Christian in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Christian
People Name in Country Christian
Population this Country 1,492,000
Population all Countries 2,157,000
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names क्रिस्चियन अनस्पेसिफाइड
People ID 16961
ROP3 Code 112266
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 37
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Punjab
216,000
Odisha
199,000
Tamil Nadu
178,000
Assam
114,000
West Bengal
98,000
Maharashtra
78,000
Karnataka
77,000
Jharkhand
62,000
Gujarat
58,000
Andaman and Nicobar
52,000
Delhi
39,000
Meghalaya
35,000
Kerala
30,000
Telangana
27,000
Andhra Pradesh
27,000
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 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 37  (only 20 largest shown)
  Punjab 216,000
  Odisha 199,000
  Tamil Nadu 178,000
  Assam 114,000
  West Bengal 98,000
  Maharashtra 78,000
  Karnataka 77,000
  Jharkhand 62,000
  Gujarat 58,000
  Andaman and Nicobar 52,000
  Delhi 39,000
  Meghalaya 35,000
  Kerala 30,000
  Telangana 27,000
  Andhra Pradesh 27,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (196,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 149
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil
161,000
Punjabi, Eastern
143,000
Odia
127,000
Assamese
94,000
Telugu
92,000
Bengali
87,000
Kannada
58,000
Marathi
43,000
Gujarati
38,000
English
36,000
Malayalam
33,000
Andaman Hindi Creole
17,000
Khasi
14,000
Konkani, Goan
13,000
Chhattisgarhi
11,000
Primary Language Hindi (196,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 149
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Tamil 161,000
  Punjabi, Eastern 143,000
  Odia 127,000
  Assamese 94,000
  Telugu 92,000
  Bengali 87,000
  Kannada 58,000
  Marathi 43,000
  Gujarati 38,000
  English 36,000
  Malayalam 33,000
  Andaman Hindi Creole 17,000
  Khasi 14,000
  Konkani, Goan 13,000
  Chhattisgarhi 11,000
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2019)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
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 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more