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Momba in India

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Map source: Omid / Joshua Project
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,500 Monpa, Tawang Buddhism 1.32 % Unknown Not available Not available   

Momba in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:4,500
Largest States:
Arunachal Pradesh (4,500)
Total States on file:1
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Momba
People Name General: Momba
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 113082
Joshua Project People ID: 17645
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,500
Population all Countries: 4,500
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: South Himalaya
People Name General: Momba
Ethnic Code: MSY50z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Monpa, Tawang (6,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): twm    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Mising (40)Adi (40)
Naga, Tangshang: Tangsa (20)Nyishi (Unknown)
Hindi (Unknown)Santhali (Unknown)
Mundari: Bhumij (Unknown)Sherpa (Unknown)
Total Languages: 9
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism83.38 % 
Christianity1.32 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism11.40 % 
Islam0.06 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.10 % 
Unknown3.74 % 
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]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Monpa, Tawang
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Momba in India

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    South Himalaya     South Asia    
      Momba India    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Momba in India          
      Religion Language  
      Buddhism     Monpa, Tawang  
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