• PEOPLE NAME: SINHALESE OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47303

ROP: 109305

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Sinhala

Language: Sinhala - (sin)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism

Country: United States

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

Population: 28,500

Global Population: 17,052,800


PEID: 47303

ROP: 109305

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Sinhalese of United States, numbering 28,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sinhala people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,052,800 in 11 countries. Their primary language is Sinhala. The primary religion practiced by the Sinhalese is Buddhism, a system of beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha.


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