Tiv in Nigeria


Population
4,242,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Tiv
People Name in Country Tiv
Population in Nigeria 4,242,000
World Population 4,243,600
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 15505
ROP3 Code 110089
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 Benue state: Makurdi, Gwer, Gboko, Kwande, Vandeikya, Katsina Ala, Guma, Buruku, and Ushongo LGAs; Nassarawa state: Doma, Nasarawa, Lafia, Obi, Keana, and Awe LGAs; Plateau state: Qua’an Pan and Shendam LGAs; Taraba state: Bali, Takum, and Wukari LGAs, Cross River state: Yala, Bekwara, Obudu, and Obanliku LGAs.   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 Benue state: Makurdi, Gwer, Gboko, Kwande, Vandeikya, Katsina Ala, Guma, Buruku, and Ushongo LGAs; Nassarawa state: Doma, Nasarawa, Lafia, Obi, Keana, and Awe LGAs; Plateau state: Qua’an Pan and Shendam LGAs; Taraba state: Bali, Takum, and Wukari LGAs, Cross River state: Yala, Bekwara, Obudu, and Obanliku LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Tiv (4,242,000 speakers)
Language Code tiv   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tiv
Primary Language Tiv (4,242,000 speakers)
Language Code tiv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tiv

Primary Language:  Tiv

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1916-1959)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1936-1942)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1964)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tiv
General Four Spiritual Laws
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 42.00 %)
98.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.50 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
90.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
5.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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