Poumai in India

The Poumai have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Poumai
People Name in Country Poumai
Alternate Names Poumei Naga; नगा, पौमैई
Population this Country 154,000
Population all Countries 154,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 21364
ROP3 Code 117398
ROP25 Code 305781
ROP25 Name Naga
Country India
Region Asia, South
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 2
Largest States
Manipur
152,000
West Bengal
10
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 2
  Manipur 152,000
  West Bengal 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.10 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
99.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.12 %
Islam
0.16 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.62 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Naga, Poumai (121,000 speakers)
Language Code pmx   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 32
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Naga, Mao
3,900
Naga, Maram
1,200
Naga, Khezha
1,000
Hindi
400
Chin, Thado
200
Naga, Tangkhul (India)
100
Meitei
60
Nepali
50
English
40
Assamese
40
Naga, Liangmai
30
Naga, Zeme
30
Naga, Inpui
20
Mizo
20
Naga, Yimchungru
10
Primary Language Naga, Poumai (121,000 speakers)
Language Code pmx   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 32
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Naga, Mao 3,900
  Naga, Maram 1,200
  Naga, Khezha 1,000
  Hindi 400
  Chin, Thado 200
  Naga, Tangkhul (India) 100
  Meitei 60
  Nepali 50
  English 40
  Assamese 40
  Naga, Liangmai 30
  Naga, Zeme 30
  Naga, Inpui 20
  Mizo 20
  Naga, Yimchungru 10
People Groups Speaking Naga, Poumai

Primary Language:  Naga, Poumai

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1992)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2009)
YouVersion NT (www.bible.com) Online
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Naga, Poumei Jesus Film Project
General Gospel website in this language General / Other
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Naga, Poumai YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Naga, Poumai YouVersion Bibles
Photo Source Ramesh Lalwani - Flickr  Creative Commons 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Learn more.



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