Dera, Kanakuru in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Dera, Kanakuru only in Nigeria
Population
60,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Dera, Kanakuru
People Name in Country Dera, Kanakuru
Population in Nigeria 60,000
World Population 60,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 19366
ROP3 Code 102526
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 Borno state: Biu LGA; Adamawa state: Guyuk LGA; Gombe state: Balanga 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 Borno state: Biu LGA; Adamawa state: Guyuk LGA; Gombe state: Balanga LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Dera (60,000 speakers)
Language Code kna   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Dera
Primary Language Dera (60,000 speakers)
Language Code kna   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Dera

Primary Language:  Dera

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1937)
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: view in Dera
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
71.00 %
Ethnic Religions
14.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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