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PEID: 13837

ROP: 103938

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Ibibio - (ibb)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestant

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Ghana

Population: 6,605,000

Global Population: 6,721,100

PEID: 13837

ROP: 103938

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Ibibio of Nigeria, numbering 6,605,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,721,100 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Ibibio. The primary religion practiced by the Ibibio is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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