Ndebele in Zambia

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People Name General Ndebele
People Name in Country Ndebele
Population in Zambia 13,000
World Population 2,039,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Southern Ndebele, Tabele
People ID 13275
ROP3 Code 107154

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Primary Language Ndebele (13,000 speakers)
Language Code nde   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ndebele
Primary Language Ndebele (13,000 speakers)
Language Code nde   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ndebele

Primary Language:  Ndebele

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1884-1993)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1884-1986)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1978)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Ndebele
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
15.0 %
Roman Catholic
65.0 %
Photo Source Wally Nell 
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