• PEOPLE NAME: PUNJABIS OF SRI LANKA

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PEID: 6439

ROP: 108182

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asia Sikh - Other

Language: Panjabi - (pan)

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Primary Religion: Sikhism

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Denmark; Fiji; France; Kenya; Kuwait; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Singapore; Tanzania; Thailand; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 1,535,570


PEID: 6439

ROP: 108182

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Punjabis of Sri Lanka, numbering 12,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the South Asia Sikh - Other people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,535,570 in 19 countries. Their primary language is Panjabi. The primary religion practiced by the Punjabis is Sikhism, a monotheistic religion founded in the Punjab region of India in the 15th century. Sikhs value truth as the highest ideal and pursue truthful living, rejecting the Indian caste system in favor of the equality of all humans.


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