Ijaw, Northeast Central in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Ijaw, Northeast Central only in Nigeria
Population
8,900
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Ijaw, Northeast Central
People Name in Country Ijaw, Northeast Central
Population in Nigeria 8,900
World Population 8,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Amegi, Buseni, Northeast Central Ijaw
People ID 11043
ROP3 Code 101798
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Rivers state: Niger river east bank, Forcados river exit; Bayelsa state: Biseni-Okordia LGA, small area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Rivers state: Niger river east bank, Forcados river exit; Bayelsa state: Biseni-Okordia LGA, small area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Biseni (8,900 speakers)
Language Code ije   Ethnologue Listing
Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Biseni
Primary Language Biseni (8,900 speakers)
Language Code ije   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Biseni

Primary Language:  Biseni

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
40.0 %
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