Language:  Pashto, Northern

Estimated Global Speakers

22,948,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

148

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(148 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Attar Pakistan 500
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 233,000
 Kuchi Afghan refugee Pakistan 705,000
 Pashtun Tajikistan 5,000
Pashtun Abakhel Pakistan 159,000
Pashtun Achakzai Pakistan 17,000
Pashtun Adam Khel Pakistan 87,000
Pashtun Adokhel Pakistan 109,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai Pakistan 8,000
Pashtun Aka Khel Pakistan 55,000
Pashtun Aka Maroof Khel Pakistan 35,000
Pashtun Akazai Pakistan 115,000
Pashtun Akhun Khel Pakistan 78,000
Pashtun Ali Khel Pakistan 109,000
Pashtun Alikozai Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Andar Pakistan 13,000
Pashtun Asherzai Pakistan 97,000
Pashtun Ashog Khel Pakistan 39,000
Pashtun Ausa Khel Pakistan 242,000
Pashtun Azmat Kanore Khel Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Babai (Babi) Pakistan 41,000
Pashtun Babazai Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Babikar Khel Pakistan 6,100
Pashtun Babuzai Pakistan 32,000
Pashtun Balarkhel Pakistan 48,000
Pashtun Bami Khel Pakistan 51,000
 Pashtun Bangash Pakistan 367,000
Pashtun Bara Khel Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Baraki Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Barakzai Pakistan 88,000
Pashtun Behlool Khel Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Bhittani Pakistan 171,000
Pashtun Bori Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Chagharzai Pakistan 72,000
Pashtun Chamkani Pakistan 32,000
Pashtun Chhachhi Pakistan 12,000
Pashtun Dawesh Khel (Wazir) Pakistan 157,000
Pashtun Degankhel Pakistan 166,000
Pashtun Dir Kohistan Pakistan 145,000
Pashtun Farmuli Pakistan 11,000
Pashtun Gandab Halimzai Pakistan 40,000
Pashtun Gigiani Pakistan 152,000
Pashtun Halimzai (Mohmand) Pakistan 117,000
Pashtun Hanbhi Pakistan 98,000
Pashtun Harifal Pakistan 57,000
Pashtun Hassan Khel Pakistan 3,500
Pashtun Hassanikhel Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Hassanzai (Dotani) Pakistan 4,100
Pashtun Hassanzai (Yusafzai) Pakistan 265,000
Pashtun Hotak Pakistan 8,800
Pashtun Isakzai Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Jadun (Gadoon) Pakistan 170,000
Pashtun Jafloor Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Jagoor Pakistan 32,000
Pashtun Jali Khel Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Janakor Pakistan 46,000
Pashtun Kaka Khel Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Kakazai Pakistan 15,000
Pashtun Kamalzai Pakistan 183,000
Pashtun Katta Khel Pakistan 79,000
Pashtun Khalil Pakistan 122,000
Pashtun Khan Khel Pakistan 30,000
 Pashtun Khattak Pakistan 1,350,000
Pashtun Khawezai (Mohmand) Pakistan 36,000
Pashtun Khizarzai (Khadazai) Pakistan 310,000
Pashtun Khoga Khel Pakistan 18,000
Pashtun Khogiani Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Khugiani Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Khugiyani (Khogiani) Pakistan 9,800
Pashtun Khwaja Khel (Khwajgan) Pakistan 46,000
Pashtun Kohistani Pakistan 150,000
Pashtun Langar Khel Pakistan 42,000
Pashtun Larjan Pakistan 75,000
Pashtun Lund Pakistan 40,000
Pashtun Mahabatkhel Pakistan 71,000
Pashtun Malak Din Khel Pakistan 53,000
 Pashtun Maliar Pakistan 220,000
Pashtun Mamozai Pakistan 122,000
Pashtun Mamund Pakistan 64,000
 Pashtun Mandanri (Manezai) Pakistan 1,327,000
Pashtun Mando Khel Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Mangal Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Matri Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Miangan Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Mira Khel Pakistan 28,000
Pashtun Mishwani Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Mithai Musa Khel Pakistan 43,000
 Pashtun Mohmand Pakistan 1,126,000
Pashtun Mulla Khel Pakistan 51,000
Pashtun Musa Khel Pakistan 104,000
Pashtun Musazai Pakistan 8,600
Pashtun Nasezai Pakistan 110,000
Pashtun Neelar Pakistan 50,000
Pashtun Nurzai Pakistan 82,000
Pashtun Omarzat Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Orakzai Pakistan 358,000
Pashtun Ozada Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Painda Khel Pakistan 581,000
Pashtun Paracha Pakistan 40,000
Pashtun Qamar Khel Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Qazi Khel Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Ranizai Pakistan 81,000
Pashtun Sadat Khel Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Sadozai (Popalzai) Pakistan 3,800
Pashtun Safi Pakistan 405,000
Pashtun Salarzai Pakistan 315,000
Pashtun Sarh Band Pakistan 24,000
Pashtun Shahdan Khel Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Shilmani Pakistan 19,000
Pashtun Sultan Khel Pakistan 225,000
Pashtun Sur Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Swati Pakistan 71,000
Pashtun Syed Khel Pakistan 155,000
Pashtun Tahirkheli Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Tajik Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Taraki Pakistan 300,000
Pashtun Tarkani Pakistan 529,000
Pashtun Tirahi Pakistan 28,000
Pashtun Umar Khel Pakistan 12,000
Pashtun Urmur Pakistan 66,000
Pashtun Usman Khel Pakistan 420,000
Pashtun Utman Khel Pakistan 223,000
Pashtun Utmanzai (Wazir) Pakistan 178,000
Pashtun Wahab Khel Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Wardak Pakistan 17,000
Pashtun Wur (Mamund) Pakistan 118,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai Pakistan 3,459,000
Pashtun Zadran Pakistan 14,000
Pashtun Zaimukht Pakistan 248,000
Pashtun Zazi Pakistan 15,000
 Pashtun, Northern United Arab Emirates 402,000
 Pashtun, Northern Afghanistan 2,878,000
 Pashtun, Northern Australia 9,200
 Pashtun, Northern Canada 48,000
 Pashtun, Northern Chile 4,800
 Pashtun, Northern Denmark 12,000
 Pashtun, Northern France 39,000
 Pashtun, Northern Germany 39,000
 Pashtun, Northern Kyrgyzstan 600
 Pashtun, Northern Malaysia 6,200
 Pashtun, Northern New Zealand 1,800
 Pashtun, Northern Russia 5,500
 Pashtun, Northern Turkmenistan 10,000
 Pashtun, Northern United Kingdom 54,000
 Pashtun, Northern United States 152,000
 Pashtun, Northern Uzbekistan 2,900
Sheenkhalai (Pashtun Hindki) Pakistan 7,900
Wotapuri-Katarqalai Afghanistan 3,600
  Totals:  148     148
Secondary Language
(167 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ansari Pakistan 4,724,000
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 10,981,000
 Awan Pakistan 5,447,000
 Bafinda Pakistan 101,000
Baloch Hot Pakistan 101,000
 Baloch Jatoi Pakistan 275,000
 Baloch Rakhshani Pakistan 466,000
 Baloch Rind Pakistan 1,360,000
Baloch Sarban Pakistan 1,000
 Baloch unspecified Pakistan 2,380,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 95,000
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 587,000
 Bashgali Pakistan 18,000
 Bashkar Pakistan 217,000
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 174,000
 Bhisti Pakistan 69,000
 Bishnoi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 51,000
Bodla Pakistan 18,000
 Brahui Jhalawan Pakistan 1,179,000
 Brahui Sarawan Pakistan 584,000
 Brahui unspecified Pakistan 297,000
Budhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 17,000
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 229,000
 Changgar Pakistan 363,000
Chhimba (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 485,000
 Christian Pakistan 327,000
Dangarik Pakistan 23,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 418,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,235,000
 Dhund Pakistan 706,000
 Domal Pakistan 8,100
Gakkhar Pakistan 60,000
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 4,968,000
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,418,000
 Hajam Pakistan 2,209,000
 Hazara unspecified Pakistan 224,000
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 12,881,000
 Jat Bajwa (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 552,000
 Jat Bhatti Pakistan 229,000
Jat Chahil (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 260,000
Jat Chima (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 757,000
Jat Dagar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 143,000
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 353,000
Jat Dhariwal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 298,000
Jat Dhillon (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 447,000
 Jat Gahlot (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,622,000
Jat Ghatwal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 178,000
 Jat Gil (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 523,000
Jat Jodra Pakistan 25,000
Jat Kahlon (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 125,000
Jat Kalial Pakistan 38,000
 Jat Kharral (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,166,000
Jat Khokhar Pakistan 55,000
Jat Mann (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 289,000
Jat Sahrawat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 160,000
Jat Sarai (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 211,000
 Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 605,000
Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 949,000
 Jat Varaich (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,022,000
 Jat Virk (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 561,000
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 822,000
 Kalal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 14,000
 Kalash (Chitrali) Pakistan 27,000
Karal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 227,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India 7,885,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,257,000
 Khattar Pakistan 110,000
 Khoja Pakistan 911,000
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,784,000
 Kumhiar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 46,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,134,000
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,308,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 437,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 15,000
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 955,000
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,012,000
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,401,000
 Moghal Pakistan 1,300,000
 Mussali Pakistan 2,597,000
 Nuristani, Narisati Pakistan 43,000
 Pashtun Pakistan 30,787,000
 Pashtun Afridi India 569,000
 Pashtun Afridi Pakistan 616,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai (Wazir) Pakistan 511,000
Pashtun Ali Shirzai Pakistan 6,100
Pashtun Alizai Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Astanazai Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Babar Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Balakhzai Pakistan 52,000
Pashtun Bannuchi (Shitak) Pakistan 265,000
Pashtun Chakmani Pakistan 7,300
Pashtun Daudzai Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Daulatzai Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Dilazak Pakistan 157,000
Pashtun Durrani Pakistan 614,000
Pashtun Gandapur Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Ghauri Pakistan 97,000
Pashtun Ghilzai Pakistan 626,000
Pashtun Ghoryakhel Pakistan 182,000
Pashtun Ibrahim Khel Pakistan 85,000
 Pashtun Kakar India 570,000
 Pashtun Kakar Pakistan 1,359,000
Pashtun Khan India 125,000
Pashtun Kharoti Pakistan 131,000
Pashtun Kheshgi Pakistan 75,000
Pashtun Khostwal Pakistan 166,000
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) India 697,000
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) Pakistan 590,000
Pashtun Lohani Pakistan 151,000
Pashtun Ludan Pakistan 73,000
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) Pakistan 171,000
Pashtun Marwat (Lohani) Pakistan 406,000
Pashtun Masud (Wazir) Pakistan 233,000
Pashtun Mianri (Mian) Pakistan 64,000
Pashtun Mohammadzai Pakistan 344,000
Pashtun Niazi Pakistan 439,000
Pashtun Pani (Babilzai) Pakistan 199,000
Pashtun Parachamkani (Para) Pakistan 66,000
Pashtun Popalzai Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Shinwari Pakistan 129,000
Pashtun Shirani Pakistan 159,000
Pashtun Suleiman Khel Pakistan 121,000
Pashtun Tarin Pakistan 840,000
Pashtun Turi Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Usmanzai Pakistan 2,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai India 1,016,000
Pashtun Zhmaryani Pakistan 126,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,073,000
 Qassab Pakistan 1,120,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 5,014,000
 Rajput Awan Pakistan 92,000
 Rajput Baria (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 253,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,959,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,425,000
Rajput Chib Pakistan 90,000
Rajput Gakkhar Pakistan 70,000
Rajput Garewal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 314,000
 Rajput Janjua (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 319,000
Rajput Jaral Pakistan 22,000
Rajput Joia (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 719,000
 Rajput Khaimkani Pakistan 65,000
Rajput Khakkha Pakistan 72,000
Rajput Khokhar Pakistan 72,000
Rajput Mandahar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 216,000
Rajput Mandial Pakistan 34,000
 Rajput Mangral Pakistan 52,000
Rajput Manihas (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 141,000
 Rajput Manj Pakistan 236,000
Rajput Manu Pakistan 431,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 718,000
 Rajput Satti Pakistan 219,000
Rajput Taon (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 241,000
Rajput Tonwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 360,000
 Rajput Wattu Pakistan 429,000
 Sayyid Pakistan 6,343,000
 Shaikh Pakistan 11,466,000
 Shaikh Qureshi Pakistan 1,029,000
 Shin Pakistan 40,000
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 357,000
 Sudhan Pakistan 165,000
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) India 3,409,000
 Tanaoli Pakistan 712,000
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,039,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,902,000
 Turkmen Pakistan 155,000
 Uzbek Pakistan 272,000
Yidghal Pakistan 8,900
  Totals:  167     166

Language Alternate Names
Afghan
Afghan Pashto, Eastern
Eastern Afghan Pashto
Khogyani
Northwestern Pakhto
Pakhto
Pakhtoo
Pakhtoon
Pakhtu
Pakhtun
Paktu
Pashto, Yusufzai
Pashtoon
Pashtu
Passtoo
Pushto
Pusto
Sharqi
Yousafzai Pashto
Yusufzai Pashto

Dialects
Dera Ismail Khan
Durani
Eastern Afghan Pashto
Ghilzai
Khatak
Khogyani
Marwat
Ningraharian Pashto
Northeastern Pashto
Northern
Northwestern

Dialect Alternate Names
Afghan
D.i.k.
Kohat
Northwestern Pakhto
Pakhto
Pakhtoo
Pakhtu
Paktu
Pashto Hazaragi
Pashto Northern
Pashto Northern (Yousaf zai)
Pashto, Eastern: Khatak
Pashto, Eastern: Marwat
Pashto, Eastern: Yusufzai
Pashto, Northern: Northeast
Pashto, Northern: Northwestern Pakhto
Pashto: Eastern
Pashtu
Pashtu, Northwestern
Pashtu: D.I.K.
Pashtu: Dera Ismail Khan
Pashtu: Kohat
Pashtu: Marwat
Pashtu: Yusuf Zai
Passtoo
Peshawar
Pushto
Pushtu
Pusto
Yousafzai Pashtu
Yusuf Zai
Yusufzai
Yusufzai Pashto