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Baya, Gbaya in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
9,600 Gbaya, Northwest Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 %   

Baya, Gbaya in Nigeria

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: West and Central Africa
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Taraba state: Bali LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Baya, Gbaya
People Name General: Baya
Alternate People Names:
GbayaGbea
Mbere BayaNorthwest Gbaya
ROP3 Code: 101166
Joshua Project People ID: 10742
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 9,600
Population all Countries: 479,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi
People Name General: Baya
Ethnic Code: NAB66c
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Gbaya, Northwest (9,600 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): gya    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Yaayuwee
Dialect Code:10111
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity30.00 %(Evangelical: 2.00 %)
Ethnic Religions60.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam10.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican15.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant20.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic45.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1933-1975
New Testament:
1968-1982Audio
Complete Bible: 1995–2011
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)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gbaya, Northwest
Text / Printed MatterBible: Gbaya Bible
 
 
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Baya, Gbaya in Nigeria

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    Adamawa-Ubangi     West and Central Africa    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
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      Baya Nigeria    
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            Baya, Gbaya in Nigeria          
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      Ethnic Religions     Gbaya, Northwest  
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