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Yala in Nigeria

Yala

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
268,000 Yala Ethnic Religions 44.00 % 5.00 %   

Yala 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
Location in Country:Cross River state: Yala, Obubra, and Ikom LGAs; Benue state: Oju LGA.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Yala
People Name General: Yala
ROP3 Code: 110942
Joshua Project People ID: 15961
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 268,000
Population all Countries: 268,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Benue
People Name General: Yala
Ethnic Code: NAB59z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Yala (268,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): yba    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Yala Ogoja
Dialect Code:6328
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity44.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions56.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant80.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1974-2012
New Testament:
1979Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
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 Yala
 
 
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Yala in Nigeria

Peoples
               
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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Benue     Africa, West and Central    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
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      Yala Nigeria    
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            Yala in Nigeria          
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      Ethnic Religions     Yala  
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