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PEID: 47285

ROP: 107909

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Pashtun

Language: Northern Pashto - (pbu)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: United States

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

Population: 21,500

Global Population: 23,321,800

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 21,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Pashtun people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 23,321,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Northern Pashto. The primary religion practiced by the Pashto is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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