Jat, Sindhu, Muslim traditions 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  

Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-10-23
People Name General Jat, Sindhu, Muslim traditions
People Name in Country Jat, Sindhu, Muslim traditions
Population in Pakistan 246,000
World Population 249,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Country Pakistan
Region South 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 (160,000) Sindh (72,000) Azad Kashmir (7,000) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (5,400)
Balochistan (1,100) Islamabad (200) Federally Administer (70)
Total States on file:  7  (up to 20 largest shown)
Punjab (160,000) Sindh (72,000)
Azad Kashmir (7,000) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (5,400)
Balochistan (1,100) Islamabad (200)
Federally Administer (70)

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Enthologue Language Map

Ethnolinguistic map from University of Texas or other map

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

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1885-1922)
New Testament Yes   (1819-2000)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Cartoon Gospel tract Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Fathers Love Letter Audio Recordings
Four Spiritual Laws General
Got Questions Ministry General
Jesus Film: view in Panjabi, Western Film / Video
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Online Scripture / Bible Audio Recordings
Punjabi Bible stories Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
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 %
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Other / Small
0.00 %
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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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