Country: Tanzania

Number of People Groups

156

People Groups Unreached

31 (19.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

59,649,000

Population in Unreached

5,875,000 (9.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

51.3%

% 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 57,000 57,000 Alagwa Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Arab 65,000 414,000 Swahili Islam 5.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Arab, Omani 197,000 3,095,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Assa 700 700 Maasai Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Baganda 58,000 8,542,000 Ganda Christianity 80.00 % 13.00 % -
 Bajuni 24,000 222,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bemba 5,300 5,492,000 Bemba Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Bembe 30,000 612,000 Bembe Christianity 85.00 % 17.00 % -
 Bena 1,248,000 1,248,000 Bena Christianity 96.00 % 17.00 % -
Bende 54,000 54,000 Bende Islam 45.00 % 1.40 % -
Bondei 99,000 99,000 Bondei Islam 32.00 % 10.00 % -
 British 9,300 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
Bungu 100,000 100,000 Bungu Christianity 80.00 % 0.00 % -
Burungi 38,000 38,000 Burunge Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Chagga 1,156,000 1,177,000 Mochi Christianity 93.00 % 15.00 % -
Dabida Taita 28,000 385,000 Dawida Christianity 68.00 % 11.00 % -
Datooga 14,000 14,000 Datooga Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Datooga, Barabaig 170,000 170,000 Datooga Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 4.00 % -
 Deaf 596,000 47,601,000 Tanzanian Sign Language Christianity 54.07 % -
Dhaiso 9,700 9,700 Dhaiso Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Doe 10,000 10,000 Doe Islam 20.00 % 4.00 % -
Fipa 358,000 358,000 Fipa Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
 French 2,700 50,319,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 13,000 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
Gogo 2,547,000 2,547,000 Gogo Christianity 79.00 % 19.00 % -
Goroa, Fiome 99,000 99,000 Gorowa Christianity 65.00 % 10.00 % -
 Greek 34,000 10,234,000 Greek Christianity 91.00 % 0.40 % -
 Gujarati 497,000 2,462,000 Gujarati Hinduism 0.50 % 0.10 % 10
 Gujarati Creole 84,000 86,000 Cutchi-Swahili Islam 3.00 % 0.10 % 2
 Gusii 600 2,892,000 Ekegusii Christianity 75.00 % 40.00 % -
Gweno 3,800 3,800 Gweno Christianity 95.00 % 13.00 % -
Ha 1,915,000 1,915,000 Ha Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Hadzabi 1,200 1,200 Hadza Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.90 % 1
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 103,000 881,849,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 4.00 % -
Hangaza 417,000 417,000 Hangaza Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 % -
Haya, Ziba 2,274,000 2,381,000 Haya Christianity 81.00 % 21.00 % -
 Hehe 1,425,000 1,425,000 Hehe Christianity 96.00 % 20.00 % -
Hima 14,000 3,879,000 Nyankore Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Hindi 68,000 1,579,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.40 % 0.10 % 1
Hutu, Rundi 646,000 11,395,000 Rundi Christianity 97.00 % 20.00 % -
 Hutu, Rwandese 51,000 12,184,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 % -
Ikizu 95,000 95,000 Ikizu Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 4.00 % -
Ikoma, Nata 61,000 61,000 Ikoma-Nata-Isenye Christianity 95.00 % 15.00 % -
Iramba, Nyilamba 809,000 809,000 Nilamba Christianity 55.00 % 11.00 % -
 Iraqw, Mbulu 872,000 872,000 Iraqw Ethnic Religions 41.00 % 12.00 % -
Isanzu 90,000 90,000 Isanzu Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 10.00 % -
Jew, Swahili-speaking 500 500 Swahili Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Jita 350,000 350,000 Jita Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 8.00 % -
Kabwa 20,000 20,000 Kabwa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Kachchi, Asian 68,000 161,000 Kacchi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Kagulu, Northern Sagara 397,000 397,000 Kagulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
Kahe 7,500 7,500 Kahe Christianity 94.00 % 12.00 % -
 Kalanga 16,000 378,000 Kalanga Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Kamba 12,000 5,117,000 Kamba Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
Kami 32,000 32,000 Kami Islam 5.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Kara, Regi 239,000 239,000 Kara Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 % -
 Kerewe 278,000 278,000 Kerewe Christianity 95.00 % 14.00 % -
 Kikuyu 26,000 10,819,000 Gikuyu Christianity 88.00 % 15.00 % -
Kimbu, Yanzi 217,000 217,000 Kimbu Christianity 75.00 % 13.00 % -
Kinga 251,000 251,000 Kinga Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
Kisankasa 13,000 13,000 Kisankasa Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
Kisi 18,000 18,000 Kisi Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 10.00 % -
Konongo 142,000 142,000 Konongo Christianity 71.00 % 13.00 % -
 Kuria 727,000 1,067,000 Kuria Christianity 76.00 % 15.00 % -
Kutu 125,000 125,000 Kutu Islam 3.00 % 2.00 % 2
Kwaya 195,000 195,000 Kwaya Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 9.00 % -
 Kwere 279,000 279,000 Kwere Islam 22.00 % 8.00 % -
 Lambya, Rambia 111,000 201,000 Lambya Christianity 97.00 % 13.00 % -
Luguru, Ruguru 1,306,000 1,306,000 Luguru Christianity 61.00 % 14.00 % -
 Luo 232,000 5,531,000 Dholuo Christianity 96.00 % 15.00 % -
 Maasai 392,000 1,549,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 10.00 % -
 Maasai, Arusha 286,000 286,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 6.00 % -
 Maasai, Baraguyu 720,000 720,000 Maasai Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
Machambe 705,000 705,000 Machame Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
 Machinga 100,000 100,000 Machinga Islam 13.00 % 2.00 % -
Magoma 16,000 16,000 Magoma Christianity 60.00 % 4.00 % -
 Makonde 1,795,000 2,351,000 Makonde Islam 9.00 % 6.00 % -
 Makua, Makhuwa-Meetto 648,000 1,906,000 Makhuwa-Meetto Islam 8.00 % 4.00 % -
 Makwe 18,000 71,000 Makwe Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
Malila 116,000 116,000 Malila Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.00 % -
 Mambwe-Lungu 553,000 936,000 Mambwe-Lungu Ethnic Religions 43.00 % 14.00 % -
Manda 40,000 40,000 Manda Christianity 90.00 % 11.00 % -
Matengo 417,000 422,000 Matengo Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Matumbi 269,000 269,000 Matumbi Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 5
Mbugwe 47,000 47,000 Mbugwe Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 % -
Mbunga 81,000 81,000 Mbunga Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
Meru, Rwo 250,000 250,000 Rwa Christianity 94.00 % 18.00 % -
 Mijikenda, Digo 245,000 654,000 Chidigo Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 5
Mpoto, Nyasa 88,000 88,000 Mpoto Christianity 70.00 % 13.00 % -
 Mwera 874,000 874,000 Mwera Islam 31.00 % 9.00 % -
 Mwera, Nyasa 11,000 11,000 Mwera Islam 25.00 % 6.00 % -
Ndali 417,000 519,000 Ndali Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 % -
 Ndamba 153,000 153,000 Ndamba Christianity 85.00 % 11.00 % -
Ndendeule 190,000 190,000 Ndendeule Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 8.00 % -
 Ndengereko 85,000 85,000 Ndengereko Islam 2.00 % 0.70 % 2
Ndonde Hamba 25,000 25,000 Ndonde Hamba Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
Ngindo 612,000 612,000 Ngindo Islam 22.00 % 3.00 % -
Ngoni 472,000 585,000 Ngoni Christianity 90.00 % 17.00 % -
Nguruimi 93,000 93,000 Ngoreme Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 % -
Nguu 367,000 367,000 Ngulu Islam 15.00 % 4.00 % -
Nindi 200 200 Nindi Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 3.00 % -
 Nyakyusa, Ngonde 1,435,000 1,631,000 Nyakyusa-Ngonde Christianity 91.00 % 19.00 % -
Nyambo, Ragwe 716,000 716,000 Nyambo Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 12.00 % -
 Nyamwanga 242,000 492,000 Nyamwanga Christianity 85.00 % 12.00 % -
 Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe 1,752,000 1,752,000 Nyamwezi Islam 34.00 % 8.00 % -
 Nyanja, Chewa 47,000 12,490,000 Chichewa Christianity 88.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nyankore 20,000 427,000 Nyankore Christianity 87.00 % 14.00 % -
 Nyiha, Tanzania 430,000 1,186,000 Nyiha, Tanzania Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 17.00 % -
 Nyika, Tanzania 38,000 38,000 Nyika, Tanzania Islam 10.00 % 0.20 % -
Ongamo, Ngasa 8,100 8,100 Ngasa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.50 % 1
Pangwa 173,000 173,000 Pangwa Christianity 85.00 % 14.00 % -
 Pare, Asu 951,000 951,000 Asu Islam 40.00 % 12.00 % -
Pimbwe 81,000 81,000 Pimbwe Christianity 80.00 % 0.05 % -
Pogoro 514,000 514,000 Pogolo Christianity 83.00 % 13.00 % -
 Portuguese 1,300 17,755,000 Portuguese Christianity 94.00 % 3.00 % -
 Punjabi 68,000 2,261,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Rangi 680,000 680,000 Langi Islam 20.00 % 7.00 % -
Rombo 204,000 204,000 Rombo Christianity 60.00 % 2.00 % -
 Rufiji 556,000 556,000 Rufiji Islam 9.00 % 1.50 % -
Rungwa 50,000 50,000 Rungwa Christianity 74.00 % 0.10 % -
Safwa 439,000 439,000 Safwa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 9
Sagara 219,000 219,000 Sagala Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 11.00 % -
 Sandawe 76,000 76,000 Sandawe Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 5.00 % -
Sangu 208,000 208,000 Sangu Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
 Segeju 20,000 21,000 Segeju Islam 0.03 % 0.02 % 1
Shambala 1,237,000 1,237,000 Shambala Islam 45.00 % 14.00 % -
 Shirazi 643,000 643,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
Shubi 99,000 99,000 Shubi Christianity 92.00 % 18.00 % -
 Soga 5,400 3,790,000 Soga Christianity 86.00 % 11.00 % -
 Somali 68,000 23,015,000 Somali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Suba-Simbiti 149,000 149,000 Suba-Simbiti Christianity 70.00 % 9.00 % -
Subi 106,000 106,000 Subi Islam 10.00 % 5.00 % -
 Sukuma 9,884,000 9,886,000 Sukuma Christianity 50.00 % 12.00 % -
Sumbwa 530,000 530,000 Sumbwa Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 5.00 % -
 Swahili 759,000 1,836,000 Swahili Islam 1.00 % 0.80 % 15
 Swahili, Pemba 51,000 51,000 Swahili Islam 0.30 % 0.20 % 1
 Swahili, Tumbatu 85,000 85,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Swahili, Zanzibari 14,000 64,000 Swahili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Taveta 6,800 34,000 Taveta Christianity 65.00 % 2.00 % -
 Temi 55,000 55,000 Temi Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % -
Tongwe 60,000 60,000 Tongwe Islam 20.00 % 1.10 % -
Turu, Nyaturu 1,057,000 1,057,000 Nyaturu Christianity 82.00 % 16.00 % -
Tutsi 94,000 3,857,000 Kinyarwanda Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 % -
 Va-Ma'a 65,000 65,000 Mbugu Islam 10.00 % 3.50 % -
 Vidunda 12,000 12,000 Vidunda Christianity 90.00 % 8.00 % -
Vinza 28,000 28,000 Vinza Islam 40.00 % 0.10 % -
Vunjo 680,000 680,000 Vunjo Christianity 93.00 % 15.00 % -
Wanda 67,000 67,000 Wanda Christianity 70.00 % 8.00 % -
Wanji 50,000 50,000 Vwanji Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 12.00 % -
Yao, Christian 92,000 528,000 Yao Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 % -
 Yao, Muslim 614,000 2,815,000 Yao Islam 2.00 % 1.20 % 12
Zanaki 172,000 172,000 Zanaki Christianity 80.00 % 19.00 % -
 Zaramo 1,249,000 1,249,000 Zaramo Islam 3.00 % 2.00 % 25
 Zigua 807,000 808,000 Zigula Islam 9.00 % 5.00 % -
 Zinza 383,000 383,000 Zinza Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 3.00 % -
Zyoba 6,600 6,600 Joba Christianity 90.00 % 14.00 % -
  Totals:  156 59,649,000         31 51.32 % 11.02 % 124 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 85,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 59,734,000                
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Provinces 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 59,734,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 481.2 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 1,283.9 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 345.8 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 192.4 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
59,649,000



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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
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 New Testament
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Cutchi-Swahili ccl 1 1 Translation Needed
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 Needed
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 Needed
Kinga zga 1 0 New Testament
Kinyarwanda kin 2 0 Complete Bible
Kisankasa kqh 1 1 Unspecified
Kisi kiz 1 0 Translation Started
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 Needed
Makhuwa-Meetto mgh 1 0 Complete Bible
Makonde kde 1 0 New Testament
Makwe ymk 1 1 Translation Started
Malila mgq 1 0 Bible Portions
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 New Testament
Mpoto mpa 1 0 Bible Portions
Mwera mjh 1 0 Translation Started
Mwera mwe 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndali ndh 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndamba ndj 1 0 New Testament
Ndendeule dne 1 0 Bible Portions
Ndengereko ndg 1 1 Unspecified
Ndonde Hamba njd 1 0 Translation Started
Ngasa nsg 1 1 Unspecified
Ngindo nnq 1 0 New Testament
Ngoni ngo 1 0 Bible Portions
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 Needed
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 Needed
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 Needed
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 Bible Portions
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 Bible Portions
Subi xsj 1 0 Translation Needed
Sukuma suk 1 0 Complete Bible
Sumbwa suw 1 0 Translation Needed
Swahili swh 9 9 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 Needed
Vidunda vid 1 0 New Testament
Vinza vin 1 0 Translation Needed
Vunjo vun 1 0 Complete Bible
Vwanji wbi 1 0 New Testament
Wanda wbh 1 0 Translation Needed
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: 141 156 31   44 54 84 96 15

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.0 %)
51.3 %
Ethnic Religions
17.1 %
Hinduism
1.0 %
Islam
29.7 %
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 156
Unreached People Groups 31  (19.9%)
Population 59,649,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 3.1%
Population in Unreached 5,875,000  (9.8%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 51.3%
Percent Evangelical 11.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.4%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 124
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 11,930,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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