Kwaya in Tanzania


Joshua Project has identified the Kwaya only in Tanzania

Population

155,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Kwaya
People Name in Country Kwaya
Population in Tanzania 155,000
World Population 155,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Lakes
People Name General Kwaya
Ethnic Code NAB57d
People ID 12919
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Mara region, Musoma Rural District, Nyanja Division, and Musoma Urban District.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kwaya (155,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kwaya 155,000
For Primary Language: Kwaya

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009-2012)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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