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PEID: 24006

ROP: 108182

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Sikh - Other

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

Alternate Name(s): Eastern Punjabi

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Afghanistan

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

Population: 28,500

Global Population: 1,535,570

PEID: 24006

ROP: 108182

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Punjabis of Afghanistan, numbering 28,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Sikh - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,535,570 in 19 countries. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Punjabis is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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