• PEOPLE NAME: KAIKOLAR OF INDIA

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PEID: 41307

ROP: 112563

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tamil

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternative Name(s): Kayikolan, Kaikolar, Sengurithar, Sengundar Christian, Mudaliar, Segundar, Kerala Mudaliyar, Sengunthar, Karikalabhakthulu, Kaikali, Sengundam, Sangun

Primary Religion: Hinduism -

Country: India

Population: 2,190,000

Global Population: 2,190,000


PEID: 41307

ROP: 112563


Engagement Status: Engaged

Progress of the Gospel: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Kaikolar of India have a population of 2,190,000. They are part of the Tamil people cluster. This people group is found only in India. Their primary language is Tamil - (tam). The primary religion practiced by the Kaikolar is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs. Their GSEC status is 2, which means this people group is less than 2% evangelical but there has been initial or concentrated church planting among them within the past two years.


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Jesus Film: Available

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