People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Marathi of Europe


People Group Info

Total Population: 6,380

ROP3 Code: 106317
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Marathi-Konkani
Language: Marathi - (mar)
Religion: Hinduism
Country of Origin: India

Majority Located Where

  Greater London, United Kingdom - 2,565

The Marathi diaspora are found predominantly in the United Kingdom, where they established the Maharashtra Mandal of London in 1932.

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Brief Profile

The Marathi diaspora form an ethno-linguistic people group that is distinct from others in terms of its language, history, cultural and religious practices, social structure, literature and art.

They are one of the largest language group of all people groups from India. It is closely related to Hindi and Punjabi. It is spoken as a first language by 72 million people and by another 3 million people as a second language in India, primarily in the state of Maharashtra.

The Marathi emigrated from the centrally located state of Maharashtra in India.

Most Marathi immigrants work as doctors, engineers or scientists. Others work in telecommunications and the IT industry.

Marathi people are predominately Hindu and due to the size of their language group often have their own Mandal (Hindu Temple). Although the majority are Hindu, a small number are Marathi speaking Jews.

Marathi are spread throughout many metro areas (click here to learn more).

Prayer Points

  • Pray for God to burden the church for the Marathi.
  • Pray for God to open the hearts and minds of the Marathi.
  • Pray for the church to reach out to the Marathi.
  • Pray that the Marathi would have the desire to learn about Christianity.


Other Resources

List of services in Berlin
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Country City Metro Area Name Baseline Population
United KingdomWest DraytonGreater London2,565