• PEOPLE NAME: BHUMIJA OF INDIA

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PEID: 41415

ROP: 111603

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Bengali

Language: Mundari - (unr)

Alternate Name(s): Bhumija, Bhumij Desua, Desua Bhumij

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: India

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Population: 992,000

Global Population: 992,000


PEID: 41415

ROP: 111603

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bhumija of India, numbering 992,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bengali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Mundari. The primary religion practiced by the Bhumija is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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