Laru in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Laru only in Nigeria
Population
8,500
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Laru
People Name in Country Laru
Population in Nigeria 8,500
World Population 8,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Larawa
People ID 13000
ROP3 Code 105656
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 Niger state: Borgu LGA, Niger river banks, Karabonde, Monnai, Leshigbe, Luma, Sansanni, and Shagunu villages.   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 Niger state: Borgu LGA, Niger river banks, Karabonde, Monnai, Leshigbe, Luma, Sansanni, and Shagunu villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Laru (8,500 speakers)
Language Code lan   Ethnologue Listing
Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Laru
Primary Language Laru (8,500 speakers)
Language Code lan   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Laru

Primary Language:  Laru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
70.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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