Swahili-Pemba in Tanzania

Joshua Project has identified the Swahili-Pemba only in Tanzania






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Main Language


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Global Prayer Digest: 2010-01-03
People Name General Swahili-Pemba
People Name in Country Swahili-Pemba
Population in Tanzania 2,300
World Population 2,300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Pemba, Phemba
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Swahili
People Name General Swahili-Pemba
Ethnic Code NAB57j
People ID 14355
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 Zanzibar, coastal areas.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Swahili: Pemba (2,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Swahili: Pemba 2,300
For Primary Language: Swahili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1868-1968)
New Testament Yes   (1879-1989)
Complete Bible Yes   (1891-2009)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible Gateway Scripture Text / Printed Matter
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Swahili Union Version Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Swahili, Common Language Bible Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Swahili, Common Language Bible with DCs Text / Printed Matter
Cartoon Gospel tract Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Audio Recordings
Four Spiritual Laws General
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Swahili Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.30 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
99.70 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.0 %
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