Bhotia, Buddhist in India



Population

106,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-12
People Name General Bhotia, Buddhist
People Name in Country Bhotia, Buddhist
Population in India 106,000
World Population 112,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, Bhutia, Danyouka, Lhopa, Lhori, Sikkim Bhotia
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Tibetan
People Name General Bhotia, Buddhist
Ethnic Code MSY50r
People ID 16450
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sikkim (91,000) West Bengal (14,000) Arunachal Pradesh (1,100) Karnataka (30)
Maharashtra (20) Gujarat (0)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sikkim (91,000) West Bengal (14,000)
Arunachal Pradesh (1,100) Karnataka (30)
Maharashtra (20) Gujarat (0)
Languages & Dialects on file:  36  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sherpa (74,000) Nepali (18,000) Tibetan, Central (5,900) Lepcha (2,000)
Kagate (1,100) Hindi (600) English (80) Limbu (70)
Kodava (40) Dimasa (20) Telugu (10) Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken
Khandesi Adi Miju-Mishmi Marathi
Meitei Sanskrit Gujarati Bengali
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa 74,000 Nepali 18,000
Tibetan, Central 5,900 Lepcha 2,000
Kagate 1,100 Hindi 600
English 80 Limbu 70
Kodava 40 Dimasa 20
Telugu 10 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken 10
Khandesi 10 Adi 10
Miju-Mishmi 10 Marathi 10
Meitei 10 Sanskrit 10
Gujarati 10 Bengali 10
For Primary Language: Sherpa

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1975-2008)
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
God's Story Video Film / Video
Jesus Film: view in Sherpa Film / Video
Online Scripture / Portions Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
93.52 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
1.22 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
5.10 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.15 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Jared Kachurak  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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