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Dhimal in India

Dhimal

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,900 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % Not available   

Dhimal in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:15 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:4,900
Largest States:
West Bengal (2,800)Bihar (2,100)
Total States on file:2
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Dhimal
People Name General: Dhimal
Alternate People Names:
AgniaDhemal
DhimarJharwa
Maulikधिमल
ROP3 Code: 102575
Joshua Project People ID: 11544
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,900
Population all Countries: 31,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: South Himalaya
People Name General: Dhimal
Ethnic Code: MSY50r
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Rajbanshi (1,900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): rjs    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Maithili (1,600)Dhimal (800)
Hindi (300)
Total Languages: 4
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism87.26 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small2.09 % 
Unknown10.65 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2005-2016
New Testament:
2009
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Rajbanshi
 
 
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Dhimal in India

Peoples
               
Geographic
Global                 Global
           
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    South Himalaya     South Asia    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
Country
   
      Dhimal India    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Dhimal in India          
      Religion Language  
      Hinduism     Rajbanshi  
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