Balasantoshi in India

The Balasantoshi have only been reported in India
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Largest Religion
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Evangelical
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Balasantoshi
People Name in Country Balasantoshi
Population this Country 34,000
Population all Countries 34,000
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 Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Maharashtra
27,000
Gujarat
3,900
Madhya Pradesh
1,400
Karnataka
300
Odisha
60
Daman and Diu
50
Dadra and Nagar Have
30
Telangana
30
Andhra Pradesh
10
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 9
  Maharashtra 27,000
  Gujarat 3,900
  Madhya Pradesh 1,400
  Karnataka 300
  Odisha 60
  Daman and Diu 50
  Dadra and Nagar Have 30
  Telangana 30
  Andhra Pradesh 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Marathi (21,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Gujarati
3,200
Hindi
2,700
Khandesi
700
Nimadi
500
Kannada
200
Telugu
200
Malvi
80
English
30
Primary Language Marathi (21,000 speakers)
Language Code mar   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Gujarati 3,200
  Hindi 2,700
  Khandesi 700
  Nimadi 500
  Kannada 200
  Telugu 200
  Malvi 80
  English 30
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  (1821-2022)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible General / Other
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Marathi Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Gospel website in this language General / Other
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 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more