Illemei in India

The Illemei have only been reported in India
Population
95,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Illemei
People Name in Country Illemei
Population in India 95,000
World Population 95,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Imemei, Mao, Mao Naga, Memi, Spowama, इल्लेमे
People ID 17451
ROP3 Code 112856
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Manipur
(94,000)
Nagaland
(400)
Assam
(300)
Meghalaya
(200)
Delhi
(30)
Arunachal Pradesh
(10)
Chandigarh
(10)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Manipur (94,000)
  Nagaland (400)
  Assam (300)
  Meghalaya (200)
  Delhi (30)
  Arunachal Pradesh (10)
  Chandigarh (10)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Naga, Mao (93,000 speakers)
Language Code nbi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 18
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Naga, Maram
(600)
Naga, Khezha
(500)
Meitei
(200)
Hindi
(200)
Chin, Thado
(100)
Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui
(50)
English
(50)
Naga, Tangkhul
(40)
Nepali
(20)
Khandesi Kodava Mizo
Naga, Liangmai Naga, Yimchungru: Tikhir Marathi
People Groups Speaking Naga, Mao
Primary Language Naga, Mao (93,000 speakers)
Language Code nbi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 18
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Naga, Maram (600)
  Naga, Khezha (500)
  Meitei (200)
  Hindi (200)
  Chin, Thado (100)
  Naga, Inpui: Naga, Kabui (50)
  English (50)
  Naga, Tangkhul (40)
  Nepali (20)
  Khandesi (10)
  Kodava (10)
  Mizo (10)
  Naga, Liangmai (0)
  Naga, Yimchungru: Tikhir (0)
  Marathi (0)
People Groups Speaking Naga, Mao

Primary Language:  Naga, Mao

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1945-1947)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1960-2001)
Bible-Complete Yes   (2001)
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Resource Type Resource Name
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.16 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.18 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.22 %
Islam
0.27 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.17 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2017  Isudas  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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