Language:  Yoruba Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

41,169,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

20

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Awori Nigeria 80,000 80,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 2.00 % -
Black African, general Norway 5,400 1,009,000 Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Yoruba Benin 203,000 35,896,000 Islam 45.30 % 13.00 % -
 Yoruba Canada 3,500 35,896,000 Christianity 55.00 % 16.00 % -
 Yoruba Equatorial Guinea 60,000 35,896,000 Christianity 60.00 % 11.00 % -
 Yoruba Gambia 11,000 35,896,000 Islam 27.00 % 3.00 % -
 Yoruba Ghana 484,000 35,896,000 Islam 29.00 % 12.00 % -
 Yoruba Greece 5,300 35,896,000 Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Yoruba Italy 57,000 35,896,000 Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 % -
 Yoruba Côte d'Ivoire 118,000 35,896,000 Christianity 60.00 % 20.00 % -
 Yoruba Liberia 23,000 35,896,000 Christianity 58.00 % 14.00 % -
 Yoruba Niger 72,000 35,896,000 Islam 20.00 % 7.50 % -
 Yoruba Sierra Leone 6,200 35,896,000 Christianity 47.00 % 3.00 % -
 Yoruba Togo 124,000 35,896,000 Islam 43.00 % 1.60 % -
 Yoruba United Kingdom 101,000 35,896,000 Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 % -
 Yoruba United States 194,000 35,896,000 Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 13.00 % -
 Yoruba Burkina Faso 70,000 35,896,000 Islam 45.00 % 7.50 % -
 Yoruba, Oyo Australia 1,900 35,896,000 Christianity 59.75 % 48.00 % -
 Yoruba, Oyo Nigeria 34,362,000 35,896,000 Christianity 59.75 % 53.03 % -
 Yoruba-Egba Nigeria 5,188,000 5,188,000 Christianity 87.00 % 46.40 % -
  Totals:  20           0     0
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Busa, Bussawa Nigeria 16,000 16,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.05 % 1
  Totals:  1           1     1

Language Alternate Names
Ào
Bini
Bunu (Bini)
Èdè Yorùbá
Ede-Yoruba
Igbonna
Yariba
Yooba
Yorouba
Yorùbá

Dialects
Abunu
Akono
Awori
Aworo
Bunu
Egba
Ekiti
Gbedde
Igbomina
Ijebu
Ijesha
Ijumu
Ikale
Ila
Ilaje
Iworro
Jumu
Ondo
Owe
Oyo
Wo
Yagba

Dialect Alternate Names
Bunu
Igbena
Igbonna
Iyara: Ijumu
Jumu
Ogomogun
Oworo
Yoruba: Abunu
Yoruba: Awori
Yoruba: Aworo
Yoruba: Bunu
Yoruba: Ekiti
Yoruba: Igbena
Yoruba: Igbomina
Yoruba: Igbonna
Yoruba: Ilaje
Yoruba: Jumu
Yoruba: Ondo
Yoruba: Yagba

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1850-1960
New Testament 1862-1993
Complete Bible 1884-2006
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yoruba
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Yoruba Bible
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets