Pidgin of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 2,800

ROP3 Code: 107318
IMB Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African
People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African
Language: Nigerian Pidgin - (pcm)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: Nigeria

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Majority Located Where

  Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX - 100

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Brief Profile

Pidgin are a Nigerian English-based people who speak a distinct creole language spoken which is a lingua franca across Nigeria.

The language is commonly referred to as "Pidgin" or Broken (pronounced "Brokin"). It is distinguished from other creole languages since most speakers are not true native speakers although many children learn it at an early age.

Nigeria is home to over 500 different ethnic groups. Though there are multiple ethnic groups in Nigeria, economic factors result in significant mobility of Nigerians. Moreover, there is intermixing of the various ethnic and religious groups.

The majority of Pidgin speaking Nigerians claim adherence to some form of Christianity.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for the gospel to continue to spread among Pidgin Nigerian people.
  • Pray for God to raise up Christian leaders from within the Pidgin Nigerian community to work in the harvest.


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United StatesSachseDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX100