Xhosa in South Africa

Population

8,941,000

Christian

81.0%

Evangelical

22.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Xhosa
People Name in Country Xhosa
Population in South Africa 8,941,000
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Tembu, Thembu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Nguni
People Name General Xhosa
Ethnic Code NAB57i
Country South Africa
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Southwest Cape Province and Transkei

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Xhosa (8,941,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Xhosa 8,941,000
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
81%    ( Evangelical  22% )
Ethnic Religions
8.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
11.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
65.00%
Protestant
25.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
10.00%
Photo Source: Kristin Garrett
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