• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SWISS

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By Andreas Haeberli

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 9

Population: 6,723,700

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 4,901,200

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 24,200

Number of countries: 8


Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

Overview: The Swiss people cluster encompasses those peoples who are citizens or natives of Switzerland. Though linguistically diverse, with significant populations of German, French, and Italian speakers based on their region of residence, Swiss people share more affinity with each other than with German, French or Italian speakers in their neighboring countries. Christianity is the predominant religion with both Roman Catholicsim and the Swiss Reformed Church represented among all language groups.

Peoples within this cluster: Franco-Swiss; German Swiss; Rhaeto-Romansch

Countries where they are found: Austria; France; Germany; Italy; Liechtenstein; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom


People groups: 9

Population: 6,723,700

Unreached people groups: 6

UPG population: 4,901,200

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 24,200

Number of countries: 8