• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SOUTH ASIA SIKH - OTHER

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People groups: 27

Population: 5,209,270

Unreached people groups: 25

UPG population: 4,969,170

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 143,670

Number of countries: 20


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Sikhism is an Indian religion that originated in the Punjab region around the end of the 15th century. The largest Sikh community in South Asia is the Jat Sikh, accounting for a quarter of the population in the Indian state of Punjab and half of the Sikh population of Punjab. Jat Sikhs are classified separately as a people cluster. This cluster encompasses subgroups of other communities in India that follow the Sikh religion.

Peoples within this cluster: Bawaria, Sikh; Gujjar, Sikh; Khatbune; Mahtam, Sikh; Panjabi, Eastern; Ramdasia, Sikh; Ramgarhia; Sarera, Sikh; Sudh, Sikh

Countries where they are found: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Denmark; Fiji; France; India; Kenya; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Tanzania; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 27

Population: 5,209,270

Unreached people groups: 25

UPG population: 4,969,170

Unengaged UPGs: 8

UUPG population: 143,670

Number of countries: 20