• PEOPLE NAME: DOYA OF BHUTAN

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Lhokpu - (lhp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Bhutan

Also found in:

Population: 2,200

Global Population: 2,200


PEID: 42389

ROP: 113916

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Doya of Bhutan, numbering 2,200, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Bhutan. Their primary language is Lhokpu. The primary religion practiced by the Doya 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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