Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Hindu

Language: Nepali - (npi)

Alternate Name(s): Indian Sub-cluster, Gurung

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Brunei

Also found in: Bangladesh; Bhutan; Canada; Germany; Malaysia; Myanmar; Portugal; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 1,700

Global Population: 1,967,050

PEID: 18225

ROP: 107204

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Gurkha of Brunei, numbering 1,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the OBC Hindu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,967,050 in 15 countries. Their primary language is Nepali. The primary religion practiced by the Gurkha 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