Govigama in Sri Lanka

The Govigama have only been reported in Sri Lanka
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Sri Lanka census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 4

Subgroup Name Population
Bandara 26,000
Katupulle 26,000
Mudali 26,000
Nilamakka 26,000

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People Name General Govigama
People Name in Country Govigama
Population this Country 573,000
Population all Countries 573,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names गोविगमा
People ID 21399
ROP3 Code 118206
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Western
167,000
Southern
77,000
North Western
72,000
Central
64,000
Sabaragamuwa
63,000
North Central
56,000
Uva
46,000
Eastern
19,000
Northern
2,900
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States 9
  Western 167,000
  Southern 77,000
  North Western 72,000
  Central 64,000
  Sabaragamuwa 63,000
  North Central 56,000
  Uva 46,000
  Eastern 19,000
  Northern 2,900
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Sinhala (573,000 speakers)
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Sinhala (573,000 speakers)
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Sinhala
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
93.10 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
6.90 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Sri Lanka census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Sanath Athukorala 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more