Xhosa in Zimbabwe

Main Language
Largest Religion
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People Name General Xhosa
People Name in Country Xhosa
Population this Country 36,000
Population all Countries 8,577,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Tembu; Thembu
People ID 15436
ROP3 Code 110893

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Primary Language Xhosa (36,000 speakers)
Language Code xho   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Xhosa (36,000 speakers)
Language Code xho   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Xhosa

Primary Language:  Xhosa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1833-1987)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1846-1987)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1859-2014)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
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Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Xhosa
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video Walk with Jesus video
General Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Xhosa
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Xhosa
Text / Printed Matter Children and youth resources
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Xhosa
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 11.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
7.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
1.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
30.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Photo Source Kristin Garrett 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more