Southern Sotho in South Africa


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People Name General Sotho
People Name in Country Sotho, Southern
Natural Name Southern Sotho
Population this Country 4,453,000
Population all Countries 6,229,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Basotho; Southern Sotho; Sutu
People ID 15005
ROP3 Code 109431
Country South Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Free State province; Gauteng province: Tembisa and Kempton Park; Eastern Cape province: Senqu municipality, south of Lesotho; North-West and Mpumalanga provinces border areas.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country South Africa
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Free State province; Gauteng province: Tembisa and Kempton Park; Eastern Cape province: Senqu municipality, south of Lesotho; North-West and Mpumalanga provinces border areas..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Sotho, Southern
Language Code sot   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
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  (1872-2010)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sotho, Southern
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
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 OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 21.04 %)
82.00 %
Ethnic Religions
11.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
1.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
5.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
25.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
25.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source CRF Media 
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