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PEID: 6432

ROP: 113732

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu - Other

Language: Tamil - (tam)

Alternate Name(s): Sri Lankan Tamil

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: Cambodia; Canada; France; Germany; Malaysia; Myanmar; Netherlands; Reunion; Seychelles; Singapore; Thailand; United Kingdom; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 2,505,000

Global Population: 6,453,675

PEID: 6432

ROP: 113732

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Sri Lankan Tamil of Sri Lanka, numbering 2,505,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,453,675 in 15 countries. Their primary language is Tamil. The primary religion practiced by the Sri Lankan 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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