Tamang in India


Population
289,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Tamang
People Name in Country Tamang
Population in India 289,000
World Population 1,779,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 3  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Eastern Tamang, Ishang, Lama, Murmi, Nishang, Nishung, Tamanglama, तमंग
People ID 18212
ROP3 Code 102861
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 21
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
West Bengal
(207,000)
Assam
(39,000)
Sikkim
(36,000)
Himachal Pradesh
(2,600)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2,100)
Manipur
(600)
Uttar Pradesh
(500)
Meghalaya
(400)
Uttarakhand
(400)
Madhya Pradesh
(300)
Maharashtra
(100)
Jharkhand
(100)
Telangana
(40)
Gujarat
(30)
Chandigarh
(30)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 21  (only 20 largest shown)
  West Bengal (207,000)
  Assam (39,000)
  Sikkim (36,000)
  Himachal Pradesh (2,600)
  Arunachal Pradesh (2,100)
  Manipur (600)
  Uttar Pradesh (500)
  Meghalaya (400)
  Uttarakhand (400)
  Madhya Pradesh (300)
  Maharashtra (100)
  Jharkhand (100)
  Telangana (40)
  Gujarat (30)
  Chandigarh (30)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Tamang, Eastern (160,000 speakers)
Language Code taj   Ethnologue Listing
Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
Nepali
(116,000)
Bengali
(1,400)
Hindi
(300)
People Groups Speaking Tamang, Eastern
Primary Language Tamang, Eastern (160,000 speakers)
Language Code taj   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 4
Secondary Languages
  Nepali (116,000)
  Bengali (1,400)
  Hindi (300)
People Groups Speaking Tamang, Eastern

Primary Language:  Tamang, Eastern

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2005)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (2011)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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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 Jesus Film: view in Tamang, Eastern
Text / Printed Matter Bible: परमेश्वरला बचन छार कबुल
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
32.76 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
8.54 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
58.70 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Kerry Olson  
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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