Country: India

  State:

Number of People Groups

2,256

People Groups Unreached

2,033

Total Population

1,272,379,000

Unreached Population

1,184,855,000

% Christian Adherent

2.2%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Anglo 315,000 English Christianity 100.0 %
 Arab 1,700 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Arakanese, Mag 34,000 Magahi Buddhism 0.5 %
 Armenian 600 Armenian Christianity 100.0 %
 Asho, Khyang 600 Chin, Asho Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Assamese Muslim 2,757,000 Assamese Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baha'i 20,000 Hindi O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Baloch, Eastern 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bauri 2,156,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.1 %
Bola 3,400 Hindi Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Burmese 16,000 Burmese Buddhism 1.8 %
 Chak 3,000 Bengali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Chakma 220,000 Chakma Buddhism 14.2 %
 Chepang 1,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chin 135,000 Chin, Thado Christianity 59.4 %
 Dakpu 100 Brokpake Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Danuwar Unknown Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Darai 15,000 Kangri Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dera 3,300 Oriya Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dhimal 4,600 Maithili Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Garo 1,010,000 Garo Christianity 89.1 %
 Gharti 21,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.8 %
 Hadi 1,123,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hajang 122,000 Naga, Mao Hinduism 4.8 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 17,000 Chinese, Mandarin Buddhism 3.5 %
Hrangkhol 6,600 Hrangkhol Hinduism 3.2 %
 Jat, Hindu 17,426,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.0 %
 Kachin 37,000 Jingpho Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karua 5,800 Oriya Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kashmiri Muslim 7,197,000 Kashmiri Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khampti 25,000 Adi Buddhism 7.6 %
 Khasi 1,341,000 Khasi Christianity 80.8 %
 Kinnaura 64,000 Kinnauri Hinduism 0.2 %
Konai 133,000 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kumal 3,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ladakhi, Christian 300 English Christianity 100.0 %
 Lama 800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lepcha 85,000 Lepcha Buddhism 19.2 %
Libo 300 Adi Unknown 1.0 %
 Limbu 181,000 Nepali O Other / Small 7.3 %
 Lisu, Yobin 2,500 Lisu Christianity 99.9 % 99.0 %
Loi 40,000 Meitei Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Magar 290,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.5 %
 Mahli 499,000 Marathi Hinduism 2.5 %
 Majhi 127,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.2 %
 Mizo 404,000 Mizo Christianity 98.3 %
 Newah 175,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.3 %
  Totals:  2,256 1,247,206,000 2,033     2.2 % 0.0 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.7 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
2.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
80.6 %
Islam
12.8 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
3.2 %
Unknown
0.6 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in India. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in India
  • Christian ministry in India
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches


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