• PEOPLE CLUSTER: GUJARATI

By Jitendra Pattel

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 31

Population: 18,058,650

Unreached people groups: 30

UPG population: 17,432,650

Unengaged UPGs: 15

UUPG population: 1,541,350

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Gujarat is a state is western India and Gujarati is a generic term for the migrants from Gujarat who went to different parts of the country for employment, business and trade. It is also the name of the Indo-Aryan language they speak. There are an estimated 46 million speakers of Gujarati, the majority still residing in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan.

Peoples within this cluster: Bairagi (Gujarati); Barot; Bhambi, Gujarati; Bhangi (Gujarati); Bharthari; Bharwad; Borpi; Darzi, Gujarati; Dhobi, Gujarati; Gadaria, Vaghri; Golarana; Kahar, Gujarati; Kapadi; Kathar; Kathi; Lohar, Gujarati; Maji Rana; Mali, Gujarati; Mer, Maher; Mitna; Naikda, Gujarati; Patel; Patel, Anjana; Rajput, Gujarati; Teli, Gujarati; Thakarda; Tharadari Koli; Turk Zamat; Vadi; Vanjha; Wadiyara Koli

Countries where they are found: India; Pakistan


People groups: 31

Population: 18,058,650

Unreached people groups: 30

UPG population: 17,432,650

Unengaged UPGs: 15

UUPG population: 1,541,350

Number of countries: 2