Chiru in India

The Chiru have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Subgroups: 5

Subgroup Name Population
Chongdur 400
Danla 400
Deza 400
Dingthoi 400
Shamper 400

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People Name General Chiru
People Name in Country Chiru
World Population 9,300
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names चीरू
People ID 16598
ROP3 Code 111801
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 4
Largest States
Manipur
8,600
Nagaland
600
Assam
200
Arunachal Pradesh
10
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 4
  Manipur 8,600
  Nagaland 600
  Assam 200
  Arunachal Pradesh 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Chiru (8,300 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Kom
500
Hmar
100
Karbi
60
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui
60
English
50
Gangte
50
Naga, Liangmai
20
Naga, Mao
20
Naga, Zeme
20
Chin, Thado Hindi Juang
Chin, Paite Bengali Naga, Chang
Primary Language Chiru (8,300 speakers)
Language Code cdf   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Kom 500
  Hmar 100
  Karbi 60
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui 60
  English 50
  Gangte 50
  Naga, Liangmai 20
  Naga, Mao 20
  Naga, Zeme 20
  Chin, Thado 10
  Hindi 10
  Juang 0
  Chin, Paite 0
  Bengali 0
  Naga, Chang 0
People Groups Speaking Chiru

Primary Language:  Chiru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2010)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2010)
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.04 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.40 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.78 %
Islam
0.66 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.10 %
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.