Country: India

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Number of People Groups

272

Unreached People Groups

166

Total Population

1,177,000

Buddhist

12.3 %

Christian

19.4 %

Hindu

34.2 %

Muslim

0.9 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

33.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 38,000 Adi 4,300 20 100 7,500 - 26,000
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Adi Gallong 75,000 Adi, Galo 3,200 30 100 18,000 - 53,000
Adi Minyong 37,000 Adi 500 20 300 8,500 - 28,000
Adi Padam 14,000 Adi 1,000 - 20 2,700 - 10,000
Adi Pasi 3,300 Adi 100 - 100 200 - 2,900
Ahom 46,000 Assamese 43,000 - 2,700 800 - -
 Aka 6,600 Assamese 3,300 - 800 400 - 2,100
 Angami 70 Naga, Angami - - - 70 - -
 Ao 40 Naga, Ao - - - 40 - -
 Arleng 2,900 Karbi 2,400 - - 500 - 20
 Arora, Sikh 50 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Ashing 200 Adi 70 - - 30 - 100
 Assamese Muslim 8,200 Assamese - 8,200 - - - -
 Bagdi, Hindu 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Bagi 400 Adi 400 - - - - -
 Baidya, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Bangni 48,000 Nyishi 5,100 40 400 14,000 - 28,000
 Bangru 1,400 Nyishi 50 - - 80 - 1,200
 Bania 5,900 Hindi 5,700 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 40
 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 21,000 Bodo 19,000 - 700 1,200 - -
Bogum 2,000 Bugun 30 - 1,200 40 - 700
 Bokar 5,700 Adi 100 - - 300 - 5,300
Bori 3,000 Adi 70 - - 500 - 2,500
 Brahman 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Bengali 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 300 Assamese 300 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Chakhesang 20 Naga, Chokri - - - 20 - -
Chakma 700 Chakma 20 - 700 - - -
 Chamar, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Charumba 500 Chin, Zyphe - - 500 - - -
 Chhetri 5,600 Nepali 5,500 - 30 - - -
 Chin 700 Chin, Thado 600 - - 100 - -
 Chiru Unknown Chiru - - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 14,000 Assamese - - - 14,000 - -
Dafla 800 Nyishi 90 - 20 700 - 30
 Dakpu 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Deori 10,000 Deori 9,600 - 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 - 1,400 - - -
Galong 11,000 Adi 500 - - 1,800 - 8,400
 Gangte Unknown Gangte - - - - - -
 Garo 500 Garo 300 - - 200 - -
 Gauda 50 Oriya 50 - - - - -
 Gond 6,900 Hindi 6,700 - - 200 - -
 Gurung 1,500 Nepali 400 - 1,100 - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Miri 14,000 Nyishi 900 - 20 1,600 - 11,000
Hira 40 Assamese 40 - - - - -
 Hmar 50 Hmar - - - 50 - -
 Ho 100 Ho 100 - - - - -
Hojai 70 Assamese 40 - 20 - - -
 Idu 15,000 Idu-Mishmi 8,400 - 100 60 - 6,200
Ilavan 300 Malayalam 300 - - 40 - -
 Illemei Unknown Naga, Mao - - - - - -
Jalkeot 80 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 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 22,000 Assamese 17,000 - 1,500 3,800 - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 600 Deori 500 - - 100 - -
 Kachin 32,000 Jingpho 900 - 31,000 - - -
 Kahha, Phom Unknown Naga, Phom - - - - - -
 Kaibartta 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kami 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Kandra Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Karka 700 Adi 60 - 20 - - 700
 Kashmiri Muslim 50 Kashmiri - 50 - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 6,100 Bengali 6,100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kham Zayu 500 Tibetan, Khams 20 - 400 20 - 60
 Khamiyang 1,400 Assamese 30 - 1,400 - - -
 Khampti 20,000 Adi 4,700 - 13,000 1,900 - 300
Khandait 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
Kharia 2,400 Kharia 2,400 - - - - -
 Khasi 400 Khasi 100 - - 300 - -
 Khowa 60 Hindi 20 - 30 - - -
 Kisan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Komkar 900 Adi - - - 20 - 900
Konai Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Kongbo 80 Adi - - - 30 - 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 40 Lepcha - - 40 - - -
Libo 300 Adi - - - - - 300
 Limbu 700 Nepali 200 - - - - 600
 Lingayat 60 Kannada - - - - - 60
 Lisu, Yobin 2,900 Lisu 400 - - 2,500 - -
 Lotha 400 Naga, Lotha 400 - - 20 - -
 Madiga, Hindu 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Magar 600 Nepali 500 - 100 - - -
 Mahar, Hindu 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Mahara 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Mahishya 6,200 Bengali 6,200 - - - - -
 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 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 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 24,000 Miju-Mishmi 21,000 - 40 1,900 - 1,400
Millang 2,300 Adi 30 - 60 400 - 1,800
Millang Abor 80 Adi 20 - - - - 70
Minyong 11,000 Adi 400 - 700 1,900 - 7,800
 Miri 18,000 Mising 15,000 - - 1,100 - 1,800
 Mishmi 8,100 Adi 5,500 - 80 700 - 1,800
 Mizo 700 Mizo 60 - - 700 - -
Mizo, Lushai 600 Mizo 30 - - 500 - -
 Mochi, Hindu 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Momba 4,600 Monpa, Tawang 90 - 4,400 - - 100
 Monpa 47,000 Monpa, Tawang 8,900 - 37,000 800 - 300
 Monpa, But 1,000 Monpa, Tawang - - 900 - - -
 Monpa, Chugpa 900 Monpa, Tawang 100 - - - - 800
 Monpa, Dirang 8,600 Monpa, Tawang 1,300 - 7,200 - - 40
 Monpa, Kalaktang 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang - - 1,600 - - -
 Monpa, Lish 2,600 Monpa, Tawang - - 2,600 - - -
Monpa, Panchen 200 Nyishi - - 100 30 - -
 Monpa, Tawang 9,100 Monpa, Tawang - - 9,000 40 - -
Muktum 400 Adi 30 - 20 20 - 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 100 - - 1,200 - -
 Nai, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nair 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Newah 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
Nishang 33,000 Nyishi 6,100 - - 8,000 - 18,000
 Nissi 110,000 Nyishi 22,000 - 40 44,000 - 43,000
Nocte 34,000 Naga, Nocte 7,100 - 60 17,000 - 9,700
Nonong 200 Nyishi 20 - - 50 - 80
 Oraon 6,000 Kurux 5,900 - - 100 - -
Padam 8,900 Adi 200 - 200 2,000 - 6,500
Pailibo 1,400 Adi - - - 100 - 1,300
 Paite, Christian 90 Chin, Paite 20 - - 50 - 30
Paite, Simte Unknown Simte - - - - - -
Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Pan 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
Pangi 2,400 Adi 40 - 60 500 - 1,900
 Parja 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Pasi 500 Adi 30 - - 40 - 400
 Patni, Hindu 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
Pochury Unknown Naga, Pochuri - - - - - -
 Pod 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
Poi 100 Mizo - - - 80 - -
Ponthai Nocte 300 Naga, Nocte - - 40 - - 300
 Pundari 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Puroik 6,500 Nyishi 500 - 40 500 - 5,500
 Rabha 1,900 Assamese 1,700 - 40 200 - -
 Rai 700 Nepali 200 - 50 - - 500
 Rajbansi 5,200 Rajbanshi 5,200 - - - - -
 Rajput 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Ralte 80 Mizo - - - 80 - -
 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 7,200 Miji 2,700 - 400 600 - 3,500
Sangtam Unknown Naga, Sangtam - - - - - -
 Santal 5,800 Santhali 4,500 - - 1,300 - -
 Saora 1,300 Oriya 1,300 - - 40 - -
 Sarera, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sarki 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Sema 1,700 Naga, Sumi - - - 1,700 - -
 Shaikh 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 4,500 Sherdukpen 300 - 4,200 20 - -
 Sherpa 60 Nepali - - 60 - - -
Simong 1,000 Adi - - - 30 - 1,000
 Singpho 5,800 Singpho 80 - 5,700 - - 40
Siram 300 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 42,000 Nyishi 3,100 - 700 1,100 - 38,000
 Tai Shan 30 Phake - - 30 - - -
 Tamang 1,500 Tamang, Southwestern 200 - 1,300 30 - -
 Tamil Muslim 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
Tanggam 400 Adi 30 - - - - 300
 Tangkhul 40 Naga, Tangkhul - - - - - -
Tangsa 24,000 Naga, Tase 6,300 - 3,000 13,000 - 2,100
Tangsa, Darok 80 Adi - - - - - 70
Tangsa, Haisa 100 Monpa, Tawang 30 - 70 - - -
Tangsa, Hawai 600 Naga, Tase 100 - 40 - - 500
Tangsa, Hotang 200 Nyishi 40 - 20 - - 200
Tangsa, Kemsing 500 Naga, Tase 70 - - 300 - 100
Tangsa, Longchang 3,300 Naga, Tase 1,000 - 70 400 - 1,900
Tangsa, Longphi 300 Naga, Tase 20 - - 300 - 30
Tangsa, Longri 600 Naga, Tase 300 - 50 200 - 20
Tangsa, Longsang 500 Naga, Tase 20 - - 300 - 200
Tangsa, Moglum 4,200 Naga, Tase 2,500 - 20 600 - 1,100
Tangsa, Morang 200 Adi 20 - 40 40 - 90
Tangsa, Mossang 3,300 Naga, Tase 1,400 - 70 1,500 - 400
Tangsa, Ngimong 70 Nyishi 30 - - 30 - 20
Tangsa, Phongle 500 Adi 200 - - - - 300
Tangsa, Roerah 100 Naga, Tase 40 - - 80 - -
Tangsa, Sangwal 60 Naga, Tase 60 - - - - -
Tangsa, Sechu 50 Naga, Tase 20 - - 30 - -
Tangsa, Simsa 60 Naga, Tase - - - - - 40
 Tangsa, Tikhak 100 Naga, Tase 40 - 20 70 - -
Tangsa, Tyolin 70 Naga, Tase 60 - - - - -
 Tangsa, Yongkuk 60 Naga, Tase - - 50 - - -
Tangsa, Yougli 1,300 Naga, Tase 800 - - 200 - 300
 Tanti, Hindu 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Tanu 37,000 Apatani 2,900 - 60 5,600 - 29,000
 Tarkhan, Sikh 50 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Teli, Hindu 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 300 Tharu, Kochila 300 - 20 - - -
 Tibetan 5,900 Tibetan, Central - - 5,900 - - -
 Tili, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Tiwa 900 Assamese 700 - 80 30 - -
 Tiyar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Turi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Tutcha Nocte 6,300 Naga, Nocte 2,400 - - 1,600 - 2,300
 Vaiphei Unknown Vaiphei - - - - - -
 Vanniyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Wancho 55,000 Naga, Wancho 13,000 - 30 31,000 - 12,000
 Yadav, Hindu 8,800 Hindi 8,800 - - - - -
Yimchungra Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Zeliang 30 Naga, Zeme - - - 30 - -
  Totals:  272 1,177,000   166 403,000 10,000 145,000 229,000 2,100 388,000

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