Language:  Swahili Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

3,486,000

People Group's Primary Language

36

Scripture Status

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
 Arab Tanzania 63,000 Islam 5.00 % 0.60 %
 Arab, Kenyan Kenya 48,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 %
Black African, general Canada 333,000 Christianity 74.00 % 25.00 %
Black African, general Germany 239,000 Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Black African, general Italy 125,000 Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
Jew, Swahili Speaking Tanzania 400 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shirazi Tanzania 620,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Burundi 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Comoros 1,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Denmark 1,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Swahili Greece 6,100 Islam 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Swahili Libya 2,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Madagascar 5,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Mayotte 8,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Malawi 3,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Mozambique 22,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili New Zealand 1,500 Islam 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Swahili Reunion 25,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.10 %
 Swahili Rwanda 17,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Saudi Arabia 388,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Sudan 24,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Tanzania 732,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Swahili Uganda 4,700 Islam 5.00 % 0.50 %
 Swahili United States 59,000 Islam 25.00 % 12.00 %
 Swahili Zambia 43,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  36     32        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Swahili as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Swahili as a secondary language.

Language Alternate Names
Af-Bajuun
Af-Chimwiini
al-Jaziira
Arab-Swahili
Bajun
Bajuni (Af-Bajuun)
Bajuni (Bajun)
Barawa
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Hadimu
Kibajuni
Kimgao
Kimvita
Kishamba
Kisuaheli
Kisuahili
Kiswaheli
Kiswahili
Kiunguja
Malindi
Mbalazi
Miini
Mombasa
Mtang'ata
Mvita (Kimvita)
Mwiini
Mwini (Af-Chimwiini)
Ozi
Pemba (Hadimu)
Phemba
Shamba (Kishamba)
Siyu
Suahili
Swahili, Kenya
Swahili, Tanzania
Tambatu
Tikulu
Tikuu
T'ik'uu
Tukulu
Unguja (Kiunguja)
Zanzibar

Dialects
Amu
Bajuni
Baravenes
Fundi
Kenya
Matondoni
Mgao
Mrima
Mvita
Mwini
Pate
Pemba
Shamba
Siu
Tanzania
Unguja

Dialect Alternate Names
Af-bajuun
Af-chimwiini
Bajun
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Hadimu
Kenya Swahili
Kibajuni
Kimvita
Kishamba
Kiunguja
Mbalazi
Mombasa
Mwiini
Phemba
Siyu
Swahili
Swahili, Baravenes
Swahili: Kenya
Swahili: Tanzania
Tambatu
Tikulu
T'ik'uu
Tukulu
Zanzibar
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1868-1968
New Testament 1879-1989
Complete Bible 1891-2009
 
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 Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Interconfessional (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Swahili
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Swahili Union Version
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Swahili, Common Language Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Swahili, Common Language Bible with DCs
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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