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PEID: 24382

ROP: 103743

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Persian

Language: Hazaragi - (haz)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Pakistan

Also found in: Afghanistan; Australia; United Arab Emirates

Population: 257,000

Global Population: 3,747,500

PEID: 24382

ROP: 103743

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Hazara of Pakistan, numbering 257,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Persian people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,747,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Hazaragi. The primary religion practiced by the Hazara is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.

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