Divehi, Maldivian in India


Population
1,200
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Divehi, Maldivian
People Name in Country Divehi, Maldivian
Population in India 1,200
World Population 1,400
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Mahl, Maldivian, Malki, डिवेः, मालदीवियन
People ID 17427
ROP3 Code 112829
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Minicoy Island in the Laccadive Islands in India; Kerala, Trivandrum.   Source:  Ethnologue 2007
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Kerala
(700)
Maharashtra
(200)
Karnataka
(100)
Tamil Nadu
(100)
Puducherry
(20)
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)
Location in Country Minicoy Island in the Laccadive Islands in India; Kerala, Trivandrum..   Source:  Ethnologue 2007
Total States 5
  Kerala (700)
  Maharashtra (200)
  Karnataka (100)
  Tamil Nadu (100)
  Puducherry (20)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Maldivian (1,200 speakers)
Language Code div   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect Dhivehi
Dialect Code 4696   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Maldivian
Primary Language Maldivian (1,200 speakers)
Language Code div   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Dhivehi
Dialect Code 4696   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Maldivian

Primary Language:  Maldivian

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Maldivian
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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