Bemba in Malawi





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People Name General Bemba
People Name in Country Bemba
Population in Malawi 224,000
World Population 4,202,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bembe, Chibemba, Chisinga, Chiwemba, Ichibemba, Wemba
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-South
People Name General Bemba
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 10782

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bemba: Unga (224,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bemba: Unga 224,000
For Primary Language: Bemba

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1904-1948)
New Testament Yes   (1916-2003)
Complete Bible Yes   (1956-1983)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Revised Bemba Bible 2014 Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Bemba Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture (Talking Bibles) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project) Film / Video
The Hope Video Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
94.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
4.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
10.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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