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
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 3
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Dafla, Nishang, Nishi, Nyishi, निस्सी
People ID 17783
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (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)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 7
Arunachal Pradesh (135,000) Assam (7,700)
Delhi (90) Meghalaya (70)
Manipur (50) West Bengal (40)
Nagaland (40)
Primary Language: Nyishi (135,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: njz   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 21
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Assamese (1,200) Adi (400) Hindi (400)
Naga, Nocte (70) Bengali (20) Nepali (20)
Garo (20) Bodo (20) Naga, Tase: Tangsa (10)
Mising English Karbi
Anal Naga, Ao Santhali
Monpa, Tawang Malayalam Kashmiri
Bhili Mundari
Primary Language: Nyishi (135,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 21
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Assamese (1,200) Adi (400)
Hindi (400) Naga, Nocte (70)
Bengali (20) Nepali (20)
Garo (20) Bodo (20)
Naga, Tase: Tangsa (10) Mising (10)
English (10) Karbi (10)
Anal (10) Naga, Ao (10)
Santhali (0) Monpa, Tawang (0)
Malayalam (0) Kashmiri (0)
Bhili (0) Mundari (0)
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 Nisi
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 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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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