Tigon in Nigeria


Population
42,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Tigon
People Name in Country Tigon
Population in Nigeria 42,000
World Population 139,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Akonto, Nzare, Tikun
People ID 15480
ROP3 Code 110049
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 Taraba state: Sardauna LGA, Kurmi district.   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 Taraba state: Sardauna LGA, Kurmi district..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language: Mbembe, Tigon (42,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nza   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Nzare
Dialect Code: 1754   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mbembe, Tigon (42,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nza   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Nzare
Dialect Code: 1754   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mbembe, Tigon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2001-2008)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
 
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
8.00 %
Ethnic Religions
92.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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