Damor in India

Joshua Project has identified the Damor only in India
Population
64,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Damor are a scheduled tribe of India who are also called Damaria and live in Gujarat in Sabarkantha and Panchmahai and in Rajasthan.

The Damor are supposed to be descendants of Rajput men and Bhil women. They are part of the Bhil tribe. They speak Gujarati and a form of Rajasthani.

The Damor are endogamous with clan exogamy and have several clans that are Rajput. Parmar and Sisodia are two of their main clans. The Damor work in agriculture and some of them own land. They are Hindus.

The Damor of Rajasthan are not vegetarians and eat wheat and maize as cereals. Vagri is their main language and they read and write in Devanagari.


Prayer Points

* Pray that gospel materials will help bring the Damor to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that nearby Christians will help lead them to Jesus Christ.


References

www.tribesindia.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damor


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Damor
People Name in Country Damor
Population in India 64,000
World Population 64,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2 to 3
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Damaria, Damoria, दामोर
People ID 16666
ROP3 Code 111880
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Rajasthan
(61,000)
Madhya Pradesh
(2,400)
Gujarat
(500)
Chhattisgarh
(100)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Rajasthan (61,000)
  Madhya Pradesh (2,400)
  Gujarat (500)
  Chhattisgarh (100)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bhili (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bhb   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 23
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Hindi
(9,400)
Gujarati
(5,100)
Wagdi
(4,200)
Mewari
(2,000)
Telugu
(900)
Punjabi, Eastern
(800)
Marwari
(200)
Dhundari
(100)
Odia
(70)
Chhattisgarhi
(40)
Merwari
(30)
Shekhawati
(20)
Marathi
(10)
Gondi, Northern Korwa
People Groups Speaking Bhili
Primary Language Bhili (39,000 speakers)
Language Code bhb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 23
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Hindi (9,400)
  Gujarati (5,100)
  Wagdi (4,200)
  Mewari (2,000)
  Telugu (900)
  Punjabi, Eastern (800)
  Marwari (200)
  Dhundari (100)
  Odia (70)
  Chhattisgarhi (40)
  Merwari (30)
  Shekhawati (20)
  Marathi (10)
  Gondi, Northern (10)
  Korwa (10)
People Groups Speaking Bhili

Primary Language:  Bhili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1916-1996)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1930)
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bhili
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
1.36 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.59 %
Islam
0.02 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.02 %
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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