• PEOPLE NAME: PUNJABI OF SRI LANKA

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PEID: 6439

ROP: 108182

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Punjabi

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

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Primary Religion: Other Religions - Sikhism

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Denmark; Fiji; France; Kenya; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Singapore; Tanzania; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 1,475,270


PEID: 6439

ROP: 108182

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Punjabi of Sri Lanka, numbering 12,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Punjabi people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,475,270 in 19 countries. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Punjabi is Sikhism, a monotheistic religion founded in the fifteenth century in the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan. Sikhism advocates the pursuit of salvation through personal meditation on the name and message of God as revealed in the Adi Granth.


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