Vanniyan in Sri Lanka


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest Sri Lanka census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Vanniyan
People Name in Country Vanniyan
Pronunciation VUH-nee-un
Population this Country 37,000
Population all Countries 13,661,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Agnikula; Agnikula Kshatriya; Agnikula Kshatriyas; Ambalavasi; Ekera; Ekere; Ekila; Gangaputra; Gangavamsam; Gangavara; Gangavaru; Gounder; Kampanamullu; Kounder; Marakallu; Naicker; Nayullu; Padaichi; Padaiyachi; Padaiyachi Christian; Padaiyaci Christian; Padaiychi; Pallapu Rajulu; Pallelu; Palli; Palli Kapulu; Palli Reddi; Pandamuttu; Penta; Perumal; Thigala; Tigala; Tilvi; Vanne kapulu; Vanne Reddi; Vanniakula Kshatriya; Vannikola; Vannikula Kshatriya; Vanniyan Christian; Vanniyar; Variyar; Vellaiyan; Vontikulgi; वन्नीयाँ
People ID 18323
ROP3 Code 113870
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
Central
22,000
Uva
6,200
Sabaragamuwa
4,100
Western
3,200
Southern
600
Eastern
500
Northern
400
North Western
300
North Central
40
Country Sri Lanka
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Total States 9
  Central 22,000
  Uva 6,200
  Sabaragamuwa 4,100
  Western 3,200
  Southern 600
  Eastern 500
  Northern 400
  North Western 300
  North Central 40
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamil
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Malayalam
Primary Language Tamil
Language Code tam   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Malayalam
People Groups Speaking Tamil

Primary Language:  Tamil

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1714-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1715-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1727-2021)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings General Ministry Resources General / Other
Audio Recordings Love letter to you from scripture Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible Oral Bibles
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Finding Peace Create International
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamil Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
12.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
87.94 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* 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