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Kir in Nigeria



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,700 Kir-Balar Islam 10.00 % 3.00 % No No   

Kir 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:1
Location in Country:Bauchi state: Bauchi LGA, Kir Bengbet and Kir Bajang’le villages.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kir
People Name General: Kir
Alternate People Names:
BalarKirr
Larbawa
ROP3 Code: 105034
Joshua Project People ID: 12711
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 5,700
Population all Countries: 5,700
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Kir
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Kir-Balar (5,700 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kkr    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity10.00 %(Evangelical: 3.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam80.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent30.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
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 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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Kir in Nigeria

Peoples
               
Geographic
Global                 Global
           
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
Country
   
      Kir Nigeria    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Kir in Nigeria          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Kir-Balar  
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