Nissi in India

The Nissi have only been reported in India
Population
39,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Nissi
People Name in Country Nissi
Population in India 39,000
World Population 39,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 3
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
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Arunachal Pradesh
31,000
Assam
7,600
West Bengal
40
Nagaland
40
Manipur
30
Meghalaya
20
Delhi
10
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Arunachal Pradesh 31,000
  Assam 7,600
  West Bengal 40
  Nagaland 40
  Manipur 30
  Meghalaya 20
  Delhi 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nyishi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Assamese
900
Hindi
200
Adi
100
Naga, Nocte
30
Nepali
20
Other People Groups Speaking Nyishi
Primary Language Nyishi (38,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Assamese 900
  Hindi 200
  Adi 100
  Naga, Nocte 30
  Nepali 20
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 National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go 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
1.03 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
55.31 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
6.66 %
Islam
0.29 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
36.70 %
Photo Source Rev. T. Kampu 
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
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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