• PEOPLE NAME: JIREL OF NEPAL

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalaya

Language: Jirel - (jul)

Alternate Name(s): Ziral, Jiri, Jirial

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Nepal

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Population: 7,500

Global Population: 7,500


PEID: 6224

ROP: 104283

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Jirel of Nepal, numbering 7,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Himalaya people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Jirel. The primary religion practiced by the Jirel 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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