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Bhotia Sikkim in India

Bhotia Sikkim

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
110,000 Sikkimese Buddhism 5.89 % Unknown Not available Not available   

Bhotia Sikkim in India

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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-08-12
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:110,000
Largest States:
Sikkim (95,000)West Bengal (14,000)
Arunachal Pradesh (500)Maharashtra (80)
Karnataka (30)
Total States on file:6
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bhotia Sikkim
People Name General: Bhotia Sikkim
Alternate People Names:
Bhotia of SikkimBhutia
DanyoukaLhopa
LhoriSikkim Bhotia
भोटिया (बुद्धिस्ट ट्रेडिशन्स)
ROP3 Code: 111611
Joshua Project People ID: 16450
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 110,000
Population all Countries: 116,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: Tibetan
People Name General: Bhotia Sikkim
Ethnic Code: MSY50r
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Language
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Primary Language: Sikkimese (55,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): sip    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Sherpa (20,000)Nepali (19,000)
Tibetan, Central (5,600)Lepcha (2,000)
Hindi (700)Groma (400)
English (80)Limbu (70)
Kodava (30)Dimasa (20)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 37
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism86.78 % 
Christianity5.89 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism6.53 % 
Islam0.10 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.03 % 
Unknown0.67 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
 
 
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Bhotia Sikkim in India

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