[sword-devel] Some interesting statistics

Martin Gruner sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 22:13:24 +0200

Did you use the locked modules as basis?


> I wanted to see what how many people we could potentially be reaching
> with Sword (assuming everyone in the world can read and has a
> computer--which I realize to be a very inaccurate assumption).
> We now have Bibles in 48 languages (though 5 have no first language
> speakers).  Sword has a Bible for 3,076,549,000 people to read in their
> first language, according to SIL's Ethnologue.  Counting second language
> speakers, I would estimate that number increases to about 4 billion.
> That's only about 2/3 of the world, so I guess we'll have to keep trying
> harder. :)
> --Chris