• PEOPLE NAME: JORTO OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13883

ROP: 104302

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Jakattoe - (jrt)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 30,500

Global Population: 30,500


PEID: 13883

ROP: 104302

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Jorto of Nigeria, numbering 30,500, 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 Jakattoe. The primary religion practiced by the Jorto is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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