• PEOPLE CLUSTER: BELDAR

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 5

Population: 2,395,100

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 2,279,500

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 4,500

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: A widely distributed community, the Beldar live in the states of Haryana, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. An occupational caste, the Beldar are engaged in various aspects of the construction industry.

Peoples within this cluster: Beldar, Bhojpuri; Beldar, Bundeli; Beldar, Chhattisgarhi; Beldar, Hindu; Beldar, Marathi

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 5

Population: 2,395,100

Unreached people groups: 3

UPG population: 2,279,500

Unengaged UPGs: 1

UUPG population: 4,500

Number of countries: 1