Language:  Swahili

Population of Groups Speaking

8,932,000

People Group's Primary Language

4

Bible Status

Complete Bible

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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 %
 Swahili, Bajuni Kenya 77,000 Primary Islam 1.0 % 5.0 %
 Swahili, Bajuni Tanzania 18,000 Primary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  40   8,932,000 (P) 4 34 (P) : 6 (S)        
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Language Alternate Names
Arab-Swahili
Bajun
Bajuni (Af-Bajuun)
Bajuni (Bajun)
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Kibajuni
Kisuaheli
Kisuahili
Kiswaheli
Kiswahili
Mbalazi
Mombasa
Mvita (Kimvita)
Mwiini
Mwini (Af-Chimwiini)
Pemba (Hadimu)
Phemba
Shamba (Kishamba)
Suahili
Swahili
Tambatu
Tikulu
T'ik'uu
Tukulu
Unguja (Kiunguja)
Zanzibar
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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