PEID: 46177

ROP: 116705

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Shaikh

Language: Urdu - (urd)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Pakistan

Also found in: India; Nepal

Population: 147,000

Global Population: 56,139,000

PEID: 46177

ROP: 116705

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Urdu-speaking Shaikhs of Pakistan, numbering 147,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Shaikh people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 56,139,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Urdu. The primary religion practiced by the Urdu-speaking Shaikhs is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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