Paraiyan in India

Joshua Project has identified the Paraiyan only in India






Largest Religion

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People Name General Paraiyan
People Name in Country Paraiyan
Population in India 3,076,000
World Population 3,076,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 2.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Parayan, Pariah, Pariya, Sambar, Sambavar
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Tamil
People Name General Paraiyan
Ethnic Code CNN23c
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
Tamil (2,718,000) Malayalam (346,000) Telugu (14,000) Konkani (2,400)
Kannada (700) English (300) Tulu (100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamil 2,718,000 Malayalam 346,000
Telugu 14,000 Konkani 2,400
Kannada 700 English 300
Tulu 100
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1714-1956)
New Testament Yes   (1715-1998)
Complete Bible Yes   (1727-2002)
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
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 Bible Visuals
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Bibles, Bible League
Scripture EasyBibles
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
25.69 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
74.31 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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