Idayan in India


Population
68,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Idayan
People Name in Country Idayan
Population in India 68,000
World Population 77,400
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Edaya, Ethayar, Golla, Gopalan, Idaiyan, Idaiyar, Idayar, Idayer, Konar, Mond Golla Asthanthra Golla, Naicker, Nainar, Nainer, Pillai, Puran, Purnam, Sudarman, Udayar, Vaduga Ayar, Vaduga Idaiyar, Yadav, Yadava, Yadavan, Yadavar, इदायन
People ID 16962
ROP3 Code 112267
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Tamil
People Group Idayan
Ethnic Code CNN23c
Total Subgroups on file 22
Largest Subgroups
(only 15 largest shown)
Samban
1,200
Maniyakkaran
1,000
Sholia
1,000
Karutthakadu
800
Aunvallur
700
Ayar
700
Kalkatti
700
Kalla
700
Pal
700
Pancharamkotti
700
Pasi
700
Pendukkumekki
700
Pudunattu
700
Puthukku Nattar
700
Sangukatti
700
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Tamil
People Group Idayan
Ethnic Code CNN23c
Total Subgroups 22 (only 15 largest shown)
  Samban 1,200
  Maniyakkaran 1,000
  Sholia 1,000
  Karutthakadu 800
  Aunvallur 700
  Ayar 700
  Kalkatti 700
  Kalla 700
  Pal 700
  Pancharamkotti 700
  Pasi 700
  Pendukkumekki 700
  Pudunattu 700
  Puthukku Nattar 700
  Sangukatti 700
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 6
Largest States
Kerala
37,000
Tamil Nadu
24,000
Maharashtra
6,200
Karnataka
500
Andhra Pradesh
100
Delhi
100
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 6
  Kerala 37,000
  Tamil Nadu 24,000
  Maharashtra 6,200
  Karnataka 500
  Andhra Pradesh 100
  Delhi 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Malayalam (34,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Tamil
33,000
Tulu
200
Other People Groups Speaking Malayalam
Primary Language Malayalam (34,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Tamil 33,000
  Tulu 200
People Groups Speaking Malayalam

Primary Language:  Malayalam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1968)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1829-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1841-2004)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
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 Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Malayalam
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: മലയാളം - Malayalam
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
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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