Nissi in India

The Nissi have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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People Name General Nissi
People Name in Country Nissi
World Population 40,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Dafla, Nishang, Nishi, Nyishi, निस्सी
People ID 17783
ROP3 Code 113247
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)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Arunachal Pradesh
31,000
Assam
7,600
Delhi
60
Meghalaya
50
West Bengal
40
Nagaland
40
Manipur
30
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)
Total States 7
  Arunachal Pradesh 31,000
  Assam 7,600
  Delhi 60
  Meghalaya 50
  West Bengal 40
  Nagaland 40
  Manipur 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nyishi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Assamese
900
Hindi
200
Adi
100
Naga, Nocte
30
Nepali
20
Boro
Naga, Tangshang: Tangsa Bengali Mising
Garo Naga, Ao Karbi
Anal English Santhali
Primary Language Nyishi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Assamese 900
  Hindi 200
  Adi 100
  Naga, Nocte 30
  Nepali 20
  Boro 10
  Naga, Tangshang: Tangsa 10
  Bengali 10
  Mising 10
  Garo 10
  Naga, Ao 0
  Karbi 0
  Anal 0
  English 0
  Santhali 0
People Groups Speaking Nyishi

Primary Language:  Nyishi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1957-1982)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2002)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2016)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Nyishi
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.29 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
52.92 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
22.26 %
Islam
0.46 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.14 %
Unknown
23.92 %
Photo Source Rev. T. Kampu 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.