Affinity Bloc:  South Asian Peoples What is an Affinity Bloc?

Population

1,641,459,000

Number of People Clusters

27

People Groups (by Country)

3,137

Unreached People Groups

2,953 (94 %)
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Progress Scale
People Cluster Population Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Progress
Scale
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Assamese 5,315,000 22 19 86.4 % 4,706,000 88.5 %    Islam 1.87 % 0.00 %
Banjara 7,217,000 8 8 100.0 % 7,217,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.18 % 0.00 %
Bengali 352,041,000 368 362 98.4 % 351,530,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.13 % 0.00 %
Bhil 18,438,000 6 6 100.0 % 18,438,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.83 % 0.00 %
Bhojpur-Maithili 742,000 11 11 100.0 % 742,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bihari 446,000 4 2 50.0 % 54,000 12.1 %    Hinduism 6.41 % 1.75 %
Gond 17,740,000 8 6 75.0 % 15,838,000 89.3 %    Hinduism 2.63 % 0.00 %
Gujarati 61,030,000 189 184 97.4 % 60,946,000 99.9 %    Hinduism 0.12 % 0.00 %
Hindi 510,622,000 545 522 95.8 % 509,064,000 99.7 %    Hinduism 0.25 % 0.02 %
Jat 37,532,000 151 149 98.7 % 37,450,000 99.8 %    Hinduism 0.06 % 0.00 %
Kannada 32,099,000 81 80 98.8 % 32,097,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.42 % 0.00 %
Kashmiri 11,104,000 77 77 100.0 % 11,104,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Malayali 38,029,000 106 84 79.2 % 28,522,000 75.0 %    Hinduism 22.02 % 0.06 %
Maldivian 399,000 4 4 100.0 % 399,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.01 % 0.00 %
Marathi-Konkani 60,698,000 115 107 93.0 % 59,310,000 97.7 %    Hinduism 2.40 % 0.01 %
Munda-Santal 17,529,000 27 14 51.9 % 11,802,000 67.3 %    Hinduism 6.88 % 0.00 %
Nepali-Pahari 14,810,000 75 70 93.3 % 14,487,000 97.8 %    Hinduism 0.71 % 0.05 %
Oraon 4,827,000 4 2 50.0 % 49,000 1.0 %    Hinduism 18.75 % 0.00 %
Oriya 17,455,000 193 187 96.9 % 15,545,000 89.1 %    Hinduism 1.41 % 0.00 %
Punjabi 153,774,000 296 289 97.6 % 150,291,000 97.7 %    Islam 1.01 % 0.00 %
Rajasthan 69,013,000 136 136 100.0 % 69,013,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sindhi 5,945,000 48 48 100.0 % 5,945,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.13 % 0.00 %
Sinhala 11,755,000 20 12 60.0 % 11,518,000 98.0 %    Buddhism 0.22 % 0.03 %
South Asian, other 20,350,000 170 148 87.1 % 18,289,000 89.9 %    Hinduism 2.22 % 0.50 %
Tamil 67,851,000 116 78 67.2 % 38,926,000 57.4 %    Hinduism 9.42 % 0.11 %
Telugu 66,277,000 136 127 93.4 % 64,839,000 97.8 %    Hinduism 2.04 % 0.01 %
Urdu Muslim 38,434,000 221 221 100.0 % 38,434,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Totals:  27 People Clusters 1,641,459,000 3,137 2,953 94.1 % 1,576,540,000 96.0 %    22      


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