Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria


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People Name General Yoruba
People Name in Country Yoruba, Oyo
World Population 33,593,100
Total Countries 17
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Anago, Ekiti, Ijebu, Nago, Ondo, Oyo, West African
People ID 16057
ROP3 Code 111095
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 Widespread in southwest.   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 Widespread in southwest..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Yoruba (32,092,000 speakers)
Language Code yor   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Yoruba (32,092,000 speakers)
Language Code yor   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yoruba

Primary Language:  Yoruba

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1850-1960)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1862-1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1884-2006)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yoruba
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Yoruba Bible
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 53.03 %)
59.75 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
39.43 %
Non-Religious
0.55 %
Other / Small
0.07 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
50.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source Marta Schmidt 
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