Language:  Pashto, Central

Estimated Global Speakers

32,209,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

64

Scripture Status

Translation Needed

Audio Bible

Not Available

Jesus Film

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(64 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Afghan Pawinda Pakistan 1,700
 Pashtun Pakistan 30,787,000
Pashtun A Khel Pakistan 5,800
 Pashtun Afridi Pakistan 616,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai (Wazir) Pakistan 511,000
Pashtun Ali Shirzai Pakistan 6,100
Pashtun Alizai Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Astanazai Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Babar Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Bakarzai Pakistan 17,000
Pashtun Balakhzai Pakistan 52,000
Pashtun Bannuchi (Shitak) Pakistan 265,000
Pashtun Buta Khel Pakistan 2,300
Pashtun Chakmani Pakistan 7,300
Pashtun Daudzai Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Daulatzai Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Daur Pakistan 69,000
Pashtun Dilazak Pakistan 157,000
Pashtun Durrani Pakistan 614,000
Pashtun Gandapur Pakistan 60,000
Pashtun Gar Massozai Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Ghilzai Pakistan 626,000
Pashtun Ghoryakhel Pakistan 182,000
Pashtun Gurbaz Pakistan 7,300
Pashtun Hafizkhel (Gandapur) Pakistan 23,000
Pashtun Hani Pakistan 1,900
Pashtun Hasan Khel Pakistan 13,000
Pashtun Ibrahim Khel Pakistan 85,000
Pashtun Jafar Pakistan 21,000
Pashtun Kharoti Pakistan 131,000
Pashtun Kheshgi Pakistan 75,000
Pashtun Khostwal Pakistan 166,000
Pashtun Kundi Pakistan 35,000
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) Pakistan 590,000
Pashtun Lohani Pakistan 151,000
Pashtun Ludan Pakistan 73,000
Pashtun Luni Pakistan 61,000
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) Pakistan 171,000
Pashtun Marwat (Lohani) Pakistan 406,000
Pashtun Masud (Wazir) Pakistan 233,000
Pashtun Mianri (Mian) Pakistan 64,000
Pashtun Mohammadzai Pakistan 344,000
Pashtun Momit Khel Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Nasir Pakistan 173,000
Pashtun Niazi Pakistan 439,000
Pashtun Pani (Babilzai) Pakistan 199,000
Pashtun Parachamkani (Para) Pakistan 66,000
Pashtun Popalzai Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Qaisar Khel Pakistan 5,200
Pashtun Rohilla Pakistan 17,000
Pashtun Saddo Khel Pakistan 19,000
Pashtun Shinwari Pakistan 129,000
Pashtun Shirani Pakistan 159,000
Pashtun Sikh Pakistan 3,200
Pashtun Suleiman Khel Pakistan 121,000
Pashtun Swaman Khel Pakistan 62,000
Pashtun Turi Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Usmanzai Pakistan 2,000
Pashtun Ustrana Pakistan 34,000
Pashtun Wadag Pakistan 24,000
Pashtun Wakakzai Pakistan 8,800
Pashtun Watezai Pakistan 2,100
Pashtun Zhmaryani Pakistan 126,000
Turi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,300
  Totals:  64     64
Secondary Language
(224 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahmadi Pakistan 93,000
 Ansari Pakistan 4,724,000
 Arain (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 10,981,000
 Arora (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 255,000
 Awan Pakistan 5,447,000
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 233,000
Baloch Bugti Pakistan 167,000
Baloch Buzdar Pakistan 49,000
 Baloch Chandia Pakistan 148,000
Baloch Dombki Pakistan 123,000
 Baloch Gabol Pakistan 135,000
Baloch Gaddi Pakistan 22,000
Baloch Gichki Pakistan 45,000
 Baloch Gurmani Pakistan 45,000
Baloch Hot Pakistan 101,000
 Baloch Jatoi Pakistan 275,000
Baloch Kaudai Pakistan 73,000
 Baloch Khetran Pakistan 46,000
Baloch Khushk (Rind) Pakistan 31,000
 Baloch Korai Pakistan 125,000
Baloch Kulachi Pakistan 77,000
 Baloch Laghari Pakistan 117,000
Baloch Langah Pakistan 136,000
 Baloch Lashari Pakistan 203,000
Baloch Lehri (Leghari) Pakistan 14,000
Baloch Magasi Pakistan 85,000
 Baloch Mari Pakistan 162,000
Baloch Marrani Pakistan 24,000
Baloch Mengal Pakistan 262,000
Baloch Mohammad Shahi Pakistan 20,000
Baloch Mullazai Pakistan 78,000
Baloch Nutkani Pakistan 48,000
Baloch Palafi Pakistan 65,000
Baloch Qaisrani Pakistan 55,000
 Baloch Rakhshani Pakistan 466,000
 Baloch Rind Pakistan 1,360,000
Baloch Rind Buledi Pakistan 164,000
Baloch Rind Jamali Pakistan 47,000
Baloch Rind Khosa Pakistan 144,000
Baloch Rind Lanjwani Pakistan 2,300
Baloch Rind Lashari Pakistan 38,000
Baloch Sarban Pakistan 1,000
Baloch Sethwi (Rind) Pakistan 25,000
Baloch Umrani Pakistan 17,000
 Baloch unspecified Pakistan 2,380,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 95,000
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 587,000
 Bashkar Pakistan 217,000
Bengali Muslim Pashtun Khan Bangladesh 24,000
 Bengali Muslim Pashtun, Pathan Bangladesh 138,000
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 174,000
Brahui (original nucleus) Pakistan 492,000
 Brahui Jhalawan Pakistan 1,179,000
Brahui Nighari Pakistan 33,000
 Brahui Sarawan Pakistan 584,000
 Brahui unspecified Pakistan 297,000
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 229,000
Dangarik Pakistan 23,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 418,000
Dehwar Pakistan 58,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,235,000
 Dhund Pakistan 706,000
 Gabare Pakistan 8,800
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 4,968,000
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,418,000
 Hajam Pakistan 2,209,000
Hazara Jaghuri Pakistan 31,000
 Hazara unspecified Pakistan 224,000
 Jat (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 12,881,000
Jat Aulak (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 105,000
Jat Autrah Pakistan 152,000
Jat Bains (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 330,000
 Jat Bhatti Pakistan 229,000
 Jat Bhutta (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 384,000
Jat Chhaddar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 461,000
Jat Chhina (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 129,000
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 353,000
Jat Dhariwal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 298,000
Jat Dhillon (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 447,000
 Jat Gahlot (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,622,000
Jat Ghallu Pakistan 141,000
Jat Jhawari Pakistan 52,000
Jat Jodra Pakistan 25,000
Jat Kalial Pakistan 38,000
 Jat Kharral (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,166,000
Jat Khawar Pakistan 44,000
 Jat Mohana Pakistan 104,000
 Jat Sahi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 168,000
 Jat Sial Pakistan 270,000
 Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 605,000
Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 949,000
 Jat Sumra (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 250,000
 Jatt (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 739,000
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 822,000
 Kamboh (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 934,000
Kanera Pakistan 67,000
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,257,000
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,149,000
 Khattar Pakistan 110,000
 Khoja Pakistan 911,000
 Kuchi Afghan refugee Pakistan 705,000
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,784,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,134,000
Lori Pakistan 65,000
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,308,000
Mali (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 73,000
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 437,000
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 955,000
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,012,000
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,401,000
 Moghal Pakistan 1,300,000
Mugheri Pakistan 66,000
 Mussali Pakistan 2,597,000
Pashtun Achakzai Pakistan 17,000
Pashtun Adokhel Pakistan 109,000
Pashtun Ahmadzai Pakistan 8,000
Pashtun Aka Khel Pakistan 55,000
Pashtun Akazai Pakistan 115,000
Pashtun Akhun Khel Pakistan 78,000
Pashtun Ali Khel Pakistan 109,000
Pashtun Alikozai Pakistan 43,000
Pashtun Andar Pakistan 13,000
Pashtun Azmat Kanore Khel Pakistan 31,000
Pashtun Babai (Babi) Pakistan 41,000
Pashtun Babikar Khel Pakistan 6,100
Pashtun Babuzai Pakistan 32,000
Pashtun Balarkhel Pakistan 48,000
 Pashtun Bangash Pakistan 367,000
Pashtun Baraki Pakistan 26,000
Pashtun Barakzai Pakistan 88,000
Pashtun Barech Pakistan 42,000
Pashtun Bhittani Pakistan 171,000
Pashtun Chagharzai Pakistan 72,000
Pashtun Dawesh Khel (Wazir) Pakistan 157,000
Pashtun Degankhel Pakistan 166,000
Pashtun Farmuli Pakistan 11,000
Pashtun Ghauri Pakistan 97,000
Pashtun Gigiani Pakistan 152,000
Pashtun Halimzai (Mohmand) Pakistan 117,000
Pashtun Hanbhi Pakistan 98,000
Pashtun Harifal Pakistan 57,000
Pashtun Hassanikhel Pakistan 33,000
Pashtun Hassanzai (Yusafzai) Pakistan 265,000
Pashtun Hotak Pakistan 8,800
Pashtun Isakzai Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Jadun (Gadoon) Pakistan 170,000
 Pashtun Kakar Pakistan 1,359,000
Pashtun Kamalzai Pakistan 183,000
Pashtun Kasi Pakistan 53,000
Pashtun Khalil Pakistan 122,000
 Pashtun Khattak Pakistan 1,350,000
Pashtun Khetran Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Khizarzai (Khadazai) Pakistan 310,000
Pashtun Khogiani Pakistan 22,000
Pashtun Khugiani Pakistan 25,000
Pashtun Khugiyani (Khogiani) Pakistan 9,800
 Pashtun Maliar Pakistan 220,000
Pashtun Mamozai Pakistan 122,000
 Pashtun Mandanri (Manezai) Pakistan 1,327,000
Pashtun Mishwani Pakistan 31,000
 Pashtun Mohmand Pakistan 1,126,000
Pashtun Mulla Khel Pakistan 51,000
Pashtun Musa Khel Pakistan 104,000
Pashtun Musazai Pakistan 8,600
Pashtun Nurzai Pakistan 82,000
Pashtun Omarzat Pakistan 30,000
Pashtun Orakzai Pakistan 358,000
Pashtun Painda Khel Pakistan 581,000
Pashtun Paracha Pakistan 40,000
Pashtun Qamar Khel Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Sadozai (Popalzai) Pakistan 3,800
Pashtun Safi Pakistan 405,000
Pashtun Shilmani Pakistan 19,000
Pashtun Swati Pakistan 71,000
Pashtun Syed Khel Pakistan 155,000
Pashtun Tahirkheli Pakistan 20,000
Pashtun Taraki Pakistan 300,000
Pashtun Tarin Pakistan 840,000
Pashtun Tarkani Pakistan 529,000
Pashtun Tirahi Pakistan 28,000
Pashtun Umar Khel Pakistan 12,000
Pashtun Urmur Pakistan 66,000
Pashtun Usman Khel Pakistan 420,000
Pashtun Utman Khel Pakistan 223,000
Pashtun Utmanzai (Wazir) Pakistan 178,000
Pashtun Wardak Pakistan 17,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai Pakistan 3,459,000
Pashtun Zadran Pakistan 14,000
Pashtun Zaimukht Pakistan 248,000
Pashtun Zazi Pakistan 15,000
 Persian Pakistan 12,000
 Qassab Pakistan 1,120,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 5,014,000
Rajput Alpial Pakistan 126,000
 Rajput Baghel (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 78,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,959,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 1,425,000
Rajput Dhamial Pakistan 40,000
Rajput Dhanial Pakistan 53,000
Rajput Garewal (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 314,000
 Rajput Janjua (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 319,000
Rajput Kanial Pakistan 44,000
Rajput Ketwal Pakistan 32,000
Rajput Khanzada Pakistan 45,000
Rajput Khichi Pakistan 116,000
Rajput Manu Pakistan 431,000
Rajput Maru Pakistan 53,000
Rajput Nagial Pakistan 42,000
 Rajput Satti Pakistan 219,000
Rajput Sial Pakistan 854,000
Rajput Tathial Pakistan 59,000
Rajput Tonwar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 360,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 76,000
 Sayyid Pakistan 6,343,000
 Shaikh Pakistan 11,466,000
 Shaikh Qureshi Pakistan 1,029,000
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 357,000
Sorozai Pakistan 56,000
 Tajik Pakistan 921,000
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 3,039,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 2,902,000
 Turkmen Pakistan 155,000
Ulema (Muslim traditions) Pakistan 271,000
 Uzbek Pakistan 272,000
  Totals:  224     224

Language Alternate Names
Bannochi
Bannu
Bannuchi (Bannochi)
Mahsudi
Waciri (Waziri)
Waziri

Dialects
Bannuchi
Mahsudi
Pashtu
Waciri

Dialect Alternate Names
Bannochi
Bannu
Bannuchi
Mahsudi
Pashto Central: Bannuchi
Pashto, Central
Pashto, Central: Bannochi
Pashto, Central: Waciri
Pashtu: Bannu
Waciri
Waziri


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