• PEOPLE NAME: ORIYA OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47287

ROP: 113276

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Odia

Language: Odia - (ory)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: United States

Also found in: India

Population: 5,700

Global Population: 42,700


PEID: 47287

ROP: 113276

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Oriya of United States, numbering 5,700, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Odia people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 42,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Odia. The primary religion practiced by the Oriya 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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