Nissi in India

Joshua Project has identified the Nissi only in India
Population
143,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Nissi
People Name in Country Nissi
Population in India 143,000
World Population 143,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Dafla, Nishang, Nishi, Nyishi, निस्सी
People ID 17783
ROP3 Code 113247
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Arunachal Pradesh
(135,000)
Assam
(7,700)
Delhi
(90)
Meghalaya
(70)
Manipur
(50)
West Bengal
(40)
Nagaland
(40)
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)
Total States 7
  Arunachal Pradesh (135,000)
  Assam (7,700)
  Delhi (90)
  Meghalaya (70)
  Manipur (50)
  West Bengal (40)
  Nagaland (40)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nyishi (135,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Assamese
(1,200)
Adi
(400)
Hindi
(400)
Naga, Nocte
(70)
Bengali
(20)
Nepali
(20)
Bodo
(20)
Garo
(20)
Naga, Tase: Tangsa
(10)
Mising English Karbi
Anal Naga, Ao Santhali
People Groups Speaking Nyishi
Primary Language Nyishi (135,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 21
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Assamese (1,200)
  Adi (400)
  Hindi (400)
  Naga, Nocte (70)
  Bengali (20)
  Nepali (20)
  Bodo (20)
  Garo (20)
  Naga, Tase: Tangsa (10)
  Mising (10)
  English (10)
  Karbi (10)
  Anal (10)
  Naga, Ao (10)
  Santhali (0)
People Groups Speaking Nyishi

Primary Language:  Nyishi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1957-1982)
New Testament Yes   (2002)
Complete Bible 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 Jesus Film: view in Nyishi
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.03 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
37.51 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
25.89 %
Islam
0.01 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
36.57 %
Photo Source Rev. T. Kampu  
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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