Bhotia, Sikkim in India


Population
108,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-12
People Name General Bhotia, Sikkim
People Name in Country Bhotia, Sikkim
Population in India 108,000
World Population 114,100
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, Bhutia, Danyouka, Lhopa, Lhori, Sikkim Bhotia, भोटिया (बुद्धिस्ट ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16450
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 5
Largest States
Sikkim (93,000) West Bengal (14,000) Arunachal Pradesh (500)
Maharashtra (40) Karnataka (30)
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 17  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file: 5
Sikkim (93,000) West Bengal (14,000)
Arunachal Pradesh (500) Maharashtra (40)
Karnataka (30)
Primary Language: Sikkimese (54,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: sip   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 37
Secondary Languages:
(only 20 largest shown)
Sherpa (20,000) Nepali (18,000) Tibetan, Central (5,500)
Lepcha (2,000) Hindi (700) English (80)
Limbu (70) Kodava (30) Dimasa (20)
Telugu (10) Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Adi
Khandesi Digaro-Mishmi Marathi
Meitei Bengali Gujarati
Sanskrit Naga, Lotha
Primary Language: Sikkimese (54,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: sip   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 37
Secondary Languages: (only 20 largest shown)
Sherpa (20,000) Nepali (18,000)
Tibetan, Central (5,500) Lepcha (2,000)
Hindi (700) English (80)
Limbu (70) Kodava (30)
Dimasa (20) Telugu (10)
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken (10) Adi (10)
Khandesi (10) Digaro-Mishmi (10)
Marathi (10) Meitei (10)
Bengali (10) Gujarati (10)
Sanskrit (10) Naga, Lotha (10)
Primary Language: Sikkimese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
93.52 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
1.22 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
5.10 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.15 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Jared Kachurak  
Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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