• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ASSAMESE

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 10

Population: 5,941,900

Unreached people groups: 9

UPG population: 5,934,600

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 20,700

Number of countries: 4


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Assamese are a cultural community with a shared identity shaped by historic roots in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Formed after centuries of assimilation of Austroasiatic, Tibeto-Burman, Indo-Aryan and Tai populations, this cluster of peoples is ethnically, linguistically and religiously diverse.

Peoples within this cluster: Ahom; Assamese Hindu; Assamese Muslim; Hira; Jalkeot; Matak; Mukhi; Saloi

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


People groups: 10

Population: 5,941,900

Unreached people groups: 9

UPG population: 5,934,600

Unengaged UPGs: 2

UUPG population: 20,700

Number of countries: 4