Language:  Somali Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

23,380,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

29

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Midgan Kenya 2,600 9,700 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Midgan Somalia 7,100 9,700 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Australia 14,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Belgium 1,400 23,015,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Canada 41,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.07 % 0.07 % 1
 Somali Denmark 10,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Eritrea 1,700 23,015,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Ethiopia 7,280,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.14 % 0.03 % 146
 Somali Finland 7,600 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Italy 5,300 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Malta 1,100 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Kenya 3,050,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.09 % 61
 Somali Netherlands 3,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Norway 39,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Somali New Zealand 1,700 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Saudi Arabia 72,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali South Africa 24,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Somali Somalia 11,175,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.01 % 224
 Somali Sudan 1,800 23,015,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Sweden 46,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Tanzania 68,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United Kingdom 58,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United States 83,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Somali Yemen 447,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.03 % 9
 Somali Ajuran Kenya 232,000 232,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 5
Somali, Garre Ethiopia 57,000 57,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa United Arab Emirates 41,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa Djibouti 543,000 23,015,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 11
Wardei Kenya 65,000 65,000 Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  29           28     479
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ajuran Kenya 74,000 74,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.30 % 1
 Dabarre Somalia 42,000 42,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garre Somalia 114,000 1,020,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mushunguli Somalia 43,000 43,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Oromo, Garre Kenya 906,000 1,020,000 Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 18
 Rahanweyn Somalia 2,825,000 2,825,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 57
 Somali Bantu Kenya 110,000 931,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 2
 Somali Bantu Somalia 769,000 931,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
  Totals:  8           8     97

Language Alternate Names
Af-Ashraaf (Ashraaf)
Afka Soomaaliga
Af-Maxaad Tiri
Af-Soomaali
Ashraaf
Common Somali
Issa
Somalie
Soomaaliga
Standard Somali
Uardai
Wadai
Warday
Wardei

Dialects
Af-Ashraaf
Benaadir
Degodia
Northern Somali
Ogaden

Dialect Alternate Names
Ashraaf
Somali: Af-ashraaf
Somali: Degodia
Somali: Ogaden

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1915-1935
New Testament 1972-1976
Complete Bible 1979-2008
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video I Against My Brother (Somali)
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kitaabka Quduuska Ah
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Somali Bible
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets