Lushai Mizo in India

The Lushai Mizo have only been reported in India
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Mizo Lushai
People Name in Country Mizo Lushai
Natural Name Lushai Mizo
Alternate Names Lusai; Lusei; Lushai; मीज़ो, लुशाई
Population this Country 676,000
Population all Countries 676,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 20672
ROP3 Code 115520
ROP25 Code 305520
ROP25 Name Mizo
Country India
Region Asia, South
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 10
Largest States
Mizoram
648,000
Manipur
6,700
Tripura
6,400
Assam
4,500
Meghalaya
3,000
West Bengal
700
Nagaland
500
Arunachal Pradesh
300
Tamil Nadu
200
Maharashtra
50
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 10
  Mizoram 648,000
  Manipur 6,700
  Tripura 6,400
  Assam 4,500
  Meghalaya 3,000
  West Bengal 700
  Nagaland 500
  Arunachal Pradesh 300
  Tamil Nadu 200
  Maharashtra 50
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.16 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.85 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.39 %
Islam
0.45 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.02 %
Unknown
0.12 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Mizo (547,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 67
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Chin, Paite
5,700
Bengali
2,000
Hmar
2,000
Naga, Mao
1,800
Hindi
1,300
Kok Borok
1,300
Chin, Hakha
1,100
Chin, Falam
600
Chin, Thado
400
Mara
300
English
300
Nepali
300
Khasi
200
Santhali
100
Gangte
80
Primary Language Mizo (547,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 67
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Chin, Paite 5,700
  Bengali 2,000
  Hmar 2,000
  Naga, Mao 1,800
  Hindi 1,300
  Kok Borok 1,300
  Chin, Hakha 1,100
  Chin, Falam 600
  Chin, Thado 400
  Mara 300
  English 300
  Nepali 300
  Khasi 200
  Santhali 100
  Gangte 80
People Groups Speaking Mizo
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
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