• PEOPLE NAME: EAST INDIANS OF JAMAICA


PEID: 48724

ROP: 102818

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Indo-Caribbean

Language: Hindi - (hin)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Jamaica

Also found in: Argentina; Barbados; Belize; Brazil; Chile; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela

Population: 28,500

Global Population: 218,050


PEID: 48724

ROP: 102818

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The East Indians of Jamaica, numbering 28,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Indo-Caribbean people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 218,050 in 13 countries. Their primary language is Hindi. The primary religion practiced by the East Indians is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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