Language:  Swahili Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

3,386,000

People Group's Primary Language

36

Bible Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Arab Tanzania 453,000 Primary Islam 5.00 % 0.60 %
 Arab, Kenyan Kenya 47,000 Primary Islam 1.00 % 0.20 %
Black African, general Canada 329,000 Primary Christianity 74.00 % 25.00 %
Black African, general Germany 240,000 Primary Christianity 60.00 % 6.00 %
Black African, general Italy 125,000 Primary Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Dahalo Kenya 2,800 Secondary Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 1.00 %
Dhaiso Tanzania 9,000 Secondary Islam 1.00 % 0.50 %
Jew, Swahili Speaking Tanzania 400 Primary Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mushunguli Somalia 30,000 Secondary Islam 1.00 % 0.20 %
Safwa Tanzania 408,000 Secondary Ethnic Religions 29.00 % 6.00 %
 Segeju Kenya 5,000 Secondary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Segeju Tanzania 18,000 Secondary Islam 0.03 % 0.02 %
Shirazi Tanzania 911,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Burundi 12,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Comoros 1,100 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Denmark 1,000 Primary Islam 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Swahili Greece 6,100 Primary Islam 5.00 % 0.30 %
 Swahili Libya 2,200 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Madagascar 5,100 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Mayotte 8,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Malawi 3,500 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili Mozambique 16,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Swahili New Zealand 1,500 Primary Islam 1.00 % 0.80 %
 Swahili Reunion 25,000 Primary Islam 0.40 % 0.10 %
 Swahili Rwanda 17,000 Primary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  43     38 36 (P) : 7 (S)        

Language Alternate Names
Arab-Swahili
Bajun
Bajuni (Af-Bajuun)
Bajuni (Bajun)
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Kibajuni
Kisuaheli
Kisuahili
Kiswaheli
Kiswahili
Mbalazi
Mombasa
Mvita (Kimvita)
Mwiini
Mwini (Af-Chimwiini)
Pemba (Hadimu)
Phemba
Shamba (Kishamba)
Suahili
Tambatu
Tikulu
T'ik'uu
Tukulu
Unguja (Kiunguja)
Zanzibar

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

Dialect Alternate Names
Af-bajuun
Af-chimwiini
Bajun
Barwaani
Bravanese
Chimbalazi
Chimwiini
Gunya
Hadimu
Kibajuni
Kimvita
Kishamba
Kiunguja
Mbalazi
Mombasa
Mwiini
Phemba
Siyu
Swahili
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
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Habari Njema (FCBH)
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 Bible-in-Your-Language
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 World Missionary Press Booklets


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