Burgher in Sri Lanka

The Burgher have only been reported in Sri Lanka
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Sri Lanka census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Burgher
People Name in Country Burgher
Population this Country 47,000
Population all Countries 47,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Eurasian; बर्गर
People ID 16543
ROP3 Code 111732
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States on file 9
Largest States
Western
32,000
Eastern
5,400
Central
3,600
North Western
2,200
Uva
1,100
Sabaragamuwa
900
Southern
600
North Central
300
Northern
200
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States 9
  Western 32,000
  Eastern 5,400
  Central 3,600
  North Western 2,200
  Uva 1,100
  Sabaragamuwa 900
  Southern 600
  North Central 300
  Northern 200
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Sinhala
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Indo-Portuguese
Primary Language Sinhala
Language Code sin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Indo-Portuguese
People Groups Speaking Sinhala
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
8.34 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
87.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
4.60 %
* From latest Sri Lanka census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more