Country: Bhutan

  State:

Number of People Groups

78

People Groups Unreached

73

Total Population

704,000

Unreached Population

692,000

% Professing Christian

0.4%

% 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 2,500 Adi Unknown 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Aka 400 Assamese Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Assamese 1,800 Assamese Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bania 3,500 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bhotia, Buddhist 5,700 Sikkimese Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bodo 5,900 Bodo Hinduism 1.4 % 0.0 %
 Brahman 5,600 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Brokpa, Brokkat 5,100 Brokpake Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bumthangpa 20,000 Bumthangkha Buddhism 0.4 % 0.0 %
 Chali 1,600 Chalikha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chhetri 3,800 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dakpa 4,000 Dakpakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Darjee 1,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Buddhism 2.1 % 1.8 %
 Drukpa 198,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dzala 15,000 Dzalakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Garo 800 Garo Christianity 42.1 % 37.0 %
 Gongduk 2,200 Gongduk Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gurung 9,000 Nepali O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jogi, Hindu 600 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kachari 1,000 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 1,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Khambu 1,300 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khampa, Eastern 1,500 Tibetan, Khams Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khas 900 Bengali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kheng 32,000 Khengkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kumhar, Hindu 700 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kurtokha 1,900 Kurtokha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lap, Lakha 9,600 Lakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Layakha 1,400 Layakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lepcha 2,700 Lepcha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lhokpu 3,100 Lhokpu Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Limbu 1,500 Nepali O Other / Small 3.3 % 3.3 %
 Loba 2,000 Loke Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lodha 500 Hindi Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Lunape 1,100 Lunanakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Magar 2,500 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mahali 300 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mahishya 700 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Matpa 18,000 Chocangacakha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Mech 400 Bodo Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Monpa 89,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Monpa, Black Mountain 600 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 1,800 Mundari Hinduism 5.1 %
 Naga unspecified 200 Language Unknown Christianity 91.1 %
 Namassej 4,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Newah 3,300 Nepali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Ngalong 81,000 Dzongkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nupbi 2,700 Nupbikha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Nyenpa 11,000 Nyenkha Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Oraon, Kurux 9,300 Kurux Hinduism 2.3 % 0.0 %
 Rabha 1,400 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rai 2,700 Assamese O Other / Small 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rajbansi 8,800 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.8 % 0.0 %
 Rajput 1,400 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sajalong 300 Miji Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Santali 4,800 Santhali Hinduism 2.6 % 0.0 %
 Sarki 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Shaikh 8,300 Bengali Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sharchop 59,000 Tshangla Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sherdukpen 200 Sherdukpen Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sherpa 9,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Sutradhar, Hindu 600 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tamang, Eastern 8,000 Nepali Buddhism 3.7 % 3.0 %
 Tanti, Hindu 800 Bengali Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tibetan 5,100 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tibetan, Gtsang 800 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Tseku 6,000 Tseku Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Walang, Bantawa 3,300 Bantawa Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yadav, Hindu 1,700 Assamese Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Yakha 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.0 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  78 704,000 73     0.4 % 0.0 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 57,000  
  UN Country Population (2014) 761,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
85.5 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
10.4 %
Islam
1.4 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
1.4 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

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