Itsekiri in Nigeria

The Itsekiri have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
875,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Itsekiri
People Name in Country Itsekiri
Population in Nigeria 875,000
World Population 875,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Isekiri, Jekri, Warri
People ID 12264
ROP3 Code 104081
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
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 Delta state: Warri North, Warri South, and Ethiope West LGAs; Edo state: Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo, and Ovia Southwest LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
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 Delta state: Warri North, Warri South, and Ethiope West LGAs; Edo state: Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo, and Ovia Southwest LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Isekiri (875,000 speakers)
Language Code its   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Isekiri
Primary Language Isekiri (875,000 speakers)
Language Code its   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Isekiri

Primary Language:  Isekiri

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1974-1985)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1985)
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)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Isekiri
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 42.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
35.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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