Language:  Assamese

Approximate Global Speakers

17,251,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

26

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
PRIMARY Language
(26 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahom India 2,095,000
Assamese (Christian traditions) India 3,900
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Bhutan 2,000 ☀︎
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 3,231,000 ☀︎
Assamese (Sikh traditions) India 1,300 ☀︎
 Bania Bhutan 3,900 ☀︎
Bania Brittal India 63,000 ☀︎
 Boria Assam India 221,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Bhutan 6,200 ☀︎
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000 ☀︎
 Dowaniya India 3,500 ☀︎
 Hira India 69,000 ☀︎
Hojai India 5,200
 Jalkeot India 30,000
 Kachari Sonwal Bhutan 1,100 ☀︎
 Kachari Sonwal India 334,000
 Kaibartta Bhutan 1,200 ☀︎
 Khambu Bhutan 1,500 ☀︎
 Magar Bhutan 2,800 ☀︎
 Rabha Bhutan 1,600 ☀︎
 Rabha India 440,000
 Rai Bhutan 3,900 ☀︎
Ranabhat India 15,000 ☀︎
 Saloi India 5,400 ☀︎
 Tiwa India 290,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,900 ☀︎
  Totals:  26     23
SECONDARY Language
(330 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Abor India 1,900
 Adi India 83,000
Adi Gallong India 21,000
 Adi Minyong India 29,000
 Adi Padam India 16,000
Adi Pasi India 3,600
 Aka India 13,000
 Anal India 27,000
 Angami India 180,000
 Ao India 279,000
 Arleng India 704,000
Asur India 41,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,871,000 ☀︎
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,459,000 ☀︎
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) India 355,000
 Baiga India 682,000
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 30,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,842,000 ☀︎
 Bania Agrahari India 389,000 ☀︎
 Bania Bais India 156,000 ☀︎
Bania Barnawar India 81,000 ☀︎
 Bania Gahoi India 411,000 ☀︎
 Bania Gandha Banik India 352,000 ☀︎
 Bania Kasarwani India 506,000 ☀︎
 Bania Kasaundhan India 603,000 ☀︎
Bania Mahajan India 230,000 ☀︎
 Bania Mahesri India 444,000 ☀︎
 Bania Oswal India 503,000 ☀︎
 Bania Porwal India 396,000 ☀︎
 Bania Rauniar India 159,000 ☀︎
 Bania unspecified India 17,137,000 ☀︎
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,420,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 184,000 ☀︎
 Barman India 8,000
 Bauri India 2,365,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 666,000 ☀︎
 Bengali Muslim Moghal India 2,092,000 ☀︎
 Bhandari India 773,000 ☀︎
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,451,000 ☀︎
 Bharia Bhumia India 384,000 ☀︎
 Bhil unspecified India 14,689,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,954,000 ☀︎
 Bhoksa India 71,000 ☀︎
 Bhotia India 136,000
Bhottada India 553,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,167,000 ☀︎
 Bhuinmali India 191,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,517,000
 Bhumij India 1,340,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 35,000
 Biate India 19,000
 Bind India 1,187,000 ☀︎
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,800
 Binjhia India 213,000
Birhor India 25,000
 Birjia India 17,000
 Bishnupriya Manipuri India 104,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 6,700
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,743,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,684,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Joshi India 454,000 ☀︎
Brahmin Jyoti India 153,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,146,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Radhi India 1,954,000 ☀︎
Brahmin Rikhisur India 63,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 590,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Saraswat India 723,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 249,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,880,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Utkal India 223,000 ☀︎
Brahmin Vaidik India 232,000 ☀︎
 Brahmin Varendra India 317,000 ☀︎
 Bru India 247,000
Buna (Hindu traditions) India 502,000 ☀︎
 Chakhesang India 187,000
 Chakma India 262,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,811,000
 Chang India 77,000
 Chero India 241,000
 Chhetri India 250,000
 Chik Baraik India 140,000
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,700
 Chin Mara India 52,000
 Chiru India 11,000
 Christian India 1,580,000
 Christian Bangladesh 308,000
 Darjee India 60,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,497,000 ☀︎
 Deori India 62,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,335,000 ☀︎
 Dhanwar India 77,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,209,000 ☀︎
 Dhodia India 815,000 ☀︎
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) India 284,000 ☀︎
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 63,000 ☀︎
 Dura India 3,800
 Gadaba India 160,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,852,000 ☀︎
 Ganda India 1,517,000
 Gangai India 5,800 ☀︎
 Gangte India 26,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,317,000
 Gauda India 2,434,000 ☀︎
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 348,000 ☀︎
 Gond Maria India 1,820,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,221,000
 Gorait India 12,000
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 72,000
 Guria India 880,000 ☀︎
 Gurung Ghaleg India 131,000
 Hadi India 1,173,000
 Hajam India 2,371,000 ☀︎
 Hajang India 97,000
Hajang Banai India 5,900
 Halba India 874,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,725,000 ☀︎
 Haomei India 80,000
 Hmar India 117,000
 Ho Bangladesh 98,000
 Ho India 1,288,000
 Idu India 38,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,803,000 ☀︎
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 224,000 ☀︎
 Jhalo Malo India 487,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 645,000 ☀︎
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,969,000 ☀︎
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 99,000 ☀︎
 Kachari Dimasa India 174,000
 Kachin India 44,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,831,000 ☀︎
 Kahha India 64,000
 Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 255,000 ☀︎
 Kaibartta Jalia India 545,000 ☀︎
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 256,000 ☀︎
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,649,000 ☀︎
 Kalingi India 328,000
Kandra India 794,000
 Kapali India 373,000 ☀︎
Karan India 633,000
 Kawar India 1,196,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,518,000 ☀︎
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,600 ☀︎
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,357,000 ☀︎
 Kayastha Karan India 649,000 ☀︎
 Khairwar India 502,000
 Khambu India 408,000
 Khamiyang India 1,600
 Khampti India 21,000
 Khandait India 2,095,000 ☀︎
 Kharia India 906,000
 Khasi India 1,490,000
 Khiamniungan India 74,000
 Kisan India 1,881,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) India 61,000
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 9,768,000 ☀︎
 Kokna India 1,294,000
 Kol India 2,112,000 ☀︎
 Koli Dhor India 493,000
 Kolta India 809,000
 Konda Kapu India 25,000
 Konyak India 286,000
 Korku India 1,210,000
 Korwa India 542,000
 Koya unspecified India 784,000
 Kui Khond India 1,585,000
 Kuki Chin India 170,000
Kuki Chin Changsen India 2,900
Kuki Chin Khelma India 3,200
 Kuli India 19,000
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) India 18,984,000 ☀︎
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 72,000 ☀︎
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,889,000 ☀︎
 Kurmi Mahato India 305,000 ☀︎
Kusiari India 2,100 ☀︎
 Lisu Yobin India 3,600
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 154,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,444,000 ☀︎
Lohra India 311,000
Loi India 103,000 ☀︎
 Lotha India 212,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,818,000 ☀︎
 Madari (Muslim traditions) India 67,000 ☀︎
 Magar India 426,000
 Mahali India 98,000
Mahara India 6,000 ☀︎
 Mahishya India 12,396,000
 Mahli India 487,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 43,000
 Majhi India 144,000
 Majhwar India 224,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India 2,106,000 ☀︎
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 180,000 ☀︎
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 11,930,000 ☀︎
 Malto India 226,000
 Maramei India 33,000
 Marma (Magh) India 55,000
 Mech India 65,000
 Mech Nepal 5,800
 Meena India 5,556,000
 Meitei (Manipur Muslim) India 237,000 ☀︎
 Meitei Kshatriya India 143,000
 Meitei Panan India 15,000 ☀︎
 Meitei Thanga India 142,000
 Meitei unspecified India 1,426,000
 Miji India 9,700
 Miju Mishmi India 11,000
 Miri India 831,000
 Mishmi India 4,000
 Mizo India 171,000
Mizo Lushai India 676,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 242,000 ☀︎
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,329,000
 Monpa India 48,000
Mukha Dhora India 53,000
 Munda Bhutan 2,000
 Munda India 4,403,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 3,747,000
 Naga India 20,000
 Naga Tangkhul India 238,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 179,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,406,000 ☀︎
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 650,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 4,900 ☀︎
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,875,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,189,000
 Namassej Chandel India 1,726,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 604,000 ☀︎
Nishang India 3,500
 Nissi India 47,000
Nocte India 46,000
 Nyishi India 300,000
 Oraon India 5,360,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000
Padam India 2,800
Paik India 262,000
 Pan India 1,625,000
 Pardhan India 379,000
 Pardhi India 437,000 ☀︎
Parhaiya India 37,000
 Parja unspecified India 394,000
Pasi India 1,200
 Patial India 47,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 144,000 ☀︎
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 271,000 ☀︎
Pawi India 63,000
 Pnar India 333,000
 Pochury India 27,000
 Pod India 3,576,000
 Pod Bangladesh 31,000 ☀︎
Pomla India 1,800
 Poumai India 154,000
 Puroik India 5,300
 Rai India 150,000
 Rai Nepal 726,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 10,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,020,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 135,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,500 ☀︎
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,851,000 ☀︎
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,267,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,613,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,067,000 ☀︎
Rajput Chandrabansi India 126,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,642,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Nagbansi India 54,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,537,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,700,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Sisodia India 138,000 ☀︎
 Rajput Surajbansi India 312,000 ☀︎
 Rautia India 148,000
 Rengma India 84,000
 Rongmei India 119,000
Sagarbanshi India 210,000 ☀︎
 Sahariya India 1,036,000 ☀︎
 Sangtam India 91,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,400
 Santal (Sawntal) India 9,026,000
 Saora unspecified India 952,000
Saur India 183,000 ☀︎
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
 Sayyid India 9,418,000 ☀︎
 Sema India 290,000
Shabar India 636,000
 Shaikh Bhutan 9,300 ☀︎
Shaikh Nashya India 154,000 ☀︎
 Shaikh unspecified India 72,208,000 ☀︎
 Sherdukpen India 4,200
Simong India 3,100
 Singpho India 9,900
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,384,000 ☀︎
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 650,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 109,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik India 329,000
 Sunuwar India 102,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 192,000 ☀︎
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 537,000 ☀︎
 Swangla India 12,000 ☀︎
Tagin India 74,000
 Tai Man India 6,900
Tai Taroi India 2,500 ☀︎
 Tamang India 279,000
Tangsa India 18,000
Tangsa Moglum India 3,100
Tangsa Taisen India 1,300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 5,968,000 ☀︎
 Tanu India 53,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 159,000 ☀︎
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,730,000 ☀︎
 Thadou India 260,000
 Thakkar India 699,000 ☀︎
 Thakuri India 39,000
 Tharu India 545,000
 Tili India 1,354,000 ☀︎
 Tipera India 822,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 418,000
Valmiki (Balmiki) Mehtar India 1,300
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,851,000 ☀︎
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) India 11,000 ☀︎
 Valmiki Mehtar India 151,000 ☀︎
 Varli India 1,489,000
 Wancho India 78,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 41,231,000 ☀︎
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,884,000 ☀︎
 Yadav Kaonra India 804,000 ☀︎
 Yadav Rawat India 1,708,000 ☀︎
 Yadav Sadgope India 3,207,000 ☀︎
 Yakthumba, Limbu India 166,000
 Yenadi India 807,000
 Yimchungra India 81,000
 Zeliang India 125,000
  Totals:  330     237

Language Alternate Names
Asambe
Asami
Asamiya
Jharwa (Pidgin)
Kamrupi
Pidgin
Standard Assamese
Western Assamese (Kamrupi)

Dialects
Jharwa
Mayang
Musulmani Assamese
Standard Assamese
Western Assamese

Dialect Alternate Names


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