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South Himalaya Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Adibasi Janajati1,100Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Ath Pahariya5,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50hP
Ath Pahariya
Bahing2,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Bahra Gaunle400Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50#P
Bahra Gaunle
Bantawa4,400Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Bodh (Buddhist traditions)119,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismMSY50rP
Bodh (Buddhist traditions)
Chamling6,300Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallMSY50 
Chhairottan40Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Chhairottan
Chothe3,8003 100.0 % ChristianityMSY50rP
Chothe
Dhandi1,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Dhimal31,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismMSY50rP
Dhimal
Gurung632,0002 4375.0 % BuddhismMSY50eP
Gurung
Gurung Ghale22,0002 100.0 % BuddhismMSY50 
Kachari Dimasa160,0002 2150.0 % HinduismMSY50zP
Kachari Dimasa
Kachari Sonwal283,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismMSY50z 
Kanaura53,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50rP
Kanaura
Khaling1,500Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallMSY50 
Khamiyang1,400Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50rP
Khamiyang
Kulung27,000Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallMSY50 
Lahaula6,200Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismMSY50rP
Lahaula
Magar2,207,000Y1 4375.0 % HinduismMSY50nP
Magar
Malaneese1,200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50r 
Mewahang3,800Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallMSY50 
Mizo Pang3003 100.0 % ChristianityMSY50z 
Momba4,600Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50z 
Monpa144,000Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Monpa
Monpa But300Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Monpa But
Monpa Chugpa5002 100.0 % UnknownMSY50rP
Monpa Chugpa
Monpa Dirang7,500Y1 22100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Monpa Dirang
Monpa Lish2,300Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Monpa Lish
Naaba600Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50q 
Nachhiring7,000Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallMSY50 
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions)133,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN25 
Raji6,600Y1 22100.0 % HinduismMSY50n 
Raute2,200Y1 22100.0 % HinduismMSY50hP
Raute
Rongkup83,0002 3266.7 % BuddhismMSY50jP
Rongkup
Sampang1,500Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50 
Sarbaria3,200Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Sherpa159,0002 5480.0 % BuddhismMSY50qP
Sherpa
Swangla9,800Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50rP
Swangla
Tamang1,749,0002 4375.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Tamang
Tangsa Taisen1,1002 100.0 % UnknownMSY50 
Tangsa, Haisa1,0002 100.0 % ChristianityMSY50z 
Tanu45,0002 100.0 % UnknownMSY50qP
Tanu
Thakali Chimtan40Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Thakali Chimtan
Thami32,000Y1 33100.0 % HinduismMSY50rP
Thami
Thulung3,300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50 
Yakha30,000Y1 3266.7 % Other / SmallMSY50zP
Yakha
Yakthumba528,000Y1 3266.7 % Other / SmallMSY50kP
Yakthumba
Yamphu6,800Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismMSY50 
Yayu2,300Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50# 
Za, Charumba1,800Y1 2150.0 % BuddhismMSY50zP
Za, Charumba
Totals:  52 Peoples 6,539,000 40 1 84 68 81.0 %  Hinduism   29
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South Himalaya Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 68 81.0 % 5,358,000 81.9 %
  2 - Minimally reached 14 16.7 % 1,178,000 18.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 2 2.4 % 4,100 0.1 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 84   6,539,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
South Himalaya Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Ath Pahariya
5,800
in 1 Country


Bahra Gaunle
400
in 1 Country


Bodh (Buddhist traditions)
119,000
in 2 Countries


Chhairottan
40
in 1 Country


Chothe
3,800
in 1 Country


Dhimal
31,000
in 2 Countries


Gurung
632,000
in 4 Countries


Kachari Dimasa
160,000
in 2 Countries


Kanaura
53,000
in 1 Country


Khamiyang
1,400
in 1 Country


Lahaula
6,200
in 2 Countries


Magar
2,207,000
in 4 Countries


Monpa
144,000
in 2 Countries


Monpa But
300
in 1 Country


Monpa Chugpa
500
in 1 Country


Monpa Dirang
7,500
in 2 Countries


Monpa Lish
2,300
in 1 Country


Raute
2,200
in 2 Countries


Rongkup
83,000
in 3 Countries


Sherpa
159,000
in 5 Countries


Swangla
9,800
in 1 Country


Tamang
1,749,000
in 4 Countries


Tanu
45,000
in 1 Country


Thakali Chimtan
40
in 1 Country


Thami
32,000
in 3 Countries


Yakha
30,000
in 3 Countries


Yakthumba
528,000
in 3 Countries


Za, Charumba
1,800
in 2 Countries

South Himalaya People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
South Himalaya Cluster – Languages
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Language
Code
Peoples-by-Ctry
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Language
Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Adiadi11Complete
Apataniapt11NT
Assameseasm33Complete
Athpariyaaph11Portions
Bahingbhj11NT
Baltibft11Portions
Bantawabap11Portions
Bengaliben44Complete
Bhojpuribho11NT
Binebon11NT
Brokpakesgt11Trans Needed
Chamlingrab11NT
Deorider11Portions
Dhimaldhi11NT
Dimasadis11NT
Ghale, Southernghe11NT
Gurunggvr22NT
Hindihin11Complete
Khalingklr11Complete
Khamyangksu11Unspecified
Kinnaurikfk11NT
Kulungkle11NT
Ladakhilbj11Complete
Language unknownxxx22Unspecified
Lepchalep33NT
Limbulif11NT
Lishlsh22Trans Needed
Mewahang, Easternemg11Trans Needed
Monpa, Tawangtwm44Trans Started
Naabanao11Trans Needed
Nacheringncd11Trans Needed
Naga, Chothenct11NT
Naga, Tangshangnst11Complete
Nepalinpi1313Complete
Pahari, Kullukfx11NT
Rajirji11Trans Needed
Rangpurirkt11Portions
Rauterau11Trans Needed
Sampangrav11NT
Sherpaxsr44NT
Tamang, Easterntaj22NT
Thakaliths11Trans Needed
Thangmithf22NT
Thulungtdh11NT
Tinanilbf33NT
Tshanglatsj22Portions
Yakkhaybh22Portions
Yamphuybi11Trans Started
Zakhringzkr22Unspecified
Totals: 49 84 84   36 11 26 42 3
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South Himalaya Cluster – Religions
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South Himalaya Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
Population 6,539,000
Peoples (by Country) 84
Gateway / Largest People Magar
Languages 49
Largest Language Nepali
Primary Religion Hinduism
% Professing Christian 4.3%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 1 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 84   6,539,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 83 (98.8%) 6,539,000 (100.0%)
Unreached Peoples 68 (81.0%) 5,358,000 (81.9%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
America, North and Caribbean1(1.2%)500(0.0%)
Asia, Northeast4(4.8%)5,800(0.1%)
Asia, South79(94.0%)6,533,000(99.9%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 25 (29.8%) 3,305,000 (50.5%)
New Testament 56 (66.7%) 6,157,000 (94.2%)
Portions 65 (77.4%) 6,461,000 (98.8%)
Online Audio NT 37 (44.0%) 5,206,000 (79.6%)
Jesus Film 53 (63.1%) 6,312,000 (96.5%)
Gospel Recordings 76 (90.5%) 6,511,000 (99.6%)
 
Magar

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