Nissi in India

Joshua Project has identified the Nissi only in India
Population
123,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Nissi
People Name in Country Nissi
Population in India 123,000
World Population 123,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2.1
Least-Reached No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Dafla, Nishang, Nishi, Nyishi
People ID 17783
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 7
Arunachal Pradesh (116,000) Assam (7,500) Delhi (90) Meghalaya (70)
Manipur (50) Nagaland (40) West Bengal (40)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 7
Arunachal Pradesh (116,000) Assam (7,500)
Delhi (90) Meghalaya (70)
Manipur (50) Nagaland (40)
West Bengal (40)
Primary Language: Nyishi (119,000 speakers)
Language Code: njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 21
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (1,200) Adi (400) Hindi (400) Naga, Nocte (70)
Bengali (20) Bodo (20) Garo (20) Nepali (20)
Naga, Tase: Tangsa (10) English Mising Karbi
Anal Naga, Ao Santhali Monpa, Tawang
Malayalam Kashmiri Bhili Mundari
Primary Language: Nyishi (119,000 speakers)
Language Code: njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 21
Secondary Languages:
Assamese (1,200) Adi (400)
Hindi (400) Naga, Nocte (70)
Bengali (20) Bodo (20)
Garo (20) Nepali (20)
Naga, Tase: Tangsa (10) English (10)
Mising (10) Karbi (0)
Anal (0) Naga, Ao (0)
Santhali (0) Monpa, Tawang (0)
Malayalam (0) Kashmiri (0)
Bhili (0) Mundari (0)
For Primary Language: Nyishi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1957-1982)
New Testament Yes   (2002)
Complete Bible No
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nisi
Primary Religion: Christianity

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.03 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown
37.51 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
25.89 %
Islam
0.01 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
36.57 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Rev. T. Kampu  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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