Language:  French

Population of Groups Speaking

71,211,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

146

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(146 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Abnaki-Penobscot Canada 2,800
 Acadian, Cajun Canada 30,000
 Aeke New Caledonia 400
 Auvergnat France 1,423,000
Bakole, Bamusso Cameroon 1,000
 Black African, general Belgium 121,000
 Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Canada 9,100
 Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Cameroon 1,772,000
 Cameroonian Creole, Detribalized Finland 800
 Chinese, general France 39,000
 Eurasian Cambodia 14,000
 Eurasian France 64,000
 Eurasian Vietnam 489,000
 Euronesian French Polynesia 29,000
 Euronesian New Caledonia 29,000
 Franco-Mauritian Mauritius 53,000
Franco-Swiss France 32,000
Franco-Swiss Switzerland 1,814,000
 French Algeria 14,000
 French Armenia 141,000
 French Andorra 4,600
 French Angola 8,500
 French Argentina 17,000
 French Australia 78,000
 French Austria 17,000
 French Belgium 220,000
 French Bosnia-Herzegovina 27,000
 French Benin 38,000
 French Brazil 18,000
 French Burundi 2,300
 French Cambodia 1,700
 French Chad 20,000
 French Congo, Republic of the 14,000
 French Congo, Democratic Republic of 103,000
 French Chile 3,800
 French Cameroon 48,000
 French Comoros 1,700
 French Colombia 5,700
 French Costa Rica 1,000
 French Central African Republic 26,000
 French Cuba 5,700
 French Denmark 6,900
 French Djibouti 25,000
 French Dominican Republic 2,200
 French Egypt 104,000
 French Ireland 11,000
 French Ethiopia 1,100
 French Czechia 800
 French French Guiana 25,000
 French Finland 2,000
 French French Polynesia 158,000
 French France 46,075,000
 French Gambia 1,100
 French Gabon 12,000
 French Ghana 14,000
 French Germany 191,000
 French Guadeloupe 7,600
 French Greece 6,200
 French Guinea 3,100
 French Haiti 800
 French Hungary 2,900
 French Indonesia 5,800
 French Iran 11,000
 French Italy 24,000
 French Côte d'Ivoire 46,000
 French Iraq 1,000
 French Japan 6,100
 French Kenya 2,100
 French Korea, North 500
 French Korea, South 5,400
 French Kuwait 8,400
 French Lebanon 19,000
 French Liberia 3,300
 French Slovakia 1,600
 French Luxembourg 42,000
 French Libya 8,100
 French Madagascar 187,000
 French Martinique 8,300
 French Moldova 46,000
 French Mayotte 1,900
 French Malawi 2,000
 French Mali 22,000
 French Monaco 10,000
 French Morocco 5,700
 French Mauritania 7,300
 French Mexico 9,000
 French Mozambique 2,500
 French Niger 7,800
 French Vanuatu 3,600
 French Nigeria 9,000
 French Netherlands 52,000
 French Sint Maarten 700
 French Norway 3,100
 French New Zealand 5,300
 French Poland 4,100
 French Panama 45,000
 French Portugal 25,000
 French Guinea-Bissau 1,300
 French Qatar 8,000
 French Serbia 700
 French Romania 3,900
 French Puerto Rico 2,300
 French Russia 1,500
 French Rwanda 3,500
 French Saudi Arabia 37,000
 French Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5,600
 French Seychelles 2,000
 French South Africa 12,000
 French Senegal 103,000
 French Spain 110,000
 French Saint Lucia 500
 French Sweden 9,700
 French Syria 12,000
 French Trinidad and Tobago 4,800
 French Thailand 14,000
 French Togo 7,300
 French Türkiye (Turkey) 4,300
 French Tanzania 3,200
 French Curacao 3,100
 French Uganda 1,700
 French United Kingdom 173,000
 French United States 1,885,000
 French Burkina Faso 17,000
 French Uruguay 20,000
 French Venezuela 8,600
 French Vietnam 5,900
 French Virgin Islands (U.S.) 700
 French Wallis and Futuna Islands Unknown
 French Zambia 8,700
 French, Metropolitan Reunion 3,900
 French-Canadian Austria 900
 French-Canadian Canada 7,898,000
 French-Canadian United States 286,000
 Jewish, French Belgium 29,000
 Jewish, French France 442,000 ☀︎
 Jewish, French China, Hong Kong 800
 Jewish, French Israel 41,000
 Jewish, French Monaco 700 ☀︎
Kare, Li-Kari-Li Congo, Democratic Republic of 1,900
 Languedocian France 2,552,000
 New Caledonian French New Caledonia 118,000
 New Caledonian French Vanuatu 3,600
Ngbinda, Bangbinda Congo, Democratic Republic of 8,700
 Provencal, Alpine Provencal France 2,949,000
 Reunionese, French-speaking Reunion 207,000
 Romani, French France 168,000
  Totals:  146     5
SECONDARY Language
(17 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Arab, Moroccan Morocco 25,245,000 ☀︎
 Basque France 157,000
 Bassar, Ntcham Togo 224,000
Buamu Burkina Faso 429,000
 Christian India 1,580,000
 Comorian, Maore Reunion 600
Eviya Gabon 600
 Fon Benin 2,250,000
 Fon Togo 82,000
 Fulfulde, Borgu Benin 735,000
 Fulfulde, Borgu Togo 128,000
 Hindi Mauritius 37,000
 Jewish, Judeo-Moroccan Morocco 2,100 ☀︎
 Jewish, Tunisian Tunisia 1,100 ☀︎
Krumen, Tepo Côte d'Ivoire 59,000
 Mauritian Mauritius 1,002,000
 South Asian, general France 273,000
  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
Canadian
Central Africa
Français
Franc-Comtois
Franco-Manitoban
Franco-ontarien
Franco-Terreneuvien
Gallo
Gitan
Guernésiais
Lorraine
Norman
North African
Nouchi
Picard
Poitevin
Québécois
Saintongeais
Serquiais
Shippagan
Sous le Vent
Standard French
Toulouse
Wallon
Walloon
West Africa

Dialect Alternate Names
Acadien
Afrique
Bregognon
Calo
Dgernesiais
Eastern Walloon
Francais
Francais de l'Afrique centrale
Francais: Acadien
Francais: Afrique
Francais: Berrichon
Francais: Bourguignon
Francais: Canadien
Francais: Franche-comtois
Francais: franco-ontarien
Francais: Gitan
Francais: Poitivin
Francais: Quebecois
Français: Québécois
Francais: Santongeais
Francais: Toulousain
Franche-comtois
Franzosisch
French, Fransaawi
French: Acadian
French: Africa
French: Angevin
French: Berrichon
French: Bourguignon
French: Canadian
French: Central Africa
French: Francais
French: Franc-Comtois
French: France
French: Franche-comtois
French: Franco-Ontarien
French: Gallo
French: Gitan
French: Poitevin
French: Quebecois
French: Québécois
French: Saintongeais
French: Santongeais
French: Toulouse
French: Walloon
French: West Africa
Fribourgois
Guernesiais
Guernésiais: Serquiais
Guernsey
Guernsey French
Gypsy
Jurassien
L'parlure berrichonne
Norman French: Guernésiais
Norman French: Serquiais
Normand
Quebecois
Santongeais
Wallon
Walloon: Eastern
Walon


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1483-1989
New Testament 1474-1990
Complete Bible 1478-2020
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Resource Directories
Scripture Earth
Language Archives
Linguist List
SIL Resources
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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 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 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 Rock International: King of Glory Rock International
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Open-licensed Bible stories on mobile app Distant Shores
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
General Zume Resources Zume Project
General Zume Training Zume Project
Mobile App Android Bible app direct APK download SIL
Mobile App Android Bible app: French YouVersion Bibles
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
Mobile App iOS Bible app: French YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway scripture Bible Gateway
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



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