South Asian Peoples



features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.


People Group Highlights

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Population Total
 
South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian Peoples 0
Nepali, MagarNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism100
Nepali, BantawaNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesEthnic Religions100
Nepali, ChamlingNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism100
Naga, TangkhulIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
MeitheiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism140
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni150
RajasthaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism425
Nepali, LimbuNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism900
Nepali, BrahmanNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism1,000
Fijian HindiFijiSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism - Other / Marginal1,200
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,200
Nepali, GurungNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism1,200
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam1,300
GoansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism1,800
MundaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,500
OriyaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism2,900
Nepali, SherpaNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesBuddhism4,200
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam9,600
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam13,000
Gujarati (Muslim)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Shia15,000
Sri Lankan, SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBuddhism17,000
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism33,166
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism42,415
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism45,000
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesHinduism49,000
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesChristianity - Coptic68,000
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism103,000
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism202,000
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni208,000
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism220,000
PunjabiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni228,000
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism340,000
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam470,351
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther Religions - Sikhism510,000
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism758,818
South Asian IndiansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism1,750,000