Yao, Muslim in Tanzania


Population
511,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Yao, Muslim
People Name in Country Yao, Muslim
Population in Tanzania 511,000
World Population 3,165,200
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Ajawa, Ayao, Chiyao, Wajao
People ID 15988
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 South central, Mtwara region, Masasi District and Ruvuma region, Tunduru District, east of Lake Malawi, Mozambique border area. Possibly in Zimbabwe.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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 South central, Mtwara region, Masasi District and Ruvuma region, Tunduru District, east of Lake Malawi, Mozambique border area. Possibly in Zimbabwe.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Yao (511,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: yao   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Yao (511,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: yao   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Yao

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1880-2008)
New Testament Yes   (1898-1994)
Complete Bible Yes   (1920)
Audio Bible Online
 
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Yao
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.20 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
93.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
70.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source: The I Am Yawo Project  
Map Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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