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PEID: 47285

ROP: 107909

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Pashtun

Language: Northern Pashto - (pbu)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan; Turkey; United Arab Emirates

Population: 22,500

Global Population: 26,435,200

PEID: 47285

ROP: 107909

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Pashto of United States, numbering 22,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Pashtun people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 26,435,200 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Northern Pashto. The primary religion practiced by the Pashto is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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