Sema in India

The Sema have only been reported in India
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People Name General Sema
People Name in Country Sema
World Population 249,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Dayang; Sema Naga; Simi; सीमा
People ID 18071
ROP3 Code 113571
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 13
Largest States
Nagaland
240,000
Assam
7,600
Meghalaya
400
Arunachal Pradesh
300
Delhi
200
West Bengal
100
Madhya Pradesh
60
Manipur
60
Tamil Nadu
50
Kerala
50
Punjab
30
Karnataka
10
Chhattisgarh
10
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 13
  Nagaland 240,000
  Assam 7,600
  Meghalaya 400
  Arunachal Pradesh 300
  Delhi 200
  West Bengal 100
  Madhya Pradesh 60
  Manipur 60
  Tamil Nadu 50
  Kerala 50
  Punjab 30
  Karnataka 10
  Chhattisgarh 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Naga, Sumi (240,000 speakers)
Language Code nsm   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 41
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Naga, Lotha
600
English
500
Naga, Yimchungru
500
Naga, Ao
400
Nepali
400
Naga, Phom
400
Assamese
300
Naga, Chokri
200
Naga, Sangtam
200
Naga, Konyak
200
Naga, Southern Rengma
200
Naga, Angami
100
Hindi
100
Mizo
90
Bengali
70
Primary Language Naga, Sumi (240,000 speakers)
Language Code nsm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 41
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Naga, Lotha 600
  English 500
  Naga, Yimchungru 500
  Naga, Ao 400
  Nepali 400
  Naga, Phom 400
  Assamese 300
  Naga, Chokri 200
  Naga, Sangtam 200
  Naga, Konyak 200
  Naga, Southern Rengma 200
  Naga, Angami 100
  Hindi 100
  Mizo 90
  Bengali 70
People Groups Speaking Naga, Sumi

Primary Language:  Naga, Sumi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1928-1961)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1944-1960)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2000-2004)
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Naga, Sumi
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sumi Naga
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.17 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.33 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.20 %
Islam
0.26 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.03 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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.