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Assamese Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Ahom1,206,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Arleng532,0002 2150.0 % HinduismCNN25aP
Arleng
Assamese (Christian traditions)2,7003 100.0 % ChristianityCNN25a 
Assamese (Muslim traditions)2,844,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNN25aP
Assamese (Muslim traditions)
Assamese (Sikh traditions)1,100Y1 11100.0 % Other / SmallCNN25n 
Bishnupuriya105,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismCNN25aP
Bishnupuriya
Boria, Assam187,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25 
Brittal Bania71,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Dowaniya3,000Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25P
Dowaniya
Hira70,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Hojai7,900Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Jalkeot50,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25aP
Jalkeot
Matak600Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Miju7,7002 100.0 % HinduismCNN25aP
Miju
Mon200Y1 11100.0 % BuddhismCNN25 
Ranabhat12,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Saloi4,500Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25a 
Tiwa362,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismMSY50zP
Tiwa
Totals:  18 Peoples 5,467,000 15 1 21 18 85.7 %  Islam   7
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Assamese Cluster – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 18 85.7 % 4,925,000 90.1 %
  2 - Minimally reached 2 9.5 % 539,000 9.9 %
  3 - Superficially reached 1 4.8 % 2,700 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 21   5,467,000  


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  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Assamese Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Arleng
532,000
in 2 Countries


Assamese (Muslim traditions)
2,844,000
in 2 Countries


Bishnupuriya
105,000
in 2 Countries


Dowaniya
3,000
in 1 Country


Jalkeot
50,000
in 1 Country


Miju
7,700
in 1 Country


Tiwa
362,000
in 1 Country

Assamese People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Assamese Cluster – Profile
  • The Assamese cluster includes those people groups who primarily speak the Assamese language. This excludes from the cluster many other people groups living in Assam, and it excludes from the cluster the large number of people groups which have a minority of individuals speaking Assamese.
  • This cluster is one of the smaller clusters within the South Asian Peoples Affinity Bloc. It primarily includes peoples living in or near the Indian state of Assam. Assam is in the far northeast of India, bordering Bhutan and Bangladesh.
  • The Assamese language has the full Bible available, and it has several other resources available as well, such as the Jesus film.
  • This cluster is made up of both Muslims and Hindus, about equal numbers of each in terms of total population. However, there are many more Hindu people groups than there are Muslim groups in the cluster.
  • About 2/3 of the workforce of Assam is employed in agricultural production, especially producing high quality teas as well as rice and citrus. Assam has one of the best networks of higher education institutions in northeast India, and even in the entire country.
Assamese (Muslim traditions)
Assamese Cluster – Languages
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Assameseasm1515Complete
Bishnupriyabpy22Portions
Karbimjw22Complete
Miju-Mishmimxj11None
Punjabi, Easternpan11Complete
Totals: 5 21 21   4 2 3 5 1
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Assamese Cluster – Religions
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Assamese Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
Population 5,467,000
Peoples (by Country) 21
Gateway / Largest People Assamese (Muslim traditions)
Languages 5
Largest Language Assamese
Primary Religion Islam
% Professing Christian 1.7%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 1 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 21   5,467,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 21 (100.0%) 5,467,000 (100.0%)
Unreached Peoples 18 (85.7%) 4,925,000 (90.1%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
South Asia21(100.0%)5,467,000(100.0%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 18 (85.7%) 5,354,000 (97.9%)
New Testament 18 (85.7%) 5,354,000 (97.9%)
Portions 20 (95.2%) 5,459,000 (99.9%)
Online Audio NT 1 (4.8%) 1,100 (0.0%)
Jesus Film 18 (85.7%) 5,354,000 (97.9%)
Gospel Recordings 21 (100.0%) 5,467,000 (100.0%)
 
Assamese (Muslim traditions)

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