• PEOPLE NAME: CENTRAL TIBETANS OF CHINA

Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Tibetan - (bod)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: China

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

Population: 1,030,000

Global Population: 1,181,900


PEID: 7403

ROP: 110033

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Central Tibetans of China, numbering 1,030,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,181,900 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Tibetan. The primary religion practiced by the Central Tibetans is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.


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