• PEOPLE NAME: SOUTH AFRICAN INDIANS OF SOUTH AFRICA

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Hindi

Language: Hindi - (hin)

Alternate Name(s): South African Indian

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: South Africa

Also found in: Bhutan; Canada; France; Germany; Guyana; Malaysia; Myanmar; Oman; Panama; Singapore; South Korea; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 462,000

Global Population: 3,040,100


PEID: 42180

ROP: 103789

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The South African Indians of South Africa, numbering 462,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Hindi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,040,100 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Hindi. The primary religion practiced by the South African Indians is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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