Divehi in India


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People Name General Divehi
People Name in Country Divehi
World Population 3,100
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Mahl, Maldivian, Malki, डिवेः, मालदीवियन
People ID 17427
ROP3 Code 112829
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)
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
Tamil Nadu
200
Karnataka
100
Puducherry
20
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)
Location in Country Minicoy Island in the Laccadive Islands in India; Kerala, Trivandrum..   Source:  Ethnologue 2007
Total States 5
  Kerala 700
  Maharashtra 200
  Tamil Nadu 200
  Karnataka 100
  Puducherry 20
Website South Asia Peoples

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

Primary Language:  Maldivian

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2004)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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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)
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
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 latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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