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Displaying 1-30 of 31 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
KonkaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKannadaHinduismKonkani (individual language) - (knn)5,815
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBihariIslam - SunniBhojpuri - (bho)150
RajasthaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesRajasthanHinduismGujarati - (guj)425
Nepali, BrahmanNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)1,000
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
Fijian HindiFijiSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduism - Other / MarginalFiji Hindi - (hif)2,200
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesAssameseIslamAssamese - (asm)1,300
GoansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther South AsianHinduismGoan Konkani - (gom)6,925
MundaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMunda-SantalHinduismMunda - (unx)2,500
OriyaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOriyaHinduismOriya (individual language) - (ory)2,900
Afghan, Hindu/SikhsAfghanistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPersianOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)6,000
SindhiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSindhi Sindhi - (snd)14,470
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslamRohingya - (rhg)13,000
Gujarati (Muslim)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiIslam - ShiaGujarati - (guj)15,000
Sri Lankan, SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSinhala Sinhala - (sin)156,415
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)42,951
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKannadaHinduismKannada - (kan)47,645
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMarathi-KonkaniHinduismMarathi - (mar)47,800
Indian Muslims (Shaikh)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)60,000
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliChristianity - CopticMalayalam - (mal)68,000
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTamil Tamil - (tam)201,940
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTelugu Telugu - (tel)207,205
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslam - SunniBengali - (ben)250,065
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliHinduismMalayalam - (mal)227,955
PunjabiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPunjabiIslam - SunniPanjabi - (pan)304,150
MuhajirPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)280,000
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiHinduismGujarati - (guj)395,725
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu Muslim Urdu - (urd)584,136
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesJatOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)860,000
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)805,898

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