Esan in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Esan only in Nigeria
Population
591,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Esan
People Name in Country Esan
Population in Nigeria 591,000
World Population 591,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Esa, Isa, Ishan
People ID 11153
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 Edo state, Agbazko, Okpebho, Owan, and Etsako LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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 Edo state, Agbazko, Okpebho, Owan, and Etsako LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language: Esan (591,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ish   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Igueben
Dialect Code: 9650   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Esan (591,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: ish   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Igueben
Dialect Code: 9650   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Esan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
 
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
80.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
18.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
30.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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