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Gujjar (Hindu traditions) in India

Gujjar (Hindu traditions)

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
71,000 Gujari Hinduism 0.80 % Unknown No No   

Gujjar (Hindu traditions) in India

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:71,000
Largest States:
Himachal Pradesh (63,000)Jammu and Kashmir (7,900)
Ladakh (50)
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People Name in Country: Gujjar (Hindu traditions)
People Name General: Gujjar (Hindu traditions)
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ROP3 Code: 118354
Joshua Project People ID: 21557
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 71,000
Population all Countries: 71,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Tribal - other
People Name General: Gujjar (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Gujari (23,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): gju    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Hindi (9,100)Kangri (7,500)
Punjabi, Eastern (5,700)Mandeali (4,400)
Pahari, Mahasu (4,200)Bilaspuri (3,500)
Dogri (1,300)Kashmiri (500)
Chambeali (500)Churahi (200)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 22
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.12 % 
Christianity0.80 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism95.64 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.53 % 
Unknown2.91 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralGospel resources links
Text / Printed MatterLiteracy primer for Gujari
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Gujjar (Hindu traditions) in India

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People Cluster
    South Asia Tribal - other     Asia, South    
      Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India    
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