Bhotia (Buddhist traditions) in India


Population
105,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-12
People Name General Bhotia (Buddhist traditions)
People Name in Country Bhotia (Buddhist traditions)
Population in India 105,000
World Population 111,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, Bhutia, Danyouka, Lhopa, Lhori, Sikkim Bhotia
People ID 16450
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 6
Sikkim (91,000) West Bengal (14,000) Arunachal Pradesh (700) Maharashtra (40)
Karnataka (30) Gujarat (0)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 6
Sikkim (91,000) West Bengal (14,000)
Arunachal Pradesh (700) Maharashtra (40)
Karnataka (30) Gujarat (0)
Primary Language: Sikkimese (54,000 speakers)
Language Code: sip   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 37
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Sherpa (20,000) 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 Digaro-Mishmi Marathi
Meitei Sanskrit Gujarati Bengali
Primary Language: Sikkimese (54,000 speakers)
Language Code: sip   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 37
Secondary Languages:
Sherpa (20,000) 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)
Digaro-Mishmi (10) Marathi (10)
Meitei (10) Sanskrit (10)
Gujarati (10) Bengali (10)
For Primary Language: Sikkimese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
93.52 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown
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
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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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