Shona in Zimbabwe


Population
981,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Shona
People Name in Country Shona
Population in Zimbabwe 981,000
World Population 1,184,000
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Central Shona, Chishanga, Goba, Karanga, Korekore, Northern Shona, Rozwi
People ID 14917
ROP3 Code 108959
Country Zimbabwe
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread. Mashonaland Central province.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Zimbabwe
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread. Mashonaland Central province..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Shona (981,000 speakers)
Language Code sna   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Shona
Primary Language Shona (981,000 speakers)
Language Code sna   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Shona

Primary Language:  Shona

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1897-1994)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1907)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1949-1980)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Union Shona(FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Zimbabwe Bible Society (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Shona
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Shona
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 36.00 %)
82.75 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.25 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
60.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source Steve Evans   Creative Commons  
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