Christian in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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People Name General Christian
People Name in Country Christian
World Population 1,295,000
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names क्रिस्चियन अनस्पेसिफाइड
People ID 16961
ROP3 Code 112266
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 36
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
138,000
Odisha
136,000
West Bengal
83,000
Assam
82,000
Maharashtra
61,000
Karnataka
61,000
Jharkhand
52,000
Gujarat
48,000
Andaman and Nicobar
46,000
Delhi
35,000
Punjab
34,000
Meghalaya
30,000
Kerala
26,000
Uttar Pradesh
22,000
Andhra Pradesh
21,000
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 36  (only 20 largest shown)
  Tamil Nadu 138,000
  Odisha 136,000
  West Bengal 83,000
  Assam 82,000
  Maharashtra 61,000
  Karnataka 61,000
  Jharkhand 52,000
  Gujarat 48,000
  Andaman and Nicobar 46,000
  Delhi 35,000
  Punjab 34,000
  Meghalaya 30,000
  Kerala 26,000
  Uttar Pradesh 22,000
  Andhra Pradesh 21,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (131,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 147
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Hindi
114,000
Odia
99,000
Bengali
83,000
Telugu
81,000
Assamese
78,000
Punjabi, Eastern
60,000
Kannada
57,000
English
40,000
Marathi
38,000
Gujarati
36,000
Malayalam
33,000
Andaman Creole Hindi
17,000
Khasi
12,000
Konkani, Goan
12,000
Garo
8,200
Primary Language Tamil (131,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 147
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Hindi 114,000
  Odia 99,000
  Bengali 83,000
  Telugu 81,000
  Assamese 78,000
  Punjabi, Eastern 60,000
  Kannada 57,000
  English 40,000
  Marathi 38,000
  Gujarati 36,000
  Malayalam 33,000
  Andaman Creole Hindi 17,000
  Khasi 12,000
  Konkani, Goan 12,000
  Garo 8,200
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Finding Peace
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Bible Visuals
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.