• PEOPLE CLUSTER: RAJASTHAN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 118

Population: 57,974,325

Unreached people groups: 110

UPG population: 57,002,925

Unengaged UPGs: 42

UUPG population: 3,861,200

Number of countries: 5


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Rajasthani is a dialect cluster of the Indo-Aryan language family. One or more of the Rajasthani languages are spoken by more than 20 million people, mainly in Rajasthan and neighboring states of India and Pakistan. The Rajasthan people cluster encompasses numerous castes and tribes whose common connection is the use of a Rajasthani language. Most of these people groups practice Hinduism.

Peoples within this cluster: Aheria; Babar; Badhi, Hindu; Bagdi, Wagdi; Bagri; Bairagi (Harauti); Bairwa; Bakkarwal; Banchada; Bania; Bania, Agarwal, Rajasthani; Bania, Banik; Bania, Dhusar; Bania, Khandelwal; Bania, Mahesri; Bania, Mahur; Bania, Marwadi; Bania, Nima; Bania, Rajasthani; Bania, Saraogi; Baret; Bhand, Hindu; Bhangi (Mewari); Bhanumati; Bhat, Mewari; Bhattiana; Bhatu (Andamani); Bishnoi; Brahman, Dhundhari; Brahman, Mewari; Brittal Bania; Bunkar; Chamar, Malvi; Chamar, Marwadi; Chamar, Rajasthani; Changar; Chobdar; Daroga, Hindu; Darzi, Marwari; Dhatki Marwari; Dhed; Dhobi, Marwari; Dhola; Garasia; Gawaria; Gujar; Gujar, Muslim; Gujjar, Marwari; Gujjar, Muslim; Gujjar, Sikh; Hadi; Hiranbaj; Jain, Rajasthani; Jingar; Kadia, Hindu; Kahar, Shekhawati; Kalal, Rajasthani; Kalbi; Kalota; Kamad; Kambodia Bhagat; Kapadia Sansi; Kharol; Khati, Hindu; Kuchband; Kumawat; Lohar, Bagri; Mali, Mewari; Marwadi, Nepali; Marwari, Northern; Megh, Hindu; Mehar; Nagda; Nai, Mewari; Naik; Narsingpura; Nat, Hindu; Nyaria; Parkari Kachchhi; Patel, Marwari; Patel, Nimadi; Patel, Rajasthani; Pathan, Marwari; Payak; Rabari, Hindu; Raigar; Rajput, Dhundari; Rajput, Malvi; Rajput, Marwadi; Rajput, Mewari; Rajput, Nimadi; Rajput, Thuana; Rangaswami; Ranghar; Rawat; Sadh; Santia; Sargara; Shaikh, Dhundari; Shaikh, Marwari; Shaikh, Mewari; Shaikh, Nimadi; Shaikh, Shekhwati; Siddh; Singiwala; Sirvi; Southern Marwari; Sunga; Teli, Merwari; Thori, Hindu; Vaghri, Hindu; Vijabargiya; Zamral

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; United States


People groups: 118

Population: 57,974,325

Unreached people groups: 110

UPG population: 57,002,925

Unengaged UPGs: 42

UUPG population: 3,861,200

Number of countries: 5