Lokoya, Owoi in South Sudan

The Lokoya have only been reported in South Sudan
Population
65,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Lokoya
People Name in Country Lokoya, Owoi
Population in South Sudan 65,000
World Population 65,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Lokoja, Lowoi, Oirya, Owoi, Oxoriok
People ID 13092
ROP3 Code 105830
Country South Sudan
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern Equatoria State, Lafon county, Longairo and Okaru areas; Central Equatorial state: Juba county, Ngangala and Liria.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country South Sudan
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern Equatoria State, Lafon county, Longairo and Okaru areas; Central Equatorial state: Juba county, Ngangala and Liria..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language Lokoya (65,000 speakers)
Language Code lky   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lokoya
Primary Language Lokoya (65,000 speakers)
Language Code lky   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Lokoya

Primary Language:  Lokoya

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.00 %)
20.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
15.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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