• PEOPLE NAME: MARATI OF INDIA

PEID: 41674

ROP: 106317

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Marathi-Konkani

Language: Marathi - (mar)

Alternate Name(s): Maratha

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: India

Also found in: Canada; Israel; United States; Zimbabwe

Population: 117,000

Global Population: 185,800


PEID: 41674

ROP: 106317

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Marati of India, numbering 117,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Marathi-Konkani people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 185,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Marathi. The primary religion practiced by the Marati is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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