Language:  Yao Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

3,233,000

People Group's Primary Language

7

Scripture Status

Complete Bible

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Indigenous
Yao, Christian Malawi 310,000 Christianity 98.00 % 4.00 % -
Yao, Christian Mozambique 111,000 Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 % -
Yao, Christian Tanzania 89,000 Christianity 94.00 % 4.00 % -
 Yao, Muslim Malawi 1,938,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.50 % 38
 Yao, Muslim Mozambique 188,000 Islam 1.40 % 1.00 % 3
 Yao, Muslim Tanzania 592,000 Islam 2.00 % 1.20 % 11
 Yao, Muslim Zambia 4,700 Islam 3.00 % 1.00 % 1
  Totals:  7     4       53  


Language Alternate Names
Achawa
Adsawa
Adsoa
Ajawa
Ayao
Ayawa
Ayo
Chichawa
Chikonono (Cikonono)
Chiyao
Cikonono
Cimakale
Cimassaninga
Ciyao
Djao
Haiao
Hajao
Hiao
Hyao
Jao
Kihiau
Kihyao
Kiyao
Machinga
Makale (Cimakale)
Mangochi
Massaninga (Cimassaninga)
Tunduru Yao
Veiao
Wajao
Yawo

Dialects
Malawi
Mangoche
Massaninga
Mozambique
Tanzania

Dialect Alternate Names
ChiYao: Malawi
ChiYao: Mozambique
ChiYao: Tanzania
ChiYawo: Malawi
ChiYawo: Mozambique
ChiYawo: Tanzania
Cimakale
Cimassaninga
Makale
Mozambican Yawo
Nyasa
Yao
Yao Tanzania
Yao: Makale
Yao: Malawi
Yao: Mozambique
Yao: Nyasa
Yao: Tanzania
Yawo: Malawi
Yawo: Mozambique
Yawo: Tanzania
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1880-2008
New Testament 1898-1994
Complete Bible 2014
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
 
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 Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yao
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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