Chiru in India

The Chiru have only been reported in India
Population
8,300
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Chiru
People Name in Country Chiru
Population in India 8,300
World Population 8,300
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names चीरू
People ID 16598
ROP3 Code 111801
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 3
Largest States
Manipur
(7,600)
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 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 3
  Manipur (7,600)
  Nagaland (500)
  Assam (200)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Chiru (7,900 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Kom
(100)
Hmar
(80)
Gangte
(40)
English
(40)
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui
(30)
Naga, Liangmai
(20)
Karbi
(20)
Naga, Mao
(20)
Naga, Zeme
(20)
Chin, Thado Hindi Juang
Bengali Assamese Naga, Chang
People Groups Speaking Chiru
Primary Language Chiru (7,900 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Kom (100)
  Hmar (80)
  Gangte (40)
  English (40)
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui (30)
  Naga, Liangmai (20)
  Karbi (20)
  Naga, Mao (20)
  Naga, Zeme (20)
  Chin, Thado (10)
  Hindi (0)
  Juang (0)
  Bengali (0)
  Assamese (0)
  Naga, Chang (0)
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
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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 India census data.  Current values may differ.


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