• PEOPLE NAME: SAYYID OF INDIA

Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Urdu Muslim

Language: Awadhi - (awa)

Alternate Name(s): Syyed,Saiyed, Sayad

Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: India

Also found in:

Population: 8,100,000

Global Population: 8,100,000


PEID: 41270

ROP: 113540

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Sayyid of India, numbering 8,100,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Urdu Muslim people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Awadhi. The primary religion practiced by the Sayyid 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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