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PEID: 42084

ROP: 105069

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Bengali - (ben)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh

Population: 49,500

Global Population: 56,300

PEID: 42084

ROP: 105069

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Koch of India, numbering 49,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 56,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bengali. The primary religion practiced by the Koch is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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