Shabar in India

The Shabar have only been reported in India
Population
528,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Shabar
People Name in Country Shabar
Population in India 528,000
World Population 528,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Byadha Shabar, Nadua Shabar, Nadva Shabar, शबर
People ID 18080
ROP3 Code 113581
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
Odisha
515,000
Andhra Pradesh
5,000
Chhattisgarh
2,400
West Bengal
2,300
Assam
2,000
Jharkhand
1,600
Delhi
200
Tripura
100
Maharashtra
70
Gujarat
30
Telangana
30
Nagaland
30
Madhya Pradesh
30
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
  Odisha 515,000
  Andhra Pradesh 5,000
  Chhattisgarh 2,400
  West Bengal 2,300
  Assam 2,000
  Jharkhand 1,600
  Delhi 200
  Tripura 100
  Maharashtra 70
  Gujarat 30
  Telangana 30
  Nagaland 30
  Madhya Pradesh 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Odia (357,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 26
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Sora
108,000
Mal Paharia
47,000
Pengo
4,500
Kuvi
3,700
Hindi
2,300
Telugu
1,900
Chhattisgarhi
500
Bengali
400
Munda
400
Kharia
300
Assamese
200
Kurux
200
Mundari
200
Ho
200
Santhali
100
Other People Groups Speaking Odia
Primary Language Odia (357,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 26
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Sora 108,000
  Mal Paharia 47,000
  Pengo 4,500
  Kuvi 3,700
  Hindi 2,300
  Telugu 1,900
  Chhattisgarhi 500
  Bengali 400
  Munda 400
  Kharia 300
  Assamese 200
  Kurux 200
  Mundari 200
  Ho 200
  Santhali 100
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 National Bible Societies
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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 Bible: ODIA - Oriya
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.07 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
24.08 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
75.44 %
Islam
0.10 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.31 %
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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