Mafa, Matakam in Nigeria


Population
8,200
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Mafa
People Name in Country Mafa, Matakam
Population in Nigeria 8,200
World Population 299,200
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bula, Bulahai, East Mafa, Magumaz, Matakam, Mofa, Natakan, Sulede, West Mafa
People ID 13201
ROP3 Code 106001
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 Borno state: Gwoza LGA.   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 Borno state: Gwoza LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Mafa (8,200 speakers)
Language Code maf   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect West Mafa
Dialect Code 13268   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mafa
Primary Language Mafa (8,200 speakers)
Language Code maf   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect West Mafa
Dialect Code 13268   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mafa

Primary Language:  Mafa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1958-1961)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1965)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1978-1989)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go 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 Mafa
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mofa New Testament
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
7.00 %
Ethnic Religions
88.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
20.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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