Veddah in Sri Lanka

Joshua Project has identified the Veddah only in Sri Lanka






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People Name General Veddah
People Name in Country Veddah
Population in Sri Lanka 300
World Population 300
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Aetto, Beda, Vedda, Wanniyala, Wanniyala-Aetto
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster South Asian, other
People Name General Veddah
Ethnic Code AUG07
People ID 15778
Country Sri Lanka
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 44  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Eastern mountains, Badulla and Polonnaruwa districts..   Source:
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uva (200) North Central (200)
Total States on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Uva (200) North Central (200)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Language Unknown (300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Language Unknown 300
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Format Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
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0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
100.00 %
0.00 %
Photo Source: Janet Raynor  
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