• PEOPLE NAME: HAJONG OF BANGLADESH

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By Gerald Roberts

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PEID: 1170

ROP: 103647

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Hajong - (haj)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Bangladesh

Also found in: India

Population: 8,900

Global Population: 62,900


PEID: 1170

ROP: 103647

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Hajong of Bangladesh, numbering 8,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 62,900 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Hajong. The primary religion practiced by the Hajong is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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