Bassa in Cameroon

The Basaa have only been reported in Cameroon
Population
416,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Basaa
People Name in Country Bassa
Population in Cameroon 416,000
World Population 416,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 19155
ROP3 Code 115045
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Littoral region: Nkam and Sanaga-Maritime divisions; Centre region: spread throughout Nyong-and-Kéllé division; South region: Océan division; West region: Menoua division.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Littoral region: Nkam and Sanaga-Maritime divisions; Centre region: spread throughout Nyong-and-Kéllé division; South region: Océan division; West region: Menoua division..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Basaa (416,000 speakers)
Language Code bas   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Nyamtam
Dialect Code 7811   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Basaa
Primary Language Basaa (416,000 speakers)
Language Code bas   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Nyamtam
Dialect Code 7811   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Basaa

Primary Language:  Basaa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1922-1967)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1939-1967)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1969)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Basaa
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.00 %)
73.00 %
Ethnic Religions
24.50 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.50 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
5.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
40.0 %
Protestant
45.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
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