Banijiga in India

Joshua Project has identified the Banijiga only in India






Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Banijiga
People Name in Country Banijiga
Population in India 596,000
World Population 596,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Adi Banijiga, Balegara
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Kannada
People Name General Banijiga
Ethnic Code CNN23a
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution rankinging, )
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kannada (528,000) Telugu (161,000) Tulu (13,000) Marathi (12,000)
Tamil (10,000) Konkani (1,300) Konkani, Goan (700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kannada 528,000 Telugu 161,000
Tulu 13,000 Marathi 12,000
Tamil 10,000 Konkani 1,300
Konkani, Goan 700
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1812-1988)
New Testament Yes   (1823-1995)
Complete Bible Yes   (1831-2000)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Kannada Bible stories
Audio Recordings Online scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Bibles, Bible League
Scripture International Bible Society
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
98.15 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.85 %
0.00 %
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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