Language:  Sinhala Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

15,338,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

64

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 59,000 59,000 Buddhism 6.52 % -
Badahala Sri Lanka 110,000 110,000 Buddhism 7.52 % -
Batgama Sri Lanka 384,000 384,000 Buddhism 1.48 % 8
Berava Sri Lanka 360,000 360,000 Buddhism 6.56 % -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,500 6,500 Buddhism 5.05 % -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 14,000 14,000 Buddhism 6.02 % -
 Burgher Sri Lanka 52,000 52,000 Christianity 86.78 % -
Couratto Sri Lanka 7,000 7,000 Buddhism 1.72 % 1
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 7,300 7,300 Buddhism 7.52 % -
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 38,000 38,000 Buddhism 6.50 % -
Durava Sri Lanka 605,000 605,000 Buddhism 8.12 % -
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 11,000 Buddhism 0.78 % 1
Gattara Sri Lanka 739,000 739,000 Buddhism 6.74 % -
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 18,000 18,000 Buddhism 3.88 % 1
 Govigama Sri Lanka 543,000 543,000 Buddhism 6.90 % -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 26,000 26,000 Buddhism 5.28 % -
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 27,000 27,000 Buddhism 5.27 % -
Handi Sri Lanka 1,800 1,800 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hannali Sri Lanka 324,000 324,000 Buddhism 6.85 % -
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,400 5,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000 17,000 Buddhism 1.59 % 1
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 18,000 18,000 Buddhism 3.71 % 1
Hinna Sri Lanka 236,000 236,000 Buddhism 6.70 % -
Hunna Sri Lanka 88,000 88,000 Buddhism 6.49 % -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,050,000 1,050,000 Buddhism 7.40 % -
Kiddea Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 6.10 % -
Kinnara Sri Lanka 29,000 29,000 Buddhism 0.46 % 1
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 1,900 1,900 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 5.31 % -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,128,000 1,128,000 Buddhism 7.28 % -
Oli Sri Lanka 29,000 29,000 Buddhism 5.20 % -
Pamunu Sri Lanka 30,000 30,000 Buddhism 5.38 % -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 236,000 236,000 Buddhism 6.62 % -
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,600 8,600 Buddhism 3.51 % 1
Porowakara Sri Lanka 48,000 48,000 Buddhism 5.08 % -
Radava Sri Lanka 353,000 353,000 Buddhism 7.36 % -
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,800 1,800 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajaka Sri Lanka 146,000 146,000 Buddhism 7.03 % -
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 18,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Salagama Sri Lanka 290,000 290,000 Buddhism 12.16 % -
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 411,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 411,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Sinhalese Canada 5,000 411,000 Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,500 411,000 Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,800 411,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 411,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese India 3,900 411,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Italy 59,000 411,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Oman 15,000 411,000 Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,300 411,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 411,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Sinhalese Libya 13,000 411,000 Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,000 411,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 52,000 411,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 16,000 411,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Thailand 71,000 411,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese United States 41,000 411,000 Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % 1
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 164,000 164,000 Buddhism 6.81 % -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 75,000 11,602,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 11,602,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 1,500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 1,200 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 7,961,000 7,961,000 Buddhism 7.01 % -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 79,000 79,000 Buddhism 3.68 % 2
  Totals:  64         30       39
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 South Asian, general Austria 23,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.60 % 1
 South Asian, general Belgium 32,000 11,602,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.80 % 1
 South Asian, general Denmark 53,000 11,602,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Ireland 31,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Finland 11,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general France 275,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.20 % 5
 South Asian, general Gibraltar 700 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Germany 192,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.20 % 4
 South Asian, general Greece 129,000 11,602,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.70 % 3
 South Asian, general Iceland 600 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Italy 417,000 11,602,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.50 % 8
 South Asian, general Luxembourg 1,200 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Netherlands 223,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 1.00 % 4
 South Asian, general Norway 27,000 11,602,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.70 % 1
 South Asian, general Poland 3,300 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Portugal 80,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 South Asian, general Romania 1,500 11,602,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Russia 35,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
 South Asian, general Spain 125,000 11,602,000 Islam 5.00 % 1.00 % 3
 South Asian, general Sweden 61,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general United Kingdom 3,000,000 11,602,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.50 % 60
 South Asian, general Ukraine 9,000 11,602,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.50 % -
Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 37.72 % -
  Totals:  23         21       102

Item Code
Status
Ethnologue Code sin
Bible Translation Complete Bible
Written Yes
Linguist List  
Language Archives  

Language Alternate Names
Chingalese
Cingalese
Singhala
Singhalese
Sinhalese

Dialects
Rodiya
Sinhalese

Dialect Alternate Names
Sinhala
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1739-1966
New Testament 1776-1991
Complete Bible 1823-1982
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Bible.com (YouVersion)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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Resource New Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sinhala
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 God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: සිංහල - Sinhala
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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