Ansari in Pakistan


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Shaikh Momin 413,000

Introduction

The Ansari people are noted for their friendliness and their helpfulness. They are predominately artisans by trade and are mostly poor and illiterate. The weaving of silk is a common trade skill of these people. Although traditionally weavers and textile sellers, the Ansaris are now involved in a wide range of small business enterprises.


Ministry Obstacles

Pakistan is a country that is very hostile to the gospel. It is almost impossible for believers to stay long enough to help people find their way to the cross, and be discipled in the ways of Jesus Christ.


Outreach Ideas

The friendliness of the Ansaris can open doors for believers to develop closeness and opportunities to share the gospel.


Prayer Focus

There are no known Ansaris who follow Christ in Pakistan. Pray for the Lord to find a way to draw these people into his family. * Pray for the Lord to bless the Ansaris in such a way that they will know He is the one to follow.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to give Ansari people a hunger for righteousness and holiness that will turn their hearts to Jesus.
* Pray for the Lord to find a way to get His children into Ansari communities so that they can enjoy the blessings of the Savior.


Scripture Prayers for the Ansari in Pakistan.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

The Ansari
Source:  Asia Harvest      Download

Additional Info
Ansari profile for Children and Family Missions Activities
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-10-09
Global Prayer Digest: 2019-07-19
People Name General Ansari
People Name in Country Ansari
Pronunciation ahn-SAH-ree
Population this Country 4,032,000
Population all Countries 14,793,000
Total Countries 6
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 81
Alternate Names Asar; Dewang; Garana; Jhola Jola; Jola; Jolha; Julaha; Julia; Kabirpanthi; Karikar; Kuchchak; Marwadi; Meman; Momin; Momin Ansari; Mominson; Momna; Sale; Shaikh Momin; Sheikh Mohmandi; Tari; Vankar; अंसारी
People ID 16221
ROP3 Code 111334
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Punjab
3,706,000
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
221,000
Islamabad
60,000
Sindh
45,000
Balochistan
400
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 5  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Punjab 3,706,000
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 221,000
  Islamabad 60,000
  Sindh 45,000
  Balochistan 400
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Urdu (3,040,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
Saraiki
894,000
Punjabi, Western
832,000
Hindko, Northern
92,000
Hindko, Southern
53,000
Pahari-Potwari
28,000
Marwari
27,000
Pashto, Northern
19,000
Sindhi
11,000
Pashto, Central
3,000
Bagri
600
Dhatki
400
Shina, Kohistani
300
Primary Language Urdu (3,040,000 speakers)
Language Code urd   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 13
Secondary Languages
  Saraiki 894,000
  Punjabi, Western 832,000
  Hindko, Northern 92,000
  Hindko, Southern 53,000
  Pahari-Potwari 28,000
  Marwari 27,000
  Pashto, Northern 19,000
  Sindhi 11,000
  Pashto, Central 3,000
  Bagri 600
  Dhatki 400
  Shina, Kohistani 300
People Groups Speaking Urdu

Primary Language:  Urdu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1747-1894)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1758-2000)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1843-2007)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Love Story
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video The Savior 6 - The Lord's Prayer
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Pakistan census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Biswarup Ganguly  Creative Commons  Used with permission
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Video Source Asia Harvest
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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