• PEOPLE NAME: HO OF INDIA

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By Gerald Roberts

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PEID: 41399

ROP: 112247

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Ho - (hoc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh

Population: 985,000

Global Population: 987,800


PEID: 41399

ROP: 112247

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Ho of India, numbering 985,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 987,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ho. The primary religion practiced by the Ho is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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