Marghi, Central in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Marghi, Central only in Nigeria
Population
205,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Marghi, Central
People Name in Country Marghi, Central
Population in Nigeria 205,000
World Population 205,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Lassa, Marghi Central
People ID 13538
ROP3 Code 106326
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 Borno state: Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state: Mubi and Michika LGAs.   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 Borno state: Askira-Uba and Damboa LGAs; Adamawa state: Mubi and Michika LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Marghi Central (205,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mrt   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Wurga
Dialect Code: 13720   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Marghi Central (205,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mrt   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Wurga
Dialect Code: 13720   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Marghi Central

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1940-1961)
New Testament Yes   (1987)
Complete Bible No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
62.00 %
Ethnic Religions
3.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
35.00 %
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
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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