Language:  Pashto, Central

Approximate Global Speakers

32,041,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

72

Scripture Status

Unspecified

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

Not Available

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(72 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Afghan Pawinda Pakistan 1,800
 Pashtun Pakistan 32,097,000
Pashtun A Khel Pakistan 6,000
 Pashtun Afridi Pakistan 641,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai (Wazir) Pakistan 533,000
Pashtun Ali Shirzai Pakistan 6,300
Pashtun Alizai Pakistan 62,000
Pashtun Arakh Pakistan 2,000
Pashtun Astanazai Pakistan 27,000
Pashtun Babar Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Bakarzai Pakistan 18,000
Pashtun Balakhzai Pakistan 54,000
 Pashtun Bannuchi (Shitak) Pakistan 276,000
Pashtun Buta Khel Pakistan 2,400
Pashtun Chakmani Pakistan 7,600
Pashtun Daudzai Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Daulatzai Pakistan 63,000
Pashtun Daur Pakistan 72,000
Pashtun Dilazak Pakistan 167,000
Pashtun Durrani Pakistan 640,000
Pashtun Gandapur Pakistan 62,000
Pashtun Gar Massozai Pakistan 27,000
 Pashtun Ghilzai Pakistan 652,000
Pashtun Ghoryakhel Pakistan 190,000
Pashtun Gurbaz Pakistan 7,600
Pashtun Habibkhel (Popalzai) Pakistan 8,600
Pashtun Hafizkhel (Gandapur) Pakistan 24,000
Pashtun Hani Pakistan 2,000
Pashtun Hasan Khel Pakistan 13,000
Pashtun Ibrahim Khel Pakistan 88,000
Pashtun Jafar Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Jamal Khel Pakistan 4,700
Pashtun Kakkezai Pakistan 13,000
 Pashtun Kharoti Pakistan 137,000
Pashtun Kheshgi Pakistan 78,000
Pashtun Khostwal Pakistan 173,000
Pashtun Kundi Pakistan 37,000
Pashtun Lassozai Pakistan 3,200
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) Pakistan 615,000
Pashtun Lohani Pakistan 158,000
Pashtun Ludan Pakistan 76,000
Pashtun Luni Pakistan 64,000
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) Pakistan 178,000
Pashtun Manduri Pakistan 4,000
Pashtun Marwat (Lohani) Pakistan 423,000
Pashtun Masud (Wazir) Pakistan 242,000
Pashtun Matni Pakistan 2,200
Pashtun Mianri (Mian) Pakistan 67,000
Pashtun Mohammadzai Pakistan 358,000
Pashtun Momit Khel Pakistan 32,000
Pashtun Nasir Pakistan 181,000
Pashtun Niazi Pakistan 457,000
Pashtun Pani (Babilzai) Pakistan 208,000
Pashtun Parachamkani (Para) Pakistan 69,000
Pashtun Popalzai Pakistan 21,000
Pashtun Qaisar Khel Pakistan 5,400
Pashtun Rohilla Pakistan 18,000
Pashtun Saddo Khel Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Shamal Khel Pakistan 1,400
Pashtun Shinwari Pakistan 135,000
Pashtun Shirani Pakistan 166,000
Pashtun Sikh Pakistan 3,300
Pashtun Suleiman Khel Pakistan 126,000
Pashtun Swaman Khel Pakistan 64,000
Pashtun Turi Pakistan 36,000
Pashtun Usmanzai Pakistan 2,100
Pashtun Ustrana Pakistan 35,000
Pashtun Wadag Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Wakakzai Pakistan 9,200
Pashtun Watezai Pakistan 2,200
Pashtun Zhmaryani Pakistan 132,000
Turi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,400
  Totals:  72     72
SECONDARY Language
(236 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahmadi Pakistan 97,000
 Ansari Pakistan 4,924,000
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 11,451,000
 Arora (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 265,000
 Awan Pakistan 5,680,000
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 243,000
Baloch Bugti Pakistan 174,000
Baloch Buzdar Pakistan 51,000
 Baloch Chandia Pakistan 154,000
 Baloch Dombki Pakistan 128,000
 Baloch Gabol Pakistan 140,000
Baloch Gaddi Pakistan 23,000
Baloch Gichki Pakistan 47,000
 Baloch Gurmani Pakistan 47,000
Baloch Hot Pakistan 105,000
 Baloch Jatoi Pakistan 287,000
Baloch Kaudai Pakistan 76,000
 Baloch Khetran Pakistan 48,000
Baloch Khushk (Rind) Pakistan 32,000
 Baloch Korai Pakistan 131,000
Baloch Kulachi Pakistan 80,000
 Baloch Laghari Pakistan 122,000
Baloch Langah Pakistan 141,000
 Baloch Lashari Pakistan 211,000
Baloch Lehri (Leghari) Pakistan 14,000
Baloch Magasi Pakistan 89,000
 Baloch Mari Pakistan 169,000
Baloch Marrani Pakistan 25,000
Baloch Mengal Pakistan 272,000
 Baloch Mohammad Shahi Pakistan 21,000
Baloch Mullazai Pakistan 81,000
Baloch Nutkani Pakistan 50,000
Baloch Palafi Pakistan 68,000
Baloch Qaisrani Pakistan 58,000
 Baloch Rakhshani Pakistan 486,000
 Baloch Rind Pakistan 1,418,000
Baloch Rind Buledi Pakistan 171,000
Baloch Rind Jamali Pakistan 49,000
 Baloch Rind Khosa Pakistan 150,000
Baloch Rind Lanjwani Pakistan 2,400
Baloch Rind Lashari Pakistan 40,000
Baloch Sarban Pakistan 1,000
Baloch Sethwi (Rind) Pakistan 26,000
Baloch Umrani Pakistan 17,000
 Baloch unspecified Pakistan 2,482,000
 Bangali Muslim Moghal Pakistan 1,354,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 99,000
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 612,000
 Bashkar Pakistan 226,000
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 25,000
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 143,000
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 182,000
Brahui (original nucleus) Pakistan 513,000
 Brahui Jhalawan Pakistan 1,231,000
Brahui Nighari Pakistan 34,000
Brahui Rassani (Sarawan) Pakistan 27,000
 Brahui Sarawan Pakistan 608,000
 Brahui unspecified Pakistan 310,000
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 238,000
Dangarik Pakistan 24,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 436,000
Dehwar Pakistan 60,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,287,000
 Dhund Pakistan 736,000
 Gabare Pakistan 9,200
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 5,180,000
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,519,000
 Hajam Pakistan 2,302,000
Hazara Jaghuri Pakistan 33,000
 Hazara unspecified Pakistan 234,000
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 13,429,000
Jat Aulak (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 109,000
Jat Aura Pakistan 26,000
Jat Autrah Pakistan 159,000
Jat Bains (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 344,000
Jat Bhachchar Pakistan 29,000
 Jat Bhatti Pakistan 239,000
 Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 400,000
Jat Chhaddar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 480,000
Jat Chhina (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 134,000
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 368,000
Jat Deo Pakistan 47,000
Jat Dhariwal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 310,000
Jat Dhillon (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 466,000
 Jat Gahlot (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,689,000
Jat Ghallu Pakistan 147,000
Jat Jhakkar Pakistan 20,000
Jat Jhawari Pakistan 54,000
Jat Jodra Pakistan 26,000
Jat Kalasra Pakistan 69,000
Jat Kalial Pakistan 39,000
 Jat Kharral (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,215,000
Jat Khawar Pakistan 46,000
 Jat Mohana Pakistan 108,000
 Jat Sahi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 175,000
Jat Samtia Pakistan 34,000
 Jat Sial Pakistan 282,000
 Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 631,000
 Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 990,000
 Jat Sumra (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 261,000
 Jatt (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 771,000
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 856,000
 Kamboh (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 974,000
Kanera Pakistan 69,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,311,000
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,198,000
 Khattar Pakistan 115,000
 Khoja Pakistan 949,000
 Kuchi Afghan refugee Pakistan 734,000
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,946,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,224,000
Lori Pakistan 68,000
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,406,000
Mali (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 76,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 456,000
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 996,000
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,097,000
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,544,000
Mugheri Pakistan 69,000
 Mussali Pakistan 2,707,000
Pashtun Achakzai Pakistan 18,000
Pashtun Adokhel Pakistan 114,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai Pakistan 8,300
Pashtun Aka Khel Pakistan 57,000
Pashtun Akazai Pakistan 120,000
Pashtun Akhun Khel Pakistan 82,000
Pashtun Ali Khel Pakistan 112,000
Pashtun Alikozai Pakistan 44,000
Pashtun Andar Pakistan 14,000
Pashtun Azmat Kanore Khel Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Babai (Babi) Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Babikar Khel Pakistan 6,400
Pashtun Babuzai Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Badi Khel (Wazir) Pakistan 3,900
Pashtun Balarkhel Pakistan 50,000
 Pashtun Bangash Pakistan 383,000
Pashtun Baraki Pakistan 27,000
Pashtun Barakzai Pakistan 91,000
Pashtun Barech Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Bhittani Pakistan 178,000
Pashtun Chagharzai Pakistan 75,000
Pashtun Dawesh Khel (Wazir) Pakistan 163,000
Pashtun Degankhel Pakistan 174,000
Pashtun Farmuli Pakistan 11,000
Pashtun Ghauri Pakistan 101,000
Pashtun Gigiani Pakistan 158,000
Pashtun Halimzai (Mohmand) Pakistan 122,000
Pashtun Hanbhi Pakistan 102,000
Pashtun Harifal Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Hassanikhel Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Hassanzai (Yusafzai) Pakistan 276,000
Pashtun Hotak Pakistan 9,100
Pashtun Isakzai Pakistan 32,000
 Pashtun Jadun (Gadoon) Pakistan 177,000
 Pashtun Kakar Pakistan 1,417,000
Pashtun Kamalzai Pakistan 191,000
Pashtun Kasi Pakistan 55,000
Pashtun Khalil Pakistan 127,000
 Pashtun Khattak Pakistan 1,407,000
Pashtun Khetran Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Khizarzai (Khadazai) Pakistan 323,000
Pashtun Khogiani Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Khogiani (Khakwani) Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Khugiani Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Khugiyani (Khogiani) Pakistan 10,000
 Pashtun Maliar Pakistan 229,000
Pashtun Mamozai Pakistan 127,000
 Pashtun Mandanri (Manezai) Pakistan 1,384,000
Pashtun Mishwani Pakistan 33,000
 Pashtun Mohmand Pakistan 1,175,000
Pashtun Mulla Khel Pakistan 53,000
Pashtun Musa Khel Pakistan 109,000
Pashtun Musazai Pakistan 8,900
Pashtun Nurzai Pakistan 86,000
Pashtun Omarzat Pakistan 31,000
 Pashtun Orakzai Pakistan 373,000
Pashtun Painda Khel Pakistan 606,000
Pashtun Paracha Pakistan 42,000
Pashtun Qamar Khel Pakistan 21,000
Pashtun Sadozai (Popalzai) Pakistan 3,900
Pashtun Safi Pakistan 422,000
Pashtun Sati Sagri Pakistan 1,900
Pashtun Shilmani Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Swati Pakistan 74,000
Pashtun Syed Khel Pakistan 161,000
Pashtun Tahirkheli Pakistan 21,000
Pashtun Taraki Pakistan 313,000
Pashtun Tarin Pakistan 875,000
Pashtun Tarkani Pakistan 551,000
Pashtun Tirahi Pakistan 29,000
Pashtun Umar Khel Pakistan 12,000
Pashtun Urmur Pakistan 68,000
Pashtun Usman Khel Pakistan 437,000
Pashtun Utman Khel Pakistan 231,000
Pashtun Utmanzai (Wazir) Pakistan 186,000
Pashtun Wardak Pakistan 18,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai Pakistan 3,604,000
Pashtun Zadran Pakistan 14,000
Pashtun Zaimukht Pakistan 258,000
Pashtun Zazi Pakistan 16,000
 Persian Pakistan 13,000
 Qassab Pakistan 1,168,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 5,227,000
Rajput Adrah Pakistan 13,000
Rajput Alpial Pakistan 131,000
 Rajput Baghel (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 81,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,041,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,485,000
Rajput Dhamial Pakistan 42,000
Rajput Dhanial Pakistan 55,000
Rajput Garewal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 327,000
 Rajput Janjua (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 332,000
Rajput Jodra Pakistan 26,000
 Rajput Kanial Pakistan 46,000
Rajput Ketwal Pakistan 33,000
Rajput Khanzada Pakistan 47,000
Rajput Khichi Pakistan 121,000
Rajput Manu Pakistan 449,000
Rajput Maru Pakistan 55,000
Rajput Nagial Pakistan 44,000
 Rajput Satti Pakistan 228,000
Rajput Sial Pakistan 889,000
Rajput Tathial Pakistan 61,000
Rajput Tonwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 375,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 79,000
 Sayyid Pakistan 6,615,000
 Shaikh Pakistan 11,953,000
 Shaikh Qureshi Pakistan 1,072,000
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 372,000
Sorozai Pakistan 58,000
 Tajik Pakistan 958,000
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,169,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,024,000
 Turkmen Pakistan 162,000
Ulema (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 282,000
 Uzbek Pakistan 283,000
  Totals:  236     236

Language Alternate Names
Bannochi
Bannu
Bannuchi (Bannochi)
Mahsudi
Waciri (Waziri)
Waziri

Dialects
Bannuchi
Mahsudi
Pashtu
Waciri

Dialect Alternate Names
Bannochi
Bannu
Mahsudi
Pashto Central: Bannuchi
Pashto, Central: Bannochi
Pashto, Central: Waciri
Pashtu: Bannu
Waziri


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