Perumannan in India

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

Introduction / History

The Mannan are a scheduled caste in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. They speak Malayalam and Tamil. Perumannan is another name for them.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Most work as washermen. Some of them work with coconuts, herbal medicines or as day laborers. They are usually educated. They use government approved self-employment programs. They have a community association to look after their interests. The Mannan are monogamous and prefer cousin marriages.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Hinduism is their religion, but there are some Christians among them.


What Are Their Needs?

The Mannan people need a relationship with God the Father so they can have His heavenly guidance for all of life's trials.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Perumannan in India.

Pray that the community association leaders lead others of the Mannan to begin a movement to Christ. Pray for Mannan believers to boldly and lovingly take Christ to their Hindu neighbors. Pray for the Holy Spirit to move mightily among this people group.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Perumannan
People Name in Country Perumannan
Population this Country 103,000
Population all Countries 103,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Azhagarmattukkaran; Bhoobhoomkaran; Bhoommattukkaran; Gangireddulollu; पेरूमंनान
People ID 17867
ROP3 Code 113343
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 4
Largest States
Kerala
53,000
Tamil Nadu
49,000
Delhi
100
Puducherry
70
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 4
  Kerala 53,000
  Tamil Nadu 49,000
  Delhi 100
  Puducherry 70
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Malayalam (46,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Tamil
42,000
Primary Language Malayalam (46,000 speakers)
Language Code mal   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Tamil 42,000
People Groups Speaking Malayalam

Primary Language:  Malayalam

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1811-1968)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1829-1995)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1841-2016)
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 Love letter to you from scripture
Audio Recordings Online Audio Scripture
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 Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Malayalam
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
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.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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