• PEOPLE NAME: JARA OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13872

ROP: 104194

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Jara - (jaf)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 78,000

Global Population: 78,000


PEID: 13872

ROP: 104194

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Jara of Nigeria, numbering 78,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Jara. The primary religion practiced by the Jara is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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