Paraiyan (Christian traditions) in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
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People Name General Paraiyan (Christian traditions)
People Name in Country Paraiyan (Christian traditions)
World Population 816,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Christian Adi Dravida; Parayan; Parayan Christian; Samban; Sambava; Sambavan; Sambavar Christian; Veppur Parayan
People ID 21605
ROP3 Code
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 24
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
634,000
Kerala
131,000
Puducherry
15,000
Andhra Pradesh
9,800
Maharashtra
5,100
Telangana
1,500
Delhi
1,200
Karnataka
700
Madhya Pradesh
300
Gujarat
200
West Bengal
200
Chhattisgarh
200
Andaman and Nicobar
100
Uttar Pradesh
100
Odisha
100
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 24  (only 20 largest shown)
  Tamil Nadu 634,000
  Kerala 131,000
  Puducherry 15,000
  Andhra Pradesh 9,800
  Maharashtra 5,100
  Telangana 1,500
  Delhi 1,200
  Karnataka 700
  Madhya Pradesh 300
  Gujarat 200
  West Bengal 200
  Chhattisgarh 200
  Andaman and Nicobar 100
  Uttar Pradesh 100
  Odisha 100
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Tamil
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 7
Secondary Languages
  English
  Konkani, Goan
  Kannada
  Malayalam
  Tulu
  Telugu
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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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: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.