Yekhee, Etsako in Nigeria

The Yekhee have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Yekhee
People Name in Country Yekhee, Etsako
Population in Nigeria 486,000
World Population 486,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Afenmai, Etsako
People ID 16015
ROP3 Code 111021
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Etsako West, Etsako Central, and Etsako East LGAs; Kogi state: Ajaokuta LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 14  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Etsako West, Etsako Central, and Etsako East LGAs; Kogi state: Ajaokuta LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Etsako (486,000 speakers)
Language Code ets   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Other People Groups Speaking Etsako
Primary Language Etsako (486,000 speakers)
Language Code ets   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Etsako

Primary Language:  Etsako

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1997)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 32.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
25.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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