Language:  French

Population of Groups Speaking

70,637,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

147

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(147 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abnaki-Penobscot Canada 2,800
 Acadian, Cajun Canada 29,000
 Aeke New Caledonia 400
 Auvergnat France 1,417,000
Bakole, Bamusso Cameroon 900
 Black African, general Belgium 121,000
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Finland 800
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Canada 8,900
Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Cameroon 1,683,000
 Chinese, general France 39,000
 Eurasian Cambodia 14,000
 Eurasian France 64,000
 Eurasian Vietnam 482,000
 Euronesian French Polynesia 28,000
 Euronesian New Caledonia 29,000
 Franco-Mauritian Mauritius 53,000
Franco-Swiss France 32,000
Franco-Swiss Switzerland 1,791,000
 French Armenia 141,000
 French Andorra 4,600
 French Algeria 14,000
 French Angola 8,000
 French Argentina 17,000
 French Australia 76,000
 French Austria 16,000
 French Bosnia-Herzegovina 28,000
 French Benin 36,000
 French Brazil 18,000
 French Belgium 218,000
 French Burundi 2,200
 French Cambodia 1,700
 French Chad 18,000
 French Congo, Republic of the 13,000
 French Congo, Democratic Republic of 96,000
 French Chile 3,800
 French Comoros 1,700
 French Colombia 5,700
 French Costa Rica 1,000
 French Cameroon 46,000
 French Central African Republic 25,000
 French Cuba 5,700
 French Denmark 6,900
 French Djibouti 24,000
 French Dominican Republic 2,200
 French Egypt 101,000
 French Ireland 10,000
 French Ethiopia 1,000
 French Czechia 800
 French French Guiana 24,000
 French Finland 2,000
 French French Polynesia 156,000
 French France 45,844,000
 French Gambia 1,000
 French Gabon 12,000
 French Ghana 14,000
 French Germany 191,000
 French Guadeloupe 7,600
 French Greece 6,200
 French Guinea 2,900
 French Haiti 800
 French Hungary 2,900
 French Indonesia 5,700
 French Iran 10,000
 French Italy 25,000
 French Côte d'Ivoire 43,000
 French Japan 6,200
 French Kenya 2,100
 French Korea, North 500
 French Iraq 900
 French Korea, South 5,400
 French Kuwait 8,200
 French Lebanon 20,000
 French Liberia 3,100
 French Slovakia 1,600
 French Luxembourg 41,000
 French Madagascar 179,000
 French Martinique 8,300
 French Moldova 45,000
 French Libya 7,900
 French Mayotte 1,800
 French Malawi 1,900
 French Mali 21,000
 French Monaco 10,000
 French Morocco 5,600
 French Mauritania 6,900
 French Mexico 8,900
 French Niger 7,200
 French Mozambique 2,400
 French Vanuatu 3,500
 French Nigeria 8,600
 French Netherlands 51,000
 French Sint Maarten 700
 French Norway 3,000
 French New Zealand 5,200
 French Poland 4,100
 French Panama 44,000
 French Portugal 25,000
 French Guinea-Bissau 1,200
 French Qatar 7,900
 French Serbia 700
 French Romania 3,900
 French Puerto Rico 2,300
 French Russia 1,500
 French Rwanda 3,300
 French Saudi Arabia 36,000
 French Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5,600
 French Seychelles 2,000
 French South Africa 12,000
 French Senegal 98,000
 French Spain 110,000
 French Saint Lucia 500
 French Sweden 9,600
 French Syria 11,000
 French Trinidad and Tobago 4,700
 French Togo 6,900
 French Turkey 30,000
 French Tanzania 3,000
 French Thailand 14,000
 French Curacao 3,000
 French Uganda 1,600
 French United Kingdom 172,000
 French United States 1,865,000
 French Burkina Faso 17,000
 French Uruguay 20,000
 French Venezuela 8,300
 French Vietnam 5,800
 French West Bank / Gaza 800
 French Virgin Islands (U.S.) 700
 French Wallis and Futuna Islands 100
 French Zambia 8,300
 French, Metropolitan Reunion 3,900
 French-Canadian Austria 900
 French-Canadian Canada 7,766,000
 French-Canadian United States 283,000
 Jew, French Belgium 29,000
 Jew, French France 441,000
 Jew, French China, Hong Kong 800
 Jew, French Israel 40,000
 Jew, French Monaco 600
Kare, Li-Kari-Li Congo, Democratic Republic of 1,800
 Languedocian France 2,542,000
New Caledonian French New Caledonia 116,000
New Caledonian French Vanuatu 3,400
Ngbinda, Bangbinda Congo, Democratic Republic of 8,100
 Provencal, Alpine Provencal France 2,937,000
Reunionese, French-speaking Reunion 204,000
 Romani, French France 167,000
  Totals:  147     5
Secondary Language
(17 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Arab, Moroccan Morocco 24,264,000
 Basque France 156,000
 Bassar, Ntcham Togo 214,000
Buamu Burkina Faso 408,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Comorian, Maore Reunion 600
Eviya Gabon 500
 Fon Benin 2,134,000
 Fon Togo 78,000
 Fulfulde, Borgu Benin 697,000
 Fulfulde, Borgu Togo 122,000
 Hindi Mauritius 37,000
 Jew, Judeo-Moroccan Morocco 2,100
 Jew, Tunisian Tunisia 1,000
Krumen, Tepo Côte d'Ivoire 56,000
 Mauritian Mauritius 999,000
 South Asian, general France 272,000
  Totals:  17     8

Language Alternate Names
Acadian (Acadien)
Acadien
Barang
Français
Francés
Francès
Francese
Franche-Comtois (Fribourgois)
Franco-Terreneuvien
Frans
Frantsay
Französisch
French, African
Fribourgois
Jèrriais
Jurassien
Norman (Normand)
Normand
Québécois
Saint Barthélemy Patois
Saintongeais
Serquiais
Shippagan
Sous le Vent (Saint Barthélemy Patois)

Dialects
Acadian
Africa
Angevin
Berrichon
Bourbonnais
Bourguignon
Canadien
Central Africa
Dgernesiais
Français
Franc-comtois
Franche-comtois
Franco-Manitoban
Franco-ontarien
Franco-Terreneuvien
Gallo
Gitan
Jerriais
Lorraine
Norman
North African
Nouchi
Picard
Poitevin
Québéicois
Saintongeais
Santongeais
Shippagan
Sous le Vent
Standard French
Toulouse
Wallon
Walloon
West Africa

Dialect Alternate Names
Acadien
Afrique
Bregognon
Calo
Canadian
Dgernesiais
Francais
Francais de l'Afrique centrale
Francais: Afrique
Francais: Bourguignon
Francais: Canadien
Francais: Franche-comtois
Francais: Gitan
Francais: Santongeais
Francais: Toulousain
Franzosisch
French, Fransaawi
French: Africa
French: Bourguignon
French: Canadian
French: Central Africa
French: Francais
French: France
French: Franche-comtois
French: Gitan
French: Santongeais
French: Toulouse
French: Walloon
French: West Africa
Fribourgois
Guernesiais
Guernsey
Gypsy
Jurassien
Normand
Wallon


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1483-1989
New Testament 1474-1990
Complete Bible 1478-2020

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Format Resource (Direct link) Source (General link)
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, complete Bible DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Oral Bible Stories Story Runners
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Good Seed Evangelistic Materials General / Other
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus film: view in French Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
Film / Video The Prophets' Story Create International
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app Distant Shores
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General Zume Resources Zume Project
General Zume Training Zume Project
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store Faith Comes by Hearing
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway scripture Bible Gateway
Text / Printed Matter Bible: French YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: French YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: French YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible: French YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Children and youth resources One Hope
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book General / Other
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for French Literacy & Evangelism International
Text / Printed Matter The Ancient Path Live Global
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations Campus Crusade for Christ
Text / Printed Matter Topical Scripture booklets and Bible studies World Missionary Press