Yigha, Ayiga in Nigeria

The Yigha have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
18,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Yigha
People Name in Country Yigha, Ayiga
Population in Nigeria 18,000
World Population 18,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Asiga, Ayiga
People ID 16035
ROP3 Code 111062
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 Cross River state: Obubra LGA.   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 Cross River state: Obubra LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Leyigha (18,000 speakers)
Language Code ayi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Leyigha
Primary Language Leyigha (18,000 speakers)
Language Code ayi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Leyigha

Primary Language:  Leyigha

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
35.00 %
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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