• PEOPLE NAME: ASSAMESE-SPEAKING BHUMIJA OF INDIA


PEID: 41999

ROP: 117254

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Assamese - (asm)

Alternate Name(s): Bhumij

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

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Population: 240,000

Global Population: 240,000


PEID: 41999

ROP: 117254

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Assamese-speaking Bhumija of India, numbering 240,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Assamese. The primary religion practiced by the Assamese-speaking Bhumija is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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