Mastering Swahili will take from you 36 hours or 900 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated - point.
Learning Finnish might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Swahili in Tanzania, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bajuni Islands, Mozambique (mostly Mwani), Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda,Comoros, Mayotte, Zambia, Malawi, and Madagascar.
Number of native speakers is about 5,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 140,000,000. The biggest country in which Swahili is used as a native language is African Great Lakes countries (Kenya, Tanzania, and the DRC).
Native speakers of Finnish are mostly from Republic of Finland and are about 4,700,000 people.
Finnish are spoken fluently by 5,200,000 people.
The language is spoken in Republic of Finland, Canada, Estonia, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden, United States.
Swahili came from Bantu language a subgroup of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
Finnic branch of the Uralic language family is the origin of Finnish language.