Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: OBC Hindu
Language: Newari - (new)
Alternate Name(s): Nepal Bhasa, "Newari"
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Also found in: India
Global Population: 1,725,000
Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity
Overview: The Newar of Nepal, numbering 1,530,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,725,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Newari. The primary religion practiced by the Newar is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.
Bible Translations: Available
Jesus Film: Available
Gospel Recordings: Available
Radio Broadcast: Not Available