Tigon in Nigeria


Population
43,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Tigon
People Name in Country Tigon
Population in Nigeria 43,000
World Population 98,000
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
National Bible Society Website
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
National Bible Society Website
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 (43,000 speakers)
Language Code nza   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Nzare
Dialect Code 1754   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mbembe, Tigon
Primary Language Mbembe, Tigon (43,000 speakers)
Language Code nza   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Nzare
Dialect Code 1754   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Mbembe, Tigon

Primary Language:  Mbembe, Tigon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2001-2008)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film
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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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