• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BRAHMIN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 57

Population: 84,563,625

Unreached people groups: 53

UPG population: 84,520,650

Unengaged UPGs: 10

UUPG population: 1,549,550

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Brahmin people are a prominent community spread across the whole of India. The Brahmin are the highest of the four Hindu social classes (Varnas). Their traditional occupations were related to transmission of the Sanskrit sacred traditions (Veda). While some still function as Hindu priests, Brahmin are found in a variety of professional occupations.

Peoples within this cluster: Andhra Vaishnava; Bhagothulu; Bhat, Bengali; Bhat, Haryanvi; Bhat, Maithili; Bhat, Marathi; Bhat, Mewari; Bhat, Pahari; Brahmin; Brahmin Bhumihar; Brahmin Dhiman; Brahmin Ganak; Brahmin Haryana; Brahmin Jyoti; Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit; Brahmin Vaishnava; Brahmin, Andamani; Brahmin, Assamese; Brahmin, Awadhi; Brahmin, Bagheli; Brahmin, Bengali; Brahmin, Bhojpuri; Brahmin, Bundeli; Brahmin, Chhattisgarhi; Brahmin, Dhundhari; Brahmin, Dogri; Brahmin, Garhwali; Brahmin, Gujarati; Brahmin, Kannada; Brahmin, Konkani; Brahmin, Kumaoni; Brahmin, Magadi; Brahmin, Maithili; Brahmin, Malayalam; Brahmin, Malvi; Brahmin, Marathi; Brahmin, Marwadi; Brahmin, Mewari; Brahmin, Nepali; Brahmin, Oriya; Brahmin, Pahari; Brahmin, Panjabi; Brahmin, Tamil; Brahmin, Telugu; Brahmin, Tulu; Dammali; Dasnami Bawa; Gurukkal; Rai Bhat Muslim; Salat Sompura; Shravan; Vaikhanasa Brahman

Countries where they are found: India; Nepal


People groups: 57

Population: 84,563,625

Unreached people groups: 53

UPG population: 84,520,650

Unengaged UPGs: 10

UUPG population: 1,549,550

Number of countries: 2