Ndebele, Tabele in Zimbabwe





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People Name General Ndebele
People Name in Country Ndebele, Tabele
Population in Zimbabwe 1,780,000
World Population 1,807,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Southern Ndebele, Tabele
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Nguni
People Name General Ndebele
Ethnic Code NAB57i
People ID 13275
Country Zimbabwe
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Matabeleland, Bulawayo area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ndebele (1,780,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ndebele 1,780,000
For Primary Language: Ndebele

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1884-1993)
New Testament Yes   (1884-1986)
Complete Bible Yes   (1978)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Gateway Scripture Text / Printed Matter
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
God's Story Video Film / Video
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Ndebele Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 27.00 %)
75.00 %
Ethnic Religions
23.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
60.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source: Wally Nell  
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