Dirya, Diriyawa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Dirya only in Nigeria
Population
12,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Dirya
People Name in Country Dirya, Diriyawa
Population in Nigeria 12,000
World Population 12,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Diriyawa, Sago
People ID 11570
ROP3 Code 102630
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 Bauchi state: Ningi and Darazo LGAs.   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 Bauchi state: Ningi and Darazo LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Diri (12,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: dwa   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Diri (12,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: dwa   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Diri

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
6.00 %
Ethnic Religions
74.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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