Idoma in Nigeria

The Idoma have only been reported in Nigeria
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
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People Name General Idoma
People Name in Country Idoma
Pronunciation ee-DOO-mah
Alternate Names Central Idoma; Idoma Cluster; Igumale; South Idoma
Population this Country 157,000
Population all Countries 157,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 12182
ROP3 Code 103953
ROP25 Code 303148
ROP25 Name Idoma
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 Kogi state: Olamabolo and Ankpa LGAs; Benue state: Ogbadibo and Okpokwu LGAs; Enugu state: Igbo-Eze North, Udenu, and Isi-Uze LGAs.   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 Kogi state: Olamabolo and Ankpa LGAs; Benue state: Ogbadibo and Okpokwu LGAs; Enugu state: Igbo-Eze North, Udenu, and Isi-Uze LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Idoma (157,000 speakers)
Language Code idu   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Igumale
Dialect Code 2134   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Idoma (157,000 speakers)
Language Code idu   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Igumale
Dialect Code 2134   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Idoma
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