Velan in India

The Velan have only been reported in India
Population
86,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Velan
People Name in Country Velan
Population in India 86,000
World Population 86,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Anjuttan, Anthuran, Kuyavar, Veelar, Velar, वेलन
People ID 18305
ROP3 Code 113851
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Malayali
People Group Velan
Ethnic Code CNN23b
Total Subgroups on file 6
Largest Subgroups
Cunnambu
9,000
Cherar
0
Cholia
0
Malayan Velan
0
Pandi Velan
0
Pandiyar
0
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Malayali
People Group Velan
Ethnic Code CNN23b
Total Subgroups 6
  Cunnambu 9,000
  Cherar 0
  Cholia 0
  Malayan Velan 0
  Pandi Velan 0
  Pandiyar 0
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 8
Largest States
Kerala
82,000
Andhra Pradesh
1,400
Tamil Nadu
1,100
Karnataka
500
Maharashtra
300
Telangana
200
Delhi
100
Puducherry
80
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 8
  Kerala 82,000
  Andhra Pradesh 1,400
  Tamil Nadu 1,100
  Karnataka 500
  Maharashtra 300
  Telangana 200
  Delhi 100
  Puducherry 80
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Malayalam (83,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Konkani
1,500
Tamil
1,100
Tulu
20
Other People Groups Speaking Malayalam
Primary Language Malayalam (83,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Konkani 1,500
  Tamil 1,100
  Tulu 20
People Groups Speaking Malayalam

Primary Language:  Malayalam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1968)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1829-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1841-2004)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
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 Malayalam
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
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 Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: മലയാളം - Malayalam
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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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