Yoruba in Nigeria


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People Name General Yoruba
People Name in Country Yoruba, Oyo
Natural Name Yoruba
Pronunciation YORE-oo-bah
Population this Country 37,163,000
Population all Countries 38,792,000
Total Countries 17
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Anago; Ekiti; Ijebu; Nago; Ondo; Oyo; West African
People ID 16057
ROP3 Code 111095
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 Widespread in southwest.   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 Widespread in southwest..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Yoruba (37,163,000 speakers)
Language Code yor   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Yoruba (37,163,000 speakers)
Language Code yor   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Yoruba

Primary Language:  Yoruba

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1850-1960)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1862-1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1884-2021)
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Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yoruba
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video Walk with Jesus video
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General Four Spiritual Laws
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General Zúme Training
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Yoruba
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Yoruba
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Anglican
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 53.03 %)
59.75 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
39.43 %
Non-Religious
0.55 %
Other / Small
0.07 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
50.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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