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Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria

Yoruba, Oyo

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
34,892,000 Yoruba Christianity 59.75 % 48.00 %   

Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: West and Central Africa
Persecution Rank:14 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Widespread in southwest.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Yoruba, Oyo
People Name General: Yoruba
Alternate People Names:
AnagoEkiti
IjebuNago
OndoOyo
West African
ROP3 Code: 111095
Joshua Project People ID: 16057
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 34,892,000
Population all Countries: 36,393,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Yoruba
People Name General: Yoruba
Ethnic Code: NAB59n
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Yoruba (34,892,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): yor    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Anglican
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity59.75 %(Evangelical: 48.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.20 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam39.43 % 
Non-Religious0.55 % 
Other / Small0.07 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican50.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1850-1960
New Testament:
1862-1993Audio
Complete Bible: 1884-2006
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Yoruba
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Biblica Yoruba Bible
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Yoruba, Oyo in Nigeria

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