Bhotia, Buddhist in India



Population

101,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Bhotia, Buddhist
People Name in Country Bhotia, Buddhist
Population in India 101,000
World Population 117,000
Countries 3
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, 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 28  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sikkim (88,000) West Bengal (14,000) Arunachal Pradesh (300) Karnataka (30)
Maharashtra (20) Gujarat (0)
Total States on file:  6  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sikkim (88,000) West Bengal (14,000)
Arunachal Pradesh (300) Karnataka (30)
Maharashtra (20) Gujarat (0)
Languages & Dialects on file:  36  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sherpa (70,000) Nepali (18,000) Tibetan, Central (5,700) Lepcha (2,000)
Kagate (1,100) Hindi (600) Limbu (60) English (60)
Kodava (40) Dimasa (20) Telugu (10) Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken
Khandesi Miju-Mishmi Marathi Sanskrit
Adi Meitei Gujarati Bengali
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sherpa 70,000 Nepali 18,000
Tibetan, Central 5,700 Lepcha 2,000
Kagate 1,100 Hindi 600
Limbu 60 English 60
Kodava 40 Dimasa 20
Telugu 10 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken 10
Khandesi 10 Miju-Mishmi 10
Marathi 10 Sanskrit 10
Adi 10 Meitei 10
Gujarati 10 Bengali 10
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1975-2008)
New Testament Yes   (2014)
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sherpa

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 %
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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