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Ijaw, Northeast Central in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
9,500 Biseni Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % No No   

Ijaw, Northeast Central 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:Rivers state: Niger river east bank, Forcados river exit; Bayelsa state: Biseni-Okordia LGA, small area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Ijaw, Northeast Central
People Name General: Ijaw, Northeast Central
Alternate People Names:
AmegiBuseni
Northeast Central Ijaw
ROP3 Code: 101798
Joshua Project People ID: 11043
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 9,500
Population all Countries: 9,500
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Ijaw
People Name General: Ijaw, Northeast Central
Ethnic Code: NAB59i
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Language
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Primary Language: Biseni (9,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ije    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity65.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions35.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent25.00 %
Protestant35.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic40.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Ijaw, Northeast Central in Nigeria

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    Ijaw     Africa, West and Central    
     
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      Ijaw, Northeast Central Nigeria    
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            Ijaw, Northeast Central in Nigeria          
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