• PEOPLE NAME: SWAZI OF ZIMBABWE

Photo courtesy of Joshua Project.
By Anonymous

Explore in Photos


PEID: 15678

ROP: 109648

Download Prayer Card

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Nguni

Language: Swati - (ssw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Eswatini; Mozambique; South Africa; United States

Population: 86,000

Global Population: 2,703,300


PEID: 15678

ROP: 109648

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Swazi of Zimbabwe, numbering 86,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Nguni people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,703,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Swati. The primary religion practiced by the Swazi is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available