kaivi Christianity 55.00 % 18.00 %
Kakanda 42,000 42,000 Kakanda Islam 2.50 % 0.20 %
Kakihum 25,000 25,000 Tsuvadi Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
Kalabari 472,000 516,000 Kalabari Christianity 96.00 % 33.00 %
Kam 9,000 9,000 Kam Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Kamantan, Angan 31,000 31,000 Kamantan Christianity 75.00 % 2.00 %
 Kambari 149,000 149,000 Tsishingini Christianity 65.00 % 3.50 %
 Kambu 7,500 188,000 Limbum Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 %
Kami 9,500 9,500 Kami Islam 2.80 % 0.00 %
Kamkam 5,200 7,300 Mbongno Islam 30.00 % 11.00 %
Kamo 38,000 38,000 Kamo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Kamuku 55,000 55,000 Kamuku Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 3.50 %
 Kamwe, Higi 565,000 575,000 Kamwe Ethnic Religions 38.00 % 10.00 %
Kanem, Koenoem 9,500 9,500 Koenoem Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.67 %
 Kanembu 2,000 788,000 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 365,000 967,000 Kanuri, Manga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kanuri, Yerwa 6,755,000 7,622,000 Kanuri, Central Islam 0.01 % 0.01 %
Kapsiki, Psikye 22,000 134,000 Psikye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 5.00 %
Kapya 300 300 Kapya Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 9.00 %
Karekare, Jalalum 358,000 358,000 Karekare Islam 2.00 % 1.70 %
Karfa 1,500 1,500 Duhwa Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 2.00 %
Kariya, Lipkawa 3,800 3,800 Kariya Islam 10.00 % 0.03 %
Katab 237,000 237,000 Tyap Christianity 84.00 % 10.00 %
Kholok 5,600 5,600 Kholok Islam 15.00 % 2.00 %
Kiballo, Vono 1,500 1,500 Vono Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
Kila Unknown Unknown Somyev Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Kilba, Huba 330,000 330,000 Nya Huba Christianity 82.00 % 8.00 %
Kinuku 1,600 1,600 Kinuku Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.50 %
Kiong 100 100 Kiong Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
Kir-Balar, Kirr 5,500 5,500 Kir-Balar Islam 10.00 % 3.00 %
Kirifi, Kirifawa 42,000 42,000 Giiwo Islam 22.00 % 4.00 %
 Kirya-Konzel 6,800 6,800 Kirya-Konzel Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 %
Kitimi 3,800 3,800 Tumi Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Kofa 1,400 1,400 Kofa Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kofyar, Jibiyal 179,000 179,000 Kofyar Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 3.00 %
Kohumono, Bahumono 55,000 55,000 Kohumono Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 %
 Koma 58,000 66,000 Koma Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 %
 Kono, Kwono 9,200 9,200 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 27,000 Korop Christianity 80.00 % 12.00 %
 Kotoko, Afade 42,000 49,000 Afade Islam 2.00 % 0.40 %
Kpan 19,000 19,000 Kpan Ethnic Religions 18.00 % 4.00 %
 Kubi 2,700 2,700 Hausa Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Kudu-Camo 2,600 2,600 Hausa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 12.00 %
Kugama 5,600 5,600 Kugama Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.60 %
Kugbo 6,000 6,000 Kugbo Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Kukele, Ukele 215,000 215,000 Kukele Christianity 97.00 % 29.00 %
 Kulere, Korom Boye 27,000 27,000 Kulere Christianity 81.00 % 18.00 %
Kulung, Bambur 47,000 47,000 Kulung Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Kumba 5,700 5,700 Kumba Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
Kupa 38,000 38,000 Kupa Islam 4.00 % 0.20 %
Kupto 5,200 5,200 Kutto Islam 10.00 % 3.85 %
Kurama, Bagwama 67,000 67,000 Kurama Christianity 88.00 % 4.00 %
Kushi 21,000 21,000 Kushi Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 7.00 %
Kuteb 74,000 77,000 Kutep Christianity 93.00 % 14.00 %
Kuturmi, West Yamma 17,000 17,000 Kuturmi Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
 Kuzamani, Rishuwa 3,000 3,000 Shuwa-Zamani Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 %
Kwah 13,000 13,000 Kwa Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 7.00 %
Kwami 22,000 22,000 Kwaami Islam 17.00 % 3.00 %
 Kwanka, Kadun 30,000 30,000 Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 0.07 %
 Kyanga 15,000 17,000 Kyanga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kyibaku, Chibuk 195,000 195,000 Kibaku Christianity 78.00 % 12.00 %
Laamang, Gbuhwe 72,000 72,000 Lamang Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 %
Lakka, Lao Habe 8,500 8,500 Laka Islam 5.00 % 2.60 %
 Lala-Roba, Gworam 83,000 83,000 Lala-Roba Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 4.00 %
Lame 19,000 19,000 Lame Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Laru 8,500 8,500 Laru Islam 20.00 % 2.00 %
Leelau 9,600 9,600 Leelau Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
 Lela, Dakakari 162,000 162,000 C'lela Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Lemoro, Anowuru 18,000 18,000 Lemoro Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.17 %
Lere 25,000 25,000 Lere Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Libo 19,000 19,000 Kaan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 %
Loh 15,000 15,000 Loo Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 %
Longuda, Jessu 95,000 95,000 Longuda Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 14.00 %
Lopawa, Lupa 9,300 9,300 Lopa Islam 40.00 % 5.00 %
Lotsu-Piri, Kitta 33,000 33,000 Tso Christianity 74.00 % 10.00 %
Lubila, Kabila 19,000 19,000 Lubila Christianity 75.00 % 12.00 %
Lufu 4,600 4,600 Lufu Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
Luri Unknown Unknown Hausa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 2.00 %
Mabo-Barkul, Kaleri 3,600 3,600 Bo-Rukul Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Madda 179,000 179,000 Mada Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Mafa, Matakam 8,200 299,000 Mafa Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 1.00 %
Magdhi, Widala 3,700 3,700 Maghdi Islam 0.07 % 0.00 %
Magu 20,000 20,000 Mvanip Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
 Maguzawa 189,000 189,000 Hausa Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.30 %
Maha 18,000 18,000 Maaka Islam 10.00 % 0.50 %
Mama, Kwarra 60,000 60,000 Mama Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Mambila 179,000 179,000 Mambila, Nigeria Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.00 %
 Mandara, Wandala 19,000 84,000 Wandala Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mangas 200 200 Mangas Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 %
Marghi, Central 210,000 210,000 Marghi Central Christianity 62.00 % 12.00 %
Marghi, South 221,000 221,000 Marghi South Christianity 67.00 % 8.50 %
 Marghi, West Unknown Unknown Kanuri, Central Christianity 50.00 % 2.31 %
Mashi 1,400 1,400 Mashi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 13.00 %
Mbembe, Cross-River 220,000 220,000 Mbembe, Cross River Christianity 95.00 % 27.00 %
Mboi 35,000 35,000 Mboi Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 4.00 %
Mbonga, Mboa 1,900 4,500 Mbonga Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Mbube, Western 78,000 78,000 Mbe Christianity 94.00 % 7.00 %
Mbula-Bwazza 30,000 30,000 Mbula-Bwazza Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
Mbula-Bwazza, Bere 67,000 67,000 Mbula-Bwazza Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Megili 99,000 99,000 Lijili Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 6.50 %
 Mgbo 219,000 219,000 Mgbolizhia Christianity 98.00 % 28.00 %
Mini 5,700 5,700 Abureni Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Miya, Miyawa 57,000 57,000 Miya Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.20 %
Montol 38,000 38,000 Montol Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Mubako, Mumbake 17,000 58,000 Nyong Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 %
 Mumuye 6,100 6,100 Gengle Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Mumuye 730,000 743,000 Mumuye Ethnic Religions 29.00 % 6.00 %
Mumuye Minde 30,000 30,000 Shoo-Minda-Nye Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 %
Mundat 1,800 1,800 Mundat Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
Munga, Mingang Doso 5,100 5,100 Mingang Doso Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 7.00 %
 Mwaghavul 539,000 539,000 Mwaghavul Christianity 80.00 % 9.00 %
 Nandu-Tari, Ahwai 11,000 11,000 Ahwai Christianity 55.00 % 7.00 %
 Naraguta, Iguta 11,000 11,000 Iguta Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
Nde, Ekamtonofo 42,000 42,000 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 100,000 103,000 Ndoola Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 %
Ndunda 600 600 Ndunda Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ngamo, Ngamawa 108,000 108,000 Ngamo Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 4.70 %
 Nggwahyi, Ngwaxi 9,600 9,600 Nggwahyi Islam 5.00 % 0.20 %
 Ngizim, Ngizmawa 156,000 156,000 Ngizim Islam 7.00 % 0.63 %
Ngoshe Sama, Nggweshe 39,000 41,000 Gvoko Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 0.70 %
Ngwaba 18,000 18,000 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 120,000 120,000 Ninzo Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 3.91 %
Nkari 9,500 9,500 Nkari Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
Nkem-Nkum, Ndok 61,000 61,000 Nkem-Nkum Christianity 92.00 % 14.00 %
Nkukoli 3,000 3,000 Nkukoli Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
Nnam 6,400 6,400 Nnam Christianity 75.00 % 7.00 %
 Nso, Panso-Nso 5,700 339,000 Lamnso' Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
Numana, Sanga 52,000 52,000 Numana-Nunku-Gbantu-Numbu Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 %
 Nungu, Rindre 87,000 87,000 Nungu Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 5.00 %
Nupe 1,694,000 1,694,000 Nupe-Nupe-Tako Islam 5.00 % 2.00 %
Nyankpa 81,000 81,000 Nyankpa Christianity 75.00 % 60.00 %
Nyeng 3,100 3,100 Ahwai Christianity 55.00 % 8.00 %
Nyima, Anyima 19,000 19,000 Lenyima Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Nzanyi 150,000 174,000 Nzanyi Islam 24.00 % 5.00 %
Obanliku, Abanliku 117,000 117,000 Obanliku Christianity 94.00 % 9.00 %
Obolo 291,000 291,000 Obolo Christianity 96.00 % 34.00 %
Obulom 5,600 5,600 Obulom Christianity 70.00 % 4.00 %
Obuoro 11,000 11,000 Ibuoro Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 %
Odual 32,000 32,000 Odual Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
Odut Unknown Unknown Odut Christianity 70.00 % 6.00 %
Ogba 311,000 311,000 Ogbah Christianity 98.00 % 33.00 %
Ogbia, Ogbinya 366,000 366,000 Ogbia Christianity 98.00 % 29.00 %
Ogbogolo 17,000 17,000 Ogbogolo Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %
Ogbronuagum, Bukuma 20,000 20,000 Ogbronuagum Christianity 55.00 % 8.00 %
 Ogoni 404,000 404,000 Khana Christianity 96.00 % 36.00 %
Ogori-Magongo 18,000 18,000 Oko-Eni-Osayen Christianity 95.00 % 8.00 %
Okobo 95,000 95,000 Okobo Christianity 92.00 % 11.00 %
Okodia 9,300 9,300 Okodia Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 %
Okpamheri 89,000 89,000 Okpamheri Ethnic Religions 28.00 % 3.00 %
Okpe 42,000 42,000 Okpe Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %
Okpe 13,000 13,000 Okpe Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Okpe-Idesa 9,800 9,800 Idesa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Okrika 431,000 431,000 Kirike Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Oloma Unknown Unknown Oloma Christianity 75.00 % 4.00 %
Olulumo-Ikom, Okuni 162,000 162,000 Olulumo-Ikom Christianity 98.00 % 34.00 %
Oron 134,000 134,000 Oro Christianity 94.00 % 9.00 %
Orri, Oring 135,000 135,000 Oring Christianity 96.00 % 27.00 %
Oruma 8,500 8,500 Oruma Christianity 65.00 % 3.00 %
Ososo 32,000 32,000 Ososo Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 8.00 %
 Pa'a, Afawa 15,000 15,000 Pa'a Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.75 %
Pai 5,600 5,600 Pe Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 5.00 %
Pana 7,600 137,000 Pana Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Panawa 4,900 4,900 Panawa Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pangseng Unknown Unknown Pangseng Christianity 55.00 % 3.00 %
Panyam 9,600 9,600 Mak Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 2.00 %
Passam, Kpasam 28,000 28,000 Kpasham Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
Payung 29,000 29,000 Pyapun Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
Peere 8,800 39,000 Peere Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 5.00 %
Pero 48,000 48,000 Pero Christianity 73.00 % 12.00 %
Piti 9,200 9,200 Piti Christianity 80.00 % 8.00 %
 Polci 31,000 31,000 Polci Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
 Pongu 46,000 46,000 Pangu Islam 30.00 % 2.50 %
 Puku, Fakanchi 67,000 67,000 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 212,000 212,000 Ron Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Rukuba, Inchazi 149,000 149,000 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 2,600 267,000 Mbay Christianity 65.00 % 9.00 %
Sasaru 21,000 21,000 Sasaru Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 9.00 %
Sha 5,300 5,300 Sha Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 %
Shakara 4,600 4,600 Ahwai Christianity 60.00 % 7.00 %
Shal, Shall-Zwall 13,000 13,000 Shall-Zwall Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 4.00 %
Shama 8,600 8,600 Shama-Sambuga Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.50 %
Shamang Unknown Unknown Shamang Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 8.00 %
 Shanga 24,000 24,000 Shanga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shani 1,700 1,700 Hausa Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.40 %
Siri, Sirawa 5,400 5,400 Siri Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
 Songhai-Koyraboro 3,100 1,698,000 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 30,000 30,000 Tal Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 %
Tala 1,800 1,800 Tala Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 %
Tambes 14,000 14,000 Tambas Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 %
 Tangale 253,000 253,000 Tangale Christianity 85.00 % 80.00 %
Tapshin, Tapshinawa 8,900 8,900 Sur Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 0.50 %
Tarok 484,000 484,000 Tarok Christianity 86.00 % 14.00 %
Tee 416,000 416,000 Tee Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 %
Teme 5,600 5,600 Teme Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 %
Tera 164,000 164,000 Tera Christianity 74.00 % 8.00 %
Tha 1,700 1,700 Tha Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tiba 19,000 19,000 Gaa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tigon 43,000 98,000 Mbembe, Tigon Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.50 %
Tita 5,700 5,700 Tita Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 7.00 %
 Tiv 4,242,000 4,244,000 Tiv Christianity 98.50 % 42.00 %
 Tsagu 3,800 3,800 Ciwogai Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 0.33 %
Tsucuba 1,100 1,100 Tsucuba Islam 4.00 % 2.00 %
 Tuareg, Tamajaq 3,100 1,395,000 Tamajaq, Tawallammat Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tubu, Teda 3,800 153,000 Tedaga Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tula 53,000 53,000 Tula Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 8.00 %
Turkwam 6,500 6,500 Toro Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 %
Ubaghara 60,000 60,000 Ubaghara Christianity 88.00 % 16.00 %
Ubang 5,600 5,600 Ubang Christianity 65.00 % 6.00 %
Uda 21,000 21,000 Uda Christianity 95.00 % 7.00 %
Uhami-Iyayu 23,000 23,000 Uhami Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 7.00 %
Uhumkighi, Yukuben 28,000 30,000 Yukuben Christianity 50.00 % 2.50 %
Ukaan 54,000 54,000 Ukaan Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 4.00 %
Ukpe-Bayobiri 36,000 36,000 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 293,000 293,000 Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni Christianity 95.00 % 31.00 %
Ulukwumi 19,000 19,000 Ulukwumi Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 %
Umon 34,000 34,000 Umon Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 %
 Uneme 33,000 33,000 Uneme Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 7.00 %
 Ungwai 31,000 31,000 Cahungwarya Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 %
 Ura 1,600 1,600 Fungwa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
Urhobo 1,030,000 1,030,000 Urhobo Christianity 99.00 % 40.00 %
Usakade 20,000 42,000 Usaghade Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 %
Utange, Otank 20,000 20,000 Otank Christianity 55.00 % 6.00 %
 Utugwang, East Mbube 82,000 82,000 Utugwang-Irungene-Afrike Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Uvbie, Evrie 33,000 33,000 Uvbie Christianity 82.00 % 6.00 %
Uzekwe 15,000 15,000 Uzekwe Christianity 70.00 % 2.00 %
 Vemgo-Mabas, Visik 18,000 19,000 Vemgo-Mabas Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.50 %
Verre 173,000 184,000 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 3,000 39,000 Vute Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Wagga 134,000 134,000 Waja Ethnic Religions 12.50 % 2.50 %
 Warji, Warjawa 127,000 127,000 Warji Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.31 %
Wom 9,200 47,000 Wom Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 2.00 %
Yache Akpa 45,000 45,000 Akpa Christianity 90.00 % 15.00 %
Yako, Ugep 216,000 216,000 Lokaa Christianity 95.00 % 32.00 %
Yala 259,000 259,000 Yala Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 5.00 %
Yamba 19,000 145,000 Yamba Christianity 65.00 % 8.00 %
 Yandang 106,000 106,000 Yendang Christianity 90.00 % 10.00 %
Yangdang Waka 9,300 9,300 Waka Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 4.00 %
Yashi 5,300 5,300 Hasha Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 %
Yekhee, Etsako 476,000 476,000 Yekhee Christianity 98.00 % 32.00 %
Yigha, Ayiga 18,000 18,000 Leyigha Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 %
 Yoruba, Oyo 34,645,000 36,036,000 Yoruba Christianity 59.75 % 48.00 %
 Yoruba-Egba 5,002,000 5,002,000 Yoruba Christianity 87.00 % 42.00 %
Yotti 3,500 3,500 Yotti Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 4.00 %
 Yungur, Binna 176,000 176,000 Bena Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 0.80 %
Ywom 24,000 24,000 Ywom Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
 Zaar, Sayawa 323,000 323,000 Saya Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
Zangwal 200 200 Zangwal Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Zari 34,000 34,000 Hausa Islam 14.00 % 2.00 %
 Zarma 143,000 3,832,000 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 2,100 2,100 Hausa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 8.00 %
  Totals:  544 191,626,000       95   50.87 % 23.98 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 210,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 191,836,000              
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Abanyom abm 1 0
Abon abo 1 0
Abua abn 1 0 NT
Abureni mgj 1 0
Acipa, Eastern acp 1 0
Adara kad 1 0
Aduge adu 1 0
Afade aal 1 1
Agatu agc 1 0 NT
Agoi ibm 1 0
Agwagwune yay 1 0 Portions
Ahan ahn 1 1
Ahwai nfd 3 0
Ajiya idc 1 0
Ake aik 1 0
Akpa akf 1 0
Akpes ibe 1 0
Akuku ayk 1 0
Akum aku 1 0
Alago ala 1 0 Portions
Alege alf 1 0
Alumu-Tesu aab 1 0
Ambo amb 1 0
Amo amo 1 0
Anaang anw 1 0
Anca acb 1 1
Arabic, Chadian Spoken shu 1 1 NT
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 2 0 Portions
Arigidi aqg 1 0
Ashe ahs 1 0
Asu aum 1 1
Atsam cch 1 0 Portions
Awak awo 1 0 Portions
Ayere aye 1 0
Ayu ayu 1 0
Baan bvj 1 0
Baangi bqx 1 1
Baatonum bba 1 0 Complete
Bacama bcy 1 0 Portions
Bade bde 1 1 Portions
Bagirmi bmi 1 1
Bakpinka bbs 1 0
Bali bcn 1 0 Portions
Bana bcw 1 1 NT
Bangwinji bsj 1 0 Portions
Bankal jjr 1 0
Basa bzw 1 0 Complete
Basa-Gurmana buj 1 1
Bassa-Kontagora bsr 1 0
Bata bta 1 0
Batu btu 1 0
Bauchi bsf 1 0
Beele bxq 1 1
Bekwarra bkv 1 0 NT
Bena yun 1 0 Portions
Berom bom 1 0 Complete
Bete-Bendi btt 1 0 NT
Bille bil 1 0
Bina byj 1 0
Biseni ije 1 0
Bitare brt 1 0
Bo-Rukul mae 1 0
Boga bvw 1 0
Boghom bux 1 0 Portions
Boko bqc 1 0 Complete
Bokobaru bus 1 0 NT
Bokyi bky 1 0 Complete
Bole bol 1 1
Bozo, Jenaama bze 1 1 Portions
Bu jid 1 0
Buduma bdm 1 1 Portions
Bukwen buz 1 0
Bumaji byp 1 0
Bura-Pabir bwr 1 0 Complete
Burak bys 1 0 Portions
Buru bqw 1 0
Busa bqp 1 1 NT
C'lela dri 2 1 Portions
Cahungwarya nat 1 0
Cakfem-Mushere cky 1 0
Cara cfd 1 0
Cen cen 1 0 Portions
Centuum cet 1 0
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Wu wuu 1 0 Complete
Chinese, Yue yue 1 0 Complete
Cicipu awc 1 0
Cineni cie 1 1
Cishingini asg 1 0 NT
Ciwogai tgd 1 0
Como Karim cfg 1 0
Cori cry 1 0
Daba dbq 1 1 NT
Dadiya dbd 1 1 Portions
Dass dot 1 1
Defaka afn 1 0
Degema deg 1 0
Dendi ddn 1 1 NT
Deno dbb 1 0
Dera kna 1 0 Portions
Dghwede dgh 1 0 NT
Dibo dio 1 0
Dikaka cfa 1 0 Portions
Diri dwa 1 0
Dirim dir 1 1
Doka dbi 1 1
Doko-Uyanga uya 1 0
Dong doh 1 1
Duguri dbm 1 1
Duhwa kbz 1 0
Dungu dbv 1 0
Duwai dbp 1 1
Duya ldb 1 0 Portions
Dza jen 1 0
Dzodinka add 1 0
Ebira igb 1 0 Complete
Ebughu ebg 1 0
Edo bin 1 0 Complete
Efai efa 1 0
Efik efi 1 0 Complete
Efutop ofu 1 0
Eggon ego 1 0 NT
Ehueun ehu 1 0
Ejagham etu 1 0 NT
Ekajuk eka 1 0 NT
Eki eki 1 0
Ekit eke 1 0
Ekpeye ekp 1 0
Eleme elm 1 0 NT
Eloyi afo 1 0
Emai-Iuleha-Ora ema 1 0 Portions
Engenni enn 1 0 NT
English eng 1 0 Complete
Enwan env 1 0
Enwan enw 1 0
Epie epi 1 0
Eruwa erh 1 0
Esan ish 1 0 Portions
Esimbi ags 1 0 Portions
Etebi etb 1 0
Etkywan ich 1 0
Etulo utr 1 0 Portions
Evant bzz 1 0
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete
Ezaa eza 1 0 Complete
Fali fli 1 0
Fam fam 1 0
Firan fir 1 0 Portions
French fra 1 0 Complete
Fulfulde, Adamawa fub 1 1 Complete
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger fuq 1 1 NT
Fulfulde, Nigerian fuv 2 2 NT
Fungwa ula 1 0
Fyam pym 1 0
Fyer fie 1 0
Ga'anda gqa 1 0 Portions
Gaa ttb 1 1
Gade ged 1 0
Galambu glo 1 0
Ganang gne 1 0
Gbagyi gbr 1 0 NT
Gbari gby 1 0 Portions
Gbaya, Northwest gya 1 0 Complete
Gbiri-Niragu grh 1 0
Geji gji 1 1 Portions
Gengle geg 1 1
Gera gew 1 1
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete
Geruma gea 1 1
Ghotuo aaa 1 0
Giiwo kks 1 0
Glavda glw 1 0 Portions
Goemai ank 1 0 Portions
Gokana gkn 1 0 NT
Gourmanchema gux 1 1 Complete
Gude gde 1 0 NT
Gudu gdu 1 1
Guduf-Gava gdf 1 1 Portions
Gun guw 1 0 Complete
Gupa-Abawa gpa 1 1
Gurmana gvm 1 0
Guruntum-Mbaaru grd 1 1
Gvoko ngs 1 0
Gwa gwb 1 1
Gwak jgk 1 1 Portions
Gwamhi-Wuri bga 1 0
Gwandara gwn 1 1
Gyong kdm 1 0
Hasha ybj 1 0
Hausa hau 16 7 Complete
Hdi xed 1 0 NT
Hone juh 1 0
Horom hoe 1 0
Hun-Saare dud 1 0 Portions
Hwana hwo 1 0 Portions
Hya hya 1 0
Hyam jab 1 0 Portions
Ibani iby 1 0 Portions
Ibibio ibb 1 0
Ibino ibn 1 0
Ibuoro ibr 1 0
Iceve-Maci bec 1 0
Idere ide 1 0
Idesa ids 1 0
Idoma idu 3 0 Complete
Igala igl 1 0 Complete
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete
Igede ige 1 0 NT
Iguta nar 1 0
Igwe igw 1 0
Ihievbe ihi 1 0
Ija-Zuba vki 1 0
Ijo, Southeast ijs 1 0 Complete
Ika ikk 1 0 NT
Iko iki 1 0
Ikpeshi ikp 1 0
Iku-Gora-Ankwa ikv 1 1
Ikulu ikl 1 0
Ikwere ikw 1 0 NT
Ikwo iqw 1 0 Complete
Ilue ilv 1 0
Irigwe iri 1 0 NT
Isekiri its 1 0 NT
Isoko iso 1 0 Complete
Iten etx 1 0 Portions
Ito itw 1 0 NT
Itu Mbon Uzo itm 1 0
Ivbie North-Okpela-Arhe atg 1 0 NT
Iyayu iya 1 0
Iyive uiv 1 0
Izere izr 1 0 NT
Izii izz 1 0 Complete
Izon ijc 1 0 Portions
Izora cbo 1 1
Janji jni 1 0
Jara jaf 1 0
Jere jer 2 0
Jiba juo 1 0 Portions
Jibu jib 1 0 NT
Jilbe jie 1 1
Jimi jmi 1 0
Jiru jrr 1 0
Jju kaj 1 0 NT
Jorto jrt 1 0
Ju juu 1 1
Jukun Takum jbu 2 0 NT
Kaan ldl 1 0
Kaivi kce 1 0
Kakanda kka 1 1
Kalabari ijn 1 0 NT
Kam kdx 1 0
Kamantan kci 1 0
Kami kmi 1 1
Kamo kcq 1 1 Portions
Kamuku cdr 1 0
Kamwe hig 1 0 NT
Kanembu kbl 1 1 Portions
Kanufi kni 1 0
Kanuri, Central knc 2 1 NT
Kanuri, Manga kby 1 1 Portions
Kapya klo 1 0
Karekare kai 1 1
Kariya kil 1 0
Khana ogo 1 0 Complete
Kholok ktc 1 0
Kibaku ckl 1 0
Kinuku kkd 1 1
Kiong kkm 1 0
Kir-Balar kkr 1 0
Kirike okr 1 0 NT
Kirya-Konzel fkk 1 0
Koenoem kcs 1 0
Kofa kso 1 1
Kofyar kwl 1 0
Kohumono bcs 1 0
Koma kmy 1 0
Kono klk 1 0
Koro Wachi bqv 1 0
Korop krp 1 0
Kpan kpk 1 0
Kpasham pbn 1 0
Kuce ruk 1 0 Portions
Kugama kow 1 0
Kugbo kes 1 0
Kukele kez 1 0 NT
Kulere kul 1 0
Kulung bbu 1 0 Portions
Kumba ksm 1 0
Kupa kug 1 1
Kurama krh 1 0
Kushi kuh 1 0 Portions
Kutep kub 1 0 NT
Kutto kpa 1 0
Kuturmi khj 1 0
Kwa kwb 1 0
Kwaami ksq 1 0
Kyak bka 1 0
Kyanga tye 1 1
Labir jku 1 0
Laka lak 1 0
Lala-Roba lla 1 0 Portions
Lamang hia 1 0 Portions
Lame bma 1 0
Lamja-Dengsa-Tola ldh 1 0
Lamnso' lns 1 0 Complete
Laru lan 1 0
Leelau ldk 1 0
Legbo agb 1 0
Lemoro ldj 1 0
Lenyima ldg 1 0
Lere gnh 1 0
Leyigha ayi 1 0
Lijili mgi 1 0 NT
Limbum lmp 1 0 NT
Lokaa yaz 1 0 NT
Longuda lnu 1 0 NT
Loo ldo 1 0
Lopa lop 1 0
Lubila kcc 1 0
Lufu ldq 1 0
Maaka mew 1 0
Mada mda 1 0 NT
Mafa maf 1 0 Complete
Maghdi gmd 1 1
Mak pbl 1 0
Mala ruy 1 0
Mama mma 1 0
Mambila, Nigeria mzk 1 0 NT
Mangas zns 1 0
Marghi Central mrt 1 0 NT
Marghi South mfm 1 0 Portions
Mashi jms 1 0
Mbat bau 1 0
Mbay myb 1 0 Complete
Mbe mfo 1 0 Portions
Mbembe, Cross River mfn 1 0 NT
Mbembe, Tigon nza 1 0 Portions
Mboi moi 1 0
Mbonga xmb 1 0
Mbongno bgu 1 0
Mbula-Bwazza mbu 2 0 NT
Mburku bbt 1 1
Mgbolizhia gmz 1 0 Portions
Mingang Doso mko 1 0
Miship mjs 1 0
Miya mkf 1 1 Portions
Mom Jango ver 1 0 Portions
Montol mtl 1 0
Moo gwg 1 0
Mumuye mzm 1 0 NT
Mundat mmf 1 0
Mvanip mcj 1 0
Mwaghavul sur 1 0 NT
Nde-Gbite ned 1 0
Nde-Nsele-Nta ndd 1 0
Ndoe nbb 1 0
Ndoola ndr 1 0
Ndunda nuh 1 1
Ngamo nbh 1 0 Portions
Ngas anc 1 0 NT
Nggwahyi ngx 1 1
Ngizim ngi 1 0
Ngwaba ngw 1 0
Nigerian Sign Language nsi 1 0 Portions
Nikyob-Nindem kdp 1 1
Ningye nns 1 0
Ninzo nin 1 0 NT
Nkari nkz 1 0
Nkem-Nkum isi 1 0
Nkoroo nkx 1 0
Nkukoli nbo 1 0
Nnam nbp 1 0
Numana-Nunku-Gbantu-Numbu nbr 1 1
Nungu rin 1 0
Nupe-Nupe-Tako nup 1 1 Complete
Nya Huba hbb 1 0 Portions
Nyam nmi 1 0
Nyankpa yes 1 0 Portions
Nyong muo 1 0
Nzanyi nja 1 0 Portions
Obanliku bzy 1 0
Obolo ann 1 0 Complete
Obulom obu 1 0
Odual odu 1 0 NT
Odut oda 1 0
Ogbah ogc 1 0 Portions
Ogbia ogb 1 0
Ogbogolo ogg 1 0
Ogbronuagum ogu 1 0
Oko-Eni-Osayen oks 1 0
Okobo okb 1 0
Okodia okd 1 0
Okpamheri opa 2 0
Okpe oke 1 0
Okpe okx 1 0
Oloma olm 1 0
Olulumo-Ikom iko 1 0
Oring org 1 0
Oro orx 1 0
Oruma orr 1 0
Ososo oso 1 0
Otank uta 1 0
Pa'a pqa 1 1
Pana pnz 1 0 Portions
Panawa pwb 1 1
Pangseng pgs 1 0
Pangu png 1 0
Pe pai 1 0
Peere pfe 1 0 NT
Pero pip 1 0 Portions
Pidgin, Cameroon wes 1 0 NT
Pidgin, Nigerian pcm 1 0 Portions
Piti pcn 1 0
Piya-Kwonci piy 1 0 Portions
Polci plj 1 0 Portions
Psikye kvj 1 0 Complete
Pyapun pcw 1 0
Rang rax 1 0
Reshe res 1 0 Portions
Rogo rod 1 1
Ron cla 1 0 Portions
Ruma ruz 1 0
Samba Daka ccg 1 0 Portions
Samba Leko ndi 1 0 NT
Sanga xsn 1 1
Sasaru sxs 1 0
Saya say 1 0 Portions
Sha scw 1 0
Shall-Zwall sha 1 0
Shama-Sambuga sqa 1 0
Shamang xsh 1 0
Shanga sho 1 1
Shiki gua 1 0
Shoo-Minda-Nye bcv 1 0
Shuwa-Zamani ksa 1 1
Siri sir 1 0
Somyev kgt 1 0
Songhay, Koyraboro Senni ses 1 1 NT
Sukur syk 1 0
Sur tdl 1 0
Surubu sde 1 0
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete
Tal tal 1 0
Tala tak 1 0
Tamajaq, Tawallammat ttq 1 1 NT
Tambas tdk 1 0
Tangale tan 1 0 NT
Tanjijili uji 1 0
Tarok yer 1 0 NT
Tedaga tuq 1 1
Tee tkq 1 0
Teme tdo 1 1
Tera ttr 1 0 Portions
Tha thy 1 1
Tita tdq 1 0
Tiv tiv 1 0 Complete
Toro tdv 1 0
Tsikimba kdl 1 0 NT
Tsishingini tsw 1 0 NT
Tso ldp 1 0
Tsucuba cbq 1 1
Tsuvadi tvd 2 0 Portions
Tula tul 1 0 NT
Tumi kku 1 1
Tunzuii dza 1 0
Tyap kcg 1 0 NT
Ubaghara byc 1 0 Portions
Ubang uba 1 0
Uda uda 1 0
Uhami uha 1 0
Ukaan kcf 1 0
Ukpe-Bayobiri ukp 1 0
Ukpet-Ehom akd 1 0
Ukue uku 1 0
Ukwa ukq 1 1
Ukwuani-Aboh-Ndoni ukw 1 0
Ulukwumi ulb 1 0
Umon umm 1 0 Portions
Uneme une 1 0
Urhobo urh 1 0 Complete
Usaghade usk 1 0
Ut-Ma'in gel 1 1 Portions
Utugwang-Irungene-Afrike afe 1 0
Uvbie evh 1 0
Uzekwe eze 1 0
Vaghat-Ya-Bijim-Legeri bij 1 1
Vemgo-Mabas vem 1 1
Viti vit 1 0
Vono kch 1 0
Voro vor 1 0
Vute vut 1 0 NT
Waja wja 1 0 Portions
Waka wav 1 0
Wandala mfi 1 1 NT
Wannu jub 1 0
Wapan juk 1 0 NT
Wapha juw 1 0
Warji wji 1 1 Portions
Wom wom 1 0
Yace ekr 1 0 Portions
Yala yba 1 0 NT
Yamba yam 1 0 NT
Yekhee ets 1 0 NT
Yendang ynq 1 0
Yoruba yor 3 0 Complete
Yotti yot 1 0
Yukuben ybl 1 0
Ywom gek 1 0
Zangwal zah 1 1
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete
Zeem zua 1 1
Zhire zhi 1 0
Zizilivakan ziz 1 0
Zumbun jmb 1 0
Totals: 514 544 95   31 82 158 400 16

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.0 %)
50.9 %
Ethnic Religions
5.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
43.3 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
15.9 %
Independent
21.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
4.3 %
Protestant
26.9 %
Roman Catholic
31.7 %
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 191,626,000
Population in Unreached 62,769,000  (32.8%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1,323 to 1,456
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 65,153,000
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 50.9%
Percent Evangelical 24.0%
Country Progress Level 5
Persecution Ranking 12 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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