Language:  Sherpa

Estimated Global Speakers

151,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Dolpa Nepal 3,900 3,900 Buddhism 1.10 % 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,800 156,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 156,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa Nepal 105,000 156,000 Buddhism 4.22 % 2
 Sherpa United States 500 156,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,400 1,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  6           6     7
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.53 % -
 Baiga India 569,000 572,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 13,000 Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,100 89,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 83,000 89,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 116,000 117,000 Buddhism 0.35 % 2
 Chhetri Nepal 4,191,000 4,442,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 84
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 22,000 Buddhism 6.40 % -
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 502,000 621,000 Buddhism 5.00 % -
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 400 Buddhism 4.01 % 1
 Jad India 2,200 2,200 Buddhism 0.59 % 1
 Kanaura India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,100 4,400 Buddhism 0.88 % 1
 Momba India 4,500 13,000 Buddhism 0.69 % 1
 Newah Nepal 1,261,000 1,431,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 25
 Rai Nepal 590,000 720,000 Other / Small 5.56 % -
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Sarki Nepal 358,000 387,000 Hinduism 2.14 % 7
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sherpa India 39,000 156,000 Buddhism 15.77 % -
 Swangla India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,462,000 1,704,000 Buddhism 6.60 % -
  Totals:  23           15     141

Language Alternate Names
Central Sherpa (Solu)
Dolakha
East Sherpa (Dolakha)
Khumbu
North Sherpa (Khumbu)
Ramechhap
Serwa
Sharpa
Sharpa Bhotia
Sherwi tamnye
Solu
South Sherpa
West Sherpa
Xarba
Xiaerba

Dialects
Central Sherpa
East Sherpa
Khumbu
North Sherpa
Ramechaap
Solu
Twerpa

Dialect Alternate Names
Khumbu
Namche Bazar
Serwa: Solu
Sharpa: Solu
Sherpa
Sherpa: Solu
Sherpa: Solu Khumbu
Sherpa: Solu-Khumba/Namche Baz
Sherpa: Solukhumbu
Sherpa: Solu-Khumbu
Solu Khumbu
Solu-khumba/namche Baz
Solukhumbu
Solu-khumbu
Xiaerba: Solu

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1975-2008
New Testament 2014
Complete Bible None Reported
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Sherpa
Text / Printed Matter Bible: कोन्छ्‌योककी सुङ

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