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Oromo, Wellega / Mecha in Ethiopia

Oromo, Wellega / Mecha

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Oromo, Wellega / Mecha in Ethiopia map
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,558,000 Oromo, West Central Christianity 82.00 % 44.40 %   

Oromo, Wellega / Mecha in Ethiopia

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Country: Ethiopia
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:28 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Widespread.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
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People Name in Country: Oromo, Wellega / Mecha
People Name General: Oromo, Wellega / Mecha
Alternate People Names:
AzebuGujii Oromo
GujjiMacha
Wellaga
ROP3 Code: 105969
Joshua Project People ID: 15838
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,558,000
Population all Countries: 7,660,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster: Oromo
People Name General: Oromo, Wellega / Mecha
Ethnic Code: CMT33b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Oromo, West Central (7,558,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): gaz    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Western Oromo
Dialect Code:15348
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity82.00 %(Evangelical: 44.40 %)
Ethnic Religions8.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam10.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant100.00 %
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 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: 1841-1981
New Testament:
1876-1995Audio
Complete Bible: 1899-1998
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 RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Oromo, West Central
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoYaadanii
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Oromo, Wellega / Mecha in Ethiopia

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