Sagalla Taita in Kenya

The Sagalla Taita have only been reported in Kenya
Population
324,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Sagalla are found in the Taita Hills of Taita district, in the coast province. They are descendants of Bantoids and are believed to have originated from Niger- Congo around the eighteenth century. They are very open to change. The New Testament was published in 1994.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sagalla Taita
People Name in Country Sagalla Taita
Population in Kenya 324,000
World Population 324,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
Alternate Names Dambi Taita, Kasigau Taita, Kisagala, Teri
People ID 14635
ROP3 Code 108506
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 18  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Taita-Taveta county: Taita hills, about midway between Mwatate and Rukanga towns.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 18  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Taita-Taveta county: Taita hills, about midway between Mwatate and Rukanga towns..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Sagalla (324,000 speakers)
Language Code tga   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sagalla
Primary Language Sagalla (324,000 speakers)
Language Code tga   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sagalla

Primary Language:  Sagalla

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1892-1994)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1994)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.00 %)
37.00 %
Ethnic Religions
43.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
60.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
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