Mizo in India


Population
157,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Mizo
People Name in Country Mizo
Population in India 157,000
World Population 176,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bawng, Bom, Chin Bawm, Dholi, Dugla, Duhlian Twang, Dulien, Hualngo, Kuki Chin, Lukhai, Lusago, Lusai, Lusei, Lushai, Lushei, Mahara, Muchi, Rishi, Sailau, Whelngo, मीज़ो
People ID 13161
ROP3 Code 112994
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 18
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Mizoram
(142,000)
Manipur
(6,400)
Assam
(4,400)
Meghalaya
(1,200)
West Bengal
(800)
Arunachal Pradesh
(700)
Delhi
(500)
Maharashtra
(400)
Tamil Nadu
(200)
Uttar Pradesh
(80)
Nagaland
(60)
Chandigarh
(40)
Himachal Pradesh
(30)
Telangana
(30)
Kerala
(20)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 18
  Mizoram (142,000)
  Manipur (6,400)
  Assam (4,400)
  Meghalaya (1,200)
  West Bengal (800)
  Arunachal Pradesh (700)
  Delhi (500)
  Maharashtra (400)
  Tamil Nadu (200)
  Uttar Pradesh (80)
  Nagaland (60)
  Chandigarh (40)
  Himachal Pradesh (30)
  Telangana (30)
  Kerala (20)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Mizo (152,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 45
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Chin, Paite
(1,300)
Hmar
(600)
Naga, Mao
(500)
Hindi
(400)
Bengali
(400)
Chin, Thado
(400)
Kok Borok
(300)
Chin, Hakha
(300)
English
(200)
Chin, Falam
(200)
Gangte
(90)
Nepali
(80)
Gujarati
(80)
Khasi
(80)
Assamese
(70)
People Groups Speaking Mizo
Primary Language Mizo (152,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 45
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Chin, Paite (1,300)
  Hmar (600)
  Naga, Mao (500)
  Hindi (400)
  Bengali (400)
  Chin, Thado (400)
  Kok Borok (300)
  Chin, Hakha (300)
  English (200)
  Chin, Falam (200)
  Gangte (90)
  Nepali (80)
  Gujarati (80)
  Khasi (80)
  Assamese (70)
People Groups Speaking Mizo

Primary Language:  Mizo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1898-1956)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1916-1986)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1959-1995)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mizo
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mizo (Lushai) Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Old Version Bible
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.61 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 95.00 %)
97.28 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
1.26 %
Islam
0.35 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.49 %
Photo Source Gerald Roberts 
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
Religion Values * From India census data.  Current values may differ.


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