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Tamang in India

Tamang

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
288,000 Tamang, Eastern Hinduism 12.77 % Unknown   

Tamang in India

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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:288,000
Largest States:
West Bengal (204,000)Assam (40,000)
Sikkim (37,000)Himachal Pradesh (2,600)
Arunachal Pradesh (2,100)Manipur (600)
Uttar Pradesh (600)Uttarakhand (400)
Meghalaya (400)Madhya Pradesh (300)
Total States on file:22
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Tamang
People Name General: Tamang
Alternate People Names:
Eastern TamangIshang
LamaMurmi
NishangNishung
Tamanglamaतमंग
ROP3 Code: 102861
Joshua Project People ID: 18212
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 288,000
Population all Countries: 1,788,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: South Himalaya
People Name General: Tamang
Ethnic Code: MSY50z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tamang, Eastern (147,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): taj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Nepali (121,000)Tamang, Eastern Gorkha (2,300)
Bengali (1,500)Hindi (300)
Total Languages: 5
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism29.29 % 
Christianity12.77 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism57.77 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.18 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2005
New Testament:
2011Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tamang, Eastern
Text / Printed MatterBible: परमेश्वरला ...
 
 
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Tamang in India

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