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Ijaw, Central-Western in Nigeria

Ijaw, Central-Western

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,354,000 Izon Christianity 99.00 % 50.82 %   

Ijaw, Central-Western 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:4
Location in Country:Bayelsa state: Yenagoa, South Ijaw, Kolokuma-Opokuma, Ekeremor, and Sagbama LGAs; Delta state: Burutu, Warri North, and Warri South West LGAs; Ondo state: Ilaje, Ese-Odo LGA; Edo state: Ovia South West and Ovia North East LGAs.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Ijaw, Central-Western
People Name General: Ijaw, Central-Western
Alternate People Names:
Central-Western Ijaw
ROP3 Code: 101946
Joshua Project People ID: 11281
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,354,000
Population all Countries: 2,354,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Ijaw
People Name General: Ijaw, Central-Western
Ethnic Code: NAB59i
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Izon (2,354,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ijc    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Tuomo
Dialect Code:11061
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Protestant
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity99.00 %(Evangelical: 50.82 %)
Ethnic Religions1.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant60.00 %
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 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1912-1924
New Testament:
1912Audio
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 Izon
 
 
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Ijaw, Central-Western in Nigeria

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      Ijaw, Central-Western Nigeria    
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