Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim - Other

Language: Bengali - (ben)

Alternate Name(s): Bangali

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Nepal

Also found in: Canada; France; Germany; India; Italy; Kenya; Malaysia; Myanmar; Oman; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 9,173,100

PEID: 6178

ROP: 101254

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Bengali of Nepal, numbering 13,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,173,100 in 18 countries. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Bengali is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available