• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BANJARA

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 16

Population: 7,651,600

Unreached people groups: 15

UPG population: 5,086,600

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 95,600

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Banjara people cluster refers to an ethnic group primarily found in the Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh states in India and in the Sindh province of Pakistan. A nomadic community, the Banjara are sometimes referred to as the "Gypsies of India". They mainly speak Lambadi, part of the Rajasthani language family, but often also speak a major regional language.

Peoples within this cluster: Baiga; Banjara, Bundelkhandi; Banjara, Haryanvi; Banjara, Hindi; Banjara, Kannada; Banjara, Marathi; Banjara, Marwari; Banjara, Oriya; Banjara, Rajasthani; Banjara, Sikh; Banjara, Telugu; Bhojki; Darai; Domm; Ghirath, Hindu

Countries where they are found: India; Nepal


People groups: 16

Population: 7,651,600

Unreached people groups: 15

UPG population: 5,086,600

Unengaged UPGs: 5

UUPG population: 95,600

Number of countries: 2