Purig-Pa in India


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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 3

Subgroup Name Population
Balti 2,000
Dard 2,000
Potriksha 2,000

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Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2017-08-13
Global Prayer Digest: 2018-10-28
People Name General Purig-Pa
People Name in Country Purig-Pa
Pronunciation Boo-rig
World Population 40,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Burig; Purig Bhotia; पुरिग-पा
People ID 17903
ROP3 Code 113383
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North Kashmir, Kargil District. Suru Valley is the main population center.   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Total States on file 2
Largest States
Ladakh
39,000
Jammu and Kashmir
50
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North Kashmir, Kargil District. Suru Valley is the main population center..   Source:  www.ethnologue.com
Total States 2
  Ladakh 39,000
  Jammu and Kashmir 50
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Purik (39,000 speakers)
Language Code prx   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Purik (39,000 speakers)
Language Code prx   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Purik

Primary Language:  Purik

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1938-1940)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1950)
Bible-Complete No
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
2.54 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.09 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.31 %
Islam
97.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.01 %
Unknown
0.06 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
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Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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