Number of People Groups

274

Unreached People Groups

167

Total Population

1,149,000

Buddhist

12.9 %

Christian

19.3 %

Hindu

34.0 %

Muslim

0.9 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

32.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 37,000 Adi 4,200 - 100 7,300 - 25,000
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Adi Gallong 72,000 Adi, Galo 3,100 20 100 17,000 - 52,000
Adi Minyong 36,000 Adi 500 - 300 8,200 - 27,000
Adi Padam 13,000 Adi 900 - - 2,600 - 9,700
Adi Pasi 3,200 Adi 100 - 100 200 - 2,700
Ahom 45,000 Assamese 41,000 - 2,600 800 - -
 Aka 6,400 Assamese 3,200 - 800 400 - 2,100
 Angami 70 Naga, Angami - - - 60 - -
 Ao 30 Naga, Ao - - - 30 - -
 Arleng 2,800 Karbi 2,300 - - 500 - -
 Arora, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Ashing 200 Adi 70 - - 20 - 100
 Assamese Muslim 8,000 Assamese - 8,000 - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Bagi 400 Adi 300 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Bangni 47,000 Nyishi 5,000 40 400 14,000 - 28,000
 Bangru 1,300 Nyishi 40 - - 80 - 1,200
 Bania 5,700 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,500 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bansphor, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 300 Sherpa - - 300 - - -
 Bhuinmali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Bodo 20,000 Bodo 19,000 - 700 1,100 - -
Bogum 1,900 Bugun 30 - 1,200 20 - 700
 Bokar 5,500 Adi 100 - - 200 - 5,100
Bori 2,900 Adi 40 - - 400 - 2,400
 Brahman 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Bengali 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,700 Burmese - - 7,500 200 - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Chakhesang Unknown Naga, Chokri - - - - - -
Chakma 700 Chakma 20 - 700 - - -
 Chamar, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Charumba 500 Chin, Zyphe - - 500 - - -
 Chhetri 5,400 Nepali 5,400 - 30 - - -
 Chin 700 Chin, Thado 500 - - 100 - -
 Chiru Unknown Chiru - - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 14,000 Assamese - - - 14,000 - -
Dafla 800 Nyishi 80 - 20 700 - 20
 Dakpu 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Deori 9,800 Deori 9,300 - 80 400 - 30
 Dhobi, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dholi, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Digaru 17,000 Digaro-Mishmi 15,000 - - 1,000 - 500
 Dzongkha 1,700 Dzongkha 400 - 1,300 - - -
Galong 10,000 Adi 500 - - 1,700 - 8,100
 Gangte Unknown Gangte - - - - - -
 Garo 400 Garo 200 - - 200 - -
 Gauda 50 Oriya 50 - - - - -
 Gond 6,700 Hindi 6,500 - - 200 - -
 Gurung 1,500 Nepali 400 - 1,000 - - -
 Hadi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Miri 13,000 Nyishi 900 - - 1,500 - 11,000
Hira 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
 Hmar 40 Hmar - - - 40 - -
 Ho 100 Ho 100 - - - - -
Hojai 70 Assamese 40 - 20 - - -
 Idu 14,000 Idu-Mishmi 8,200 - 100 60 - 6,000
Ilavan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Illemei Unknown Naga, Mao - - - - - -
Jalkeot 60 Assamese 60 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 1,800 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
 Jhalo Malo 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Jugli Tangsa 100 Naga, Tase - - - - - 100
 Kachari, Dimasa 600 Deori 500 - - 100 - -
Kachari, Sonwal 21,000 Assamese 16,000 - 1,500 3,600 - -
 Kachin 31,000 Jingpho 900 - 30,000 - - -
 Kahha, Phom Unknown Naga, Phom - - - - - -
 Kaibartta 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kami 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
Kandra Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Karka 700 Adi 60 - 20 - - 600
 Kashmiri Muslim 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Khairwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kham Zayu 400 Tibetan, Khams - - 300 - - 50
 Khamiyang 1,400 Assamese 20 - 1,300 - - -
 Khampti 20,000 Adi 4,500 - 13,000 1,900 - 300
Khandait 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Kharia 2,300 Kharia 2,300 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi 80 - - 300 - -
 Khowa 40 Hindi 20 - 20 - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Komkar 900 Adi - - - - - 900
Konai Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Kongbo 60 Adi - - - - - 40
 Konyak 400 Naga, Konyak - - - 400 - -
 Korku 400 Korku 400 - - - - -
 Korwa 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Koya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,100 Oriya 1,100 - - - - -
 Kuli Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Lama Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Lepcha 20 Lepcha - - 20 - - -
Libo 300 Adi - - - - - 300
 Limbu 700 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - -
 Lisu, Yobin 2,800 Lisu 400 - - 2,400 - -
 Lotha 400 Naga, Lotha 400 - - 20 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Magar 600 Nepali 500 - 100 - - -
 Mahar, Hindu Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Mahara 40 Assamese 40 - - - - -
 Mahishya 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Majhwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malto Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Mappila 200 Malayalam - 200 - - - -
Maring Unknown Naga, Maring - - - - - -
 Matia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mech 800 Bodo 700 - 30 30 - -
 Meitei 900 Meitei 900 - - - - -
 Miju 23,000 Miju-Mishmi 20,000 - 40 1,800 - 1,300
Millang 2,300 Adi 30 - 60 400 - 1,800
Millang Abor 80 Adi - - - - - 70
Minyong 10,000 Adi 400 - 600 1,800 - 7,600
 Miri 17,000 Mising 15,000 - - 1,000 - 1,700
 Mishmi 7,900 Adi 5,400 - 80 700 - 1,700
 Mizo 700 Mizo 60 - - 700 - -
Mizo, Lushai 600 Mizo 30 - - 500 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Momba 4,400 Monpa, Tawang 70 - 4,300 - - 100
 Monpa 45,000 Monpa, Tawang 8,600 - 36,000 800 - 300
 Monpa, But 900 Monpa, Tawang - - 900 - - -
 Monpa, Chugpa 900 Monpa, Tawang 100 - - - - 800
 Monpa, Dirang 8,300 Monpa, Tawang 1,200 - 7,000 - - 40
 Monpa, Kalaktang 1,500 Monpa, Kalaktang - - 1,500 - - -
 Monpa, Lish 2,500 Monpa, Tawang - - 2,500 - - -
Monpa, Panchen 200 Nyishi - - 90 30 - -
 Monpa, Tawang 8,800 Monpa, Tawang - - 8,800 30 - -
Muktum 400 Adi 30 - - - - 300
 Munda 18,000 Mundari 16,000 - - 2,300 - -
 Munnur Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mutrasi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Na 70 Na - - - - - 70
 Nadar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified 1,300 Naga, Zeme 80 - - 1,200 - -
 Nai, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nair 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Newah 200 Nepali 100 - 40 - - -
Nishang 32,000 Nyishi 5,900 - - 7,800 - 18,000
 Nissi 106,000 Nyishi 22,000 - 20 43,000 - 42,000
Nocte 33,000 Naga, Nocte 6,900 - 60 16,000 - 9,400
Nonong 100 Nyishi 20 - - 40 - 70
 Oraon 5,800 Kurux 5,700 - - 100 - -
Padam 8,600 Adi 200 - 200 2,000 - 6,200
Pailibo 1,400 Adi - - - 100 - 1,300
 Paite, Christian 90 Chin, Paite - - - 40 - 30
Paite, Simte Unknown Simte - - - - - -
Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pan 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
Pangi 2,400 Adi 30 - 50 500 - 1,800
 Parja 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Pasi 400 Adi - - - 40 - 400
 Patni, Hindu 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
Pochury Unknown Naga, Pochuri - - - - - -
 Pod 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
Poi 80 Mizo - - - 80 - -
Ponthai Nocte 300 Naga, Nocte - - 40 - - 300
 Pundari 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Puroik 6,300 Nyishi 500 - 30 500 - 5,300
 Rabha 1,900 Assamese 1,700 - 30 100 - -
 Rai 700 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
 Rajbansi, Tajpuri 5,100 Rajbanshi 5,100 - - - - -
 Rajput 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Ralte 80 Mizo - - - 70 - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Ramo 1,200 Adi - - - - - 1,200
Ranabhat Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Reang 300 Kok Borok 200 - 20 50 - -
 Rengma 20 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 20 - -
 Rongmei Unknown Naga, Inpui - - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sajalong 6,900 Miji 2,600 - 400 600 - 3,400
Sangtam Unknown Naga, Sangtam - - - - - -
 Santal 5,600 Santhali 4,400 - - 1,200 - -
 Saora 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - - - -
 Sarera, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sarki 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Sema 1,600 Naga, Sumi - - - 1,600 - -
 Shaikh 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 4,400 Sherdukpen 200 - 4,100 20 - -
 Sherpa 60 Nepali - - 50 - - -
Simong 1,000 Adi - - - 20 - 900
 Singpho 5,600 Singpho 70 - 5,500 - - 30
Siram 200 Nyishi 40 - 20 30 - 100
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Sutradhar, Hindu 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
Tagin 41,000 Nyishi 3,000 - 700 1,100 - 36,000
 Tai Shan 30 Phake - - 30 - - -
 Tamang 1,500 Tamang, Southwestern 200 - 1,300 30 - -
 Tamil Muslim 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
Tanggam 300 Adi 20 - - - - 300
 Tangkhul 40 Naga, Tangkhul - - - - - -
Tangsa 23,000 Naga, Tase 6,100 - 2,800 13,000 - 2,000
Tangsa Jugli 60 Naga, Tase - - - 50 - -
Tangsa, Darok 60 Adi - - - - - 50
Tangsa, Haisa 100 Monpa, Tawang 30 - 70 - - -
Tangsa, Hawai 600 Naga, Tase 100 - 30 - - 400
Tangsa, Hotang 200 Nyishi 30 - 20 - - 100
Tangsa, Kemsing 500 Naga, Tase 70 - - 300 - 100
Tangsa, Longchang 3,200 Naga, Tase 900 - 70 300 - 1,800
Tangsa, Longphi 300 Naga, Tase 20 - - 300 - 30
Tangsa, Longri 500 Naga, Tase 300 - 50 200 - 20
Tangsa, Longsang 500 Naga, Tase 20 - - 300 - 200
Tangsa, Moglum 4,100 Naga, Tase 2,500 - 20 600 - 1,000
Tangsa, Morang 200 Adi 20 - 40 40 - 80
Tangsa, Mossang 3,200 Naga, Tase 1,300 - 70 1,500 - 400
Tangsa, Ngimong 70 Nyishi 20 - - 30 - -
Tangsa, Phongle 500 Adi 200 - - - - 200
Tangsa, Roerah 100 Naga, Tase 40 - - 80 - -
Tangsa, Sangwal 60 Naga, Tase 60 - - - - -
Tangsa, Sechu 40 Naga, Tase 20 - - 30 - -
Tangsa, Simsa 60 Naga, Tase - - - - - 30
 Tangsa, Tikhak 100 Naga, Tase 30 - 20 70 - -
Tangsa, Tyolin 70 Naga, Tase 60 - - - - -
 Tangsa, Yongkuk 60 Naga, Tase - - 50 - - -
Tangsa, Yougli 1,200 Naga, Tase 800 - - 200 - 200
 Tanti, Hindu 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Tanu 36,000 Apatani 2,800 - 40 5,400 - 28,000
 Tarkhan, Sikh 50 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Teli, Hindu 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 300 Tharu, Kochila 300 - 20 - - -
 Tibetan 5,700 Tibetan, Central - - 5,700 - - -
 Tili, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tiwa 900 Assamese 700 - 80 - - -
 Tiyar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Turi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Tutcha Nocte 6,100 Naga, Nocte 2,300 - - 1,500 - 2,300
 Vaiphei Unknown Vaiphei - - - - - -
 Vanniyan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
Wancho 53,000 Naga, Wancho 12,000 - 30 30,000 - 12,000
 Yadav, Hindu 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Yimchungra Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Zeliang 30 Naga, Zeme - - - 20 - -
  Totals:  274 1,149,000   167 390,000 9,800 148,000 222,000 1,900 375,000

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