Oron in Nigeria

The Oron have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Oron
People Name in Country Oron
Population in Nigeria 137,000
World Population 137,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 14222
ROP3 Code 107689
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Akwa Ibom state: Oron, Udung Uko, and Urue-Offrong-Oruko LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Akwa Ibom state: Oron, Udung Uko, and Urue-Offrong-Oruko LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Oro (137,000 speakers)
Language Code orx   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Oron
Dialect Code 2374   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Other People Groups Speaking Oro
Primary Language Oro (137,000 speakers)
Language Code orx   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Oron
Dialect Code 2374   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Oro

Primary Language:  Oro

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: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
6.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
50.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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