List of Punjabis:
1st row: Bobby Jindal, James Caan, Kalpana Chawla
2nd row: Amir Khan, Saman Hasnain
3rd row:Sajid Mahmood, Monty Panesar
|Regions with significant populations|
|• Pakistan • India • Europe • United States • Canada • Australia|
|Related ethnic groups|
The Punjabi diaspora refers to the descendants of ethnic Punjabis who emigrated out of the Punjab region to the rest of world. Punjabis are one of the largest ethnic groups in both the Pakistani and Indian diasporas. The Punjabi diaspora numbers around 10 million, mainly concentrated in Britain, North America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Gulf states 
In the Gulf states, the largest group among Pakistani expatriates are the Punjabis, then Pashtuns.
Hong Kong 
Among Hong Kong Indian adolescents, Punjabi is the most common language other than Cantonese. The Punjabis were influential in the military, and in line with the British military thinking of the time (namely, the late 19th century and early 20th century) Punjabi Sikhs,Punjabi Hindus and Punjabi Muslims formed two separate regiments.The regiments were as follows:
- Punjab regiment-25,000 soldiers(50% Muslim,40% Hindu and 10% Sikh)
- Sikh Regiment-10,000 soldiers(80% Sikh,20% Hindu)
From the 2006 Government by-census results, it shows a population of roughly 20,444 Indians and roughly 11,111 Pakistanis residing at the former British territory. .
Although most Malaysian Indians are Tamils, there were also many Punjabis that immigrated to Malaysia. According to Amarjit Kaur as of 1993 there were 60, 000 Punjabis in Malaysia. Robin Cohen estimates the number of Malaysian Sikhs as 30, 000 (as of 1995). Recent figures state that there are 130,000 Sikhs in Malaysia.
New Zealand 
United Kingdom 
In the United Kingdom, around two-thirds of direct migrants (excluding South Asians that immigrated from the Caribbean, Fiji and other regions) from South Asia were Punjabi. The remaining third is mostly Marwaris and Bengali. They form a majority of both the South Asian British Sikh and Muslim communities.
Population of Sikhs by UK Censuses 
United States 
The earliest South Asian immigrants to the United States were Punjabis, who mostly immigrated to the West Coast, particularly California. Half of Pakistani Americans are Punjabis. 85% of the early Indian immigrants to the US were Sikhs, although they were branded by White Americans as "Hindoos". 90% of Indians who settled in the Central Valley of California were Punjabi Sikhs.
Native speakers of Punjabi per country 
|5||United Arab Emirates||720,000|
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