• PEOPLE CLUSTER: PASHTUN

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By George Gavrus

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 14

Population: 42,860,300

Unreached people groups: 14

UPG population: 42,860,300

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 10,148,300

Number of countries: 7


Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

Overview: The Pashtun are the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan and a major ethnic group within Pakistan. Pashtun identity is characterized by the usage of one or more of the eastern Iranian Pashto languages as well as adherence to the practice of Pashtunwali, a unwritten ethical code that guides individual and community behavior.

Peoples within this cluster: Parachi; Pashtun, Central; Pashtun, Northern; Pashtun, Southern; Wanetsi; Waziri

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 14

Population: 42,860,300

Unreached people groups: 14

UPG population: 42,860,300

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 10,148,300

Number of countries: 7