Igbo in Nigeria


Population
28,533,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Igbo
People Name in Country Igbo
Population in Nigeria 28,533,000
World Population 28,965,800
Total Countries 7
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Ibo, Igbo, Upper, Onitsha, Ungwana, Upper
People ID 12189
ROP3 Code 103963
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 Widespread in southeast.   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 Widespread in southeast..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Igbo (28,533,000 speakers)
Language Code ibo   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Igbo
Primary Language Igbo (28,533,000 speakers)
Language Code ibo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Igbo

Primary Language:  Igbo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1860-1950)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1900-1981)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1906-2006)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Igbo
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter The Seed Company Translation Project
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 43.00 %)
98.80 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.90 %
Other / Small
0.10 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
15.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
45.0 %
Photo Source The Evangelisers Team Ministries Int'l  
Map Source Bryan Nicholson / cartoMission  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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