Christians 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 Christian
People Name in Country Christian
Natural Name Christians
World Population 1,565,000
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names क्रिस्चियन अनस्पेसिफाइड
People ID 16961
ROP3 Code 112266
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 37
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Punjab
183,000
Tamil Nadu
163,000
Odisha
162,000
Assam
88,000
West Bengal
82,000
Karnataka
65,000
Maharashtra
65,000
Jharkhand
53,000
Gujarat
48,000
Andaman and Nicobar
44,000
Delhi
33,000
Meghalaya
30,000
Kerala
26,000
Uttar Pradesh
23,000
Andhra Pradesh
23,000
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 37  (only 20 largest shown)
  Punjab 183,000
  Tamil Nadu 163,000
  Odisha 162,000
  Assam 88,000
  West Bengal 82,000
  Karnataka 65,000
  Maharashtra 65,000
  Jharkhand 53,000
  Gujarat 48,000
  Andaman and Nicobar 44,000
  Delhi 33,000
  Meghalaya 30,000
  Kerala 26,000
  Uttar Pradesh 23,000
  Andhra Pradesh 23,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Hindi (193,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 149
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Tamil
156,000
Punjabi, Eastern
142,000
Odia
122,000
Telugu
88,000
Assamese
87,000
Bengali
84,000
Kannada
58,000
Marathi
42,000
Gujarati
37,000
English
37,000
Malayalam
33,000
Andaman Creole Hindi
17,000
Khasi
14,000
Konkani, Goan
13,000
Chhattisgarhi
8,600
Primary Language Hindi (193,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 149
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Tamil 156,000
  Punjabi, Eastern 142,000
  Odia 122,000
  Telugu 88,000
  Assamese 87,000
  Bengali 84,000
  Kannada 58,000
  Marathi 42,000
  Gujarati 37,000
  English 37,000
  Malayalam 33,000
  Andaman Creole Hindi 17,000
  Khasi 14,000
  Konkani, Goan 13,000
  Chhattisgarhi 8,600
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1835-2012)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Hindi
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)
Film / Video Coconuts
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
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 Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
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.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more