Language:  Bantawa Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

152,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

2

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Bantawa Nepal 4,400 4,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang, Bantawa Bhutan 3,800 7,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  2         2       2
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 232,000 3,852,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 5
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 13,000 Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Brahmin Nepal 3,269,000 62,760,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 65
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,131,000 3,131,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Chhetri Nepal 4,272,000 4,537,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 85
 Danuwar Rai Nepal 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darjee Nepal 457,000 527,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 9
 Dhimal Nepal 26,000 31,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Gangai Nepal 37,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti Nepal 115,000 137,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 2
 Gurung Nepal 505,000 625,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 10
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 81,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 123,000 3,872,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 2
 Kami Nepal 1,221,000 1,359,000 Hinduism 1.56 % 24
Khambu Nepal 700 335,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa Nepal 99,000 370,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Kumal Nepal 117,000 121,000 Hinduism 2.29 % 2
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 100,000 9,683,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Magar Nepal 1,834,000 2,182,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 37
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 201,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 115,000 11,845,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Newah Nepal 1,284,000 1,455,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 26
 Rai Bhutan 3,100 730,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Nepal 601,000 730,000 Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Sarki Nepal 364,000 405,000 Hinduism 2.14 % 7
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 64,000 7,760,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 91,000 1,659,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Sunuwar Nepal 55,000 137,000 Hinduism 2.60 % 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,489,000 1,728,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 30
 Thakuri Nepal 412,000 445,000 Hinduism 1.57 % 8
 Tharu Nepal 1,688,000 2,200,000 Hinduism 3.41 % 34
 Yakthumba Nepal 376,000 521,000 Other / Small 2.69 % 8
  Totals:  32         31       438

Item Code
Status
Ethnologue Code bap
Written Yes
Bible Translation Portions

Language Alternate Names
Amchoke (Western Bantawa)
An Yüng
Bantaba
Bantawa Dum
Bantawa Rai
Bantawa Yong
Bantawa Yüng
Bontawa
Dhankuta (Eastern Bantawa)
Dilpali (Northern Bantawa)
Eastern Bantawa
Hatuwali (Southern Bantawa)
Kiranti
Kirat Khambu
Kirat Khambu Rai
Kirawa Yüng
Northern Bantawa
Rai
Rai, Bantawa
Southern Bantawa
Western Bantawa

Dialects
Amchoke
Bantawa Bhojpur
Bantawa Panchthar
Chhintang
Dungmali
Eastern Bantawa
Northern Bantawa
Rungchenbung
Southern Bantawa
Waling
Western Bantawa
Yangma

Dialect Alternate Names
Amchauke
Amchoke
Bantawa
Dhankuta
Dilpali
Hangkhim
Hatuwali
Rai: Bantawa
Rai: Bantawa Bhojpur
Rai: Bantawa Panchthar

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament None Reported
Complete Bible None Reported

Online / Mobile App Bibles
Not Available
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bantawa


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