Tamang in India


Population
226,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Tamang
People Name in Country Tamang
Population in India 226,000
World Population 1,723,000
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
National Bible Society Website
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
(146,000)
Assam
(37,000)
Sikkim
(35,000)
Himachal Pradesh
(2,700)
Arunachal Pradesh
(2,000)
Manipur
(700)
Meghalaya
(600)
Uttar Pradesh
(500)
Uttarakhand
(400)
Madhya Pradesh
(300)
Maharashtra
(100)
Jharkhand
(90)
Telangana
(40)
Gujarat
(30)
Chandigarh
(30)
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 15  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 21  (only 20 largest shown)
  West Bengal (146,000)
  Assam (37,000)
  Sikkim (35,000)
  Himachal Pradesh (2,700)
  Arunachal Pradesh (2,000)
  Manipur (700)
  Meghalaya (600)
  Uttar Pradesh (500)
  Uttarakhand (400)
  Madhya Pradesh (300)
  Maharashtra (100)
  Jharkhand (90)
  Telangana (40)
  Gujarat (30)
  Chandigarh (30)
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Nepali (116,000 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
Tamang, Eastern
(107,000)
Tamang, Eastern Gorkha
(2,300)
Bengali
(1,200)
Hindi
(400)
People Groups Speaking Nepali
Primary Language Nepali (116,000 speakers)
Language Code npi   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 5
Secondary Languages
  Tamang, Eastern (107,000)
  Tamang, Eastern Gorkha (2,300)
  Bengali (1,200)
  Hindi (400)
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
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Nepali Bible stories
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 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video Until We Met (Indigitube.tv)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
65.59 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
9.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
24.85 %
Islam
0.23 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.04 %
Unknown
0.29 %
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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