Sema in India

The Sema have only been reported in India
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People Name General Sema
People Name in Country Sema
Population in India 247,000
World Population 247,000
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 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 13
Largest States
Nagaland
238,000
Assam
7,500
Meghalaya
300
Arunachal Pradesh
300
Delhi
200
West Bengal
100
Madhya Pradesh
60
Manipur
60
Kerala
50
Tamil Nadu
50
Punjab
30
Karnataka
10
Chhattisgarh
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 13
  Nagaland 238,000
  Assam 7,500
  Meghalaya 300
  Arunachal Pradesh 300
  Delhi 200
  West Bengal 100
  Madhya Pradesh 60
  Manipur 60
  Kerala 50
  Tamil Nadu 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 29
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Naga, Lotha
600
English
600
Naga, Yimchungru: Tikhir
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
Other People Groups Speaking Naga, Sumi
Primary Language Naga, Sumi (240,000 speakers)
Language Code nsm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 29
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Naga, Lotha 600
  English 600
  Naga, Yimchungru: Tikhir 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)
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)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Naga, Sumi
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Sumi Naga
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.12 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.38 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.34 %
Islam
0.12 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.02 %
Unknown
0.02 %
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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