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The most requested languages for Johannesburg are isiZulu, Sesotho and Setswana. Our translation services cover all 11 South African languages.
The four most spoken languages in Johannesburg are isiZulu (23%), English (20%), Sesotho (10%), and Setswana (8%). The 2011 national census estimated the city's population at 4.4 million people.
Get your message across in Johannesburg. A project's spend on their English language version, layout and publication can reach a much larger audience in Johannesburg and neighbouring Ekurhuleni and Emfuleni.
|1||IsiZulu||23.1%||1 024 445|
Translating media into isiZulu, South Africa's most spoken language reaches just under a quarter of the population at 24%, roughly 12 million first-language speakers as of the 2011 census. The language has a massive impact on all major cities in KwaZulu-Natal (78%) and a fifth of Gauteng (20%), the two most populated provinces in South Africa.
Translating media into Setswana, South Africa's sixth most spoken language reaches about 8% or four million first-language speakers (2011) and notably 70% of the North West province.
|#||Language||Percent||Population South Africa|
|1||IsiZulu||23.2%||11 587 374|
|2||English||9.8%||4 892 623|
|4||Setswana||8.2%||4 067 248|
||Sesotho||7.7%||3 849 563
Translating media into Sesotho, South Africa's seventh most spoken language reaches just under 8%, four million first-language speakers (2011). Notably it is also the first language at 90% of Lesotho's 2 million population. It will reach more South Africans in the Free State where 65% of the population speak Sesotho as a first language.
English speakers only make up 9.8% of South Africa's population. When translating into isiZulu, Sesotho and Setswana you will be reaching an additional 39% of people in their home language. This is approximately four times more South Africans countrywide.