• PEOPLE NAME: NEPALI (GORKHA) OF MYANMAR

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PEID: 48451

ROP: 107204

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Nepali-Pahari

Language: Nepali (individual language) - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Nepalese

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Myanmar

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

Population: 360,000

Global Population: 4,393,000


PEID: 48451

ROP: 107204

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Nepali (Gorkha) of Myanmar, numbering 360,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nepali-Pahari people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,393,000 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Nepali (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Nepali (Gorkha) 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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