Sotho, Southern in South Africa

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People Name General Sotho
People Name in Country Sotho, Southern
Population in South Africa 3,971,000
World Population 5,679,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 6  (per
Alternate Names Basotho, Southern Sotho, Sutu
People ID 15005

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Primary Language: Sotho, Southern (0 speakers)
Language Code: sot   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Sotho, Southern (0 speakers)
Language Code: sot   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Sotho, Southern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1839-1993)
New Testament Yes   (1855-1982)
Complete Bible Yes   (1878-1989)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Southern
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sesotho 1989 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Southern Sotho 1909/61 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.00 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
11.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
5.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
25.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
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