• PEOPLE NAME: ASSAMESE OF BANGLADESH

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PEID: 1152

ROP: 100567

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Assamese

Language: Assamese - (asm)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: Bhutan; India; United States

Population: 15,000

Global Population: 4,733,600


PEID: 1152

ROP: 100567

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Assamese of Bangladesh, numbering 15,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Assamese people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,733,600 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Assamese. The primary religion practiced by the Assamese is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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