Ijaw, Central-Western in Nigeria

The Ijaw, Central-Western have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Ijaw, Central-Western
People Name in Country Ijaw, Central-Western
Population in Nigeria 2,295,000
World Population 2,295,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Central-Western Ijaw
People ID 11281
ROP3 Code 101946
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bayelsa state: Yenagoa, South Ijaw, Kolokuma-Opokuma, Ekeremor, and Sagbama LGAs; Delta state: Burutu, Warri North, and Warri South West LGAs; Ondo state: Ilaje, Ese-Odo LGA; Edo state: Ovia South West and Ovia North East LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Bayelsa state: Yenagoa, South Ijaw, Kolokuma-Opokuma, Ekeremor, and Sagbama LGAs; Delta state: Burutu, Warri North, and Warri South West LGAs; Ondo state: Ilaje, Ese-Odo LGA; Edo state: Ovia South West and Ovia North East LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Izon (2,295,000 speakers)
Language Code ijc   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Tuomo
Dialect Code 11061   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Izon (2,295,000 speakers)
Language Code ijc   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Tuomo
Dialect Code 11061   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Izon

Primary Language:  Izon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1912-1924)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1912)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Izon
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 50.82 %)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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