People Group Info
Total Population: 723,168ROP3 Code: 110423
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Urdu Muslim
Language: Urdu - (urd)
Country of Origin: Pakistan
People Group Highlights
“All nations will come and worship before you."
- Revelations 15:4
Total Population: 723,168ROP3 Code: 110423
Photo courtesy of Joshua Project.
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New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 105,236
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 57,031
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, VA - 42,941
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 40,847
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX - 23,450
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Urdu speakers are historically associated with the Muslims of the region of Hindustan. Urdu is the national language and <i>lingua franca</i> of Pakistan, and an official language of six Indian states and one of the 22 scheduled languages in the Constitution of India. Apart from specialized vocabulary, Urdu is mutually intelligible with Standard Hindi, which is associated with the Hindu community.
Urdu speakers work in various professions – ranging from the bank sector to travel. Many have long standing roots in the United States extending into second and third generation Americans. Community and family are very important and identity is found in the group. Truth and worldview are highly influenced and determined by the elders and religious leaders.
The majority of Urdu adhere to Islam. The number of Islamic mosques being built by Urdu speakers will attest to the growing population of Urdu people in the Metro Areas.
Bible.is - Urdu
The Bible easy to read edition in Urdu.
Discover Bible App - Urdu
Discovery Bible Study story sets in Urdu.
Global Recordings Network - Urdu
Audio Bible stories and resources in Urdu.
Your Questions. Biblical Answers in Urdu.
IndigiTube - Urdu
A variety of quality evangelistic videos in Urdu.
Jesus Film in Urdu
The Jesus Film and other gospel resource videos in Urdu.
Jesus Film Project - Magdalena in Urdu
Mary Magdalena film in Urdu. This resource is very powerful among women.
Lumo Film in Urdu
A word for word gospel film through the four gospels in Urdu.
Online Talking Bible - Urdu
The purpose of Talking Bibles is to give non-readers and the blind access to the Bible in their native language.
The Prophet's Story - Urdu
This video presents the gospel in the Urdu language simply and quickly through the stories of the biblical prophets.
Learn more about "Any-3"
Any–3 provides biblical principles and practical steps that have equipped hundreds of Christians to witness confidently and effectively. Over the past decade, thousands of Muslims have been engaged with the gospel.
Learn more about "Learning Paths"
Online Courses for embracing, encountering and engaging diaspora people. Work at your own pace. Begin anytime and complete the course according to your schedule. Interactive, Hands-On Application.
Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
This book delineates five disciplines Christians should develop in order to effectively reach the nations. More specifically, it will guide Christians to develop an engagement strategy in their locale.
Loving Muslims Small Group Study
This Loving Muslims booklet is a two-week group study that takes a deeper look at Christ’s command to "love our neighbor."
World Religions - Beliefs Overview
An overview of major world religions and cults - their beliefs and practices.
Overview of Islam
Overview of Islam and its sub-groupings. Developed by the North American Mission Board, SBC. Includes generalized witnessing tips.
Know God in 98 Languages
A CRU resource with 9 different witnessing models (e.g. 4 Spiritual Laws, etc.) in 98 languages.
Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.
Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.
|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||Queens||New York-Newark-Jersey City||NY||105,236|
|United States||Sugar Land||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||40,847|
|United States||Breckinridge||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||23,450|
|United States||Central Los Angeles||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||19,405|
|United States||Diamond Heights||San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward||CA||12,654|
|United States||Roswell||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||12,021|
|United States||Ellicott City||Baltimore-Columbia-Towson||MD||11,275|
|United States||Austin||Austin-Round Rock||TX||9,336|
|United States||Miramar-Pembroke Pines||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||8,054|
|United States||Corona||Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||6,691|
|United States||Milipitas||San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara||CA||5,890|
|United States||Florida Center||Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford||FL||5,396|
|United States||Windsor Locks||Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford||CT||2,778|
|United States||High Point||Greensboro-High Point||NC||2,500|
|United States||Carlsbad||San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos||CA||2,288|
|United States||Tampa||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater||FL||2,026|
|United States||Brookfield||Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis||WI||1,810|
|United States||Maryland Heights||St. Louis||MO||1,786|