Ywom in Nigeria

The Ywom have only been reported in Nigeria
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People Name General Ywom
People Name in Country Ywom
Population in Nigeria 24,000
World Population 24,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Gerkanchi, Gurka
People ID 16044
ROP3 Code 111078
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 Plateau state: Mikang, Shendam and Langtang LGAs; Taraba state.   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 Plateau state: Mikang, Shendam and Langtang LGAs; Taraba state..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Ywom (24,000 speakers)
Language Code gek   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Ywom (24,000 speakers)
Language Code gek   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ywom

Primary Language:  Ywom

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
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
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
25.00 %
Ethnic Religions
45.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
30.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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