• PEOPLE CLUSTER: JAT

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 5

Population: 21,177,675

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 21,177,675

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 20,253,175

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Jat are a dominant peasant community of north-west India and Pakistan. Originally most of the Jats were Hindu, though some converted to Islam and Sikhism. Today, the Jat of Pakistan are mainly Muslim. The Jat of India are mostly divided among two large castes: one Sikh, concentrated in Punjab, the other Hindu.

Peoples within this cluster: Gujjar, Haryanvi; Jakata, Jati; Jat, Langah; Jat, Muslim

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; India; Pakistan


People groups: 5

Population: 21,177,675

Unreached people groups: 5

UPG population: 21,177,675

Unengaged UPGs: 3

UUPG population: 20,253,175

Number of countries: 3