Country: India

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Number of People Groups

347

Unreached People Groups

259

Total Population

29,510,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

4.1 %

Hindu

62.7 %

Muslim

32.5 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 1,200 Adi 1,200 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 400 Tamil 400 - - 30 - -
Ahom 965,000 Assamese 947,000 - 1,500 16,000 - 200
 Aiton 6,000 Aiton 900 - 5,000 - - -
 Aka 1,900 Assamese 1,900 - - - - -
 Angami 13,000 Naga, Angami 300 - - 12,000 - -
 Ansari 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Ao 4,600 Naga, Ao 100 - - 4,500 - -
 Arakanese, Mag 20 Magahi 20 - - - - -
 Arleng 618,000 Karbi 539,000 50 60 72,000 - 7,600
 Arora, Sikh 800 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Assamese Muslim 2,703,000 Assamese - 2,703,000 - - - -
Assamese Sikh 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Asur 300 Asuri 300 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bania 1,075,000 Hindi 1,056,000 - - - - 20,000
 Bania, Agarwal 161,000 Hindi 159,000 - - - - 2,000
 Bania, Agrahari 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
Bania, Barnawar 7,100 Hindi 7,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 9,800 Hindi 9,600 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gandha Banik 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 1,100 Hindi 800 - - - - 300
 Bania, Kasarwani 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 900 Hindi 800 - - - - 90
Bania, Khatri 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Porwal 20,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 1,100
Bania, Rauniar 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Banjara, Hindu 200 Lambadi 200 - - - - -
 Bansphor, Hindu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Barman 26,000 Dimasa 25,000 20 - 1,700 - 20
 Bauri 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Bawaria, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 2,000 Oriya 2,000 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Bhattra 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
 Bhil 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 3,500 Byangsi - - 3,500 - - -
Bhottada 1,000 Kuvi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 79,000 Bengali 79,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 210,000 Bengali 206,000 - - 4,000 - 40
Bilaspuri 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Birhor 1,600 Birhor 1,500 - - 80 - -
Birjia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bishnupuria 11,000 Bishnupriya 11,000 - - - - -
 Bodo 1,536,000 Bodo 1,384,000 400 1,100 148,000 20 1,000
Boria 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Boya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahman 1,238,000 Hindi 1,233,000 - - - - 5,100
Brahman, Bengali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Brahman, Ganak 37,000 Assamese 37,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 77,000 Hindi 77,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Rikhisur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Tamil 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Brahman, Telugu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 6,500 Bengali 6,500 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 68,000 Assamese 68,000 - - - - -
Chakhesang 1,100 Naga, Chokri 20 - - 1,100 - -
Chakma 22,000 Chakma 15,000 - 6,000 900 - -
 Chamar, Hindu 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - 30 - -
Chang 200 Naga, Chang - - - 200 - -
 Chepang 1,600 Nepali 1,200 - 500 - - -
 Chero 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Chhetri 262,000 Nepali 261,000 - 1,100 - - 600
Chhimba, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Chin 50,000 Chin, Thado 31,000 30 40 18,000 - 200
Chin, Biete 11,000 Biete 8,600 - - 2,200 - -
Chin, Changsen 2,400 Chin, Thado 1,900 - - 600 - -
Chin, Chongthir 1,200 Chin, Thado - - - 100 - 1,100
Chin, Khelma 2,200 Chin, Thado 1,100 - - 1,100 - -
Chin, Kholhang 10,000 Chin, Thado 7,300 - - 2,600 - -
Chin, Khongsai 1,200 Chin, Thado 1,100 - - 100 - -
 Chin, Mara 300 Chin, Mara - - - 300 - -
Chirr Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Chiru 200 Chiru 40 - - 100 - -
 Christian unspecified 384,000 Assamese - - - 384,000 - -
 Darjee 13,000 Nepali 11,000 - 1,000 80 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Deori 56,000 Deori 56,000 - - 100 - 60
 Dhanwar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 76,000 Hindi 76,000 - - - - -
Dholi, Hindu 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
 Dowaniya 3,200 Assamese - - 3,200 - - -
 Dura 1,100 Oriya 600 - 600 - - -
 Dzongkha 2,200 Dzongkha - - 2,200 - - -
 Faqir 40 Urdu 20 20 - - - -
 Ganda 3,000 Oriya 3,000 - - - - -
 Gangai 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Gangte 200 Gangte 200 - - - - -
 Garo 207,000 Garo 20,000 20 20 187,000 - 40
 Gauda 3,900 Oriya 3,900 - - - - -
 Gharti 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi, Hindu 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 400 Konkani, Goan - - - 400 - -
Gokha, Hindu 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Gond 610,000 Hindi 577,000 - 500 31,000 - 800
 Gonrhi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Gorait 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Guria 2,300 Oriya 2,300 - - - - -
 Gurung 25,000 Nepali 20,000 - 4,200 - - 700
 Hadi 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Hajam 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Hajang 4,000 Naga, Mao 3,000 - 20 1,000 - -
Halam 700 Kok Borok 600 - - 90 - -
Halam, Chorei 300 Chin, Falam 300 - - 30 - -
Halam, Kaipeng 40 Chin, Falam 20 - - 20 - -
Halam, Molsom Unknown Chin, Falam - - - - - -
Halam, Rupini Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - -
Hira 66,000 Assamese 66,000 - - - - -
 Hmar 15,000 Hmar 300 - - 15,000 - -
 Ho 38,000 Ho 36,000 - - 1,700 - 40
Hojai 6,900 Assamese 6,500 - 80 300 - -
Hrangkhol 6,500 Hrangkhol 6,500 - - - - -
Ilavan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
Jalkeot 46,000 Assamese 46,000 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 17,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 17,000 -
Jatapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 96,000 Bengali 96,000 - - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jogi, Hindu 102,000 Bengali 102,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 100 Hindi - - - - 100 -
Kachari 406,000 Assamese 402,000 100 200 3,100 - 300
 Kachari, Dimasa 93,000 Deori 92,000 20 200 800 - -
Kachari, Hindu 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kachin 5,000 Jingpho - - 5,000 - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kahha, Phom 300 Naga, Phom - - - 300 - -
 Kaibartta 764,000 Bengali 764,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Kalingi 700 Oriya 700 - - - - -
 Kamboh, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Kami 24,000 Nepali 22,000 - 2,000 - - -
Kandra 2,200 Oriya 2,200 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
Karan 1,500 Oriya 1,500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
 Kawar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 626,000 Bengali 626,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 84,000 Bengali 84,000 - - 50 - -
 Khamiyang 300 Assamese - - 300 - - -
 Khampti 5,400 Adi 1,900 - 3,400 - - 50
Khandait 9,400 Oriya 9,400 - - - - -
Kharia 194,000 Kharia 191,000 - - 2,400 - 100
 Kharva, Hindu 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Khasi 35,000 Khasi 6,100 200 100 28,000 - 40
 Khatri, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Khiamniungan 100 Naga, Khiamniungan - - - 100 - -
 Kisan 4,800 Hindi 4,700 - - 50 - -
 Koiri, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kol 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Koli 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Koli Mahadev 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Koli Malhar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kolta 1,600 Oriya 1,600 - - - - -
 Konyak 2,000 Naga, Konyak 200 - - 1,800 - -
 Korku 40,000 Korku 39,000 - - 900 - -
 Korwa 44,000 Telugu 44,000 - - 400 - -
 Koya 5,500 Telugu 5,500 - - 60 - -
 Kui Khond 60,000 Oriya 57,000 - - 2,600 - 40
 Kumal 2,900 Nepali 2,900 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 104,000 Hindi 104,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 285,000 Hindi 285,000 - - 200 - -
Kusiari 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Lama 200 Tibetan, Central - - 100 - - 20
Lamgang 50 Lamkang 50 - - - - -
 Limbu 40,000 Nepali 17,000 - 900 800 - 21,000
 Lingayat 100 Kannada - - - - - 100
 Lodha 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Loi 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
 Lotha 2,000 Naga, Lotha 70 - - 1,900 - -
 Lunia, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Madari 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Madiga Christian 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Magar 126,000 Nepali 123,000 - 2,100 500 - -
 Mahar, Hindu 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Mahara 3,600 Assamese 3,600 - - - - -
 Mahishya 644,000 Bengali 644,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Mahratta 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Majhwar 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Makwara Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Mala 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Mala Christian 60 Telugu - - - 60 - -
 Malabar Catholic 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Mali, Hindu 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - -
Malto 4,700 Santhali 4,600 - - 80 - -
 Man 4,100 Bodo 2,500 - 1,300 300 - -
 Mangala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 300 Malayalam - 300 - - - -
 Maravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Matak 600 Assamese 600 - - - - -
 Matang 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mazhabi 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Mech 12,000 Bodo 12,000 - 20 100 - -
 Meitei 183,000 Meitei 183,000 - - 70 - -
 Miri 608,000 Mising 602,000 - - 2,600 50 3,000
 Mishmi 2,900 Adi 2,800 - - 40 - -
 Mizo 3,600 Mizo 300 - - 3,300 - -
Mizo, Fanai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
Mizo, Lushai 1,700 Mizo 200 - - 1,600 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 100,000 Bengali 100,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 18,000 Urdu - 18,000 - - - -
Mon 200 Assamese - - 200 - - -
Mukha Dhora 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Munda 1,417,000 Mundari 1,331,000 - - 85,000 - 600
 Munnur 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Nadar 100 Tamil 60 - - 80 - -
 Naga, unspecified 4,600 Naga, Zeme 400 - - 4,300 - -
 Nai, Hindu 83,000 Hindi 83,000 - - - - -
Nai, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Nair 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 712,000 Bengali 712,000 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 300 Marathi - - 300 - - -
 Newah 41,000 Nepali 40,000 - 1,200 - - 40
 Nissi 7,900 Nyishi 7,800 - - 100 - -
Nocte 500 Naga, Nocte 400 - - 50 - -
 Oraon 668,000 Kurux 628,000 - - 39,000 - 700
Paik 1,100 Oriya 1,100 - - - - -
 Paite, Christian 100 Chin, Paite - - - 100 - -
Pallar 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
Pan 6,200 Oriya 6,200 - - - - -
Paraiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - 30 - -
 Parja 4,300 Oriya 4,300 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Patial 500 Oriya 500 - - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 219,000 Assamese 219,000 - - 40 - -
Pawi 1,200 Chin, Haka 900 - - 300 - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
 Pnar 800 Khasi 40 - - 700 - -
Pochury 400 Naga, Pochuri - - - 400 - -
 Pod 195,000 Bengali 195,000 - - - - -
Poi 500 Mizo - - - 500 - -
 Rabha 313,000 Assamese 292,000 30 - 21,000 - 40
 Rai 53,000 Nepali 32,000 - 900 1,200 - 19,000
 Rajbansi 142,000 Rajbanshi 141,000 - - 400 - 20
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 1,100 Koch 1,100 - - - - 20
 Rajput 177,000 Hindi 175,000 - - - - 2,100
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Hindu 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Rajput, Chandrabansi 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 8,300 Hindi 8,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Garewal, Hindu 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Rajput, Nagbansi 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Parihar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 3,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,600 -
Rajput, Sisodia 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Ralte 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh 90 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Ranabhat 2,300 Assamese 2,300 - - - - -
 Reang 12,000 Kok Borok 11,000 - 200 300 - -
 Relli 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Rengma 4,700 Naga, Southern Rengma 200 - - 4,500 - -
 Rongmei 800 Naga, Inpui 200 - - 500 - -
Sagarbanshi 800 Oriya 800 - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Saloi 2,200 Assamese 2,200 - - - - -
Sangtam 400 Naga, Sangtam - - - 400 - -
 Santal 858,000 Santhali 764,000 - - 70,000 - 25,000
 Saora 128,000 Oriya 124,000 - - 4,500 - 20
 Sarera, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Sarki 8,800 Nepali 8,800 - - - - -
 Sayyid 78,000 Urdu - 78,000 - - - -
Sema 7,100 Naga, Sumi 100 - - 7,000 - -
Shabar 2,000 Oriya 2,000 - - - - -
 Shaikh 6,768,000 Urdu - 6,768,000 - - - -
Shan 2,200 Shan - - 2,200 20 - -
 Sherdukpen 60 Sherdukpen - - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 3,900 Nepali 1,900 - 2,100 - - -
 Singpho 5,900 Singpho - - 5,900 70 - -
 Sonar, Hindu 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - 100
Sonar, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sunri, Hindu 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 35,000 Nepali 35,000 - - - - 300
 Sutradhar, Hindu 79,000 Bengali 79,000 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Tai Shan 2,800 Phake - - 2,800 - - -
 Tamang 43,000 Tamang, Southwestern 40,000 - 2,200 - - -
 Tamil Muslim 200 Tamil - 200 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 126,000 Bengali 126,000 - - 20 - -
 Tanu 90 Apatani 90 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 900 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Teli, Hindu 161,000 Hindi 161,000 - - - - -
 Thado 300 Chin, Thado - - - 300 - -
 Thakali 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Thakuri 32,000 Nepali 32,000 - - - - -
 Thami 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Tharu 53,000 Tharu, Kochila 50,000 - 2,200 - - -
 Tibetan 900 Tibetan, Central - - 900 - - -
 Tikhir 20 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 20 - -
 Tili, Hindu 68,000 Bengali 68,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 18,000 Kok Borok 18,000 - - 200 - -
 Tiwa 319,000 Assamese 314,000 30 400 3,700 - -
 Turi 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Turkmen 20 Turkmen - 20 - - - -
 Vaddar, Hindu 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 600 Vaiphei - - - 600 - -
 Vanniyan 1,000 Tamil 1,000 - - - - -
Vellalan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 365,000 Hindi 365,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yerukula 80 Yerukula 80 - - - - -
Yimchungra 300 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 300 - -
 Zeliang 17,000 Naga, Zeme 5,300 - - 12,000 - -
  Totals:  347 29,510,000   259 18,489,000 9,593,000 68,000 1,219,000 25,000 112,000

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