Facts about languages


Unless you are currently learning another language,

you may well have never really given them much thought.

But languages are immensely varied and fascinating!


Did you know …

736 languages with a complete Bible – 5.96 billion people

1658 languages with a complete New Testament – 824 million people

3658 languages with some translated Bible portions – 7.23 billion people

1,148 languages, with 9.6 million users, are considered not to need Bible translation

Preparatory work or initial translation is active in 1320 languages with 82.1 million users

1,264 languages with translated portions, but with neither a full Bible nor a New Testament

3,658 languages, representing 7.23 billion people, have some Scripture.

1268 languages need Bible translation work to start – 99.8 million people

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