Country: Bhutan

Number of People Groups

78

People Groups Unreached

73

Total Population

753,000

Unreached Population

739,000

% Professing Christian

0.3%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Adap 300 Adap Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Adi 2,700 Adi Unknown 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aka 400 Assamese Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Assamese 1,900 Assamese Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bania 3,800 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bhotia, Buddhist 6,100 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bodo 6,300 Bodo Hinduism 1.4 % 0.0 %
 Brahman 6,000 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Brokpa, Brokkat 5,500 Brokpake Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bumthangpa 22,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Chali 1,700 Chalikha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chhetri 4,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dakpa 4,300 Dakpakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Darjee 1,900 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Buddhism 2.1 % 1.8 %
 Drukpa 211,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dzala 16,000 Dzalakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Garo 800 Garo Christianity 42.1 % 37.0 %
 Gongduk 2,400 Gongduk Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gurung 10,000 Nepali O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jogi, Hindu 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kachari 1,100 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kaibartta 1,100 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kami 700 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kayastha, Hindu 1,500 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Khambu 1,400 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khampa, Eastern 1,600 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khas 900 Bengali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kheng 34,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kumhar, Hindu 800 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurtokha 2,000 Kurtokha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lap, Lakha 10,000 Lakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Layakha 3,400 Layakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lepcha 2,900 Lepcha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lhokpu 3,400 Lhokpu Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Limbu 1,700 Nepali O Other / Small 3.3 % 3.3 %
 Loba 2,100 Loke Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lodha 600 Hindi Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Lunape 1,200 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Magar 2,700 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mahali 300 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahishya 800 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Matpa 20,000 Chocangacakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mech 400 Bodo Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Monpa 94,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Monpa, Black Mountain 500 Olekha Buddhism 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Monpa, Dirang 200 Brokpake Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Monpa, Kalaktang 1,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Monpa, Lish Unknown Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Monpa, Tawang 500 Brokpake Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Munda 1,900 Mundari Hinduism 5.1 %
 Naga unspecified 200 Language Unknown Christianity 91.1 %
 Namasudra, Hindu 4,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Newah 3,500 Nepali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Ngalong 86,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nupbi 2,900 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nyenpa 12,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Oraon, Kurux 9,900 Kurux Hinduism 2.3 % 0.0 %
 Rabha 1,500 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rai 2,900 Assamese O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rajbansi 9,400 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.8 % 0.0 %
 Rajput 1,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sajalong 300 Miji Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Santali 5,100 Santhali Hinduism 2.6 % 0.0 %
 Sarki 1,600 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shaikh 8,900 Bengali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sharchop 63,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sherdukpen 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sherpa 9,600 Sherpa Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sutradhar, Hindu 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tamang, Eastern 8,900 Nepali Buddhism 3.7 % 3.0 %
 Tanti, Hindu 800 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tibetan 4,400 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tibetan, Gtsang 900 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tseku 6,400 Tseku Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Walang, Bantawa 3,500 Bantawa Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yadav, Hindu 1,800 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yakha 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  78 753,000 73     0.3 % 0.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 19,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 772,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
86.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
9.7 %
Islam
1.4 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.6 %
Unknown
0.9 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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