|(150,000 cited 1987)|
The Matengo are an ethnic and linguistic group based in Mbinga District, Ruvuma Region in southern Tanzania.
In 1957, the population estimate was 57,000, while in 2010, the Matengo population was estimated to number 284,000. Their religious affiliation is to Christianity. Their Affinity Bloc is Sub-Saharan African. Their main language is Matengo, which is one of the Bantu languages.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.