Jat, Sindhu, Muslim in Pakistan






Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

The Jat Sindhu are basically a warrior tribes. 600 to 700 ago, they lived on both sides of the River Indus. After that most of them migrated to the Punjab of the Sub-continent. During the coming centuries most of them converted to Islam. Others are Sikh or followers of other religions.

Where Are they Located?

In Pakistan, they live in the all the five provinces: Sindh, Punjab, Baluchistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa & Gilgit-Baltistan. They also live in Kashmir.

What Are Their Lives Like?

They are hardworking people who value honor and respect family. There are no restrictions to marriages with other castes. For the most part they like to live in joint families.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The majority are Muslim.

What Are Their Needs?

They are physically and morally very strong and always believe in working hard. Their needs are adequate income, education and a place to live.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Jat, Sindhu, Muslim
People Name in Country Jat, Sindhu, Muslim
Population in Pakistan 239,000
World Population 243,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Punjabi
People Name General Jat, Sindhu, Muslim
Ethnic Code CNN25h
People ID 20013
Country Pakistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Punjab (154,000) Sindh (69,000) Azad Kashmir (6,700) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (5,200)
Balochistan (1,100) Islamabad (100) Federally Administer (70)
Total States on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Punjab (154,000) Sindh (69,000)
Azad Kashmir (6,700) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (5,200)
Balochistan (1,100) Islamabad (100)
Federally Administer (70)

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  11  (up to 20 largest shown)
Panjabi, Western (175,000) Sindhi (27,000) Urdu (25,000) Seraiki (7,700)
Koli, Parkari (500) Hindko, Southern (300) Hindko, Northern (100) Marwari (70)
Shina, Kohistani (40) Waneci (30) Pashto, Southern
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Panjabi, Western 175,000 Sindhi 27,000
Urdu 25,000 Seraiki 7,700
Koli, Parkari 500 Hindko, Southern 300
Hindko, Northern 100 Marwari 70
Shina, Kohistani 40 Waneci 30
Pashto, Southern 10

For Main Lanugage: Panjabi, Western

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Fathers Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Punjabi Bible stories
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Western
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
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Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
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Ethnic Religions
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0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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