Veddah in Sri Lanka

Joshua Project has identified the Veddah only in Sri Lanka
Population
2,500
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Veddah
People Name in Country Veddah
Population in Sri Lanka 2,500
World Population 2,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Aetto, Beda, Vedda, Wanniyala, Wanniyala-Aetto
People ID 15778
Country Sri Lanka
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern mountains, Badulla and Polonnaruwa districts..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Country Sri Lanka
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern mountains, Badulla and Polonnaruwa districts..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com

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Primary Language: Veddah (2,500 speakers)
Language Code: ved   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Veddah (2,500 speakers)
Language Code: ved   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Secondary Languages:
For Primary Language: Veddah

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Other / Small

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
100.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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