Bhotia Sikkim in India


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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-12
People Name General Bhotia Sikkim
People Name in Country Bhotia Sikkim
Population in India 84,000
World Population 90,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
Alternate Names Bhotia of Sikkim, Bhutia, Danyouka, Lhopa, Lhori, Sikkim Bhotia, भोटिया (बुद्धिस्ट ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 16450
ROP3 Code 111611
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Sikkim
70,000
West Bengal
13,000
Arunachal Pradesh
600
Maharashtra
70
Karnataka
30
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Sikkim 70,000
  West Bengal 13,000
  Arunachal Pradesh 600
  Maharashtra 70
  Karnataka 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Sikkimese (45,000 speakers)
Language Code sip   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Sherpa
16,000
Nepali
15,000
Tibetan, Central
4,700
Lepcha
1,600
Hindi
700
English
60
Limbu
50
Bengali
30
Kodava
20
Dimasa
10
Other People Groups Speaking Sikkimese
Primary Language Sikkimese (45,000 speakers)
Language Code sip   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Sherpa 16,000
  Nepali 15,000
  Tibetan, Central 4,700
  Lepcha 1,600
  Hindi 700
  English 60
  Limbu 50
  Bengali 30
  Kodava 20
  Dimasa 10
People Groups Speaking Sikkimese

Primary Language:  Sikkimese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
86.22 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
6.89 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
6.08 %
Islam
0.11 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.03 %
Unknown
0.67 %
Photo Source Jared Kachurak 
Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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