Rengma in India

The Rengma have only been reported in India
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People Name General Rengma
People Name in Country Rengma
Alternate Names Ntenye; Nzong; Rengma Naga; Unza; रेंगमा
Population this Country 84,000
Population all Countries 84,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 17963
ROP3 Code 113452
ROP25 Code 305781
ROP25 Name Naga
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 7
Largest States
Nagaland
75,000
Assam
8,400
Delhi
100
West Bengal
100
Madhya Pradesh
50
Arunachal Pradesh
20
Chhattisgarh
10
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 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 7
  Nagaland 75,000
  Assam 8,400
  Delhi 100
  West Bengal 100
  Madhya Pradesh 50
  Arunachal Pradesh 20
  Chhattisgarh 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.42 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.80 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.45 %
Islam
0.23 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.03 %
Unknown
0.07 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Naga, Southern Rengma (68,000 speakers)
Language Code nre   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 27
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Bengali
1,800
Naga, Sumi
600
Naga, Inpui
400
Nepali
300
Naga, Angami
200
English
100
Hindi
90
Naga, Zeme
70
Naga, Lotha
50
Assamese
30
Naga, Ao
20
Kok Borok
20
Naga, Phom
20
Naga, Khiamniungan
10
Gujarati
Primary Language Naga, Southern Rengma (68,000 speakers)
Language Code nre   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 27
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Bengali 1,800
  Naga, Sumi 600
  Naga, Inpui 400
  Nepali 300
  Naga, Angami 200
  English 100
  Hindi 90
  Naga, Zeme 70
  Naga, Lotha 50
  Assamese 30
  Naga, Ao 20
  Kok Borok 20
  Naga, Phom 20
  Naga, Khiamniungan 10
  Gujarati 10
People Groups Speaking Naga, Southern Rengma

Primary Language:  Naga, Southern Rengma

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1928)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1976)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1999-2000)
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Naga, Southern Rengma YouVersion Bibles
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Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
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