Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Munda-Santal

Language: Kharia - (khr)

Alternate Name(s): Kharian, Khaira

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: India

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Population: 803,000

Global Population: 803,000

PEID: 41457

ROP: 112503

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Kharia of India, numbering 803,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Munda-Santal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Kharia. The primary religion practiced by the Kharia is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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