Esan in Nigeria

The Esan have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Esan
People Name in Country Esan
World Population 628,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Esa; Isa; Ishan
People ID 11153
ROP3 Code 102947
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Esan Central, Esan North-East, Esan South-East, Esan West LGAs; Delta state: Aniocha North LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 12  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Esan Central, Esan North-East, Esan South-East, Esan West LGAs; Delta state: Aniocha North LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Esan (628,000 speakers)
Language Code ish   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Igueben
Dialect Code 9650   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Esan (628,000 speakers)
Language Code ish   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Igueben
Dialect Code 9650   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Esan

Primary Language:  Esan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1974)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete 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 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more