PEID: 42253

ROP: 104015

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other South Asian

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: United Kingdom

Population: 943,000

Global Population: 997,500

PEID: 42253

ROP: 104015

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka, numbering 943,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other South Asian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 997,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Indian Tamils 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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