Sorry to say that the following numbers are totaly wrong.
I will send you more information.
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> >The 18 Million figure for Pashto Speakers is wrong.
> The actual Estimate is more then 45 millions, I do not know who
> are making the wrong calculations. I Sugget amendment to this
> The information in the Ethnologue is:
> Eastern Pashto: 9,585,000 in Pakistan (1993 estimate). 100,000
> in United Arab Emirates (1986); 14,161 in India (1994 IMA).
> Western Pashto: 8,054,000 in all countries.
> Southern Pashto: 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 in Pakistan (1992);
> many in Afhanistan.
> Central Pashto: (no estimates available)
> If there are documented sources with more reliable information,
> I know that the Ethnologue editor would be interested to know
> about that. You may contact her at Editor_Ethnologue@SIL.org.
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