Language:  Sinhala

Estimated Global Speakers

15,339,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

65

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Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 61,000 61,000 Buddhism 6.52 % -
Badahala Sri Lanka 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 7.52 % -
 Batgama Sri Lanka 380,000 380,000 Buddhism 1.48 % 8
Berava Sri Lanka 372,000 372,000 Buddhism 6.56 % -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,800 6,800 Buddhism 5.05 % -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 6.02 % -
 Burgher Sri Lanka 46,000 46,000 Christianity 87.06 % -
Couratto Sri Lanka 7,000 7,000 Buddhism 1.72 % 1
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,100 8,100 Buddhism 7.52 % -
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 38,000 38,000 Buddhism 6.50 % -
Durava Sri Lanka 729,000 729,000 Buddhism 8.12 % -
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 11,000 Buddhism 0.78 % 1
Gattara Sri Lanka 765,000 765,000 Buddhism 6.74 % -
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 19,000 Buddhism 3.88 % 1
 Govigama Sri Lanka 561,000 561,000 Buddhism 6.90 % -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 27,000 27,000 Buddhism 5.28 % -
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 28,000 28,000 Buddhism 5.27 % -
Handi Sri Lanka 1,800 1,800 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hannali Sri Lanka 336,000 336,000 Buddhism 6.85 % -
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,400 5,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000 17,000 Buddhism 1.59 % 1
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 19,000 Buddhism 3.71 % 1
Hinna Sri Lanka 244,000 244,000 Buddhism 6.70 % -
Hunna Sri Lanka 91,000 91,000 Buddhism 6.49 % -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,083,000 1,083,000 Buddhism 7.40 % -
Kiddea Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 6.10 % -
 Kinnara Sri Lanka 29,000 29,000 Buddhism 0.46 % 1
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 1,900 1,900 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 5.31 % -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,166,000 1,166,000 Buddhism 7.28 % -
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000 30,000 Buddhism 5.20 % -
Pamunu Sri Lanka 31,000 31,000 Buddhism 5.38 % -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 245,000 245,000 Buddhism 6.62 % -
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,900 8,900 Buddhism 3.51 % 1
Porowakara Sri Lanka 60,000 60,000 Buddhism 5.08 % -
Radava Sri Lanka 366,000 366,000 Buddhism 7.36 % -
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,800 1,800 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajaka Sri Lanka 150,000 150,000 Buddhism 7.03 % -
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 18,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Salagama Sri Lanka 313,000 313,000 Buddhism 12.16 % -
 Sinhalese Australia 147,000 481,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 481,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000 481,000 Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,700 481,000 Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,900 481,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 481,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese India 4,500 481,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 481,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese New Zealand 14,000 481,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000 481,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000 481,000 Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Oman 38,000 481,000 Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 481,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,400 481,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 57,000 481,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 481,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese United States 11,000 481,000 Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % 1
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 186,000 186,000 Buddhism 6.81 % -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000 12,253,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % 2
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 12,253,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 1,500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Vedda Sri Lanka 300 300 Christianity 50.00 % -
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 1,200 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,249,000 8,249,000 Buddhism 7.01 % -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 78,000 78,000 Buddhism 3.68 % 2
  Totals:  65           30     41
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 South Asian, general Austria 23,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.60 % 1
 South Asian, general Belgium 32,000 12,253,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.80 % 1
 South Asian, general Denmark 53,000 12,253,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Ireland 32,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Finland 11,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general France 276,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.20 % 6
 South Asian, general Gibraltar 700 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Germany 196,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.20 % 4
 South Asian, general Iceland 600 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Italy 424,000 12,253,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.50 % 8
 South Asian, general Greece 119,000 12,253,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.70 % 2
 South Asian, general Luxembourg 1,300 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Netherlands 224,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 1.00 % 4
 South Asian, general Norway 27,000 12,253,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.70 % 1
 South Asian, general Poland 3,300 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Portugal 79,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 South Asian, general Romania 1,500 12,253,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Spain 126,000 12,253,000 Islam 5.00 % 1.00 % 3
 South Asian, general Sweden 62,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general United Kingdom 3,073,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 1.50 % 61
 South Asian, general Russia 36,000 12,253,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
 South Asian, general Ukraine 8,900 12,253,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.50 % -
 Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 37.72 % -
  Totals:  23           21     103

Language Alternate Names
Chingalese
Cingalese
Singhala
Singhalese
Sinhalese

Dialects
Rodiya
Sinhalese

Dialect Alternate Names
Sinhala

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1739-1966
New Testament 1776-1991
Complete Bible 1823-2009


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