• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SAYYID


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 17

Population: 11,183,080

Unreached people groups: 17

UPG population: 11,183,080

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 494,580

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Sayyid (Syed, Saiyad, Sayyad) hold the foremost position among the four classes of Muslims in general: Sayyid, Sheikh, Mughal and Pathan. The Sayyid are widely distributed across northern India, with concentrations in Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

  -- K. S. Singh, People of India, Volume VI, India's Communities N-Z. Delhi: Oxford University Press (1998), pp. 3402-3411

Peoples within this cluster: Sayyid; Sayyid (Assamese); Sayyid (Awadhi); Sayyid (Bengali); Sayyid (Chhattisgarhi); Sayyid (Gujarati); Sayyid (Haryanvi); Sayyid (Hindi); Sayyid (Kannada); Sayyid (Kashmiri); Sayyid (Magahi); Sayyid (Marathi); Sayyid (Mewari); Sayyid (Odia); Sayyid (Pahari); Sayyid (Panjabi); Sayyid (Tamil)

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 17

Population: 11,183,080

Unreached people groups: 17

UPG population: 11,183,080

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 494,580

Number of countries: 1