• PEOPLE NAME: JAT OF INDIA

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Jat

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Other Religions - Sikhism

Country: India

Also found in: Canada

Population: 25,960,000

Global Population: 26,479,000


PEID: 41240

ROP: 114456

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Jat of India, numbering 25,960,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Jat people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 26,479,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Jat 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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