Vaniyan in India


Population
931,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Vaniyan
People Name in Country Vaniyan
Population in India 931,000
World Population 948,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 18
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names वन्नीयाँ, लिंगायत
People ID 20707
ROP3 Code 117085
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 20
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
(615,000)
Kerala
(216,000)
Andhra Pradesh
(53,000)
Karnataka
(33,000)
Puducherry
(6,100)
Maharashtra
(4,300)
Delhi
(1,500)
Telangana
(1,500)
Gujarat
(400)
Chandigarh
(200)
Goa
(200)
Madhya Pradesh
(100)
Jharkhand
(100)
Andaman and Nicobar
(100)
West Bengal
(90)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 20
  Tamil Nadu (615,000)
  Kerala (216,000)
  Andhra Pradesh (53,000)
  Karnataka (33,000)
  Puducherry (6,100)
  Maharashtra (4,300)
  Delhi (1,500)
  Telangana (1,500)
  Gujarat (400)
  Chandigarh (200)
  Goa (200)
  Madhya Pradesh (100)
  Jharkhand (100)
  Andaman and Nicobar (100)
  West Bengal (90)
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Tamil (666,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Malayalam
(217,000)
Telugu
(32,000)
English
(1,500)
Kannada
(300)
People Groups Speaking Tamil
Primary Language Tamil (666,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Malayalam (217,000)
  Telugu (32,000)
  English (1,500)
  Kannada (300)
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
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Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers 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 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)
General Bible Visuals
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: Old Version Bible
Primary Religion: Other / Small
Religion Subdivision: Lingayat
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
100.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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