Country: India

State:  Meghalaya

District:  All



Number of People Groups

176

Unreached People Groups

126

Total Population

2,930,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

71.3 %

Hindu

11.8 %

Muslim

4.4 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

12.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 300 Adi 300 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Ahom 6,300 Assamese 6,300 - - - - -
 Angami 800 Naga, Angami - - - 800 - -
Anglo 500 English - - - 500 - -
 Arakanese, Mag 20 Magahi - - 20 - - -
 Arleng 15,000 Karbi 4,500 - - 7,900 - 2,700
Assamese Christians 2,600 Assamese - - - 2,600 - -
 Assamese Muslim 9,300 Assamese - 9,300 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bania 2,700 Hindi 2,200 - - - - 500
 Bania, Agarwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
 Bansphor, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - 70 - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 100 Byangsi - - 100 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bodo 4,200 Bodo 3,300 - - 800 - 100
 Brahmin 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 60 Burmese - - 60 - - -
 Chain 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Chakma 700 Chakma 100 - 60 500 - 20
 Chhetri 1,800 Nepali 1,800 - - - - -
 Chin 13,000 Chin, Thado 3,500 60 40 9,500 - 200
Chin, Biete 900 Biete - - - 900 - -
 Chin, Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Christian unspecified 16,000 Assamese - - - 16,000 - -
Dai, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dalu 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Deori 400 Deori 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dholi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Drukpa 200 Dzongkha - - 200 - - -
Dulia 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Dura 1,100 Oriya 800 - 300 - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo 911,000 Garo 12,000 12,000 1,300 815,000 200 70,000
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
 Gurung 1,600 Nepali 200 - 1,400 30 - -
 Hadi 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Hajang 41,000 Naga, Mao 40,000 50 - 1,000 - 100
 Halwai, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
Hira 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,600 Hmar - - - 1,600 - -
Hualngo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 3,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Jhalo Malo 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 2,000 Deori 1,600 - - 400 - -
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kami 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 6,300 Bengali 6,300 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khampti 20 Adi 20 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,495,000 Khasi 24,000 3,900 500 1,195,000 100 273,000
 Koiri, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Konai 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koya 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kumal 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kunbi, Hindu 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Kusiari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Limbu 1,100 Nepali 400 - - 20 - 700
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Loi 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Lotha 70 Naga, Lotha - - - 70 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Magar 22,000 Nepali 18,000 - 3,200 300 - -
 Mahar, Hindu 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Mahara 500 Assamese 500 - - - - -
 Mahishya 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 90 Malayalam - 90 - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Bodo 200 - - - - -
 Meitei 4,200 Meitei 4,200 - - - - -
 Miri 100 Mising 100 - - 20 - -
 Mizo 1,300 Mizo 40 - - 1,200 - -
Mizo, Biete 40 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Mizo, Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo, Lushai 3,300 Mizo 100 - - 3,100 - 40
 Mochi, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 100 - - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 20 - - 20 - -
 Naga, unspecified 4,100 Naga, Zeme 500 30 50 3,500 20 80
 Nair 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 300 - 20 - - -
 Nissi 70 Nyishi 70 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 200 - - - - -
 Paite, Christian 500 Chin, Paite - - - 500 - -
Paliya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Pawi 70 Chin, Haka 20 - - 40 - -
 Pnar 24,000 Khasi 300 200 - 19,000 - 4,300
 Pod 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
Poi 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rabha 37,000 Assamese 34,000 90 200 2,800 20 40
 Rai 2,900 Nepali 900 - 20 90 - 1,900
 Rajbansi 13,000 Rajbanshi 13,000 - - 200 - 50
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 28,000 Koch 28,000 - 60 300 - -
 Rajbansi, Koch, Muslim 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Rajbansi, Muslim 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Rajput 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Raju 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Ralte 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
Ranabhat 1,200 Assamese 1,200 - - - - -
 Rautia 200 Sadri 200 - - - - -
 Rongmei 100 Naga, Inpui 100 - - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal 200 Santhali 200 - - - - 20
 Saora 700 Oriya 700 - - - - -
 Sarki 400 Nepali 400 - - 20 - -
 Sayyid 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
 Shaikh 98,000 Urdu - 98,000 - - - -
Shan 60 Shan - - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Singpho 60 Singpho - - - 60 - -
 Sunri, Hindu 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 5,200 Nepali 4,400 - - - - 900
 Sutradhar, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Man 900 Phake 40 - 900 - - -
 Tamang 400 Tamang, Southwestern 400 - 50 - - -
 Tangkhul 600 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 600 - -
 Tanti, Hindu 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Thado 80 Chin, Thado - - - 80 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 600 Tharu, Kochila 600 - 30 - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili, Hindu 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Tipera 3,800 Kok Borok 3,800 - - - - -
 Tiwa 39,000 Assamese 39,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 400 Vaiphei - - - 400 - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Zeliang 500 Naga, Zeme - - - 500 - -
  Totals:  176 2,930,000   126 347,000 128,000 8,700 2,088,000 3,500 354,000


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