Pentia in India

The Pentia have only been reported in India
Population
10,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Pentia
People Name in Country Pentia
Population in India 10,000
World Population 10,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Holuva, Holva, Pantla, Penthia, Petia, पेंटिया
People ID 17864
ROP3 Code 113340
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 2
Largest States
Odisha
(10,000)
Andhra Pradesh
(200)
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 2
  Odisha (10,000)
  Andhra Pradesh (200)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Odia (5,900 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Bhatri
(1,800)
Pengo
(1,600)
Marathi
(300)
Santhali
(300)
Hindi
(200)
Munda
(100)
Ho
(40)
Mundari
(20)
Koya
(20)
Telugu Kuvi Kurux
Bengali Gondi, Northern Malayalam
People Groups Speaking Odia
Primary Language Odia (5,900 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 17
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Bhatri (1,800)
  Pengo (1,600)
  Marathi (300)
  Santhali (300)
  Hindi (200)
  Munda (100)
  Ho (40)
  Mundari (20)
  Koya (20)
  Telugu (10)
  Kuvi (0)
  Kurux (0)
  Bengali (0)
  Gondi, Northern (0)
  Malayalam (0)
People Groups Speaking Odia

Primary Language:  Odia

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1811-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1809-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1815-2004)
Bible-NT Audio 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 Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Odia
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.34 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
98.99 %
Islam
0.03 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.64 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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