Yao, Muslim in Tanzania



Population

472,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Yao, Muslim
People Name in Country Yao, Muslim
Population in Tanzania 472,000
World Population 2,937,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ajawa, Ayao, Chiyao, Wajao
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Makua-Yao
People Name General Yao, Muslim
Ethnic Code NAB57b
People ID 15988
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 South central, Mtwara region, Masasi District and Ruvuma region, Tunduru District, east of Lake Malawi, Mozambique border area. Possibly in Zimbabwe.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Yao (472,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Yao 472,000

For Main Lanugage: Yao


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1880-2008)
New Testament Yes   (1898-1994)
Complete Bible Yes   (1920)
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yao
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.20 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
93.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
70.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: The I Am Yawo Project  
Map Source: Anonymous  
Video Source: LinkUp Africa
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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