Language:  Sinhala

Estimated Global Speakers

15,339,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

64

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(64 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 62,000
Badahala Sri Lanka 115,000
 Batgama Sri Lanka 384,000
Berava Sri Lanka 375,000
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,900
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000
 Burgher Sri Lanka 46,000
Couratto Sri Lanka 7,000
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,200
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 38,000
Durava Sri Lanka 736,000
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000
Gattara Sri Lanka 772,000
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000
 Govigama Sri Lanka 566,000
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 28,000
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 28,000
Handi Sri Lanka 1,800
Hannali Sri Lanka 339,000
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,400
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000
Hinna Sri Lanka 246,000
Hunna Sri Lanka 92,000
Karava Sri Lanka 1,092,000
Kiddea Sri Lanka 16,000
 Kinnara Sri Lanka 29,000
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 1,900
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,176,000
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000
Pamunu Sri Lanka 31,000
Pannikki Sri Lanka 247,000
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 9,000
Porowakara Sri Lanka 60,000
Radava Sri Lanka 369,000
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,800
Rajaka Sri Lanka 152,000
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000
Salagama Sri Lanka 316,000
 Sinhalese Australia 149,000
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,700
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,000
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000
 Sinhalese New Zealand 14,000
 Sinhalese India 5,200
 Sinhalese Libya 17,000
 Sinhalese Oman 39,000
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,500
 Sinhalese Qatar 58,000
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000
 Sinhalese United States 11,000
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 187,000
 South Asian, general Switzerland 77,000
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500
 Vedda Sri Lanka 300
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,324,000
Yamannu Sri Lanka 79,000
  Totals:  64     29
Secondary Language
(24 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 South Asian, general Austria 23,000
 South Asian, general Belgium 32,000
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000
 South Asian, general Denmark 63,000
 South Asian, general Ireland 32,000
 South Asian, general Finland 11,000
 South Asian, general France 276,000
 South Asian, general Gibraltar 700
 South Asian, general Germany 196,000
 South Asian, general Greece 119,000
 South Asian, general Iceland 600
 South Asian, general Italy 423,000
 South Asian, general Luxembourg 1,300
 South Asian, general Netherlands 224,000
 South Asian, general Norway 28,000
 South Asian, general Poland 3,300
 South Asian, general Portugal 79,000
 South Asian, general Romania 1,500
 South Asian, general Spain 126,000
 South Asian, general Sweden 62,000
 South Asian, general Russia 36,000
 South Asian, general United Kingdom 3,086,000
 South Asian, general Ukraine 8,800
 Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,500
  Totals:  24     22

Language Alternate Names
Chingalese
Cingalese
Singhala
Singhalese
Sinhalese

Dialects
Rodiya
Sabaragamu Sinhala
Sinhalese
Southern Sinhala
Up-country Sinhala
Uva Province Sinhala

Dialect Alternate Names
Sinhala