Safwa in Tanzania


Joshua Project has identified the Safwa only in Tanzania

Population

337,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Safwa
People Name in Country Safwa
Population in Tanzania 337,000
World Population 337,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Guruku, Songwe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Central-Tanzania
People Name General Safwa
Ethnic Code NAB57o
People ID 14634
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Mbeya region, Mbeya Urban, Mbeya Rural, Chunya, and Mbozi districts, Mbeya and Poroto mountain ranges.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  3  (up to 20 largest shown)
English Safwa Swahili
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
English Safwa
Swahili
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2011-2012)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Scripture The Seed Company Translation Project

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
29.00 %
Ethnic Religions
65.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
6.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
5.0 %
Independent
5.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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