Language:  Balti

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(15 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Arghun India 100
 Arghun Pakistan 2,400
 Balti India 62,000
 Balti Pakistan 45,000
 Beda Pakistan 400
 Changpa Pakistan 200
 Gara Pakistan 1,200
 Jangam (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,000
 Makhmi Pakistan 120,000
 Mangrik Pakistan 51,000
Mon Pakistan 1,300
 Rigzong Pakistan 1,700
 Tarakhehas Pakistan 26,000
 Tibetan Pakistan 6,400
 Yashkun Pakistan 1,900
  Totals:  15     15
Secondary Language
(40 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Awan Pakistan 5,447,000
 Bafinda Pakistan 101,000
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) Pakistan 800
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,453,000
 Broq-Pa India 57,000
Budhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 17,000
 Burusho Pakistan 251,000
 Christian Pakistan 327,000
 Dhund India 12,000
 Dhund Pakistan 706,000
Galleban India 1,500
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) India 1,190,000
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,418,000
 Hajam Pakistan 2,209,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) India 7,885,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,257,000
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,149,000
 Kumhiar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 46,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,134,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 15,000
 Mangrik India 27,000
 Mirasi (Hindu traditions) India 249,000
 Moghal India 2,048,000
 Moghal Pakistan 1,300,000
 Pashtun Pakistan 30,787,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,073,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,285,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,935,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 5,014,000
Rajput Gakkhar Pakistan 70,000
Rajput Khokhar Pakistan 72,000
Saryara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,800
 Sayyid Pakistan 6,343,000
 Shaikh Pakistan 11,466,000
 Shin Pakistan 40,000
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 357,000
 Tarakhehas India 15,000
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,039,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,995,000
 Wattal (Muslim traditions) India 6,700
  Totals:  40     39

Language Alternate Names
Bhoti of Baltistan
Bhotia of Baltistan


Dialect Alternate Names

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Bible Portions 1903-1981
New Testament None Reported
Complete Bible None Reported

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Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Balti Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Hope Video Mars Hill Media
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