People Group Highlights

(We are working weekly to add new People Groups and People Group Profiles to the following list. If you do not see one that you are looking for, we welcome your submitting a new people group and/or a people group profile. Or, if you have a suggestion or recommendation on a completed profile, we welcome your feedback.)


Displaying 1-30 of 40 results.
PG 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
Afghan, Hindu/SikhsAfghanistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPersianOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)6,000
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslam - SunniBengali - (ben)250,065
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)53,400
Fijian HindiFijiSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduism - Other / MarginalFiji Hindi - (hif)2,200
MalayaliIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliHinduismMalayalam - (mal)227,955
MarathiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMarathi-KonkaniHinduismMarathi - (mar)47,800
AssameseIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesAssameseIslamAssamese - (asm)1,300
Gujarati (Muslim)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiIslam - ShiaGujarati - (guj)15,000
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBihariIslam - SunniBhojpuri - (bho)150
MundaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMunda-SantalHinduismMunda - (unx)2,500
South Asian IndiansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)2,640,000
KeralaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMalayaliChristianity - CopticMalayalam - (mal)68,000
Naga, TangkhulIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesKuki-Chin-NagaChristianity - ProtestantTangkhul Naga (India) - (nmf)100
MeitheiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesKuki-Chin-NagaHinduismManipuri - (mni)140
OriyaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOriyaHinduismOriya (individual language) - (ory)2,900
RajasthaniIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesRajasthanHinduismGujarati - (guj)425
GoansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther South AsianHinduismGoan Konkani - (gom)6,925
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTamil Tamil - (tam)201,940
Gujarati (Hindu)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiHinduismGujarati - (guj)821,145
TeluguIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTelugu Telugu - (tel)207,205
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)1,479,923
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesJatOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)860,000
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKannadaHinduismKannada - (kan)47,645
KashmiriIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesKashmiriIslamKashmiri - (kas)3,320
Indian Muslims (Shaikh)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)60,000
RohingyaMyanmar [Burma]South Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslamRohingya - (rhg)13,000
Nepali, MagarNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaHinduismEastern Magar - (mgp)100
Nepali, BantawaNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaEthnic ReligionsBantawa - (bap)100
Nepali, ChamlingNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaHinduismCamling - (rab)100

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