• PEOPLE NAME: IKWERE OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13855

ROP: 103982

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Igbo

Language: Ikwere - (ikw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

Also found in:

Population: 637,000

Global Population: 637,000


PEID: 13855

ROP: 103982

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Ikwere of Nigeria, numbering 637,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Igbo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Ikwere. The primary religion practiced by the Ikwere is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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