Kwaya in Tanzania

The Kwaya have only been reported in Tanzania
Population
188,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Kwaya
People Name in Country Kwaya
Population in Tanzania 188,000
World Population 188,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 12919
ROP3 Code 105533
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Mara region: Musoma rural district, Nyanja division, and Musoma urban district.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 33  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Mara region: Musoma rural district, Nyanja division, and Musoma urban district..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Kwaya (188,000 speakers)
Language Code kya   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kwaya
Primary Language Kwaya (188,000 speakers)
Language Code kya   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kwaya

Primary Language:  Kwaya

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2009–2013)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kwaya
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
35.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
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