Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Central Tibetan - (bod)

Alternate Name(s): Wen, Poke, Bhotia, Zang, Bod Skad, Phoke

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Tibetan

Country: Nepal

Also found in: Bhutan; Canada; China; India; Sweden; Taiwan; United States

Population: 152,000

Global Population: 1,457,700

PEID: 6306

ROP: 110033

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tibetans of Nepal, numbering 152,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,457,700 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Central Tibetan. The primary religion practiced by the Tibetans is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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