• PEOPLE NAME: TANGCHANGYA OF BANGLADESH

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By Gerald Roberts

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PEID: 1212

ROP: 109815

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Buddhist

Language: Tangchangya - (tnv)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Theravada

Country: Bangladesh

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Population: 39,500

Global Population: 39,500


PEID: 1212

ROP: 109815

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tangchangya of Bangladesh, numbering 39,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Buddhist people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bangladesh. Their primary language is Tangchangya. The primary religion practiced by the Tangchangya is Theravada Buddhism, the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism.


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