Language:  Dzongkha

Estimated Global Speakers

290,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

Scripture Status

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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 *
 Drukpa Bhutan 216,000 231,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Drukpa India 14,000 231,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Drukpa, Dzongkha Denmark 600 231,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ngalong Bhutan 88,000 88,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
  Totals:  4           4     8
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Bhotia India 133,000 133,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 3
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 586,000 722,000 Buddhism 5.00 % -
  Totals:  2           1     3

Language Alternate Names
Bhotia of Bhutan
Bhotia of Dukpa
Bhutanese
Drokpa
Drukha
Drukke
Drukpa
Dukpa
Hloka
Jonkha
Lhoskad
Rdzongkha
Thimphu-Punakha
Wang-The (Thimphu-Punakha)
Zongkhar

Dialects
Adap
Ha
Northern Thimphu
Wang-the

Dialect Alternate Names
Thimphu-punakha


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1970
New Testament 2000-2007
Complete Bible 2010

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