Bijogo in Guinea-Bissau

The Bijogo have only been reported in Guinea-Bissau
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People Name General Bijogo
People Name in Country Bijogo
Population this Country 39,000
Population all Countries 39,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Bidyogo; Bijago; Bugago; Orango
People ID 10838
ROP3 Code 101429
Country Guinea-Bissau
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bolama region: Bijago archipelago, Bolama sector nearest mainland, Bubaque sector south, Bubaque, Orango, and Roxa islands, Caravela sector to northwest, Carache, Uno, Caravela islands; other associated islands. Dialects: Anhaki on Roxa, Kagbaaga on Bubaque, Kamona on Caravela and Carache islands, Kajoko on Orango and Uno islands.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Guinea-Bissau
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Bolama region: Bijago archipelago, Bolama sector nearest mainland, Bubaque sector south, Bubaque, Orango, and Roxa islands, Caravela sector to northwest, Carache, Uno, Caravela islands; other associated islands. Dialects: Anhaki on Roxa, Kagbaaga on Bubaque, Kamona on Caravela and Carache islands, Kajoko on Orango and Uno islands..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Bidyogo (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bjg   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Bidyogo (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bjg   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Bidyogo

Primary Language:  Bidyogo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1973-2012)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1975)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (Global Recordings Network)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bidyogo
General Gospel resources links (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 3.50 %)
9.00 %
Ethnic Religions
80.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
11.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.0 %
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