Language:  Swahili

Population of Groups Speaking

8,932,000

People Group's Primary Language

34

Bible Status

Full Bible

Jesus Film

Online Bible

Gospel Recordings

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
%
Evangelical
%
Christian
Indigenous
 Arab Tanzania 374,000 Primary Islam 0.6 % 5.0 %
 Arab, Kenyan Kenya 46,000 Primary Islam 0.2 % 1.0 %
Black African, general Canada 314,000 Primary Christianity 25.0 % 74.0 %
Black African, general Germany 243,000 Primary Christianity 6.0 % 60.0 %
Black African, general Italy 43,000 Primary Christianity 7.0 % 70.0 %
Dhaiso Tanzania 7,500 Secondary Christianity 11.0 % 88.0 %
Jew, Swahili Speaking Tanzania 400 Primary E Ethnic Religions 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mushunguli Somalia 30,000 Secondary Islam 0.2 % 1.0 %
Safwa Tanzania 337,000 Secondary E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 29.0 %
 Segeju Kenya 4,900 Secondary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Segeju Tanzania 15,000 Secondary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Shirazi Tanzania 753,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili United Arab Emirates 14,000 Primary Islam 0.1 % 0.2 %
 Swahili Burundi 11,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Comoros 1,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Denmark 1,000 Primary Islam 1.0 % 1.0 %
 Swahili Greece 6,100 Primary Islam 0.3 % 5.0 %
 Swahili Libya 2,200 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Madagascar 4,800 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Mayotte 7,500 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Malawi 3,300 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Mozambique 14,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Reunion 25,000 Primary Islam 0.1 % 0.4 %
 Swahili Rwanda 18,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Saudi Arabia 441,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Tanzania 5,952,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.1 %
 Swahili Uganda 4,200 Primary Islam 0.5 % 5.0 %
 Swahili United States 58,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili Zambia 27,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Bajuni Kenya 77,000 Primary Islam 1.0 % 5.0 %
 Swahili, Bajuni Tanzania 18,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Bantu Somalia 240,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Central Congo, Democratic Republic of 42,000 Primary Islam 0.7 % 4.0 %
 Swahili, Coastal Kenya 40,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Tumbato Tanzania 65,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Zanzibari South Africa 2,200 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Zanzibari Tanzania 11,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili, Zanzibari, Unguja Oman 73,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Swahili-Pemba Tanzania 2,200 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.3 %
 Zaramo, Zalamo Tanzania 960,000 Secondary Islam 0.7 % 3.0 %
  Totals:  40   8,932,000 (P) 35 34 (P) : 6 (S)        
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Resource in Swahili Link
Scripture Bible Gateway Scripture Bible Gateway Scripture http://www.biblegateway.com/versions/
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language Bible-in-Your-Language http://www.ethnicharvest.org/bibles
Scripture EasyBibles EasyBibles http://sites.google.com/site/easybiblescom/easyswahili--kenya
Scripture EasyBibles EasyBibles http://sites.google.com/site/easybiblescom/veryeasyswahili
Scripture EasyBibles EasyBibles http://sites.google.com/site/easybibles2/veryeasyswahili---kenya
Scripture EasyBibles EasyBibles http://sites.google.com/site/easybiblescom/easyswahili
Scripture International Bible Society International Bible Society http://www.ibs.org/bibles/swahili/index.php
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets World Missionary Press Booklets http://www.wmpress.org/languagesavail.shtml
General Bible Visuals Bible Visuals http://www.biblevisuals.org
General Four Spiritual Laws Four Spiritual Laws http://www.4laws.com/laws/languages.html
General Gods Simple Plan Gods Simple Plan http://www.godssimpleplan.org/gsps-swahili.html
General Got Questions Ministry Got Questions Ministry http://www.gotquestions.org/Kiswahili/index.html
Film / Video God's Story Video God's Story Video http://www.gods-story.org/progress.htm
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Swahili Jesus Film: view in Swahili http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_23179-jf-0-0
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_23178-wl-0-0
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime) http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_23178-mld-0-0/swahili%3a+tanzania/my-last-day
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_23178-cl-0-0
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP) Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP) http://jesusfilmmedia.org/video/1_23178-wjv_04-0-0
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter Fathers Love Letter http://www.fathersloveletter.com/Swahili
Audio Recordings Global Recordings Global Recordings http://www.globalrecordings.net/langcode/swh
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Habari Njema (FCBH) Online New Testament - Habari Njema (FCBH) http://www.bible.is/SWAUNB/Matt
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Interconfessional (FCBH) Online New Testament - Interconfessional (FCBH) http://www.bible.is/SWAHNV/Matt
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles) Online scripture (Talking Bibles) http://listen.talkingbibles.org/language/swh
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) http://www.inspirationalfilms.com/audio/The_Story_of_Jesus_Swahili_Tanzania_84331.mp3
Language Alternate Names
Arab-Swahili
Kisuaheli
Kisuahili
Kiswaheli
Kiswahili
Suahili
Swahili
Dialects
Amu
Bajuni
Fundi
Kenya
Matondoni
Mgao
Mrima
Mvita
Mwini
Pate
Pemba
Shamba
Siu
Tanzania
Unguja
Dialect Alternate Names
Af-bajuun
Af-chimwiini
Bajun
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Hadimu
Kibajuni
Kimvita
Kishamba
Kiunguja
Mbalazi
Mombasa
Mwiini
Phemba
Siyu
Swahili
Tambatu
Tikulu
T'ik'uu
Tukulu
Zanzibar

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