Etsako in Nigeria

The Etsako have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Jagbe 6,000

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People Name General Etsako
People Name in Country Etsako
Alternate Names Afenmai; Agenebode; Etsakor; Yekhee
Population this Country 603,000
Population all Countries 603,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 16015
ROP3 Code 111021
ROP25 Code 308990
ROP25 Name Yekhee
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Etsako West, Etsako Central, and Etsako East LGAs; Kogi state: Ajaokuta LGA.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 6  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Edo state: Etsako West, Etsako Central, and Etsako East LGAs; Kogi state: Ajaokuta LGA..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 60.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
13.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
2.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Etsako (603,000 speakers)
Language Code ets   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Etsako (603,000 speakers)
Language Code ets   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Etsako

Primary Language:  Etsako

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1997)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press
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