• PEOPLE NAME: IJO OF GHANA


PEID: 13339

ROP: 104448

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ijaw

Language: Kalabari - (ijn)

Alternate Name(s): Kalabari, Eastern Ijaw

Primary Religion: Christianity - Other / Marginal

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Nigeria

Population: 45,000

Global Population: 604,000


PEID: 13339

ROP: 104448

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Ijo of Ghana, numbering 45,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Ijaw people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 604,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kalabari. The primary religion practiced by the Ijo is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.


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