Chiru in India

The Chiru have only been reported in India
Population
6,900
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Chiru
People Name in Country Chiru
Population in India 6,900
World Population 6,900
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names चीरू
People ID 16598
ROP3 Code 111801
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Kuki-Chin-Naga
People Group Chiru
Ethnic Code MSY50c
Total Subgroups on file 5
Largest Subgroups
Chongdur
400
Danla
400
Deza
400
Dingthoi
400
Shamper
400
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Kuki-Chin-Naga
People Group Chiru
Ethnic Code MSY50c
Total Subgroups 5
  Chongdur 400
  Danla 400
  Deza 400
  Dingthoi 400
  Shamper 400
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 3
Largest States
Manipur
6,200
Nagaland
500
Assam
200
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 3
  Manipur 6,200
  Nagaland 500
  Assam 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Chiru (8,300 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Kom
500
Hmar
100
Karbi
60
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui
60
English
50
Gangte
50
Naga, Liangmai
20
Naga, Mao
20
Naga, Zeme
20
Other People Groups Speaking Chiru
Primary Language Chiru (8,300 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Kom 500
  Hmar 100
  Karbi 60
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui 60
  English 50
  Gangte 50
  Naga, Liangmai 20
  Naga, Mao 20
  Naga, Zeme 20
People Groups Speaking Chiru

Primary Language:  Chiru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2010)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.05 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.40 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.75 %
Islam
0.69 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.11 %
Photo Source Charles Keen 
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
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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