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Baloch Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Baloch, Bugti153,000Y1 22100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Chandia131,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Eastern7,755,000Y1 33100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Eastern
Baloch, Gabol73,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Gopang124,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Gopang
Baloch, Hot49,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Jatoi126,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN25P
Baloch, Jatoi
Baloch, Khetran49,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Korai95,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Korai
Baloch, Kulachi48,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Laghari78,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Lashari140,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Magasi87,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Makrai100Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Mari100,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Rais58,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Rakhshani406,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Rakhshani
Baloch, Rind827,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Rind Khosa110,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Sangur95,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Baloch, Southern1,658,000Y1 66100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Southern
Baloch, Western1,171,000Y1 33100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Baloch, Western
Bashkardi8,500Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24bP
Bashkardi
Darzada132,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24# 
Koroshi400Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24b 
Lori57,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24# 
Med23,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24# 
Nakib92,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24# 
Sorozai64,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNT24# 
Totals:  29 Peoples 13,709,000 29 1 39 39 100.0 %  Islam   9
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Baloch 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 39 100.0 % 13,709,000 100.0 %
  2 - Minimally reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  3 - Superficially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  4 - Partially reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
  5 - Significantly reached 0 0.0 % 0 0.0 %
Totals 39   13,709,000  


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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.
Baloch Cluster – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Baloch, Eastern
7,755,000
in 3 Countries


Baloch, Gopang
124,000
in 1 Country


Baloch, Jatoi
126,000
in 1 Country


Baloch, Korai
95,000
in 1 Country


Baloch, Rakhshani
406,000
in 1 Country


Baloch, Southern
1,658,000
in 6 Countries


Baloch, Western
1,171,000
in 3 Countries


Bashkardi
8,500
in 1 Country

Baloch People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Baloch Cluster – Profile
  • The Baloch cluster of peoples includes the native Baloch tribes who originate in Balochistan. This is a region of southwestern Pakistan, southeastern Iran, and a small section of southwestern Afghanistan. These tribes speak one or more of the three Baloch languages, depending on where they live in the region.
  • The Baloch tribes are overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim. Balochs have long resisted Islamic extremism, but Talibanism is a threat to this region and its cultural values.
  • Baluchi customs and traditions are conducted according to tribal laws. These strong traditions and cultural values are important to Baluch people and have enabled them to keep their distinctive ancient cultural identity and way of life with little change to this day.
  • Literacy rates given for all three Baloch languages are extremely low, from 1-5%. The New Testament is available in the three Baloch languages, but if people can't read the value of scripture is greatly reduced. However, the Gospel is potentially available in oral form via recordings and videos.
  • Only a relative few Baloch have become followers of Christ. Exact numbers are not available, but whatever the true numbers may be they are much too low to make a strong influence on the society.
Baloch, Eastern
Baloch Cluster – Languages
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Balochi, Easternbgp66Portions
Balochi, Southernbcc1818NT
Balochi, Westernbgn1111Portions
Bashkardibsg11None
Koroshiktl11None
Saraikiskr11NT
Urduurd11Complete
Totals: 7 39 39   5 1 5 5 1
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Baloch Cluster – Religions
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Baloch Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc Persian-Median
Population 13,709,000
Peoples (by Country) 39
Gateway / Largest People Baloch, Eastern
Languages 7
Largest Language Balochi, Southern
Primary Religion Islam
% Professing Christian 0.0%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 1 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 39   13,709,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 39 (100.0%) 13,709,000 (100.0%)
Unreached Peoples 39 (100.0%) 13,709,000 (100.0%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
Central Asia7(17.9%)1,669,000(12.2%)
East and Southern Africa1(2.6%)6,600(0.0%)
Middle East and North Africa4(10.3%)1,167,000(8.5%)
South Asia27(69.2%)10,867,000(79.3%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 1 (2.6%) 60,000 (0.4%)
New Testament 20 (51.3%) 11,326,000 (82.6%)
Portions 37 (94.9%) 13,700,000 (99.9%)
Online Audio NT 2 (5.1%) 120,000 (0.9%)
Jesus Film 37 (94.9%) 13,700,000 (99.9%)
Gospel Recordings 37 (94.9%) 13,700,000 (99.9%)
 

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