Shabar in India

The Shabar have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Nadua 18,000

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People Name General Shabar
People Name in Country Shabar
World Population 533,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Byadha Shabar, Nadua Shabar, Nadva Shabar, शबर
People ID 18080
ROP3 Code 113581
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 14
Largest States
Odisha
519,000
Andhra Pradesh
5,000
Chhattisgarh
2,400
West Bengal
2,400
Assam
2,100
Jharkhand
1,700
Delhi
200
Tripura
100
Maharashtra
80
Nagaland
40
Madhya Pradesh
40
Telangana
30
Gujarat
30
Bihar
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 14
  Odisha 519,000
  Andhra Pradesh 5,000
  Chhattisgarh 2,400
  West Bengal 2,400
  Assam 2,100
  Jharkhand 1,700
  Delhi 200
  Tripura 100
  Maharashtra 80
  Nagaland 40
  Madhya Pradesh 40
  Telangana 30
  Gujarat 30
  Bihar 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Odia (387,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 39
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Sora
89,000
Mal Paharia
38,000
Pengo
5,900
Kuvi
2,900
Hindi
2,500
Telugu
1,800
Chhattisgarhi
500
Bengali
400
Munda
400
Kharia
200
Assamese
200
Duruwa
200
Kurux
200
Ho
200
Mundari
200
Primary Language Odia (387,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 39
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Sora 89,000
  Mal Paharia 38,000
  Pengo 5,900
  Kuvi 2,900
  Hindi 2,500
  Telugu 1,800
  Chhattisgarhi 500
  Bengali 400
  Munda 400
  Kharia 200
  Assamese 200
  Duruwa 200
  Kurux 200
  Ho 200
  Mundari 200
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
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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 Bible: ODIA - Oriya
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.02 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
9.07 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
90.64 %
Islam
0.11 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.02 %
Unknown
0.15 %
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.