• PEOPLE NAME: WAZIRI PASHTUNS OF PAKISTAN


PEID: 49305

ROP: 117151

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: OBC Muslim - Pashtun

Language: Central Pashto - (pst)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Pakistan

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Population: 1,165,000

Global Population: 1,165,000


PEID: 49305

ROP: 117151

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Waziri Pashtuns of Pakistan, numbering 1,165,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the OBC Muslim - Pashtun people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Pakistan. Their primary language is Central Pashto. The primary religion practiced by the Waziri Pashtuns is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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