• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ASSAMESE

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 23

Population: 12,704,350

Unreached people groups: 19

UPG population: 10,067,050

Unengaged UPGs: 10

UUPG population: 715,050

Number of countries: 4


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Assamese is the easternmost Indo-Aryan language, used mainly in the state of Assam in Northeast India. It is the official language of Assam and also spoken in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and other northeast Indian states. The Assamese people cluster encompasses numerous people groups of Assam, most of whom speak Assamese as their primary language.

Peoples within this cluster: Ahom; Arleng; Assamese; Bania, Assamese; Bishnupuria; Brahman, Assamese; Dhobi, Assamese; Dowaniya; Gond (Assamese); Hira; Jalkeot; Kurmi, Assamese; Matak; Moran; Mukhi; Munda (Assamese); Saloi; Turung; Yadava, Assamese

Countries where they are found: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; United States


People groups: 23

Population: 12,704,350

Unreached people groups: 19

UPG population: 10,067,050

Unengaged UPGs: 10

UUPG population: 715,050

Number of countries: 4