Bashkar in Pakistan

The Bashkar have only been reported in Pakistan
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Christian
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People Name General Bashkar
People Name in Country Bashkar
Pronunciation VASH-kar
Alternate Names बाशकर
Population this Country 231,000
Population all Countries 231,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 5
People ID 19425
ROP3 Code 115252
ROP25 Code 300927
ROP25 Name Bashkar
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 7  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Country Pakistan
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 7  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 1
  Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 226,000
Website South Asia Peoples
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.
Primary Language Hindko, Northern (105,000 speakers)
Language Code hno   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Kateviri
60,000
Pashto, Northern
33,000
Torwali
11,000
Khowar
8,000
Urdu
5,300
Gawri
2,500
Saraiki
500
Hindko, Southern
300
Pashto, Central
100
Primary Language Hindko, Northern (105,000 speakers)
Language Code hno   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Kateviri 60,000
  Pashto, Northern 33,000
  Torwali 11,000
  Khowar 8,000
  Urdu 5,300
  Gawri 2,500
  Saraiki 500
  Hindko, Southern 300
  Pashto, Central 100
People Groups Speaking Hindko, Northern
Photo Source (Representative photo)
Ground Report - Flickr  Creative Commons 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
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