Nyishi in India

The Nyishi have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Nyishi
People Name in Country Nyishi
Alternate Names नईशी
Population this Country 300,000
Population all Countries 300,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 21379
ROP3 Code 118234
ROP25 Code 306249
ROP25 Name Nyishi
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)
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 1
  Arunachal Pradesh 297,000
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.18 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
62.71 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
6.00 %
Islam
0.50 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.07 %
Unknown
30.54 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Nyishi (239,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
Adi
6,200
Assamese
1,000
Bengali
600
Hindi
100
Odia
30
Primary Language Nyishi (239,000 speakers)
Language Code njz   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 6
Secondary Languages
  Adi 6,200
  Assamese 1,000
  Bengali 600
  Hindi 100
  Odia 30
People Groups Speaking Nyishi

Primary Language:  Nyishi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1957-1982)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2002)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2016)
YouVersion NT (www.bible.com) Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nyishi Jesus Film Project
Film / Video World Christian Videos World Christian Videos
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Nyishi YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Nyishi YouVersion Bibles
Text / Printed Matter Literacy primer for Nyishi Literacy & Evangelism International
Photo Source Nandini Velho - Wikimedia  Creative Commons 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Learn more.



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