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Displaying 1-30 of 40 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
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
Nepali, LimbuNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaBuddhismLimbu - (lif)900
Nepali, SherpaNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaBuddhismSherpa - (xsr)4,200
Nepali, GurungNepalSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesTibetanBuddhismNepali (individual language) - (npi)1,200
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
Nepali, BrahmanNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)1,000
Afghan, Hindu/SikhsAfghanistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPersianOther Religions - SikhismPanjabi - (pan)6,000
Gujarati (Muslim)IndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesGujaratiIslam - ShiaGujarati - (guj)15,000
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBengaliIslam - SunniBengali - (ben)250,065
Nepali, BhutaneseBhutanSouth Asian PeoplesTibetan / Himalayan PeoplesSouth HimalayaHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)53,400
BihariIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesBihariIslam - SunniBhojpuri - (bho)150
MuhajirPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesUrdu MuslimIslamUrdu - (urd)280,000
MundaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesMunda-SantalHinduismMunda - (unx)2,500
South Asian IndiansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHindiHinduismHindi - (hin)2,640,000
NepaliNepalSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesNepali-PahariHinduismNepali (individual language) - (npi)42,951
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
PunjabiPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesPunjabiIslam - SunniPanjabi - (pan)304,150
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
Sri Lankan, SinhaleseSri LankaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesSinhala Sinhala - (sin)156,415
GoansIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther South AsianHinduismGoan Konkani - (gom)6,925
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesTamil Tamil - (tam)201,940

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