Language:  Tibetan, Central

Population of Groups Speaking

1,971,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

15

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(15 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Keji China 2,600
 Lama India 800
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,600
 Tibetan Canada 9,700
 Tibetan India 117,000
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000
 Tibetan Gtsang Bhutan 900
 Tibetan Gtsang China 771,000
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 3,000
 Tibetan, Boyu China 4,400
 Tibetan, Central China 955,000
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000
 Tibetan, Nghari China 64,000
  Totals:  15     15
Secondary Language
(63 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Adi India 81,000
Adi Gallong India 21,000
Adi Pasi India 3,600
 Aka India 13,000
 Angami India 185,000
Asur India 38,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,436,000
 Bhotia India 134,000
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,200
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000
 Bhotia Tibetan India 4,000
 Bhumij India 1,318,000
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 137,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,855,000
 Bru India 242,000
 Chakma India 258,000
 Chero India 187,000
 Choni China 172,000
 Christian India 1,481,000
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) India 275,000
Galong India 95,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,289,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,034,000
Gurung Ghale Nepal 26,000
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 597,000
 Haomei India 78,000
 Ho India 1,263,000
 Idu India 38,000
 Jamatia India 98,000
 Jaunsari India 110,000
 Kanaura India 63,000
 Khas India 61,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,468,000
 Khiamniungan India 73,000
 Kuki Chin India 159,000
 Lahaula India 3,400
 Lamkang India 9,300
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 152,000
 Lotha India 208,000
 Mangrik India 27,000
 Mech India 64,000
 Meena India 5,462,000
Millang India 4,800
Miniyong India 9,300
Mizo Lushai India 665,000
 Monpa India 47,000
 Monpa Dirang India 8,400
 Newah Nepal 1,498,000
 Oraon India 5,270,000
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 94,000
 Rabha India 434,000
 Rongkup India 79,000
 Saora unspecified India 936,000
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
 Sherpa Nepal 125,000
 Swangla India 11,000
Tangsa Roerah India 1,700
 Thadou India 255,000
 Tharu India 528,000
 Tipera India 808,000
 Yakkha Nepal 27,000
 Yimchungra India 80,000
 Zeliang India 122,000
  Totals:  63     25

Language Alternate Names
Aba (Batang)
Anshuenkuan Nyarong
Batang
Bhokha
Bhotia
Bod
Bod Skad
Byokha
Central Tibetan
Dartsemdo (Tatsienlu)
Dbus
Dbusgtsang
Deqing Zang
Diaspora Tibetan
Dru
Gtsang (Lhasa)
Hanniu
Lhasa
Lhasa Tibetan
Lhasa, Tibetan
Literary Tibetan
Mngahris (Ngari)
Nganshuenkuan (Anshuenkuan Nyarong)
Ngari
Panakha-Panags
Paurong
Phoke
Pohbetian
Poke
Skad
Tatsienlu
Tebilian
Tibate
Tibetan
Tsang
U
Utsang
Wei
Weizang
Zang
Zang Wen

Dialects
Aba
Bhotia
Classical
Colloquial
Dartsemdo
Dbus
Deqin
Deqinxian
Diaspora
Diaspora Tibetan
Domme
Dru
Gtsang
Hanniu
Kongbo
Lhasa
Literary
Media
Mngahris
Nepali
Nganshuenkuan
Panakha-Panags
Paurong
Qinghai
Spitti
Tuth Valley
Utsang
Weixi
Xiaozhongdian

Dialect Alternate Names
Amdo: Qinghai
An duo
Bhokha
Bhotia
Bhotia: Tuth Valley
Bhotiya
Central Tibetan
Central Tibetan: Nepali
Dbus
Dbusgtsang
Deqing
Domme
Hsifan
Khamba: Deqin
Khamba: Deqinxian
Lhasa
Ngari
Phoke
Pohbetian
Spiti
Tebilian
Tibate
Tibetan, Central: Classical
Tibetan, Central: Literary
Tibetan, Central: Media
Tibetan, Deqen
Tibetan, Khams: Deqin
Tibetan, Zhongdian
Tibetan: An duo
Tibetan: Central
Tibetan: Colloquial
Tibetan: Deqin
Tibetan: Domme
Tibetan: Spiti
Tibetian
Tibetian: Spitti
Tsang
U
Wei
Weizang
Zang
Zang: An duo
Zang: Deqing
Zang: Weixi
Zang: Xiaozhongdian