Pongu in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Pongu only in Nigeria
Population
46,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Pongu
People Name in Country Pongu
Population in Nigeria 46,000
World Population 46,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Pongo
People ID 14443
ROP3 Code 108118
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 Niger state: Rafi LGA, Gumna and Tegina districts, between Kusheriki (north), Zungeru (south); Sabon Gari Pangu is center; Kaduna, Minna, Kontagora, and Bida towns. Bordered by Kamuku [cdr], Cahungwarya [nat], Ura [ula], Basa-Kaduna [bsl], Bauchi [bsf], Basa-Gurmana [buj], Gurmana [gvm], and Gbari [gby] language areas.   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 Niger state: Rafi LGA, Gumna and Tegina districts, between Kusheriki (north), Zungeru (south); Sabon Gari Pangu is center; Kaduna, Minna, Kontagora, and Bida towns. Bordered by Kamuku [cdr], Cahungwarya [nat], Ura [ula], Basa-Kaduna [bsl], Bauchi [bsf], Basa-Gurmana [buj], Gurmana [gvm], and Gbari [gby] language areas..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Pangu (46,000 speakers)
Language Code png   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ubwebwe
Dialect Code 15742   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Pangu
Primary Language Pangu (46,000 speakers)
Language Code png   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ubwebwe
Dialect Code 15742   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Pangu

Primary Language:  Pangu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2017)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.50 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
60.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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