Language:  Santhali

Population of Groups Speaking

7,651,000

People Group's Primary Language

5

Bible Status

Complete Bible

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Online Bible

Not Available

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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Agaria, Hindu India 207,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
Amat India 265,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Angami India 217,000 Secondary Christianity 97.2 %
 Ao India 231,000 Secondary Christianity 99.7 %
 Arakanese, Mag India 35,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.5 %
 Arleng India 632,000 Secondary Hinduism 12.5 %
Asur India 25,000 Secondary Hinduism 10.6 %
 Badhai, Hindu India 6,474,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Bagata India 173,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Bagdi, Hindu India 3,551,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Baiga India 539,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Bairagi, Hindu India 3,335,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Banjara, Hindu India 5,992,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.8 %
Bariki India 36,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bathudi India 261,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Bauri India 2,223,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Bedia, Hindu India 532,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Bedia, Muslim India 1,900 Secondary Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bhandari India 614,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Bharia Bhumia India 354,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Bhil India 15,222,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.9 %
 Bhoi, Hindu India 6,345,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Bhotia, Sikkim India 119,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.0 %
Bhottada India 492,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.5 %
 Bhuiya India 2,061,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Bhulia India 148,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Bhumia India 194,000 Secondary Hinduism 3.2 %
 Bhumij India 1,152,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.8 %
Bhunjia India 40,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
Binjhal India 173,000 Secondary Hinduism 18.0 %
 Binjhia India 205,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.3 %
Birhor India 22,000 Secondary Hinduism 7.4 %
 Birjia India 16,000 Secondary Hinduism 10.4 %
 Bodo India 1,838,000 Secondary Hinduism 9.7 %
Bogum India 2,000 Secondary Buddhism 1.5 %
 Bondo Poroja India 11,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.3 %
 Brahmin India 60,492,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Bru India 157,000 Secondary Hinduism 16.5 %
Chakhesang India 148,000 Secondary Christianity 99.8 %
Chakma India 224,000 Secondary Buddhism 14.2 %
Chandala India 14,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Chenchu India 66,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Chero India 188,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Chik Baraik India 136,000 Secondary Hinduism 5.4 %
 Chin India 162,000 Secondary Christianity 59.4 %
 Christian unspecified Bangladesh 152,000 Secondary Christianity 100.0 %
 Christian unspecified India 1,838,000 Secondary Christianity 100.0 %
Dal India 29,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Darzi, Hindu India 2,840,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Deori India 68,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.8 %
Desau Bhumij India 2,700 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Dewar India 323,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dhanwar India 179,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Dharua India 17,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Dhimar India 1,750,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Dhobi, Hindu India 12,366,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Didayi India 8,300 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Dom, Hindu India 2,336,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Dosadh, Hindu India 5,224,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gadaba India 163,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.1 %
 Ganda India 1,317,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Gandia, Odisha India 5,300 Secondary Hinduism 0.7 %
 Garo India 1,104,000 Secondary Christianity 89.1 % 80.0 %
 Gauda India 1,998,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Ghara India 2,300 Secondary Hinduism 2.4 %
 Ghasi, Hindu India 466,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Ghosi, Hindu India 281,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Gokha, Hindu India 237,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Golla India 153,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Gond India 14,312,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.0 %
 Gorait India 16,000 Secondary Hinduism 9.4 %
 Guria India 698,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hadi India 1,181,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hajang India 128,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.8 %
 Halba India 903,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Halwai, Hindu India 1,388,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Hill Miri India 14,000 Secondary Unknown 11.2 %
 Hmar India 107,000 Secondary Christianity 99.1 %
 Ho India 1,030,000 Secondary Unknown 1.8 %
Hojai India 7,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.2 %
Holar India 122,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Idu India 15,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.5 %
Jaggali India 12,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jamatia India 86,000 Secondary Hinduism 7.2 %
Jatapu India 166,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.1 %
 Jhalo Malo India 449,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Jogi, Hindu India 3,187,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Juang India 52,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
Kachari India 434,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.6 %
 Kachari, Dimasa India 105,000 Secondary Hinduism 3.3 %
 Kachera, Hindu India 62,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kahar, Hindu India 8,181,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Kaibartta India 2,027,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kalingi India 264,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Kambo India 48,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kandha Gauda India 28,000 Secondary Hinduism 8.8 %
Kandra India 751,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karan India 527,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karku India 6,700 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Karmali India 136,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.9 %
 Kasar, Hindu India 718,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Kathodi India 334,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Kawar India 1,065,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Kayastha, Hindu India 7,757,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Khadala India 142,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Khambu India 316,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
Khandait India 1,761,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Khangar, Hindu India 356,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Kharia India 796,000 Secondary Hinduism 21.0 %
 Kharwar India 533,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.0 %
 Khasi India 1,515,000 Secondary Christianity 80.8 %
 Kisan India 1,585,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.8 %
 Kol India 2,233,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Kolah Lohara India 18,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.1 %
 Kolha India 655,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.6 %
 Koli Mahadev India 1,690,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
Koli Malhar India 343,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Kolowar India 288,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Kolta India 657,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Konda Dhora India 293,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.2 %
Konda Kapu India 55,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.7 %
 Kori India 259,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.8 %
 Korku India 905,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Korwa India 435,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.0 %
 Kotia India 104,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Kui Khond India 1,890,000 Secondary Hinduism 15.5 %
 Kuli India 12,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.1 %
 Kumhar, Hindu India 15,293,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Kunbi, Hindu India 17,045,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Kurmi, Hindu India 19,098,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Lepcha India 87,000 Secondary Buddhism 19.2 %
 Lodha India 6,842,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
 Lohar, Hindu India 9,261,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Lohara India 320,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.2 %
 Mahishya India 9,768,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Mahli India 507,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.5 %
 Majhi India 131,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Majhwar India 196,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Mali, Hindu India 9,536,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Malto India 185,000 Primary Hinduism 7.6 %
Mandia India 2,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Mankidi India 1,700 Secondary Hinduism 0.3 %
Mankirdia India 2,200 Secondary Hinduism 3.3 %
 Matia India 182,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Mawasi India 110,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Mech India 58,000 Secondary Hinduism 28.9 %
 Mina India 4,891,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Mirdas, Hindu India 104,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.3 %
 Mizo India 467,000 Secondary Christianity 98.3 % 95.0 %
Mizo, Fanai India 18,000 Secondary Christianity 99.0 % 95.0 %
Mizo, Lushai India 187,000 Secondary Christianity 99.0 % 95.0 %
Momba India 4,700 Secondary Buddhism 0.1 %
 Monpa India 48,000 Secondary Buddhism 1.8 %
 Monpa, Dirang India 8,700 Secondary Buddhism 0.1 %
 Mru India 2,400 Secondary Hinduism 3.4 %
 Munda India 3,906,000 Secondary Hinduism 14.3 %
 Mundari India 46,000 Secondary Hinduism 11.6 %
 Naga, unspecified India 36,000 Secondary Christianity 95.9 %
 Nagarchi, Hindu India 154,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.6 %
 Nai, Hindu India 11,733,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Namassej, Hindu India 4,996,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Nissi India 120,000 Secondary Christianity 37.5 %
Nocte India 35,000 Secondary Christianity 49.5 %
Omanatya India 41,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.4 %
 Oraon India 4,565,000 Secondary Hinduism 19.1 %
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.9 %
Paik India 206,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Pan India 1,596,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Pantanti India 35,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Pardhan India 379,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
Parenga India 7,200 Secondary Hinduism 0.7 %
Parhaiya India 72,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.8 %
 Parja India 642,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.6 %
 Patial India 75,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Patralu India 123,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Pawi India 34,000 Secondary Christianity 96.9 %
Pentia India 17,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.1 %
 Pod India 3,115,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Rabha India 387,000 Secondary Hinduism 6.8 %
 Rajbansi India 5,290,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Rajput India 45,522,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Raju India 536,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Rajwar India 595,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
Sagarbanshi India 174,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sangtam India 63,000 Secondary Christianity 99.7 %
 Santal India 8,415,000 Primary Hinduism 4.0 %
 Santal, Hor Nepal 51,000 Primary Hinduism 7.4 %
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 643,000 Secondary O Other / Small 10.0 %
 Santali Bhutan 5,100 Primary Hinduism 2.6 % 0.0 %
Saonta India 5,100 Secondary Hinduism 0.2 %
 Saora India 1,053,000 Secondary Hinduism 7.7 %
Sauria Paharia India 74,000 Primary Hinduism 10.6 %
Shabar India 629,000 Secondary Hinduism 15.6 %
Siyal India 32,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Sonr India 111,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.6 %
Sounti India 141,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.1 %
 Sunri, Hindu India 887,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Sutradhar, Hindu India 423,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 % 0.0 %
Tagin India 43,000 Secondary Unknown 2.7 %
Tangsa, Mossang India 3,400 Secondary Christianity 45.2 %
 Tanti, Hindu India 4,708,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Teli, Hindu India 18,548,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
 Thado India 179,000 Secondary Christianity 99.5 %
 Tipera India 700,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.8 %
 Uchai India 2,300 Secondary Christianity 81.0 %
Wancho India 58,000 Secondary Christianity 61.4 %
 Yadav, Hindu India 60,597,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.0 %
  Totals:  207     = 159 5 (P) : 202 (S)        
Language Alternate Names
Har
Hor
Karmali (Khole)
Mahali (Mahle)
Sainti
Samtali
Sandal
Sangtal
Santal
Santhal
Santhiali
Satar
Sentali
Sonthal
Dialects
Bangladesh
Kamari-santali
Karmali
Lohari-santali
Manjhi
Nepal
Paharia
Santali
Dialect Alternate Names
Khole
Mahali
Mahle
Santar
 
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