Language Data

  • Dialects: Bhatia, Central Sindhi, Dukslinu, Hindu Sindhi, Jadeji, Katiawari Kachi, Kayasthi, Lari, Lasi, Macharia, Muslim Sindhi, Shikari Bhil, Sindhi Musalmani, Thareli, Thari, Viccholi, Vicholi, Vicholo, Visholi
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (1954)
    • New Testament (1890 — 1992)
    • Portions (1825 — 1981)
    • FCBH  (Bible Society of Pakistan)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Pakistan
  • Region: Widepread in Sindh Province, lower reaches, Indus river; Karachi, Hyderabad; Balochistan Province, Lasbela and Khuzdar districts
  • Also used in: Belize, Canada, India, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, United States
  • Religion: Muslim, Hindu, Christian
  • Status: Statutory language of provincial identity in India; De facto provincial language in Pakistan
  • Number of users: 23,845,500
  • Vitality: Provincial

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)