Sotho in Botswana


Population
12,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Sotho
People Name in Country Sotho
Population in Botswana 12,000
World Population 5,891,200
Total Countries 4
Indigenous No
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Basotho, Southern Sotho, Sutu
People ID 15005
ROP3 Code 109431
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country Botswana
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Sotho, Southern
Language Code sot   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sotho, Southern
Primary Language Sotho, Southern
Language Code sot   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sotho, Southern

Primary Language:  Sotho, Southern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1839-1993)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1855-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1878-1989)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Southern
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sesotho 1989 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Southern Sotho 1909/61 Translation (Standard Orth)
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.00 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
50.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
30.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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