Shama in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Shama only in Nigeria
Population
8,300
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Shama
People Name in Country Shama
Population in Nigeria 8,300
World Population 8,300
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 3
Alternate Names
People ID 14889
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 Niger state, Rafi and Mariga LGAs; Kaduna state, Birnin Gwari LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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 Niger state, Rafi and Mariga LGAs; Kaduna state, Birnin Gwari LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Shama-Sambuga (8,300 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: sqa   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Primary Dialect: Shama
Dialect Code: 16587   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Shama-Sambuga (8,300 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: sqa   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Shama
Dialect Code: 16587   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Shama-Sambuga

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
70.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
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 %
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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