Bassa in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Bassa only in Nigeria
Population
296,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Bassa
People Name in Country Bassa
Population in Nigeria 296,000
World Population 296,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Abacha, Abatsa, Basa, Bassakomo
People ID 14585
ROP3 Code 108428
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 Kogi state: Bassa and Ankpa LGAs, confluence of Niger and Benue rivers; Nassarawa state: Nasarawa LGA; enclave on Nassarawa-Benue border; Benue state: Makurdi LGA.   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 Kogi state: Bassa and Ankpa LGAs, confluence of Niger and Benue rivers; Nassarawa state: Nasarawa LGA; enclave on Nassarawa-Benue border; Benue state: Makurdi LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Basa (296,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: bzw   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Basa (296,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: bzw   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Basa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1946-1965)
New Testament Yes   (1972)
Complete Bible No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Basa
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.00 %)
25.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Kerry Olson  
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