Tamang in India



Population

294,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Tamang
People Name in Country Tamang
Population in India 294,000
World Population 1,726,000
Countries 4
Progress Scale 2.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Eastern Tamang, Ishang, Lama, Murmi, Nishang, Nishung, Tamanglama
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster South Himalaya
People Name General Tamang
Ethnic Code MSY50z
People ID 18212
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:  21  (up to 20 largest shown)
West Bengal (200,000) Sikkim (50,000) Assam (43,000) Himachal Pradesh (2,300)
Arunachal Pradesh (1,500) Uttar Pradesh (500) Manipur (400) Uttarakhand (400)
Meghalaya (300) Madhya Pradesh (300) Maharashtra (100) Jharkhand (100)
Telangana (40) Punjab (30) Gujarat (30) Chandigarh (30)
Delhi (20) Bihar (10) Andhra Pradesh (10) Tamil Nadu (10)
Total States on file:  21  (up to 20 largest shown)
West Bengal (200,000) Sikkim (50,000)
Assam (43,000) Himachal Pradesh (2,300)
Arunachal Pradesh (1,500) Uttar Pradesh (500)
Manipur (400) Uttarakhand (400)
Meghalaya (300) Madhya Pradesh (300)
Maharashtra (100) Jharkhand (100)
Telangana (40) Punjab (30)
Gujarat (30) Chandigarh (30)
Delhi (20) Bihar (10)
Andhra Pradesh (10) Tamil Nadu (10)
Languages & Dialects on file:  5  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tamang, Southwestern (164,000) Nepali (128,000) Tamang, Eastern (2,300) Bengali (1,400)
Hindi (300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamang, Southwestern 164,000 Nepali 128,000
Tamang, Eastern 2,300 Bengali 1,400
Hindi 300
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
32.76 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
8.54 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
58.70 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source: Philippe Tarbouriech   Creative Commons  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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