Chaliyan in India

Joshua Project has identified the Chaliyan only in India






Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Chaliyan
People Name in Country Chaliyan
Population in India 5,900
World Population 5,900
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Teruvan
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster South Asian, other
People Name General Chaliyan
Ethnic Code CNN23z
People ID 16565
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Karnataka (5,700)
Total States on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Karnataka (5,700)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  4  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tulu (3,300) Konkani (1,000) Kannada (700) Konkani, Goan (700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tulu 3,300 Konkani 1,000
Kannada 700 Konkani, Goan 700
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1842-1912)
New Testament Yes   (1847-2000)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tulu
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Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
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Ethnic Religions
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Other / Small
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