PEID: 46057

ROP: 116489

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Kurmi

Language: Bhojpuri - (bho)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Nepal

Population: 3,185,000

Global Population: 3,531,000

PEID: 46057

ROP: 116489

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Kurmi (Bhojpuri) of India, numbering 3,185,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kurmi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,531,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bhojpuri. The primary religion practiced by the Kurmi (Bhojpuri) is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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