Country: Pakistan South Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

394

People Groups Unreached

386 (98.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

194,198,000

Population in Unreached

192,698,000 (99.2%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian *

0.7%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

3.3%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Afghan Pawinda 4,900 4,900 Pashto, Central Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Agaria (Muslim traditions) 1,000 17,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ager (Muslim traditions) 7,700 7,700 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahmadi 89,000 167,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Anglo 1,500 202,000 Sindhi Christianity 100.00 %
 Ansari 4,668,000 16,985,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 %
 Arab 6,000 387,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 11,097,000 11,238,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arghun 1,500 1,500 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 11,000 4,294,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.10 %
Arora (Muslim traditions) 251,000 252,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Atishbaz 1,000 4,300 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Attar 500 500 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Awan 5,490,000 5,511,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 7,100 6,905,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 80,000 706,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 2,500 40,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bafinda 113,000 127,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bagdi (Muslim traditions) 800 800 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 255,000 274,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 1,100 26,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahna (Muslim traditions) 182,000 182,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bairagi (Muslim traditions) 3,500 23,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bajgar Unknown 2,800 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch 8,047,000 8,109,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Bugti 155,000 160,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Chandia 137,000 137,000 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Gabol 77,000 77,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Gopang 129,000 129,000 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Hot 51,000 51,000 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Jatoi 132,000 132,000 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Khetran 52,000 52,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Korai 100,000 100,000 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Kulachi 50,000 50,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Laghari 82,000 82,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Lashari 146,000 146,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Magasi 91,000 91,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Makrai 100 100 Balochi, Eastern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Mari 105,000 105,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Rais 60,000 60,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baloch Rakhshani 424,000 424,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Rind 865,000 865,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Rind Khosa 115,000 115,000 Balochi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baloch Sangur 99,000 99,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania 14,000 15,432,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 95,000 265,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bansphor 200 200 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Barad (Muslim traditions) 9,200 9,200 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 3,600 320,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baria (Muslim traditions) 100 1,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 900 96,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) 553,000 555,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashgali 16,000 16,000 Kati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bashkar 169,000 169,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Batwal (Muslim traditions) 100 2,400 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bawa Dhed 600 14,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 500 184,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bawaria (Muslim traditions) 23,000 23,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bazigar (Muslim traditions) 4,700 12,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedar (Buddhist traditions) 400 700 Balti Buddhism 2.70 %
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 2,698,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedar (Muslim traditions) 300 300 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 1,600 5,700 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 500 31,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 200 12,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhabra (Hindu traditions) 400 42,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhabra (Muslim traditions) 500 500 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 3,800 46,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 9,900 5,324,000 Sindhi Hinduism 8.78 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 81,000 226,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhansala 1,600 285,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 5,100 73,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 14,000 1,463,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 162,000 358,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhatia (Muslim traditions) 700 4,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhil 466,000 13,120,000 Marwari Islam 0.55 %
Bhirai 400 1,500 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhisti 67,000 642,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 500 14,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Baltistani 39,000 91,000 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Biar (Muslim traditions) 1,000 1,100 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bisati 300 7,900 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bishnoi (Muslim traditions) 50,000 50,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 700 159,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bodla 18,000 18,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bohra 2,300 1,186,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Audich 1,400 533,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin unspecified 8,400 33,795,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahui Jhalawan 820,000 820,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahui original nucleus 339,000 339,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahui Sarawan 355,000 355,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahui, Kur Galli 2,618,000 2,929,000 Brahui Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Broq-Pa 6,300 82,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Budhan (Muslim traditions) 18,000 21,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Burara 200 400 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Burusho 233,000 233,000 Burushaski Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 9,000 55,191,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 4.46 %
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) 224,000 241,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 900 1,430,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Changar 344,000 350,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Changpa 200 7,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Charan (Muslim traditions) 900 900 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chhimba (Muslim traditions) 460,000 464,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 5,400 94,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chitrali 28,000 37,000 Khowar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 119,000 1,120,000 Punjabi, Western Christianity 100.00 %
 Chuhra 1,269,000 3,666,000 Punjabi, Western Christianity 99.41 %
Chungar 200 200 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dabgar (Muslim traditions) 1,300 3,800 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dagi (Muslim traditions) 100 100 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dahur (Hindu traditions) 6,000 22,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dahur (Muslim traditions) 6,300 6,300 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dangarik 22,000 22,000 Palula Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daroga (Muslim traditions) 2,500 2,500 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Darzada 138,000 138,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 3,091,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 392,000 1,488,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Daudpotra 109,000 109,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Pakistan Sign Language Islam 2.45 % 0.60 %
Dehwar 63,000 63,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Deshwali (Muslim traditions) 1,700 8,600 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhangar Bharwad 14,000 3,020,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) 5,800 43,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 13,326,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,197,000 2,240,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhodia 7,100 832,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhund 663,000 673,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 8,500 201,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Domal 9,400 23,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Faqir 26,000 130,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gabare 8,800 8,800 Hindko, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaria (Muslim traditions) 100 3,900 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 47,000 678,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gadra 47,000 47,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gakkhar 56,000 56,000 Hindko, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Galleban 200 1,500 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gamit 3,600 593,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandhi (Muslim traditions) 200 5,500 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gara 1,200 1,800 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gardi (Muslim traditions) 1,700 2,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghallu 100 100 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 120,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 29,000 215,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ghulam 20,000 24,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gidri 100 100 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Goriya (Muslim traditions) 1,800 19,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 4,840,000 5,328,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gujjars 2,324,000 3,491,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 %
 Hajam 2,143,000 4,641,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Halwai (Muslim traditions) 22,000 201,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Harni 14,000 15,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hazara 126,000 3,562,000 Hazaragi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jangam (Muslim traditions) 800 800 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 82,000 14,915,000 Sindhi Hinduism 15.92 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 4,600 8,436,000 Punjabi, Western Christianity 61.72 %
Jat Autrah 52,000 52,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Bains (Muslim traditions) 104,000 104,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Bajwa (Muslim traditions) 192,000 192,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Bhatti 71,000 71,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) 93,000 93,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chachar 63,000 63,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chahil (Muslim traditions) 67,000 69,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chhadar (Muslim traditions) 90,000 90,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chhaddar (Muslim traditions) 126,000 126,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chhina (Muslim traditions) 43,000 43,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Chima (Muslim traditions) 275,000 276,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditions) 84,000 86,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Dhariwal (Muslim traditions) 83,000 84,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Dhillon (Muslim traditions) 126,000 127,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Gahlot (Muslim traditions) 462,000 464,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Ghatwal (Muslim traditions) 41,000 50,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Ghumman (Muslim traditions) 103,000 103,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 700 227,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Gil (Muslim traditions) 155,000 157,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Goraia (Muslim traditions) 82,000 82,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Harral 64,000 64,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Hinjra 89,000 89,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Kharral (Muslim traditions) 401,000 402,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Langah 57,000 58,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Langrial 46,000 46,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Mann (Muslim traditions) 74,000 78,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Parhar 50,000 50,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sahi (Muslim traditions) 58,000 58,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sandhel 44,000 44,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sarai (Muslim traditions) 61,000 61,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sial 75,000 75,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 600 357,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditions) 154,000 157,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 600 339,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) 258,000 261,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Sipra (Muslim traditions) 79,000 79,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Sumra (Muslim traditions) 56,000 56,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Tahim 96,000 96,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Tarar 62,000 62,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat unspecified (Muslim traditions) 29,065,000 29,604,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jat Varaich (Muslim traditions) 309,000 310,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat Virk (Muslim traditions) 171,000 171,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jatal 600 600 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jatt (Hindu traditions) 200 200 Saraiki Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jatt (Muslim traditions) 634,000 634,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jew, South Asian 1,800 8,300 Sindhi Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 610,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) 752,000 757,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jhojha (Muslim traditions) 400 10,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 12,000 124,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kachhia (Muslim traditions) 600 12,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 135,000 226,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 700 2,525,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Muslim traditions) 15,000 15,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 7,400 58,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi 5,400 50,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 600 597,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamboh (Muslim traditions) 890,000 922,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kanchan (Muslim traditions) 11,000 11,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kanera 61,000 61,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 9,000 24,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karal (Hindu traditions) 300 11,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karal (Muslim traditions) 210,000 210,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kasar (Muslim traditions) 100 100 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 1,330,000 8,476,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 1,400 444,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khaskeli 200 600 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 700 1,756,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 1,900 35,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 2,452,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 2.59 %
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 1,158,000 1,207,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khattar 97,000 97,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khoja 881,000 1,318,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khosha 400 500 Khowar Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khumra (Muslim traditions) 2,400 2,500 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Koiri (Muslim traditions) 400 3,100 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 38,000 14,116,000 Koli, Parkari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Koli (Muslim traditions) 78,000 90,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Koli Mahadev 15,000 1,782,000 Koli, Parkari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 21,000 105,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Koli of Sind (Muslim traditions) 28,000 28,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kumangar 1,300 2,200 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 8,100 16,617,000 Sindhi Hinduism 1.20 %
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 3,642,000 3,715,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kumhiar (Muslim traditions) 50,000 59,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 18,845,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kutana 600 554,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Labana (Muslim traditions) 11,000 11,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lama Unknown 2,000 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lassi 194,000 194,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 900 5,100 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 10,188,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 2,053,000 2,734,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lori 59,000 59,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 2,533,000 2,567,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Madari 51,000 115,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 10,571,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahratta 5,200 32,247,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahratta Kunbi 17,000 8,328,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahtam (Hindu traditions) 1,300 131,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mahtam (Muslim traditions) 272,000 273,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mahyavanshi 1,000 2,063,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Makh 300 300 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Makhmi 107,000 120,000 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 80,000 103,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 700 10,485,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mali (Muslim traditions) 78,000 93,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 398,000 485,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 17,000 647,000 Shina Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mangrik 55,000 71,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Manihar 69,000 669,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Marija (Hindu traditions) 300 13,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Marija (Muslim traditions) 1,700 1,700 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Med 24,000 24,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 43,000 3,156,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.21 %
Megh (Muslim traditions) 53,000 53,000 Saraiki Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Memon 128,000 733,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Meo (Hindu traditions) 4,800 289,000 Saraiki Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Merat (Muslim traditions) 85,000 392,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) 914,000 1,728,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 1,923,000 1,965,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mirzakhani 600 19,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 3,732,000 3,810,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 1,238,000 3,083,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mohajir (Muslim traditions) 466,000 466,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Momna 1,500 174,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mon of Kashmir 1,200 2,200 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Murao (Muslim traditions) 50,000 116,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mussali 2,597,000 2,609,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nai (Christian traditions) 600 600 Punjabi, Western Christianity 100.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,500 12,620,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nakib 96,000 96,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nanbai 13,000 27,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 27,000 175,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nilabi 800 800 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nungar 18,000 18,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nuristani Narisati 3,900 249,000 Gawar-Bati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pakhiwara 38,000 38,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Parsee 7,900 166,000 Sindhi Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pashtun Northern 25,904,000 45,678,000 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 %
 Patelia 1,100 150,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pathan Maliar 787,000 787,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 2,600 16,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 2,200 50,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Perna (Muslim traditions) 12,000 12,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Persian 22,000 40,544,000 Persian, Iranian Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pherera (Muslim traditions) 1,700 1,700 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pindara 9,900 87,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 179,000 3,805,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Qalandar 200 200 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Qarol 200 200 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,086,000 2,238,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rabari (Muslim traditions) 8,500 9,600 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raibhat (Muslim traditions) 60,000 308,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 13,000 25,745,000 Sindhi Hinduism 11.60 %
Rajput Alpial 110,000 110,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Awan 66,000 78,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 17,000 122,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Baria (Muslim traditions) 82,000 84,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Bhale Sultan (Muslim traditions) 8,000 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) 750,000 762,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 518,000 840,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Gaharwal 57,000 57,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Garewal (Muslim traditions) 102,000 106,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Gondal 130,000 130,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Janjua (Muslim traditions) 234,000 238,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Joia (Muslim traditions) 223,000 225,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Khaimkani 21,000 55,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Mandahar (Muslim traditions) 73,000 80,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 225,000 300,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Pundir (Muslim traditions) 29,000 180,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ragbansi 77,000 77,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Satti 202,000 202,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Sial 439,000 439,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 15,091,000 17,005,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Wattu 165,000 165,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ramdasia (Muslim traditions) 8,200 12,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.13 %
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 69,000 399,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rathawa 5,000 743,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ravalia 1,600 570,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rawal (Muslim traditions) 11,000 11,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 33,000 1,108,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rigzong 1,500 3,500 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Romani, Vlax 20,000 1,125,000 Romani, Vlax Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Saini (Muslim traditions) 1,800 24,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sangtarash 14,000 20,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 900 253,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sansi (Muslim traditions) 6,100 6,400 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Santia (Muslim traditions) 1,600 1,800 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sapiada Unknown 300 Kashmiri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Saryara (Muslim traditions) 1,600 3,700 Shina Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sayyid 6,721,000 16,035,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 13,016,000 238,347,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 %
 Shaikh Qureshi 463,000 8,225,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shin 34,000 34,000 Shina Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shorgar (Muslim traditions) 400 4,600 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 4,700 54,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 165,000 319,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi Khaikheli 407,000 407,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sindhi Mohana 586,000 587,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi Sama 2,395,000 2,396,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi Samon 169,000 265,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sindhi Sumra 218,000 241,000 Sindhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 9,500 8,229,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 347,000 379,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sorozai 67,000 67,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sudhan 201,000 223,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Taga (Muslim traditions) 18,000 233,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Talavia 800 800 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanaoli 676,000 676,000 Hindko, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarakhehas 23,000 36,000 Balti Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 920,000 Punjabi, Western Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 2,923,000 2,940,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 600 1,123,000 Punjabi, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tawaif (Muslim traditions) 16,000 134,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 600 20,105,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 2,796,000 4,588,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thakkar 5,500 682,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thathera (Muslim traditions) 1,600 6,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thori (Muslim traditions) 3,100 3,100 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan 7,600 1,069,000 Balti Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tirgar (Muslim traditions) 1,500 2,100 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Toba 1,500 1,500 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Turi (Muslim traditions) 4,400 4,400 Pashto, Central Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ulema (Muslim traditions) 267,000 272,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 6,600 3,953,000 Od Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Vaddar (Muslim traditions) 114,000 118,000 Od Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 6,800 607,000 Vaghri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Vaghri (Muslim traditions) 7,600 31,000 Vaghri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Varli 4,200 1,291,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Wakhi 50,000 115,000 Wakhi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Wattal (Muslim traditions) 100 5,300 Pashto, Northern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 7,400 63,730,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.44 %
 Yadav (Muslim traditions) 21,000 30,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gola 500 5,250,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gualbans 1,000 5,198,000 Sindhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yashkun 1,500 1,500 Shina Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yidghal 8,300 8,300 Yidgha Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Zargar (Muslim traditions) 7,500 12,000 Shina Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  394 194,198,000       386   0.74 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 2,546,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 196,744,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1
Balochi, Eastern bgp 6 6 New Testament
Balochi, Southern bcc 12 12 New Testament
Balochi, Western bgn 7 7 Bible Portions
Balti bft 16 16 Bible Portions
Brahui brh 4 4 New Testament
Burushaski bsk 1 1
Gawar-Bati gwt 1 1
Hazaragi haz 1 1
Hindko, Northern hno 6 6
Hindko, Southern hnd 2 2
Kashmiri kas 1 1 Complete Bible
Kati bsh 1 1
Khowar khw 2 2
Koli, Parkari kvx 2 2 New Testament
Marwari mve 1 1 New Testament
Od odk 2 2
Pakistan Sign Language pks 1 1
Palula phl 1 1
Pashto, Central pst 2 2
Pashto, Northern pbu 6 6 Complete Bible
Persian, Iranian pes 1 1 Complete Bible
Punjabi, Western pnb 170 166 New Testament
Romani, Vlax rmy 1 1 New Testament
Saraiki skr 13 13 New Testament
Shina scl 5 5 Bible Portions
Sindhi snd 74 70 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 1
Urdu urd 49 49 Complete Bible
Vaghri vgr 2 2
Wakhi wbl 1 1 Bible Portions
Yidgha ydg 1 1
Totals: 32 394 386   4 5 17 30 2

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.7 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.3 %
Islam
98.9 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Pakistan Statistics
People Groups 394
Unreached People Groups 386  (98.0%)
Population 194,198,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.0%
Population in Unreached 192,698,000  (99.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 4,126 to 4,684
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 0.7%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 3.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 38%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code PK
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Official National Language(s) Urdu
Literacy Rate 55%
Estimated Illiterate Population 87,389,000
Persecution Ranking 4 (1=High to 50=Low OD)
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