Balasantoshi in India

The Balasantoshi have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Subgroups: 2

Subgroup Name Population
Ganadi Jangam Unknown
Uru Jangam Unknown

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People Name General Balasantoshi
People Name in Country Balasantoshi
World Population 28,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Balasantavandlu, Balasanthanam, Balasanthosha, Balasanthu, Balasanthubandlu, Balasantu, Balasundari, Bale Santhanam, Balesanthanam, Bharadi, Bharagi, Bharari, Bhorpi, Katipapy Balasanthu, Kurrumamalu, Siriya Jangam, Veshagandlu, बालासांतोषी
People ID 16533
ROP3 Code 111711
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Maharashtra
23,000
Gujarat
3,300
Madhya Pradesh
1,200
Karnataka
300
Odisha
60
Daman and Diu
40
Dadra and Nagar Have
30
Telangana
20
Andhra Pradesh
10
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 9
  Maharashtra 23,000
  Gujarat 3,300
  Madhya Pradesh 1,200
  Karnataka 300
  Odisha 60
  Daman and Diu 40
  Dadra and Nagar Have 30
  Telangana 20
  Andhra Pradesh 10
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Marathi (21,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Gujarati
3,100
Hindi
2,700
Khandesi
700
Nimadi
500
Kannada
200
Telugu
200
Malvi
80
English
50
Primary Language Marathi (21,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Gujarati 3,100
  Hindi 2,700
  Khandesi 700
  Nimadi 500
  Kannada 200
  Telugu 200
  Malvi 80
  English 50
People Groups Speaking Marathi

Primary Language:  Marathi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1807-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1982)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1821-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Marathi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi
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 Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: मराठी - Marathi
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.09 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.91 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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