• PEOPLE NAME: NEPALI OF BHUTAN

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PEID: 42388

ROP: 107204

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Nepali-Pahari

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Lhotshampa

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Bhutan

Also found in: Brunei; Canada; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; United States

Population: 116,000

Global Population: 4,503,100


PEID: 42388

ROP: 107204

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Nepali of Bhutan, numbering 116,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nepali-Pahari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,503,100 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Nepali 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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