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

Population

1,600,695,000

Number of People Clusters

27

People Groups (by Country)

3,085

Unreached People Groups

2,902 (94 %)
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People Cluster Population Progress
Scale
Peoples
by Country
Unreached
by Country
% Groups
Unreached
Popl in
Unreached
% Popl in
Unreached
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Assamese 5,253,000 22 19 86.4 % 4,601,000 87.6 %    Islam 2.0 % 0.0 %
Banjara 6,712,000 8 8 100.0 % 6,712,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 4.2 % 0.0 %
Bengali 344,963,000 389 383 98.5 % 344,453,000 99.9 %    Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Bhil 15,945,000 6 6 100.0 % 15,945,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.8 % 0.0 %
Bhojpur-Maithili 1,658,000 30 30 100.0 % 1,658,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bihari 444,000 4 2 50.0 % 53,000 12.0 %    Hinduism 6.4 % 1.8 %
Gond 16,613,000 8 6 75.0 % 14,803,000 89.1 %    Hinduism 2.7 % 0.0 %
Gujarati 58,935,000 184 179 97.3 % 58,848,000 99.9 %    Hinduism 0.1 % 0.0 %
Hindi 493,938,000 545 522 95.8 % 492,392,000 99.7 %    Hinduism 0.3 % 0.0 %
Jat 37,599,000 105 103 98.1 % 37,520,000 99.8 %    Hinduism 0.1 % 0.0 %
Kannada 35,983,000 80 79 98.8 % 35,980,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.4 % 0.0 %
Kashmiri 11,387,000 74 74 100.0 % 11,387,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Malayali 37,869,000 103 82 79.6 % 29,055,000 76.7 %    Hinduism 20.3 % 0.1 %
Maldivian 391,000 4 4 100.0 % 391,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Marathi-Konkani 63,239,000 114 106 93.0 % 61,917,000 97.9 %    Hinduism 2.2 % 0.0 %
Munda-Santal 17,035,000 28 15 53.6 % 11,430,000 67.1 %    Hinduism 6.9 % 0.0 %
Nepali-Pahari 15,915,000 97 92 94.8 % 15,586,000 97.9 %    Hinduism 0.7 % 0.1 %
Oraon 4,574,000 4 2 50.0 % 47,000 1.0 %    Hinduism 18.7 % 0.0 %
Oriya 16,847,000 193 187 96.9 % 14,980,000 88.9 %    Hinduism 1.4 % 0.0 %
Punjabi 176,072,000 354 347 98.0 % 172,494,000 98.0 %    Islam 0.9 % 0.0 %
Rajasthan 67,720,000 145 145 100.0 % 67,720,000 100.0 %    Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sindhi 5,912,000 63 63 100.0 % 5,912,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
Sinhala 10,395,000 20 12 60.0 % 10,159,000 97.7 %    Buddhism 0.3 % 0.0 %
South Asian, other 20,223,000 171 149 87.1 % 18,087,000 89.4 %    Hinduism 2.3 % 0.5 %
Tamil 66,676,000 113 76 67.3 % 38,260,000 57.4 %    Hinduism 10.1 % 0.1 %
Telugu 65,473,000 134 124 92.5 % 63,988,000 97.7 %    Hinduism 2.0 % 0.0 %
Urdu Muslim 2,920,000 87 87 100.0 % 2,920,000 100.0 %    Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
Totals:  27 People Clusters 1,600,695,000 22 3,085 2,902 94.1 % 1,537,300,000 96.0 %         

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