Language:  Tibetan, Central

Population of Groups Speaking

1,964,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

15

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Keji China 2,600 2,600 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lama India 800 81,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan Bhutan 4,500 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan Canada 9,600 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan India 116,000 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.28 % 2
 Tibetan Sweden 1,000 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan Gtsang Bhutan 900 769,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan Gtsang China 768,000 769,000 Buddhism 0.02 % 0.01 % 15
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,900 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan, Boyu China 4,400 4,400 Ethnic Religions 0.60 % 0.60 % 1
 Tibetan, Central China 952,000 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.04 % 0.03 % 19
 Tibetan, Central Switzerland 8,200 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Tibetan, Central Taiwan 2,000 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 % 1
 Tibetan, Central United States 27,000 1,130,000 Buddhism 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Tibetan, Nghari China 64,000 64,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  15           15     48
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi India 81,000 85,000 Unknown 21.03 % -
Adi Gallong India 20,000 20,000 Unknown 40.08 % -
Adi Pasi India 3,500 3,500 Unknown 19.98 % -
 Aka India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 26.74 % -
 Angami India 183,000 183,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
Asur India 37,000 39,000 Hinduism 8.47 % -
 Bhil unspecified India 14,300,000 14,873,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 286
 Bhotia India 133,000 133,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 3
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,100 87,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 81,000 87,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 Bhotia Tibetan India 3,900 3,900 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhumij India 1,306,000 1,340,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 26
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 136,000 137,000 Buddhism 0.35 % 3
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,837,000 1,857,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Bru India 240,000 242,000 Hinduism 16.75 % -
 Chakma India 255,000 797,000 Buddhism 4.88 % 5
 Chero India 185,000 194,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 4
 Choni China 172,000 172,000 Buddhism 0.20 % 0.10 % 3
 Christian India 1,467,000 2,109,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) India 272,000 272,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
Galong India 94,000 94,000 Unknown 27.45 % -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,277,000 1,372,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gond unspecified India 9,939,000 9,949,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 199
Gurung Ghale Nepal 25,000 25,000 Buddhism 6.40 % -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 586,000 722,000 Buddhism 5.00 % -
 Haomei India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 97.28 % -
 Ho India 1,252,000 1,345,000 Unknown 2.37 % 25
 Idu India 37,000 47,000 Hinduism 5.25 % -
 Jamatia India 97,000 103,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
 Jaunsari India 109,000 109,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Kanaura India 62,000 62,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Khas India 60,000 80,000 Hinduism 8.98 % -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,454,000 1,477,000 Christianity 84.41 % -
 Khiamniungan India 72,000 83,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kuki Chin India 157,000 314,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Lahaula India 3,400 6,600 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Lamkang India 9,200 9,200 Christianity 95.18 % -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 150,000 150,000 Hinduism 11.07 % -
 Lotha India 206,000 206,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Mangrik India 27,000 77,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech India 64,000 71,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
 Meena India 5,411,000 5,411,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 108
Millang India 4,800 4,800 Unknown 35.76 % -
Miniyong India 9,200 9,200 Unknown 19.76 % -
Mizo Lushai India 659,000 660,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Monpa India 47,000 143,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 8,400 8,600 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Newah Nepal 1,471,000 1,664,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 29
 Oraon India 5,221,000 5,381,000 Hinduism 26.46 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 93,000 93,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
 Rabha India 430,000 432,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rongkup India 78,000 86,000 Buddhism 25.66 % -
 Saora unspecified India 927,000 931,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Sauria Paharia India 61,000 69,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sherpa Nepal 123,000 183,000 Buddhism 4.22 % 2
 Swangla India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tangsa Roerah India 1,700 1,700 Christianity 93.34 % -
 Thadou India 253,000 253,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Tharu India 523,000 2,226,000 Hinduism 1.49 % 10
 Tipera India 800,000 943,000 Hinduism 8.52 % -
 Yakkha Nepal 27,000 34,000 Other / Small 0.72 % 1
 Yimchungra India 79,000 79,000 Christianity 99.30 % -
 Zeliang India 121,000 121,000 Christianity 93.67 % -
  Totals:  63           25     721

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


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