Jiru, Zhiru in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Jiru only in Nigeria
Population
5,500
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Jiru
People Name in Country Jiru, Zhiru
Population in Nigeria 5,500
World Population 5,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 4
Alternate Names Zhire, Zhiru
People ID 12362
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 Taraba state: Karim Lamido LGA.   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 Taraba state: Karim Lamido LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Jiru (5,500 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: jrr   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Jiru (5,500 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: jrr   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Jiru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.00 %)
25.00 %
Ethnic Religions
75.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
55.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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