• PEOPLE NAME: YAKHA OF INDIA

Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: South Himalaya

Language: Yakha - (ybh)

Alternate Name(s): Dewansala, Yakha, Yakkha Ceya, Yakkhaba, Yakkhaba Cea, Yakkhaba Sala, Yakthomba, Dewan

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 6,700

Global Population: 29,700


PEID: 49481

ROP: 110935

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Yakha of India, numbering 6,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Himalaya people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 29,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yakha. The primary religion practiced by the Yakha 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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