Tamang in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Subgroups: 21 (10 largest shown)  Show all

Subgroup Name Population
Lasa 17,000
Bal 700
Bomyan 700
Bopchan 700
Domjan 700
Dong 700
Grongder 700
Gyapole 700
Jhimpa 700
Lopchan 700

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People Name General Tamang
People Name in Country Tamang
World Population 1,681,000
Total Countries 4
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 3  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Eastern Tamang, Ishang, Lama, Murmi, Nishang, Nishung, Tamanglama, तमंग
People ID 18212
ROP3 Code 102861
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster South Asia Buddhist
People Group Tamang
Ethnic Code MSY50z
Total Subgroups 21 (only 15 largest shown)
  Lasa 17,000
  Bal 700
  Bomyan 700
  Bopchan 700
  Domjan 700
  Dong 700
  Grongder 700
  Gyapole 700
  Jhimpa 700
  Lopchan 700
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)
Total States on file 21
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
West Bengal
148,000
Assam
38,000
Sikkim
38,000
Himachal Pradesh
3,000
Arunachal Pradesh
2,000
Manipur
900
Meghalaya
600
Uttar Pradesh
500
Uttarakhand
400
Madhya Pradesh
300
Jharkhand
100
Maharashtra
100
Telangana
40
Gujarat
30
Chandigarh
30
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)
Total States 21  (only 20 largest shown)
  West Bengal 148,000
  Assam 38,000
  Sikkim 38,000
  Himachal Pradesh 3,000
  Arunachal Pradesh 2,000
  Manipur 900
  Meghalaya 600
  Uttar Pradesh 500
  Uttarakhand 400
  Madhya Pradesh 300
  Jharkhand 100
  Maharashtra 100
  Telangana 40
  Gujarat 30
  Chandigarh 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nepali (118,000 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Tamang, Eastern
106,000
Tamang, Eastern Gorkha
2,500
Bengali
2,300
Hindi
900
Primary Language Nepali (118,000 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Tamang, Eastern 106,000
  Tamang, Eastern Gorkha 2,500
  Bengali 2,300
  Hindi 900
People Groups Speaking Nepali

Primary Language:  Nepali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1850-1961)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1821-2010)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1914-2004)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video New Way (Naya Goreto)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video Until We Met
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: नेपाली - Nepali
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
73.49 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
6.21 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
19.88 %
Islam
0.26 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.06 %
Unknown
0.10 %
Photo Source Kerry Olson 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.