Language:  Sotho, Southern

Population of Groups Speaking

6,261,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

5

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

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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 *
 Sotho Botswana 12,000 6,229,000 Christianity 85.00 % 10.00 % -
 Sotho Eswatini 5,500 6,229,000 Christianity 90.00 % 7.00 % -
 Sotho, Southern Lesotho 1,758,000 6,229,000 Christianity 94.00 % 13.93 % -
 Sotho, Southern South Africa 4,453,000 6,229,000 Christianity 82.00 % 21.04 % -
 Sotho-Taung Lesotho 32,000 32,000 Christianity 95.00 % 6.00 % -
  Totals:  5           0     0
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Sotho, Khutswe South Africa 611,000 611,000 Christianity 80.00 % 14.00 % -
 Xhosa Lesotho 24,000 8,593,000 Christianity 75.00 % 10.00 % -
 Zulu Lesotho 189,000 14,118,000 Christianity 70.00 % 11.00 % -
  Totals:  3           0     0

Language Alternate Names
Sesotho
Sisutho
Souto
Suthu
Suto

Dialects
Phuthi
Sesotho
Taung

Dialect Alternate Names
Sutho

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1839-1993
New Testament 1855-1982
Complete Bible 1872-2010

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