Language:  Setswana Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

5,892,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

25

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Hua Botswana Unknown Unknown Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
Setswana Botswana 429,000 825,000 Christianity 78.60 % 10.00 % -
Setswana South Africa 396,000 825,000 Christianity 68.00 % 16.00 % -
 Tswana Namibia 5,600 382,000 Christianity 80.00 % 4.00 % -
 Tswana Zimbabwe 93,000 382,000 Christianity 80.00 % 16.00 % -
 Tswana, Detribalized South Africa 283,000 382,000 Christianity 85.00 % 15.00 % -
Tswana-Hurutshe Botswana 14,000 1,503,000 Christianity 68.00 % 6.00 % -
Tswana-Hurutshe South Africa 1,489,000 1,503,000 Christianity 70.00 % 22.15 % -
Tswana-Kwena Botswana 224,000 281,000 Christianity 57.90 % 9.00 % -
Tswana-Kwena South Africa 57,000 281,000 Christianity 72.00 % 13.00 % -
Tswana-Malete Botswana 39,000 96,000 Christianity 60.00 % 5.00 % -
Tswana-Malete South Africa 57,000 96,000 Christianity 73.00 % 16.00 % -
Tswana-Ngwaketse Botswana 214,000 384,000 Christianity 72.60 % 9.00 % -
Tswana-Ngwaketse South Africa 170,000 384,000 Christianity 72.00 % 13.00 % -
Tswana-Ngwato Botswana 510,000 567,000 Christianity 69.00 % 9.00 % -
Tswana-Ngwato South Africa 57,000 567,000 Christianity 70.00 % 17.00 % -
Tswana-Rolong Botswana 29,000 594,000 Christianity 63.00 % 8.00 % -
Tswana-Rolong South Africa 565,000 594,000 Christianity 78.00 % 13.00 % -
Tswana-Seleka Botswana 8,200 8,200 Christianity 58.00 % 10.00 % -
Tswana-Tawana Botswana 138,000 171,000 Christianity 68.00 % 12.00 % -
Tswana-Tawana Zimbabwe 33,000 171,000 Christianity 68.00 % 12.00 % -
Tswana-Tlhaping South Africa 396,000 396,000 Christianity 60.00 % 17.00 % -
Tswana-Tlharu South Africa 452,000 452,000 Christianity 65.00 % 13.00 % -
Tswana-Tlokwa Botswana 10,000 236,000 Christianity 71.00 % 12.00 % -
Tswana-Tlokwa South Africa 226,000 236,000 Christianity 55.00 % 14.00 % -
  Totals:  25         0       0
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0         0       0

Language Alternate Names
Bechuana
Beetjuans
Chuana
Chwana
Coana
Cuana
Mangwato
Ngwato
Ngwatu (Mangwato)
Ngwatu (Ngwato)
Sechuana
Secoana
Secwana
Sehurutshe
Thlaping
Thlaping (Tlapi)
Tlahaping (Tlapi)
Tlapi
Tshwana
Tsiwaha
Tswana

Dialects
Hurutshe
Kgatla
Kwena
Lete
Melete
Ngwaketse
Ngwato
Ngwatu
Rolong
Tawana
Thlaping
Thlaro
Tlahaping
Tlhaping
Tlharo
Tlokwa

Dialect Alternate Names
Mangwato
Melete
Ngwato
Tlapi
Tswana: Hurutshe
Tswana: Kgatla
Tswana: Melete
Tswana: Ngwato
Tswana: Rolong
Tswana: Tlahaping
Tswana: Tlharo
Tswana: Tlokwa

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1830-1966
New Testament 1840-1994
Complete Bible 1857-1993

Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.com (YouVersion)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tswana
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Setswana 1970/1987
Text / Printed Matter Bible: SetswanaTswana 1908/1992
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets