Country: Tanzania

Number of People Groups

155

People Groups Unreached

29 (18.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

61,190,000

Population in Unreached

6,040,000 (9.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

51.13%

% Evangelical

11.02%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.4%
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Alagwa 58,000 58,000 Alagwa Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Arab 270,000 704,000 Swahili Islam 5.00 % 0.60 % 5
Assa 700 700 Maasai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Baganda 60,000 8,800,000 Ganda Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 % -
 Bajuni 24,000 131,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bemba 5,500 5,673,000 Bemba Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Bembe 30,000 630,000 Bembe Christianity 85.00 % 17.00 % -
 Bena 1,285,000 1,285,000 Bena Christianity 96.00 % 17.00 % -
Bende 55,000 55,000 Bende Islam 45.00 % 1.40 % -
Bondei 102,000 102,000 Bondei Islam 32.00 % 10.00 % -
 British 9,600 54,223,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Bungu 103,000 103,000 Bungu Christianity 80.00 % 0.00 % -
Burungi 39,000 39,000 Burunge Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chagga 1,190,000 1,211,000 Mochi Christianity 93.00 % 15.00 % -
Chingoni 266,000 266,000 Chingoni Christianity 70.00 % 17.00 % -
Dabida Taita 28,000 388,000 Dawida Christianity 68.00 % 11.00 % -
Datooga 14,000 14,000 Datooga Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Datooga, Barabaig 175,000 175,000 Datooga Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 4.00 % -
 Deaf 613,000 48,207,000 Tanzanian Sign Language Christianity 54.07 % -
 Dhaiso 10,000 10,000 Dhaiso Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Doe 10,000 10,000 Doe Islam 20.00 % 4.00 % -
Fipa 369,000 369,000 Fipa Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
 French 2,800 50,605,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 14,000 66,447,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gogo 2,622,000 2,622,000 Gogo Christianity 79.00 % 19.00 % -
Goroa, Fiome 102,000 102,000 Gorowa Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 % -
 Greek 35,000 10,226,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Gujarati 512,000 3,367,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.50 % 0.10 % 10
 Gujarati Creole 87,000 89,000 Cutchi-Swahili Islam 3.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Gusii 700 3,531,000 Ekegusii Christianity 75.00 % 40.00 % -
Gweno 3,900 3,900 Gweno Christianity 95.00 % 13.00 % -
Ha 1,971,000 1,971,000 Ha Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Hadzabi 1,300 1,300 Hadza Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.90 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 106,000 885,311,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 4.00 % -
Hangaza 429,000 429,000 Hangaza Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 % -
Haya, Ziba 2,341,000 2,451,000 Haya Christianity 81.00 % 21.00 % -
 Hehe 1,467,000 1,467,000 Hehe Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Hima 14,000 3,996,000 Nyankore Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Hindi 70,000 2,675,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.40 % 0.10 % 1
 Hutu, Rundi 665,000 11,899,000 Rundi Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 53,000 12,517,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 % -
Ikizu 98,000 98,000 Ikizu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 % -
Ikoma, Nata 63,000 63,000 Ikoma-Nata-Isenye Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Iramba, Nyilamba 833,000 833,000 Nilamba Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 % -
 Iraqw, Mbulu 898,000 898,000 Iraqw Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 12.00 % -
Isanzu 93,000 93,000 Isanzu Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 10.00 % -
Jew, Swahili-speaking 500 500 Swahili Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jita 361,000 361,000 Jita Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 8.00 % -
Kabwa 21,000 21,000 Kabwa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Kachchi, Asian 70,000 166,000 Kacchi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Kagulu, Northern Sagara 408,000 408,000 Kagulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
Kahe 7,700 7,700 Kahe Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kalanga 17,000 385,000 Kalanga Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Kamba 13,000 6,900,000 Kamba Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kami 33,000 33,000 Kami Islam 2.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kara, Regi 246,000 246,000 Kara Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kerewe 286,000 286,000 Kerewe Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Kikuyu 27,000 10,798,000 Gikuyu Christianity 88.00 % 15.00 % -
Kimbu, Yanzi 223,000 223,000 Kimbu Christianity 75.00 % 13.00 % -
Kinga 258,000 258,000 Kinga Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
Kisankasa 13,000 13,000 Kisankasa Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
Kisi 19,000 19,000 Kisi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 10.00 % -
Konongo 146,000 146,000 Konongo Christianity 71.00 % 13.00 % -
 Kuria 749,000 1,077,000 Kuria Christianity 76.00 % 15.00 % -
Kutu 129,000 129,000 Kutu Islam 3.00 % 2.00 % 3
Kwaya 201,000 201,000 Kwaya Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 9.00 % -
 Kwere 288,000 288,000 Kwere Islam 22.00 % 8.00 % -
 Lambya, Rambia 114,000 207,000 Lambya Christianity 97.00 % 13.00 % -
Luguru, Ruguru 1,344,000 1,344,000 Luguru Christianity 61.00 % 14.00 % -
 Luo 239,000 6,869,000 Dholuo Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 % -
 Maasai 404,000 1,960,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % -
 Maasai, Arusha 294,000 294,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
 Maasai, Baraguyu 741,000 741,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
Machambe 726,000 726,000 Machame Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
 Machinga 103,000 103,000 Machinga Islam 13.00 % 2.00 % -
Magoma 17,000 17,000 Magoma Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Makonde 1,848,000 2,420,000 Makonde Islam 9.00 % 6.00 % -
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto 667,000 1,960,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Islam 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Makwe 18,000 72,000 Makwe Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
Malila 120,000 120,000 Malila Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Mambwe-Lungu 569,000 963,000 Mambwe-Lungu Ethnic Religions 43.00 % 14.00 % -
Manda 41,000 41,000 Manda Christianity 90.00 % 11.00 % -
Matengo 429,000 434,000 Matengo Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Matumbi 277,000 277,000 Matumbi Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 6
Mbugwe 48,000 48,000 Mbugwe Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 % -
Mbunga 83,000 83,000 Mbunga Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
Meru, Rwo 257,000 257,000 Rwa Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
 Mijikenda, Digo 252,000 711,000 Chidigo Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 5
Mpoto, Nyasa 91,000 91,000 Mpoto Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 % -
 Mwera 899,000 899,000 Mwera Islam 31.00 % 9.00 % -
 Mwera, Nyasa 11,000 11,000 Mwera Islam 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Ndali 429,000 534,000 Ndali Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 % -
 Ndamba 157,000 157,000 Ndamba Christianity 85.00 % 11.00 % -
Ndendeule 196,000 196,000 Ndendeule Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 % -
 Ndengereko 87,000 87,000 Ndengereko Islam 2.00 % 0.70 % 2
Ndonde Hamba 26,000 26,000 Ndonde Hamba Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
Ngindo 630,000 630,000 Ngindo Islam 22.00 % 3.00 % -
Nguruimi 96,000 96,000 Ngoreme Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 % -
Nguu 378,000 378,000 Ngulu Islam 15.00 % 4.00 % -
Nindi 200 200 Nindi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 % -
 Nyakyusa, Ngonde 1,478,000 1,680,000 Nyakyusa-Ngonde Christianity 91.00 % 19.00 % -
Nyambo, Ragwe 737,000 737,000 Nyambo Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 12.00 % -
 Nyamwanga 249,000 437,000 Nyamwanga Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 % -
 Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe 1,804,000 1,804,000 Nyamwezi Islam 34.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyanja, Chewa 48,000 12,830,000 Chichewa Christianity 88.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nyankore 21,000 440,000 Nyankore Christianity 87.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nyiha, Tanzania 442,000 1,220,000 Nyiha, Tanzania Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.00 % -
 Nyika, Tanzania 39,000 39,000 Nyika, Tanzania Islam 10.00 % 0.20 % -
Pangwa 179,000 179,000 Pangwa Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
 Pare, Asu 979,000 979,000 Asu Islam 40.00 % 12.00 % -
Pimbwe 83,000 83,000 Pimbwe Christianity 80.00 % 0.05 % -
Pogoro 529,000 529,000 Pogolo Christianity 83.00 % 13.00 % -
 Portuguese 1,300 19,636,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
 Punjabi 70,000 2,095,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Rangi 700,000 700,000 Langi Islam 20.00 % 7.00 % -
Rombo 210,000 210,000 Rombo Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 % -
 Rufiji 573,000 573,000 Rufiji Islam 9.00 % 1.50 % -
Rungwa 51,000 51,000 Rungwa Christianity 74.00 % 0.10 % -
Ruwila 5,800 5,800 Ruwila Christianity 55.00 % 4.00 % -
Safwa 452,000 452,000 Safwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 9
Sagara 226,000 226,000 Sagala Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 11.00 % -
 Sandawe 78,000 78,000 Sandawe Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 % -
Sangu 214,000 214,000 Sangu Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
 Segeju 20,000 21,000 Segeju Islam 0.03 % 0.02 % 1
Shambala 1,273,000 1,273,000 Shambala Islam 45.00 % 14.00 % -
 Shirazi 662,000 662,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Shubi 102,000 102,000 Shubi Christianity 92.00 % 18.00 % -
 Soga 5,600 3,905,000 Soga Christianity 86.00 % 11.00 % -
 Somali 70,000 24,095,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Suba-Simbiti 154,000 154,000 Suba-Simbiti Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 % -
Subi 109,000 109,000 Subi Islam 10.00 % 5.00 % -
 Sukuma 10,176,000 10,178,000 Sukuma Christianity 50.00 % 12.00 % -
Sumbwa 546,000 546,000 Sumbwa Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 5.00 % -
 Swahili 781,000 1,809,000 Swahili Islam 1.00 % 0.80 % 16
 Swahili, Pemba 53,000 53,000 Swahili Islam 0.30 % 0.20 % 1
 Swahili, Tumbatu 87,000 87,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Swahili, Zanzibari 14,000 69,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Taveta 7,000 35,000 Taveta Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Temi 56,000 56,000 Temi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % -
Tongwe 62,000 62,000 Tongwe Islam 20.00 % 1.10 % -
Turu, Nyaturu 1,088,000 1,088,000 Nyaturu Christianity 82.00 % 16.00 % -
 Tutsi 97,000 3,969,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
 Va-Ma'a 67,000 67,000 Mbugu Islam 10.00 % 3.50 % -
 Vidunda 13,000 13,000 Vidunda Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Vinza 29,000 29,000 Vinza Islam 40.00 % 0.10 % -
Vunjo 700,000 700,000 Vunjo Christianity 93.00 % 15.00 % -
Wanda 69,000 69,000 Wanda Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
Wanji 52,000 52,000 Vwanji Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 12.00 % -
Yao, Christian 95,000 543,000 Yao Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 % -
 Yao, Muslim 632,000 2,893,000 Yao Islam 2.00 % 1.20 % 13
Zanaki 177,000 177,000 Zanaki Christianity 80.00 % 19.00 % -
 Zaramo 1,286,000 1,286,000 Zaramo Islam 3.00 % 2.00 % 26
 Zigua 831,000 832,000 Zigula Islam 9.00 % 5.00 % -
 Zinza 395,000 395,000 Zinza Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % -
Zyoba 6,800 33,000 Joba Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 % -
  Totals:  155 61,190,000         29 51.13 % 11.02 % 128 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 308,000                
  UN Country Population (2021) 61,498,000                
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Province Estimated
Population
Arusha 2,207,000
Dar es Salaam 5,687,000
Dodoma 2,715,000
Geita 2,267,000
Iringa 1,226,000
Kagera 3,202,000
Katavi 736,000
Kigoma 2,772,000
Kilimanjaro 2,137,000
Lindi 1,127,000
Manyara 1,857,000
Mara 2,272,000
Mbeya 3,527,000
Morogoro 2,890,000
Mtwara 1,656,000
Mwanza 3,613,000
Njombe 915,000
Pemba North 276,000
Pemba South 254,000
Pwani 1,432,000
Rukwa 1,309,000
Ruvuma 1,794,000
Shinyanga 2,000,000
Simiyu 2,064,000
Singida 1,786,000
Tabora 2,986,000
Tanga 2,664,000
Zanzibar North 244,000
Zanzibar South and Central 151,000
Zanzibar West 774,000
Provinces:  30 58,540,000
UN Country Population 61,498,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 289,990,000 473.9 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.5 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 774,293,000 1,265.4 % 70.2 % 24.9 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 207,376,000 338.9 % 93.5 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 115,473,000 188.7 % 81.9 % 1.5 % 9.1 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
61,190,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Alagwa wbj 1 1 Bible Portions
Asu asa 1 0 New Testament
Bemba bem 1 0 Complete Bible
Bembe bmb 1 0 Complete Bible
Bena bez 1 0 New Testament
Bende bdp 1 0 Bible Portions
Bondei bou 1 0 Bible Portions
Bungu wun 1 0 Bible Portions
Burunge bds 1 0 New Testament
Chichewa nya 1 0 Complete Bible
Chidigo dig 1 1 Complete Bible
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chingoni xnj 1 0 New Testament
Cutchi-Swahili ccl 1 1 Translation Started
Datooga tcc 2 0 Complete Bible
Dawida dav 1 0 Complete Bible
Dhaiso dhs 1 1 Unspecified
Dholuo luo 1 0 Complete Bible
Doe doe 1 0 Translation Started
Ekegusii guz 1 0 Complete Bible
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Fipa fip 1 0 New Testament
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Ganda lug 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Gikuyu kik 1 0 Complete Bible
Gogo gog 1 0 Complete Bible
Gorowa gow 1 0 Unspecified
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Gujarati guj 1 1 Complete Bible
Gweno gwe 1 0 Unspecified
Ha haq 1 0 Bible Portions
Hadza hts 1 1 Translation Started
Hangaza han 1 0 Bible Portions
Haya hay 1 0 Complete Bible
Hehe heh 1 0 New Testament
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Ikizu ikz 1 0 Bible Portions
Ikoma-Nata-Isenye ntk 1 0 Bible Portions
Iraqw irk 1 0 Complete Bible
Isanzu isn 1 0 Translation Started
Jita jit 1 0 New Testament
Joba job 1 0 Translation Started
Kabwa cwa 1 0 Bible Portions
Kacchi kfr 1 1 New Testament
Kagulu kki 1 0 New Testament
Kahe hka 1 0 Translation Started
Kalanga kck 1 0 Complete Bible
Kamba kam 1 0 Complete Bible
Kami kcu 1 1 Translation Started
Kara reg 1 0 Unspecified
Kerewe ked 1 0 New Testament
Kimbu kiv 1 0 Translation Started
Kinga zga 1 0 New Testament
Kinyarwanda kin 2 0 Complete Bible
Kisankasa kqh 1 1 Unspecified
Kisi kiz 1 0 Bible Portions
Konongo kcz 1 0 Translation Started
Kuria kuj 1 0 New Testament
Kutu kdc 1 1 New Testament
Kwaya kya 1 0 Bible Portions
Kwere cwe 1 0 Complete Bible
Lambya lai 1 0 New Testament
Langi lag 1 0 Bible Portions
Luguru ruf 1 0 New Testament
Maasai mas 4 1 Complete Bible
Machame jmc 1 0 Complete Bible
Machinga mvw 1 0 Unspecified
Magoma gmx 1 0 Translation Started
Makhuwa-Meetto mgh 1 0 Complete Bible
Makonde kde 1 0 New Testament
Makwe ymk 1 1 Translation Needed
Malila mgq 1 0 New Testament
Mambwe-Lungu mgr 1 0 Complete Bible
Manda mgs 1 0 New Testament
Matengo mgv 1 0 Bible Portions
Matumbi mgw 1 1 Bible Portions
Mbugu mhd 1 0 Unspecified
Mbugwe mgz 1 0 Bible Portions
Mbunga mgy 1 0 Translation Started
Mochi old 1 0 Complete Bible
Mpoto mpa 1 0 Bible Portions
Mwera mjh 1 0 Translation Started
Mwera mwe 1 0 New Testament
Ndali ndh 1 0 New Testament
Ndamba ndj 1 0 New Testament
Ndendeule dne 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndengereko ndg 1 1 Unspecified
Ndonde Hamba njd 1 0 Translation Started
Ngindo nnq 1 0 New Testament
Ngoreme ngq 1 0 Bible Portions
Ngulu ngp 1 0 New Testament
Nilamba nim 1 0 New Testament
Nindi nxi 1 0 Unspecified
Nyakyusa-Ngonde nyy 1 0 Complete Bible
Nyambo now 1 0 Translation Started
Nyamwanga mwn 1 0 Complete Bible
Nyamwezi nym 1 0 New Testament
Nyankore nyn 2 0 Complete Bible
Nyaturu rim 1 0 New Testament
Nyiha, Tanzania nih 1 0 New Testament
Nyika, Tanzania nkt 1 0 Translation Started
Pangwa pbr 1 0 Bible Portions
Pimbwe piw 1 0 Bible Portions
Pogolo poy 1 0 New Testament
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Rombo rof 1 0 Translation Needed
Rufiji rui 1 0 Translation Needed
Rundi run 1 0 Complete Bible
Rungwa rnw 1 0 Translation Started
Ruwila rwl 1 0 Translation Started
Rwa rwk 1 0 New Testament
Safwa sbk 1 1 Bible Portions
Sagala sbm 1 0 Translation Started
Sandawe sad 1 0 Bible Portions
Sangu sbp 1 0 New Testament
Segeju seg 1 1 Unspecified
Shambala ksb 1 0 New Testament
Shubi suj 1 0 Translation Started
Soga xog 1 0 Complete Bible
Somali som 1 1 Complete Bible
Suba-Simbiti ssc 1 0 New Testament
Subi xsj 1 0 Translation Started
Sukuma suk 1 0 Complete Bible
Sumbwa suw 1 0 Translation Started
Swahili swh 8 8 Complete Bible
Tanzanian Sign Language tza 1 0 Bible Portions
Taveta tvs 1 0 New Testament
Temi soz 1 0 Bible Portions
Tongwe tny 1 0 Translation Started
Vidunda vid 1 0 New Testament
Vinza vin 1 0 Translation Started
Vunjo vun 1 0 Complete Bible
Vwanji wbi 1 0 New Testament
Wanda wbh 1 0 Translation Started
Yao yao 2 1 Complete Bible
Zanaki zak 1 0 Bible Portions
Zaramo zaj 1 1 New Testament
Zigula ziw 1 0 New Testament
Zinza zin 1 0 Bible Portions
Totals: 141 155 29   44 59 88 96 15

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.0 %)
51.1 %
Ethnic Religions
17.2 %
Hinduism
1.0 %
Islam
29.8 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
9.1 %
Independent
3.3 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
31.1 %
Roman Catholic
54.8 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Tanzania Statistics
People Groups 155
Unreached People Groups 29  (18.7%)
Population 61,190,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Population in Unreached 6,040,000  (9.9%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 51.1%
Percent Evangelical 11.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 128
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 34%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window No
Country Code TZ
Official Language(s) SwahiliEnglish
Literacy Rate 80%
Estimated Illiterate Population 12,238,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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