Language:  Sotho, Southern

Population of Groups Speaking

6,441,000

People Group's Primary Language

5

Bible Status

Translation Need Questionable

Jesus Film

Online Bible

Not Available

Gospel Recordings

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Sotho Botswana 11,000 Primary Christianity 85.0 % 10.0 %
 Sotho Swaziland 6,000 Primary Christianity 90.0 % 7.0 %
 Sotho, Eastern South Africa 542,000 Secondary Christianity 80.0 % 14.0 %
 Sotho, Southern Lesotho 1,669,000 Primary Christianity 94.0 % 12.0 %
 Sotho, Southern South Africa 4,723,000 Primary Christianity 82.0 % 19.0 %
 Sotho-Taung Lesotho 32,000 Primary Christianity 95.0 % 6.0 %
 Xhosa Lesotho 23,000 Secondary Christianity 75.0 % 10.0 %
 Zulu Lesotho 316,000 Secondary Christianity 70.0 % 11.0 %
  Totals:  8   6,441,000 (P) 0 5 (P) : 3 (S)        
Language Alternate Names
Sesotho
Sisutho
Souto
Suthu
Suto
Dialects
Phuthi
Sesotho
Taung
Dialect Alternate Names
Sutho
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament 1855-1982
Complete Bible 1878-1989
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.com (YouVersion)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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Resource in Sotho, Southern Link
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Southern
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sesotho 1989 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Southern Sotho 1909/61 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets

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