Vanniyan in Sri Lanka


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People Name General Vanniyan
People Name in Country Vanniyan
World Population 12,909,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Agnikula, Agnikula Kshatriya, Agnikula Kshatriyas, Ambalavasi, Ekera, Ekere, Ekila, Gangaputra, Gangavamsam, Gangavara, Gangavaru, Gounder, Kampanamullu, Kounder, Marakallu, Naicker, Nayullu, Padaichi, Padaiyachi, Padaiyachi Christian, Padaiyaci Christian, Padaiychi, Pallapu Rajulu, Pallelu, Palli, Palli Kapulu, Palli Reddi, Pandamuttu, Penta, Perumal, Thigala, Tigala, Tilvi, Vanne kapulu, Vanne Reddi, Vanniakula Kshatriya, Vannikola, Vannikula Kshatriya, Vanniyan Christian, Vanniyar, Variyar, Vellaiyan, Vontikulgi, वन्नीयाँ
People ID 18323
ROP3 Code 113870
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 46  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Central
21,000
Uva
6,000
Sabaragamuwa
4,000
Western
3,100
Southern
600
Eastern
400
Northern
400
North Western
300
North Central
40
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 46  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 9
  Central 21,000
  Uva 6,000
  Sabaragamuwa 4,000
  Western 3,100
  Southern 600
  Eastern 400
  Northern 400
  North Western 300
  North Central 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Malayalam
Primary Language Tamil
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Malayalam
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2002)
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 Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
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 Finding Peace
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Bible Visuals
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
12.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
87.94 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
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 Sri Lanka census data.  Current values may differ.