Language:  Sinhala Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

15,338,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

64

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Ahinkuntaya Sri Lanka 60,000 60,000 Buddhism 6.52 % -
Badahala Sri Lanka 112,000 112,000 Buddhism 7.52 % -
Batgama Sri Lanka 373,000 373,000 Buddhism 1.48 % 7
Berava Sri Lanka 365,000 365,000 Buddhism 6.56 % -
Bintanna Sri Lanka 6,600 6,600 Buddhism 5.05 % -
Bodhivansha Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 6.02 % -
 Burgher Sri Lanka 51,000 51,000 Christianity 86.78 % -
Couratto Sri Lanka 6,800 6,800 Buddhism 1.72 % 1
Demala Gattara Sri Lanka 7,900 7,900 Buddhism 7.52 % -
Dodda-Weddah Sri Lanka 37,000 37,000 Buddhism 6.50 % -
Durava Sri Lanka 716,000 716,000 Buddhism 8.12 % -
Gahala Sri Lanka 11,000 11,000 Buddhism 0.78 % 1
Gattara Sri Lanka 750,000 750,000 Buddhism 6.74 % -
Gauraykwallu Sri Lanka 19,000 19,000 Buddhism 3.88 % 1
 Govigama Sri Lanka 550,000 550,000 Buddhism 6.90 % -
Govigama Patti Sri Lanka 27,000 27,000 Buddhism 5.28 % -
Govigama Radala Sri Lanka 27,000 27,000 Buddhism 5.27 % -
Handi Sri Lanka 1,700 1,700 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Hannali Sri Lanka 330,000 330,000 Buddhism 6.85 % -
Hanomoreyo Sri Lanka 5,300 5,300 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Heeri Sri Lanka 17,000 17,000 Buddhism 1.59 % 1
Henawalayo Sri Lanka 19,000 19,000 Buddhism 3.71 % 1
Hinna Sri Lanka 240,000 240,000 Buddhism 6.70 % -
Hunna Sri Lanka 89,000 89,000 Buddhism 6.49 % -
Karava Sri Lanka 1,063,000 1,063,000 Buddhism 7.40 % -
Kiddea Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 6.10 % -
Kinnara Sri Lanka 28,000 28,000 Buddhism 0.46 % 1
Konta Durayi Sri Lanka 1,900 1,900 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kustarogiyo Sri Lanka 15,000 15,000 Buddhism 5.31 % -
Navandanna Sri Lanka 1,144,000 1,144,000 Buddhism 7.28 % -
Oli Sri Lanka 30,000 30,000 Buddhism 5.20 % -
Pamunu Sri Lanka 30,000 30,000 Buddhism 5.38 % -
Pannikki Sri Lanka 240,000 240,000 Buddhism 6.62 % -
Pidayne Danno Sri Lanka 8,700 8,700 Buddhism 3.51 % 1
Porowakara Sri Lanka 58,000 58,000 Buddhism 5.08 % -
Radava Sri Lanka 359,000 359,000 Buddhism 7.36 % -
Radayo Sri Lanka 1,700 1,700 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajaka Sri Lanka 148,000 148,000 Buddhism 7.03 % -
Rodiya Sri Lanka 18,000 18,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Salagama Sri Lanka 308,000 308,000 Buddhism 12.16 % -
 Sinhalese Australia 112,000 420,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sinhalese Brunei 1,200 420,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.00 % -
 Sinhalese Canada 5,100 420,000 Buddhism 2.80 % 1.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Cyprus 7,600 420,000 Buddhism 6.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Denmark 7,800 420,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese China, Hong Kong 800 420,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese India 4,500 420,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Italy 60,000 420,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese Maldives 2,700 420,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.60 % 1
 Sinhalese Malaysia 4,300 420,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Sinhalese Libya 14,000 420,000 Buddhism 9.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Oman 15,000 420,000 Buddhism 7.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese New Zealand 1,100 420,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Sinhalese Qatar 54,000 420,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 1.20 % 1
 Sinhalese Singapore 16,000 420,000 Buddhism 8.00 % 1.20 % -
 Sinhalese Thailand 72,000 420,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Sinhalese United States 42,000 420,000 Buddhism 4.00 % 1.20 % 1
Sinhalese Sri Lanka 182,000 182,000 Buddhism 6.81 % -
 South Asian, general Switzerland 75,000 10,834,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % 2
 South Asian, general Cyprus 15,000 10,834,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.40 % 1
Tondagattan Sri Lanka 1,500 1,500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Vellidura Sri Lanka 1,200 1,200 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Wahumpura Sri Lanka 8,097,000 8,097,000 Buddhism 7.01 % -
Yamannu Sri Lanka 77,000 77,000 Buddhism 3.68 % 2
  Totals:  64         30       39
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 South Asian, general Austria 23,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.60 % 1
 South Asian, general Belgium 32,000 10,834,000 Islam 2.00 % 0.80 % 1
 South Asian, general Denmark 53,000 10,834,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Ireland 32,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general Finland 11,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general France 274,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.20 % 5
 South Asian, general Gibraltar 700 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 0.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Germany 195,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.20 % 4
 South Asian, general Greece 120,000 10,834,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.70 % 2
 South Asian, general Iceland 600 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Italy 425,000 10,834,000 Islam 4.00 % 0.50 % 9
 South Asian, general Luxembourg 1,300 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Netherlands 223,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 1.00 % 4
 South Asian, general Norway 27,000 10,834,000 Islam 3.00 % 0.70 % 1
 South Asian, general Poland 3,300 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Portugal 79,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
 South Asian, general Romania 1,500 10,834,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 2.00 % 1
 South Asian, general Russia 36,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 0.30 % 1
 South Asian, general Spain 126,000 10,834,000 Islam 5.00 % 1.00 % 3
 South Asian, general Sweden 61,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general United Kingdom 3,043,000 10,834,000 Islam 3.00 % 1.50 % 61
 South Asian, general Ukraine 9,000 10,834,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.50 % -
Sri Lankan Tamil Sri Lanka 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 37.72 % -
  Totals:  23         21       103

Language Alternate Names
Chingalese
Cingalese
Singhala
Singhalese
Sinhalese

Dialects
Rodiya
Sinhalese

Dialect Alternate Names
Sinhala

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1739-1966
New Testament 1776-1991
Complete Bible 1823-1982
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sinhala
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: සිංහල - Sinhala
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets