• PEOPLE NAME: LEPCHA OF INDIA

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PEID: 41791

ROP: 105723

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Lepcha - (lep)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

Also found in: Bhutan; Nepal

Population: 91,000

Global Population: 98,800


PEID: 41791

ROP: 105723

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Lepcha of India, numbering 91,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 98,800 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lepcha. The primary religion practiced by the Lepcha is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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