Swahili in United Arab Emirates





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Swahili
People Name in Country Swahili
Population in United Arab Emirates 14,000
World Population 6,987,000
Countries 21
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names African Black, Arab-Swahili, Bantu, Baraawe, Barwaani, Black African, Central Swahili, Coastal, Coastal Swahili, Mrima, Shirazi, Siddi, Swahili Shamba, Urban, Zanzibari
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Swahili
People Name General Swahili
Ethnic Code NAB57j
People ID 15145
Country United Arab Emirates
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
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 0.05 %)
0.20 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
0.00 %
99.80 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
55.0 %
Roman Catholic
45.0 %
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Video Source: LinkUp Africa
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