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Bhil Cluster – People Groups
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Population Least Reached Progress Scale # Peoples by Ctry # Unreached Peoples % Peoples Unreached Primary Religion Ethnic Code Photo
Bhil16,857,000Y1 22100.0 % HinduismAUG06aP
Bhil
Bhil Aher28,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06a 
Bhil Barela726,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25 
Bhil Dhangri52,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06a 
Bhil Dhanka45,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25e 
Bhil Dubla128,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25e 
Bhil Gametia32,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25e 
Bhil Kataria30,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06 
Bhil Mankar45,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25g 
Bhil Mavchi (Hindu traditions)256,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25 
Bhil Mavchi (Muslim traditions)300Y1 11100.0 % IslamCNN25 
Bhil Mina110,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06aP
Bhil Mina
Bhil Nihal225,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25 
Bhil Paware76,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06a 
Bhil Rathia32,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismCNN25e 
Bhil Tadvi45,000Y1 11100.0 % IslamAUG06a 
Bhil Vasave1,072,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06 
Dubla719,000Y1 11100.0 % HinduismAUG06aP
Dubla
Totals:  18 Peoples 20,478,000 18 1 19 19 100.0 %  Hinduism   3
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Bhil 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 19 100.0 % 20,478,000 100.0 %
  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 19   20,478,000  


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

Bhil
16,857,000
in 2 Countries


Bhil Mina
110,000
in 1 Country


Dubla
719,000
in 1 Country

Bhil People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Bhil Cluster – Profile
  • The Bhil cluster is one of 27 clusters within the South Asian Affinity Bloc, and is identified as a "Pre-Dravidian / other" cluster. These are primarily tribal peoples, outside the caste system.
  • The Bhil (the largest people group in this cluster) is one of the largest Scheduled Tribes in India. Their history goes back to at least the sixth century AD.
  • The literacy rate for the Bhil is about 5-20% depending on location. They worship Mahadeo and other village deities like Sitala Devi.
  • The Bhil tribe in India speaks 88 languages, with Hindi speakers making up the largest number of individuals.
Bhil unspecified
Bhil Cluster – Languages
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Bareli, Rathwibgd11Portions
Bhilibhb22NT
Dhankidhn11None
Dublidub11None
Dungra Bhilduh11NT
Gujaratiguj44Complete
Hindihin22Complete
Marwarimve11NT
Mawchimke11NT
Nimadinoe22None
Urduurd11Complete
Vasavivas11NT
Wagdiwbr11NT
Totals: 13 19 19   10 4 11 12 3
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Bhil Cluster – Religions
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Bhil Cluster – Details
 
Summary
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
Population 20,478,000
Peoples (by Country) 19
Gateway / Largest People Bhil
Languages 13
Largest Language Hindi
Primary Religion Hinduism
% Professing Christian 0.9%
% Evangelical 0.0%
Cluster Progress Level 1 

Peoples Count   Population  
Peoples (by Country) 19   20,478,000  
Peoples in 10/40 Window 19 (100.0%) 20,478,000 (100.0%)
Unreached Peoples 19 (100.0%) 20,478,000 (100.0%)

Regions Peoples   Population  
South Asia19(100.0%)20,478,000(100.0%)

Resources Peoples   Population  
Complete Bible 7 (36.8%) 16,686,000 (81.5%)
New Testament 14 (73.7%) 18,687,000 (91.3%)
Portions 15 (78.9%) 18,763,000 (91.6%)
Online Audio NT 8 (42.1%) 16,687,000 (81.5%)
Jesus Film 18 (94.7%) 19,759,000 (96.5%)
Gospel Recordings 18 (94.7%) 19,759,000 (96.5%)
 

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