Gofa in Ethiopia

The Gofa have only been reported in Ethiopia
Population
532,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Gofa
People Name in Country Gofa
Population in Ethiopia 532,000
World Population 532,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 11916
ROP3 Code 103413
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 22  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: Gamo-Gofa zone.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 22  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: Gamo-Gofa zone..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Gofa (532,000 speakers)
Language Code gof   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Gofa
Primary Language Gofa (532,000 speakers)
Language Code gof   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Gofa

Primary Language:  Gofa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes   (2011)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Goffa (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gofa
Mobile App New Testament in Android app
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Ooratha Caaquwa Goofatho
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ኦራ ጫቁዋ ጎፋ
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Orthodox
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 61.00 %)
88.00 %
Ethnic Religions
12.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
75.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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