Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Tribal - Other

Language: Sikkimese - (sip)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Bhutan

Also found in: India

Population: 4,200

Global Population: 222,200

PEID: 42386

ROP: 111608

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Sikkimese Bhotia of Bhutan, numbering 4,200, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tribal - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 222,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Sikkimese. The primary religion practiced by the Sikkimese Bhotia is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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