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Nepali, general in China, Hong Kong

Nepali, general

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
16,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.00 % 0.90 %   

Nepali, general in China, Hong Kong

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Introduction / History
The Nepalese who came to live in Hong Kong were Gurkhas who were part of the British military. They began service in the British military in the nineteenth century. When China became rulers of Hong Kong in 1997 they allowed them to stay.

The Nepalese started coming to Hong Kong in the 1970s. They are growing in numbers and have their own NGOs that help the Nepalese in Hong Kong. Though they have Hong Kong identity, they are classed as Nepalese nationals.

Many of the Nepalese are building workers and security guards. A lot of them live in the Yau Tsim Mong and Yuen Long regions. They live mostly in housing for large families as they like to be together and if they lived in government housing this would not be so.

The Nepalese have different ethnic languages as well as speaking in Nepali. Nepalese students can apply for welfare help with their education though there is no guarantee that their education will get them work afterwards. The Nepalese workers do tend to be less well paid in general compared to the Hong Kong workers. There are also language differences that cause problems. Many Nepalese cannot speak Cantonese well.

The Nepalese have their own newspapers in Nepalese such as Everest Weekly. Hinduism is their main religion.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Nepalese in Hong Kong would come to Jesus Christ with whom there is equality.
* Pray that Christian articles could appear in their newspapers.

References
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Country: China, Hong Kong
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Northeast
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Nepali, general
People Name General: Nepalese
Alternate People Names:
Eastern PahariGurkha
GurkhaliGurung
Nepalese, EasternPaharia
नेपलीज़
ROP3 Code: 107204
Joshua Project People ID: 13317
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 16,000
Population all Countries: 708,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Hindu - Other
People Name General: Nepalese
Ethnic Code: CNN25k
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Nepali (16,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): npi    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism43.50 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.90 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism50.00 % 
Islam5.00 % 
Non-Religious0.50 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent88.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic2.00 %
 
(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
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1850-1961
New Testament:
1821-2010Audio
Complete Bible: 1914-2004
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nepali
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoNew Way (Naya Goreto)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoUntil We Met
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Comic Book Version (SuperBible)
Text / Printed MatterBible: नेपाली - Nepali
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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