Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Santhali - (sat)

Alternate Name(s): Santhal, Majhi

Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestant

Country: Bhutan

Also found in: Bangladesh; India; Nepal

Population: 2,200

Global Population: 9,032,200

PEID: 1237

ROP: 108674

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Santal of Bhutan, numbering 2,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 9,032,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Santhali. The primary religion practiced by the Santal is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.

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Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

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