• PEOPLE CLUSTER: JOGI

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By Gerald Roberts

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 13

Population: 3,873,200

Unreached people groups: 12

UPG population: 3,866,400

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 182,100

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Jogi is a community that covers a large variety of people belonging to diverse linguistic, ethnic, cultural and regional backgrounds. The word 'jogi' is a generic term meaning a devotee of yoga. There are two distinct classes among the Jogi: a religious order of Hindus, and a lower-caste collection of beggars and fortune tellers comprised of both Hindus and Muslims.

Peoples within this cluster: Jogi, Angika; Jogi, Bagri; Jogi, Bundeli; Jogi, Bushhari; Jogi, Dogri; Jogi, Halbi; Jogi, Hindi; Jogi, Hindu; Jogi, Odia; Jogi, Tamil; Jogi, Telugu; Jogi, Tulu; Masan Jogi

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 13

Population: 3,873,200

Unreached people groups: 12

UPG population: 3,866,400

Unengaged UPGs: 7

UUPG population: 182,100

Number of countries: 1