Tiv in Nigeria


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People Name General Tiv
People Name in Country Tiv
Population this Country 4,784,000
Population all Countries 4,786,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 15505
ROP3 Code 110089
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 7  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Benue state: Makurdi, Gwer, Gboko, Kwande, Vandeikya, Katsina Ala, Guma, Buruku, and Ushongo LGAs; Nassarawa state: Doma, Nasarawa, Lafia, Obi, Keana, and Awe LGAs; Plateau state: Qua’an Pan and Shendam LGAs; Taraba state: Bali, Takum, and Wukari LGAs, Cross River state: Yala, Bekwara, Obudu, and Obanliku LGAs.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Nigeria
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 7  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Benue state: Makurdi, Gwer, Gboko, Kwande, Vandeikya, Katsina Ala, Guma, Buruku, and Ushongo LGAs; Nassarawa state: Doma, Nasarawa, Lafia, Obi, Keana, and Awe LGAs; Plateau state: Qua’an Pan and Shendam LGAs; Taraba state: Bali, Takum, and Wukari LGAs, Cross River state: Yala, Bekwara, Obudu, and Obanliku LGAs..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Tiv (4,784,000 speakers)
Language Code tiv   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tiv (4,784,000 speakers)
Language Code tiv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tiv
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 46.40 %)
98.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.50 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
90.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
5.0 %
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