Language:  Somali

Population of Groups Speaking

24,669,000

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 *
 Madhiban Kenya 2,600 9,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madhiban Somalia 7,300 9,900 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Australia 15,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Belgium 1,400 24,163,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Canada 101,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.07 % 0.07 % 2
 Somali Denmark 11,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Eritrea 1,800 24,163,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Finland 22,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Italy 5,300 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Malta 1,100 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Netherlands 41,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Ethiopia 7,464,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.14 % 0.03 % 149
 Somali Kenya 2,540,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.09 % 51
 Somali Norway 44,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Somali New Zealand 1,700 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Saudi Arabia 73,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali South Africa 24,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Somali Somalia 12,430,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.01 % 249
 Somali Sudan 1,900 24,163,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Sweden 46,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Tanzania 70,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United Kingdom 99,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Somali United States 184,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Somali Yemen 457,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.03 % 9
 Somali Ajuran Kenya 238,000 238,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 5
Somali, Garre Ethiopia 58,000 58,000 Islam 0.26 % 0.26 % 1
 Somali, Issa United Arab Emirates 42,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa Djibouti 487,000 24,163,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 10
Wardei Kenya 200,000 200,000 Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  29           28     500
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ajuran Kenya 190,000 190,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.30 % 4
 Dabarre Somalia 34,000 34,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garre Somalia 117,000 904,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mushunguli Somalia 34,000 34,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Oromo, Garre Kenya 787,000 904,000 Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 16
 Rahanweyn Somalia 2,075,000 2,075,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 42
 Somali Bantu Kenya 113,000 963,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 2
 Somali Bantu Somalia 792,000 963,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 16
  Totals:  8           8     84

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
Wardei

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


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1915-1935
New Testament 1972-1976
Complete Bible 1979-2008

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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible Oral Bibles
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video I Against My Brother Create International
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somali Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Prophets' Story Create International
Film / Video Walk with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
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
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store Faith Comes by Hearing
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Somali YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Somali YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Download scripture in this language eBible.org
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations Campus Crusade for Christ
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press


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