Language:  Somali

Population of Groups Speaking

24,679,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

29

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Madhiban Kenya 2,600 9,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Madhiban Somalia 7,300 9,900 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Australia 15,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Belgium 1,400 24,173,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Canada 101,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.07 % 0.07 % 2
 Somali Denmark 21,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Eritrea 1,800 24,173,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Finland 22,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Italy 5,300 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Malta 1,100 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Netherlands 41,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Ethiopia 7,464,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.14 % 0.03 % 149
 Somali Kenya 2,540,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.11 % 0.09 % 51
 Somali Norway 44,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
 Somali New Zealand 1,700 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Saudi Arabia 73,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.33 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali South Africa 24,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.50 % 0.40 % 1
 Somali Sudan 1,900 24,173,000 Islam 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Somali Sweden 46,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali Tanzania 70,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali United Kingdom 99,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Somali Somalia 12,430,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.30 % 0.01 % 249
 Somali United States 184,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Somali Yemen 457,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.03 % 9
 Somali Ajuran Kenya 238,000 238,000 Islam 0.10 % 0.08 % 5
Somali, Garre Ethiopia 58,000 58,000 Islam 0.26 % 0.26 % 1
 Somali, Issa United Arab Emirates 42,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Somali, Issa Djibouti 487,000 24,173,000 Islam 0.20 % 0.12 % 10
Wardei Kenya 200,000 200,000 Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  29           28     500
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ajuran Kenya 190,000 190,000 Islam 0.40 % 0.30 % 4
 Dabarre Somalia 34,000 34,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garre Somalia 117,000 904,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mushunguli Somalia 34,000 34,000 Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Oromo, Garre Kenya 787,000 904,000 Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 16
 Rahanweyn Somalia 2,075,000 2,075,000 Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % 42
 Somali Bantu Kenya 113,000 963,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 2
 Somali Bantu Somalia 792,000 963,000 Islam 0.05 % 0.05 % 16
  Totals:  8           8     84

Language Alternate Names
Af-Ashraaf (Ashraaf)
Afka Soomaaliga
Af-Maxaad Tiri
Af-Soomaali
Ashraaf
Common Somali
Issa
Somalie
Soomaaliga
Standard Somali
Uardai
Wadai
Warday
Wardei

Dialects
Af-Ashraaf
Benaadir
Degodia
Northern Somali
Ogaden

Dialect Alternate Names
Ashraaf
Somali: Af-ashraaf
Somali: Degodia
Somali: Ogaden


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