Language:  Kinyarwanda Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

13,978,000

People Group's Primary Language

17

Scripture Status

Translation Need Questionable

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Batutsi, Tutsi Uganda 423,000 Christianity 96.00 % 35.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Belgium 4,900 Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Burundi 34,000 Christianity 83.95 % 20.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Canada 5,000 Christianity 84.00 % 21.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Congo, Democratic Republic of 393,000 Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Netherlands 1,700 Christianity 84.00 % 18.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Rwanda 9,996,000 Christianity 90.00 % 28.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Tanzania 49,000 Christianity 95.00 % 17.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese Uganda 1,033,000 Christianity 96.00 % 29.00 %
 Hutu, Rwandese United States 2,800 Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 %
 Pygmy, Batwa Uganda 4,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 %
 Pygmy, Twa Burundi 125,000 Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 7.00 %
 Pygmy, Twa Congo, Democratic Republic of 42,000 Christianity 80.00 % 7.00 %
 Pygmy, Twa Rwanda 224,000 Ethnic Religions 9.00 % 6.00 %
Tutsi Congo, Democratic Republic of 381,000 Christianity 95.00 % 19.00 %
Tutsi Rwanda 1,168,000 Christianity 95.00 % 20.00 %
Tutsi Tanzania 91,000 Christianity 95.00 % 18.00 %
  Totals:  17     0        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Kinyarwanda as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Kinyarwanda as a secondary language.

Language Alternate Names
Bafumbira
Banyarwanda
Bwisha (Kinyabwisha)
Gitwa
Hera
Hima
Hutu (Hera)
Igikiga (Igishiru)
Igishiru
Ikigoyi
Ikinyanduga
Ikinyarwanda
Kiga
Kinyabwisha
Kinyamulenge
Kinyarwanda
Lera
Mulenge (Kinyamulenge)
Ndara
Ndogo
Orunyarwanda
Ruanda
Rufumbira
Runyarwanda
Rutwa (Twa)
Rwanda
Rwandan
Shobyo
Tshiga
Tshogo
Twa
Ululera
Urunyaruanda

Dialects
Bufumbwa
Butwa
Bwisha
Hutu
Igikiga
Kinyarwanda
Mulenge
Rufumbira
Twa

Dialect Alternate Names
Batwa
Hera
Kiga
Kinyabwisha
Kinyamulenge
Lera
Ndara
Ndogo
Rutwa
Rwanda
Rwanda: Butwa
Rwanda: Rufumbira
Rwanda: Rutwa
Rwanda: Twa
Shobyo
Tshiga
Tshogo
Twa
Ululera
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament 1931-1989
Complete Bible 1954-1993
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Bible.com (YouVersion)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Audio Recordings Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kinyarwanda
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kinyarwanda Catholic Bible with DC
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kinyarwanda Interconfessional Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kinyarwanda Interconfessional Bible with DC
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kinyarwanda Protestant Bible
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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