Adi Dravida Christian in India

The Adi Dravida Christian 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.

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People Name General Adi Dravida Christian
People Name in Country Adi Dravida Christian
Pronunciation AH-dee DRAH-vee-dahr
Population this Country 662,000
Population all Countries 662,000
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 118361
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 19
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil Nadu
531,000
Karnataka
120,000
Andhra Pradesh
2,200
Maharashtra
1,600
Delhi
400
Puducherry
400
Odisha
200
Gujarat
200
West Bengal
70
Andaman and Nicobar
50
Chhattisgarh
40
Madhya Pradesh
40
Assam
40
Jharkhand
30
Haryana
20
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 19
  Tamil Nadu 531,000
  Karnataka 120,000
  Andhra Pradesh 2,200
  Maharashtra 1,600
  Delhi 400
  Puducherry 400
  Odisha 200
  Gujarat 200
  West Bengal 70
  Andaman and Nicobar 50
  Chhattisgarh 40
  Madhya Pradesh 40
  Assam 40
  Jharkhand 30
  Haryana 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil (597,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
Kannada
35,000
Telugu
19,000
Tulu
2,600
Konkani, Goan
400
Malayalam
300
English
200
Odia
40
Primary Language Tamil (597,000 speakers)
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 8
Secondary Languages
  Kannada 35,000
  Telugu 19,000
  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  (1727-2021)
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 General Ministry Resources
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from 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 Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video Finding Peace
Film / Video Following Jesus video
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
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.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more