Adi Dravida Christians in India

The Adi Dravida Christian have only been reported in India
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Largest Religion
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Adi Dravida Christian
People Name in Country Adi Dravida Christian
Natural Name Adi Dravida Christians
World Population 625,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Adi Dravidar; Chakkiliyan; Harijan; Madiga; Pariyar
People ID 21600
ROP3 Code
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 18
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
518,000
Karnataka
103,000
Andhra Pradesh
1,900
Maharashtra
1,400
Delhi
400
Puducherry
300
Odisha
200
Gujarat
100
West Bengal
70
Jharkhand
60
Madhya Pradesh
40
Andaman and Nicobar
40
Chhattisgarh
30
Haryana
10
Telangana
10
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 18
  Tamil Nadu 518,000
  Karnataka 103,000
  Andhra Pradesh 1,900
  Maharashtra 1,400
  Delhi 400
  Puducherry 300
  Odisha 200
  Gujarat 100
  West Bengal 70
  Jharkhand 60
  Madhya Pradesh 40
  Andaman and Nicobar 40
  Chhattisgarh 30
  Haryana 10
  Telangana 10
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Tamil (568,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Kannada
35,000
Telugu
17,000
Tulu
2,600
Konkani, Goan
400
Malayalam
300
English
200
Odia
40
Primary Language Tamil (568,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Kannada 35,000
  Telugu 17,000
  Tulu 2,600
  Konkani, Goan 400
  Malayalam 300
  English 200
  Odia 40
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2016)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Virtual Storehouse
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Finding Peace
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 Tamil
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Bible Visuals
General Comprehensive list of Tamil Resources
General God's Simple Plan
General Gospel website in this language
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.
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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