Tiwa in India

Joshua Project has identified the Tiwa only in India






Largest Religion

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People Name General Tiwa
People Name in Country Tiwa
Population in India 350,000
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lalung
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Assamese
People Name General Tiwa
Ethnic Code MSY50z
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Assamese (259,000) Tiwa (48,000) Malayalam (3,300) Hindi (1,800)
Naga, Southern Rengma (900) Bodo (300) Bengali (200) Mising (100)
Karbi (90) Mizo (40) English (30) Deori (10)
Naga, Sumi (10) Dimasa (Unknown) Naga, Lotha (Unknown) Marathi (Unknown)
Kok Borok (Unknown) Meitei (Unknown) Nepali (Unknown) Oriya (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Assamese 259,000 Tiwa 48,000
Malayalam 3,300 Hindi 1,800
Naga, Southern Rengma 900 Bodo 300
Bengali 200 Mising 100
Karbi 90 Mizo 40
English 30 Deori 10
Naga, Sumi 10 Dimasa 10
Naga, Lotha 0 Marathi 0
Kok Borok 0 Meitei 0
Nepali 0 Oriya 0
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1822-1974)
New Testament Yes   (1819-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1833-1995)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Assamese Bible stories
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Assamese Language Film
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Assamese
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Printed Matter Christ for the Nations
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
0.15 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
1.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
98.78 %
0.01 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.01 %
Photo Source: Bethany World Prayer Center
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more  
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