Christian Growth

Christianity In Nigeria (Updated)

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Nigeria has the largest Christian population of any country in Africa, with more than 85 million persons in Nigeria belonging to the church with various denominations, according to the Pew Research Cente.
Christianity In Africa
Christians in Nigeria comprise between 50% and 67.4% of the population. Christians are dominant in the southern and central region in Nigeria.

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Christian Population By State

Reigion State Population Christians % Christian population Total region
Northern states 1- Sokoto 3,696,999 0.4% 14,788 4.211%
2- Zamfara 3,259,846 0.4% 13,039
3- Jigawa 4,348,649 0.8% 34,789
4- Kano 9,383,682 1.1% 103,220
5- Yobe 2,321,591 1% 23,216
6-Katsina 5,792,578 0.4% 23,170
7- Borno 4,151,193 2% 83,024
8- Kebbi 3,238,628 0.4% 12,954
9- Bauchi 4,676,465 1.6% 74,823
10- Gombe 2,353,879 6.2% 145,940
11- Niger 3,950,249 4% 158,010
12- Kaduna 6,066,562 20% 1,213,312
Central states 13- Kogi 3,278,487 15% 491,773 29,665%
14- Abuja 1,405,201 20% 281,040
15- Adamawa 3,168,101 10% 315,810
16- Nasarawa 1,863,275 13.8% 257,132
17- Taraba 2,300,736 13.7% 315,201
18- Plateau 3,178,712 70% 2,225,098
19- Benue 4,219,244 53.4% 2,253,076
20 – Kwara 2,371,089 13,6% 322,468
Western States 21-Oyo 5,591,589 30% 1,677,477 51,376%
22- Ogun 3,728,098 35% 1,304,834
23- Osun 3,423,535 30% 1,727,060
24- Lagos 20,384,299 53% 11,219,481
25- Ondo 3,441,024 78,2% 2,690,881
26- Ekiti 2,384,212 79% 1,883,527
27- Edo 3,218,332 58,2% 1,873,069
28- Delta 4,098,391 80% 3,278,713
Southern States 29-Anambra 4,182,032 85% 3,554,727 89,645%
30- Enugu 3,257,298 89% 2,898,995
31- Cross River 2,888,966 82% 2,368,952
32- Ebonyi 2,173,501 90% 1,956,151
33- Rivers 5,185,400 90.4% 4,687,602
34- Abia 2,833,999 91.3% 2,587,441
35- Akwa Ibom 3,920,208 95,8% 3,755,559
36- Bayelsa 1,703,358 90% 1,533,022
37- Imo 3,934,899 90% 3,541,409
total 140,003,542 37,2391% 52,836,039

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