Language:  Afrikaans

Population of Groups Speaking


People Groups Speaking as Primary Language


Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(19 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Afrikaner Angola 2,400
 Afrikaner Australia 48,000
 Afrikaner Botswana 11,000
 Afrikaner Canada 11,000
 Afrikaner Lesotho 2,500
 Afrikaner Malawi 4,000
 Afrikaner Netherlands 29,000
 Afrikaner New Zealand 1,400
 Afrikaner United Kingdom 250,000
 Afrikaner Namibia 78,000
 Afrikaner Eswatini 15,000
 Afrikaner South Africa 4,018,000
 Afrikaner United States 24,000
 Afrikaner Zambia 114,000
 Afrikaner Zimbabwe 104,000
Baster, Rehobother Namibia 57,000
 Coloured South Africa 5,376,000
 Malay, Cape South Africa 327,000
Nghuki South Africa 700
  Totals:  19     1
(0 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0     0

Language Alternate Names
Cape Afrikaans (West Cape Afrikaans)
West Cape Afrikaans

Cape Afrikaans
Eastern Border
Orange River

Dialect Alternate Names
Afrikaans: Cape
Afrikaans: Cape Afrikaans
Afrikaans: East Cape
Afrikaans: East Cape Afrikaans
Afrikaans: Eastern Border
Afrikaans: Kaaps
Afrikaans: Orange River
Afrikaans: Orange River Afrikaans
Afrikaans: Southwestern
Cape Flats Vernacular
East Cape Afrikaans
Eastern Border Africaans
Eastern Border Afrikaans
Kaapse Afrikaans
Khoi Afrikaans
Orange River Afrikaans
Southwestern Afrikaans
Suidwestelike Afrikaans
West Cape Afrikaans

Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1893-1929
New Testament 1941-1980
Complete Bible 1933-2023

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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / NT General / Other
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Afrikaans Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Afrikaans YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Afrikaans YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Children and youth resources One Hope
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Afrikaans Literacy & Evangelism International
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations Campus Crusade for Christ
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press