Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe in Tanzania

Joshua Project has identified the Nyamwezi only in Tanzania
Population
1,629,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Nyamwezi
People Name in Country Nyamwezi, Nyanyembe
Population in Tanzania 1,629,000
World Population 1,629,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Nyanyembe
People ID 14083
ROP3 Code 107537
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 36  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Tabora region: between Lake Victoria and Lake Rukwa; Rukwa and Kigoma regions.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Tanzania
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 36  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Tabora region: between Lake Victoria and Lake Rukwa; Rukwa and Kigoma regions..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Nyamwezi (1,629,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nym   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nyamwezi (1,629,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: nym   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nyamwezi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1897-1940)
New Testament Yes   (1909-1951)
Complete Bible No
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nyamwezi
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.00 %)
34.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
61.00 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
15.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
Photo Source: Nyamwezi: The Moon People  
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