Language:  Sinhala Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

15,223,000

People Group's Primary Language

22

Scripture Status

Complete Bible

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Burgher Sri Lanka 6,200 Christianity 77.62 %
Rodiya Sri Lanka 8,300 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese Australia 110,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 %
 Sinhalese Canada 5,000 Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 %
 Sinhalese Sri Lanka 10,729,000 Buddhism 3.99 %
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,500 Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 %
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,700 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 %
 Sinhalese India 4,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Sinhalese Libya 13,000 Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 %
 Sinhalese Oman 15,000 Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 %
 Sinhalese Maldives 1,900 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 %
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 %
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 %
 Sinhalese Qatar 45,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 %
 Sinhalese Singapore 25,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 %
 Sinhalese Thailand 71,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 %
 Sinhalese United States 41,000 Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 %
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 %
 South Asian, general Switzerland 74,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 %
  Totals:  22     16        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Sinhala as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Sinhala as a secondary language.

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)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
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Resource 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 Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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