Language:  Sinhala

Estimated Global Speakers

15,339,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

64

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(64 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 62,000
Badahala Sri Lanka 117,000
 Batgama Sri Lanka 388,000
Berava Sri Lanka 380,000
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,900
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000
 Burgher Sri Lanka 47,000
Couratto Sri Lanka 7,100
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 8,300
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 39,000
Durava Sri Lanka 745,000
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000
Gattara Sri Lanka 781,000
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 20,000
 Govigama Sri Lanka 573,000
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 28,000
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 28,000
Handi Sri Lanka 1,800
Hannali Sri Lanka 343,000
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,500
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 20,000
Hinna Sri Lanka 249,000
Hunna Sri Lanka 93,000
Karava Sri Lanka 1,105,000
Kiddea Sri Lanka 16,000
 Kinnara Sri Lanka 29,000
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 2,000
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,190,000
Oli Sri Lanka 31,000
Pamunu Sri Lanka 31,000
Pannikki Sri Lanka 250,000
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 9,100
Porowakara Sri Lanka 61,000
Radava Sri Lanka 374,000
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,800
Rajaka Sri Lanka 154,000
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000
Salagama Sri Lanka 320,000
 Sinhalese Australia 70,000
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200
 Sinhalese Canada 20,000
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,900
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,100
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800
 Sinhalese India 5,200
 Sinhalese Italy 59,000
 Sinhalese Oman 33,000
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,600
 Sinhalese Libya 16,000
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,600
 Sinhalese New Zealand 15,000
 Sinhalese Qatar 52,000
 Sinhalese Singapore 17,000
 Sinhalese Thailand 74,000
 Sinhalese United States 11,000
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 189,000
 South Asian, general Switzerland 76,000
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500
 Vedda Sri Lanka 300
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,300
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,422,000
Yamannu Sri Lanka 80,000
  Totals:  64     29
Secondary Language
(24 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 South Asian, general Austria 23,000
 South Asian, general Belgium 32,000
 South Asian, general Cyprus 16,000
 South Asian, general Denmark 64,000
 South Asian, general Ireland 33,000
 South Asian, general Finland 11,000
 South Asian, general France 272,000
 South Asian, general Gibraltar 700
 South Asian, general Iceland 600
 South Asian, general Germany 195,000
 South Asian, general Greece 119,000
 South Asian, general Italy 415,000
 South Asian, general Luxembourg 1,300
 South Asian, general Netherlands 229,000
 South Asian, general Norway 27,000
 South Asian, general Poland 3,400
 South Asian, general Portugal 80,000
 South Asian, general Romania 1,500
 South Asian, general Sweden 64,000
 South Asian, general Russia 35,000
 South Asian, general Spain 128,000
 South Asian, general United Kingdom 3,042,000
 South Asian, general Ukraine 8,100
 Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,600
  Totals:  24     22

Language Alternate Names
Chingalese
Cingalese
Singhala
Singhalese
Sinhalese

Dialects
Rodiya
Sabaragamu Sinhala
Sinhalese
Southern Sinhala
Up-country Sinhala
Uva Province Sinhala

Dialect Alternate Names
Sinhala