Burgher in Sri Lanka

The Burgher have only been reported in Sri Lanka
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Largest Religion
Christian
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People Name General Burgher
People Name in Country Burgher
Population in Sri Lanka 46,000
World Population 46,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Eurasian, बर्गर
People ID 16543
ROP3 Code 111732
Country Sri Lanka
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 44  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Western
32,000
Eastern
4,800
Central
3,700
North Western
2,200
Uva
1,100
Sabaragamuwa
1,000
Southern
400
North Central
300
Northern
200
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Sri Lanka
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 44  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 9
  Western 32,000
  Eastern 4,800
  Central 3,700
  North Western 2,200
  Uva 1,100
  Sabaragamuwa 1,000
  Southern 400
  North Central 300
  Northern 200
Website South Asia Peoples

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Sinhala
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Indo-Portuguese
Other People Groups Speaking Sinhala
Primary Language Sinhala
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Indo-Portuguese
People Groups Speaking Sinhala

Primary Language:  Sinhala

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1739-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1776-1991)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1823-1982)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
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
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
8.47 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
86.85 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
4.68 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Sri Lanka census data.  Current values may differ.


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