• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SOUTH ASIA JAIN



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 13

Population: 5,988,900

Unreached people groups: 13

UPG population: 5,988,900

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 1,397,900

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Jainism is a nontheistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC by the Jina Vardhamana Mahavira as a reaction against the teachings of orthodox Brahmanism. The Jain religion teaches salvation by perfection through successive lives, and noninjury to living creatures and is noted for its ascetics.

Peoples within this cluster: Chaturtha Jain; Jain, Bengali; Jain, Gujarati; Jain, Haryanvi; Jain, Hindi; Jain, Kannada; Jain, Maithili; Jain, Marathi; Jain, Nepali; Jain, Rajasthani; Jain, Tamil; Jain, Telugu

Countries where they are found: India; Kenya; Nepal


People groups: 13

Population: 5,988,900

Unreached people groups: 13

UPG population: 5,988,900

Unengaged UPGs: 6

UUPG population: 1,397,900

Number of countries: 3