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 …

704 languages with a complete Bible – 5.7 billion people

1551 languages with a complete New Testament – 815 million people

1160 languages with some translated Bible portions – 458 million people

738 languages have work in progress – 65.4 million people

2014 languages need translation to begin – 167 million people

1.5 billion people, speaking 6656 languages, do not have a full Bible in their first language.

2731 languages in 167 countries with active translation or preparatory work begun – 6.2 billion people

3945 languages with no Scripture – 255 million people

Thanks for your patience...

Waiting is hard, isn't it. But imagine waiting 2000 years for Scripture in your language! Thanks for your patience. And thanks for your generous support which will help bring the long wait to an end...