Language:  Shona Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

8,779,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

11

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Doma, Vadoma Zimbabwe 19,000 19,000 Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.30 % 1
 Shona Botswana 55,000 1,223,000 Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 % -
 Shona Malawi 91,000 1,223,000 Christianity 75.00 % 5.00 % -
 Shona South Africa 22,000 1,223,000 Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
 Shona Zambia 39,000 1,223,000 Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
 Shona Zimbabwe 1,016,000 1,223,000 Christianity 82.75 % 36.00 % -
 Shona-Karanga Canada 4,400 3,591,000 Christianity 81.00 % 30.00 % -
 Shona-Karanga Zimbabwe 3,587,000 3,591,000 Christianity 85.00 % 34.00 % -
 Shona-Korekore Zimbabwe 1,344,000 1,344,000 Christianity 74.00 % 14.00 % -
 Shona-Zezuru Mozambique 45,000 2,604,000 Christianity 75.00 % 25.00 % -
 Shona-Zezuru Zimbabwe 2,559,000 2,604,000 Christianity 83.00 % 35.00 % -
  Totals:  11         1       1
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Ndau, Shona Mozambique 748,000 1,835,000 Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  1         0       0

Language Alternate Names
Bazezuru
Bazuzura
Budya
Chikaranga
Chishona
Chizezuru
Goba
Gova
Gowa
Harava
Hera
Karanga
Karanga (Chikaranga)
Korekore (Goba)
Korikori
Makorekore
Mazizuru
Northern Shona
Shangwe
Shawasha
Vazezuru
Wakorikori
Wazezuru
Zezuru
Zezuru (Bazezuru)

Dialects
Budja
Chizezuru
Hwesa
Karanga
Korekore

Dialect Alternate Names
Bazezura
Bazezuru
Chigaranga
Chikaranga
Chikore-kore
Chishona
Cishona
Ciuaranga
Goba
Gova
Gowa
Korikori
Makorekore
Mayore-kore
Mazizuru
Northern Shona
Shangwe
Shona: Central
Shona: Chizezuru
Shona: Karanga
Shona: Northern
Shona: Western
Shona: Zezuru
Vakaranga
Vazezuru
Wakorikori
Wazezuru
Zezuru

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1897-1994
New Testament 1907
Complete Bible 1949-1980


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