Country: India

State:  Meghalaya

District:  All



Number of People Groups

178

Unreached People Groups

127

Total Population

2,913,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

71.5 %

Hindu

12.9 %

Muslim

4.6 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

10.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 300 Adi 300 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Ahom 6,100 Assamese 6,100 - - - - -
 Angami 800 Naga, Angami - - - 800 - -
Anglo 500 English - - - 500 - -
 Arakanese, Mag 30 Magahi - - 30 - - -
 Arleng 12,000 Karbi 3,800 20 40 5,600 - 2,200
 Arora, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Assamese Christians 2,600 Assamese - - - 2,600 - -
 Assamese Muslim 9,300 Assamese - 9,300 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 9,000 Bengali 9,000 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bania 3,600 Hindi 2,800 - - - - 800
 Bania, Agarwal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 200
 Bansphor, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - 70 - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 200 Byangsi - - 200 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bodo 6,300 Bodo 4,300 - - 1,600 - 400
 Brahman 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Bengali 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Burmese 60 Burmese - - 60 - - -
 Chain 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Chakma 1,100 Chakma 200 - 70 800 - 100
 Chhetri 2,700 Nepali 2,600 - - - - -
 Chin 6,000 Chin, Thado 400 - 70 5,300 - 200
Chin, Biete 900 Biete - - - 900 - -
 Chin, Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Christian unspecified 29,000 Assamese - - - 29,000 - -
Dai, Muslim 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Dalu 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Deori 400 Deori 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dholi, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Drukpa 200 Dzongkha - - 200 - - -
Dulia 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Dura 1,300 Oriya 1,000 - 400 - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo 870,000 Garo 6,200 400 500 801,000 - 62,000
 Gharti 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
 Gurung 2,200 Nepali 700 - 1,400 30 - -
 Hadi 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Hajang 45,000 Naga, Mao 41,000 70 - 3,800 - 100
 Halwai, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
Hira 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,100 Hmar 20 - - 1,100 - 30
Hualngo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 3,200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,200 -
 Jhalo Malo 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 600 Deori 200 - - 300 - 40
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kami 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Kandra 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Kaora 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kapali 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 8,600 Bengali 8,600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Khampti 20 Adi 20 - - - - -
Khandait 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
Kharia 300 Kharia 300 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,474,000 Khasi 17,000 1,400 1,600 1,215,000 200 240,000
 Koiri, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Konai 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Korwa 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Koya 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 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 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Magar 23,000 Nepali 19,000 - 3,300 300 - -
 Mahar, Hindu 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Mahara 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Mala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
 Man 1,200 Bodo 20 - 1,100 30 - -
 Mappila 100 Malayalam - 100 - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Bodo 200 - - - - -
 Meitei 4,400 Meitei 4,400 - - - - -
 Miri 80 Mising 70 - - 20 - -
 Mizo 2,300 Mizo 30 - - 2,200 - -
Mizo, Biete 40 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Mizo, Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo, Lushai 2,100 Mizo - - - 2,100 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Moghal 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Munda 200 Mundari 200 - - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 20 - - 20 - -
 Naga, unspecified 1,800 Naga, Zeme 200 - - 1,600 - -
 Nair 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 300 - 20 - - -
 Nissi 40 Nyishi 40 - - - - -
 Oraon 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Paite, Christian 500 Chin, Paite - - - 500 - -
Paliya 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Patni, Hindu 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Pawi 40 Chin, Haka 30 - - - - -
 Pnar 300 Khasi 30 - - 200 - 60
 Pod 7,500 Bengali 7,500 - - - - -
Poi 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
 Pundari 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Rabha 37,000 Assamese 35,000 30 70 2,000 - 300
 Rai 3,000 Nepali 1,100 - 20 90 - 1,900
 Rajbansi 25,000 Rajbanshi 25,000 - - 200 - 50
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 25,000 Koch 25,000 - - 200 - 50
 Rajbansi, Koch, Muslim 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Rajbansi, Muslim 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Rajput 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 50 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Raju 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Ralte 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
Ranabhat 1,200 Assamese 1,200 - - - - -
 Rautia 400 Sadri 400 - - - - -
 Rongmei 90 Naga, Inpui 90 - - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal 300 Santhali 200 - - - - 20
 Saora 700 Oriya 700 - - - - -
 Sarki 600 Nepali 600 - - 30 - -
 Sayyid 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
 Shaikh 117,000 Urdu - 117,000 - - - -
Shan 60 Shan - - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Singpho 60 Singpho - - - 60 - -
 Sunri, Hindu 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 5,400 Nepali 4,600 - - - - 900
 Sutradhar, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Shan Unknown Phake - - - - - -
 Tamang 500 Tamang, Southwestern 500 - 50 - - -
 Tangkhul 600 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 600 - -
 Tanti, Hindu 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Thado 80 Chin, Thado - - - 80 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 700 Tharu, Kochila 600 - 30 - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili, Hindu 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Tipera 3,900 Kok Borok 3,900 - - - - -
 Tiwa 39,000 Assamese 39,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 400 Vaiphei - - - 400 - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
 Zeliang 500 Naga, Zeme - - - 500 - -
  Totals:  178 2,913,000   127 375,000 133,000 9,500 2,083,000 3,500 309,000


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