Language:  Somali Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

23,493,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

28

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 *
 Midgan Kenya 2,500 9,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Midgan Somalia 7,000 9,500 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Belgium 1,400 23,139,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Canada 40,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.07 % 0.07 % 1
 Somali Denmark 10,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Eritrea 3,600 23,139,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Ethiopia 6,976,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.14 % 0.03 % 140
 Somali Finland 7,600 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Italy 5,200 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Malta 1,100 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Netherlands 3,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Kenya 2,962,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.09 % 59
 Somali Norway 39,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Somali New Zealand 1,700 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Saudi Arabia 71,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali South Africa 23,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Somali Somalia 10,996,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.00 % 220
 Somali Sudan 1,800 23,139,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Sweden 46,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Tanzania 70,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United Kingdom 57,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United States 82,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Somali Yemen 1,159,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.03 % 23
 Somali Ajuran Kenya 226,000 226,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 5
Somali, Garre Ethiopia 54,000 54,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa United Arab Emirates 41,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa Djibouti 542,000 23,139,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 11
Wardei Kenya 63,000 63,000 Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  28         27       480
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ajuran Kenya 72,000 72,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.30 % 1
 Dabarre Somalia 41,000 41,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garre Somalia 113,000 993,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mushunguli Somalia 42,000 42,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Oromo, Garre Kenya 880,000 993,000 Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 18
 Rahanweyn Somalia 2,780,000 2,780,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 56
 Somali Bantu Kenya 107,000 916,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 2
 Somali Bantu Somalia 757,000 916,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 15
  Totals:  8         8       96

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
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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 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
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