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Itsekiri in Nigeria

Itsekiri

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
907,000 Isekiri Christianity 98.00 % 42.00 %   

Itsekiri in Nigeria

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Country: Nigeria
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:12 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:2
Location in Country:Delta state: Warri North, Warri South, and Ethiope West LGAs; Edo state: Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo, and Ovia Southwest LGAs.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Itsekiri
People Name General: Itsekiri
Alternate People Names:
IsekiriJekri
Warri
ROP3 Code: 104081
Joshua Project People ID: 12264
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 907,000
Population all Countries: 907,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Yoruba
People Name General: Itsekiri
Ethnic Code: NAB59n
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Isekiri (907,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): its    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Anglican
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity98.00 %(Evangelical: 42.00 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican35.00 %
Independent25.00 %
Protestant30.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(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: 1974-1985
New Testament:
1985Audio
Complete Bible: 2005-2010
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 / VideoJesus Film: view in Isekiri
 
 
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Itsekiri in Nigeria

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      Itsekiri Nigeria    
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