• PEOPLE NAME: VANNIYAR (TAMIL) OF INDIA

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PEID: 46258

ROP: 113870

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tamil

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 945,000

Global Population: 945,000


PEID: 46258

ROP: 113870

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Vanniyar (Tamil) of India, numbering 945,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tamil people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Vanniyar (Tamil) is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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