Koli of Gujarat in India

The Koli of Gujarat 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.

Subgroups: 9

Subgroup Name Population
Thakur 587,000
Kotwal 493,000
Talabda 365,000
Baria 124,000
Thakarda 110,000
Pagi 77,000
Chunwalia 67,000
Ghedia 22,000
Divachakoli Unknown

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People Name General Koli of Gujarat
People Name in Country Koli of Gujarat
Population this Country 8,310,000
Population all Countries 8,310,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 166
Alternate Names Macchi Koli; Machikoli; कोली ऑफ गुजरात
People ID 21555
ROP3 Code 118356
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster South Asia Hindu - other
People Group Koli of Gujarat
Ethnic Code CNN25
Total Subgroups 9
  Thakur 587,000
  Kotwal 493,000
  Talabda 365,000
  Baria 124,000
  Thakarda 110,000
  Pagi 77,000
  Chunwalia 67,000
  Ghedia 22,000
  Divachakoli 0
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 21
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Gujarat
8,173,000
Daman and Diu
45,000
Madhya Pradesh
29,000
Dadra and Nagar Have
18,000
Tamil Nadu
13,000
Rajasthan
7,500
Delhi
5,700
Karnataka
5,400
West Bengal
5,200
Telangana
1,800
Uttar Pradesh
1,600
Jharkhand
1,400
Maharashtra
1,100
Chhattisgarh
900
Andhra Pradesh
500
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 21  (only 20 largest shown)
  Gujarat 8,173,000
  Daman and Diu 45,000
  Madhya Pradesh 29,000
  Dadra and Nagar Have 18,000
  Tamil Nadu 13,000
  Rajasthan 7,500
  Delhi 5,700
  Karnataka 5,400
  West Bengal 5,200
  Telangana 1,800
  Uttar Pradesh 1,600
  Jharkhand 1,400
  Maharashtra 1,100
  Chhattisgarh 900
  Andhra Pradesh 500
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Gujarati (7,782,000 speakers)
Language Code guj   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Hindi
520,000
Marathi
35,000
Kacchi
23,000
Saurashtra
12,000
Konkani
6,500
Ahirani
2,300
Marwari
1,000
Dangi
600
Primary Language Gujarati (7,782,000 speakers)
Language Code guj   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Hindi 520,000
  Marathi 35,000
  Kacchi 23,000
  Saurashtra 12,000
  Konkani 6,500
  Ahirani 2,300
  Marwari 1,000
  Dangi 600
People Groups Speaking Gujarati

Primary Language:  Gujarati

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1809-1965)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1820-1985)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1823-2016)
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 (Global Recordings Network)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gujarati
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links (Scripture Earth)
General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ગુજરાતી - Gujarati
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.01 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.54 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.45 %
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 Copyrighted © 2021  Akella Srinivas Ramalingaswami / Shutterstock  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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