Kwanyama, Oshiwambo in Namibia


Population
603,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Kwanyama
People Name in Country Kwanyama, Oshiwambo
Population in Namibia 603,000
World Population 1,621,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Ovambo
People ID 12914
ROP3 Code 105527
Country Namibia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Oshikoto, Kunene, and Ohangwena regions; Kavango West, northeast Omusati, and eastern Oshana regions.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Namibia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Oshikoto, Kunene, and Ohangwena regions; Kavango West, northeast Omusati, and eastern Oshana regions..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Oshiwambo (603,000 speakers)
Language Code kua   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Oshiwambo
Primary Language Oshiwambo (603,000 speakers)
Language Code kua   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Oshiwambo

Primary Language:  Oshiwambo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1894-1960)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1927)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1974)
Bible-NT Text Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Oshiwambo
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Oshikwanyama Bible (Revised)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 17.00 %)
98.50 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.50 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
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