People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-29 of 29 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesAssameseIslamAssamese - (asm)1,300
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslam - SunniBengali - (ben)250,065
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBihariIslam - SunniBhojpuri - (bho)150
Fijian HindiFijiSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduism - Other / MarginalFiji Hindi - (hif)2,200
GoansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther South AsianHinduismGoan Konkani - (gom)6,925
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiHinduismGujarati - (guj)395,725
Gujarati (Muslim)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiIslam - ShiaGujarati - (guj)15,000
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)805,898
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKannadaHinduismKannada - (kan)47,645
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliChristianity - CopticMalayalam - (mal)68,000
KonkaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKannadaHinduismKonkani (individual language) - (knn)5,815
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliHinduismMalayalam - (mal)227,955
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMarathi-KonkaniHinduismMarathi - (mar)47,800
MuhajirPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)280,000
MundaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMunda-SantalHinduismMunda - (unx)2,500
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)42,951
Nepali, BrahmanNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)1,000
OriyaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOriyaHinduismOriya (individual language) - (ory)2,900
PunjabiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPunjabiIslam - SunniPanjabi - (pan)304,150
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesJatOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)860,000
RajasthaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesRajasthanHinduismGujarati - (guj)425
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslamRohingya - (rhg)13,000
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSindhi Sindhi - (snd)14,470
South Asian IndiansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)1,750,000
Sri Lankan, SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSinhala Sinhala - (sin)156,415
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTamil Tamil - (tam)201,940
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTelugu Telugu - (tel)207,205
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu Muslim Urdu - (urd)584,136

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