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 - Non-Evangelical Protestant

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Nigeria

Population: 50,000

Global Population: 599,000

PEID: 13339

ROP: 104448

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Ijo of Ghana, numbering 50,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Ijaw people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 599,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kalabari. The primary religion practiced by the Ijo is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available