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PEID: 43486

ROP: 109930

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Telugu

Language: Telugu - (tel)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: Canada

Also found in: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Sri Lanka; United Arab Emirates; United States

Population: 16,500

Global Population: 880,450

PEID: 43486

ROP: 109930

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Telugu of Canada, numbering 16,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Telugu people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 880,450 in 10 countries. Their primary language is Telugu. The primary religion practiced by the Telugu is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

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