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PEID: 42326

ROP: 109305

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Sinhala - (sin)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Italy

Also found in: Canada; Malaysia; Maldives; Oman; Qatar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 110,000

Global Population: 17,466,300

PEID: 42326

ROP: 109305

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Sri Lanken of Italy, numbering 110,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,466,300 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Sinhala. The primary religion practiced by the Sri Lanken is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.

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