• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OBC MUSLIM - SAYYID


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 20

Population: 11,687,280

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 11,687,280

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 575,280

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, Garhwali; Sayyid, Gujarati; Sayyid, Haryanvi; Sayyid, Hindi; Sayyid, Jharkhandi; Sayyid, Kannada; Sayyid, Kashmiri; Sayyid, Magahi; Sayyid, Marathi; Sayyid, Mewari; Sayyid, Odia; Sayyid, Pahari; Sayyid, Panjabi; Sayyid, Tamil; Sayyid, Telugu

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 20

Population: 11,687,280

Unreached people groups: 20

UPG population: 11,687,280

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 575,280

Number of countries: 1