• PEOPLE NAME: GUJARATI-SPEAKING JAINS OF INDIA


PEID: 47099

ROP: 116462

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Jain

Language: Gujarati - (guj)

Alternate Name(s): Jains

Primary Religion: Other Religions - Jainism

Country: India

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 747,000

Global Population: 769,500


PEID: 47099

ROP: 116462

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gujarati-speaking Jains of India, numbering 747,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Jain people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 769,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gujarati. The primary religion practiced by the Gujarati-speaking Jains is Jainism, an Indian religion that promotes non-violence towards all living beings and emphasizes the necessity of self-effort to move the soul towards divine consciousness and liberation.


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