Mizo in India


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Main Language
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People Name General Mizo
People Name in Country Mizo
Alternate Names Bawng; Bom; Chin Bawm; Dholi; Dugla; Duhlian Twang; Dulien; Hualngo; Kuki Chin; Lukhai; Lusago; Lusai; Lusei; Lushai; Lushei; Mahara; Muchi; Rishi; Sailau; Whelngo; मीज़ो
Population this Country 171,000
Population all Countries 190,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 13161
ROP3 Code 112994
ROP25 Code 305520
ROP25 Name Mizo
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 19
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Mizoram
157,000
Assam
4,700
Manipur
3,100
Meghalaya
1,300
West Bengal
1,000
Arunachal Pradesh
800
Delhi
600
Maharashtra
500
Nagaland
300
Tamil Nadu
200
Uttar Pradesh
100
Chandigarh
50
Himachal Pradesh
40
Telangana
40
Madhya Pradesh
20
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 19
  Mizoram 157,000
  Assam 4,700
  Manipur 3,100
  Meghalaya 1,300
  West Bengal 1,000
  Arunachal Pradesh 800
  Delhi 600
  Maharashtra 500
  Nagaland 300
  Tamil Nadu 200
  Uttar Pradesh 100
  Chandigarh 50
  Himachal Pradesh 40
  Telangana 40
  Madhya Pradesh 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.28 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
98.49 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.56 %
Islam
0.45 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.03 %
Unknown
0.19 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Primary Language Mizo (139,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 47
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Chin, Paite
1,200
Hmar
500
Bengali
400
Hindi
400
Naga, Mao
400
Chin, Hakha
200
Kok Borok
200
English
200
Chin, Thado
200
Chin, Falam
200
Nepali
70
Khasi
60
Mara
60
Santhali
30
Urdu
30
Primary Language Mizo (139,000 speakers)
Language Code lus   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 47
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Chin, Paite 1,200
  Hmar 500
  Bengali 400
  Hindi 400
  Naga, Mao 400
  Chin, Hakha 200
  Kok Borok 200
  English 200
  Chin, Thado 200
  Chin, Falam 200
  Nepali 70
  Khasi 60
  Mara 60
  Santhali 30
  Urdu 30
People Groups Speaking Mizo
Photo Source Gerald Roberts 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
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