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Basa in Nigeria

Basa

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
307,000 Basa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 %   

Basa 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:Kogi state: Bassa and Ankpa LGAs, confluence of Niger and Benue rivers; Nassarawa state: Nasarawa LGA; enclave on Nassarawa-Benue border; Benue state: Makurdi LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Basa
People Name General: Basa
Alternate People Names:
AbachaAbatsa
Bassakomo
ROP3 Code: 108428
Joshua Project People ID: 14585
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 307,000
Population all Countries: 307,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Benue
People Name General: Basa
Ethnic Code: NAB56b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Basa (307,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bzw    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity25.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions60.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam15.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic30.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1946-1965
New Testament:
1972Audio
Complete Bible: 2009
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 / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Basa
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Basa in Nigeria

Peoples
               
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Region
   
    Benue     Africa, West and Central    
     
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      Basa Nigeria    
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            Basa in Nigeria          
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      Ethnic Religions     Basa  
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