Language:  Chhattisgarhi

Estimated Global Speakers

16,571,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

10

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(10 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Audhelia India 7,900
 Bhaina India 87,000
 Chauhan India 34,000
Daharia India 13,000
Daraiha India 15,000
 Dhanwar India 76,000
Gond Kandra India 21,000
Mowar India 5,000
 Pando India 2,600
 Panika India 1,254,000
  Totals:  10     10
Secondary Language
(431 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 246,000
 Agariya (Muslim traditions) India 18,000
 Aguri India 612,000
Alia India 67,000
 Andh India 580,000
Anglo Indian India 157,000
 Ansari India 12,611,000
 Arakh India 707,000
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India 4,830,000
 Arora (Sikh traditions) India 547,000
Badaik India 126,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
 Bagata India 174,000
 Bagdi India 414,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,428,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) India 215,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India 977,000
 Baiga India 677,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,170,000
 Baiswar India 103,000
 Balai (Hindu traditions) India 2,667,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,788,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
 Bania Agrahari India 385,000
Bania Bais India 155,000
Bania Barnawar India 80,000
Bania Dhusar India 238,000
 Bania Gahoi India 410,000
Bania Gujar India 230,000
Bania Kasar India 82,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 501,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 597,000
Bania Mahajan India 227,000
 Bania Mahesri India 439,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,030,000
 Bania Nima India 99,000
 Bania Oswal India 497,000
 Bania Porwal India 391,000
 Bania Srimali India 428,000
Bania Ummad India 354,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) India 193,000
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) India 498,000
Banka India 32,000
Barahar India 146,000
 Bargunda India 41,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) India 746,000
 Basor India 1,093,000
Basor Kandra India 6,300
 Bathudi India 272,000
 Bauri India 2,345,000
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) India 128,000
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) India 386,000
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,418,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 658,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,992,000
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) India 13,000
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
Beldar Laria (Muslim traditions) India 400
Beldar Sunkar India 26,000
 Bhampta India 53,000
 Bhandari India 766,000
Bhanumati India 2,800
 Bhar India 2,362,000
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,435,000
Bharewa India 11,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 380,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,634,000
 Bhattra India 370,000
 Bhil Barela India 1,182,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,544,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
Bhoi Ghogra India 65,000
 Bhoi Kharbind India 611,000
Bhoi Kharot India 214,000
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat India 727,000
Bhoi Nikhad India 75,000
Bhottada India 548,000
 Bhoyar India 254,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,149,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,754,000
 Bhulia India 173,000
 Bhumia India 188,000
 Bhumij India 1,328,000
 Bhunjia India 32,000
 Bhurtia India 17,000
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 443,000
Bidur India 425,000
 Bind India 1,171,000
 Binjhal India 163,000
 Binjhia India 211,000
Birhor India 24,000
 Bondili India 2,600
Brahmin Bhagor India 116,000
 Brahmin Bhumihar India 3,288,000
 Brahmin Chitpavan India 570,000
Brahmin Dakshini India 137,000
 Brahmin Deshastha India 664,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia India 608,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 449,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 557,000
Brahmin Mewada India 116,000
Brahmin Nagar India 129,000
 Brahmin Ojha India 63,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 584,000
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,236,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 714,000
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,133,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Budega Jangam India 345,000
 Chadar India 176,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,347,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,822,000
 Chamar Satnami India 2,103,000
Chandala India 8,300
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 532,000
 Chhipa (Muslim traditions) India 98,000
Chidar India 44,000
 Chik (Hindu traditions) India 123,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Dahait India 67,000
Damor India 111,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
Darzi Mathuria (Hindu traditions) India 23,000
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) India 139,000
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) India 145,000
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) India 215,000
 Dewar India 1,200,000
Dhakoda India 20,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,305,000
Dhangri India 27,000
 Dhanuk India 4,995,000
 Dharkar India 164,000
 Dharua India 22,000
 Dhimar India 2,233,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi India 228,000
Dhobi Batham India 474,000
 Dhobi Kanaujia India 570,000
Dhobi Kathiya India 124,000
Dhobi Mathuria India 203,000
 Dhobi Parit India 300,000
 Dhobi Sribastab India 209,000
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) India 282,000
Dom Murdafarash India 210,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,553,000
 Gadaba India 158,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,786,000
 Gadaria Dhingar India 1,416,000
 Gadaria Nikhad India 1,633,000
Gammalla India 2,800
 Ganda India 1,496,000
Gandhmali India 16,000
Garpaguri India 39,000
 Gauda India 2,410,000
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 526,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 343,000
 Gond Dhuriya India 197,000
Gond Dorla India 191,000
 Gond Ghotul Muria India 25,000
Gond Jhare India 120,000
 Gond Maria India 1,796,000
 Gond Muria India 814,000
Gond Nagawasi India 179,000
Gond Raja Muria India 59,000
 Gond Rajgond India 1,433,000
Gond Singhrolia India 27,000
Gond Sonjhari India 57,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
 Gondhali India 69,000
 Gosain Dasnami India 480,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,371,000
 Gowari India 580,000
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,481,000
 Guria India 871,000
 Hadi India 1,161,000
 Hajam India 2,349,000
 Halba India 865,000
Halba Kewat India 4,900
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,665,000
 Hela India 62,000
 Holar India 193,000
 Holaya India 959,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 16,034,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,724,000
 Jingar India 81,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) India 70,000
 Julaha India 975,000
 Kabirpanthi India 97,000
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 73,000
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) India 4,922,000
 Kachhi Kachhwaha India 1,415,000
 Kadera India 55,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,680,000
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) India 244,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,644,000
 Kaikadi India 398,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,593,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,076,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 2,675,000
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) India 78,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal India 1,152,000
 Kamar India 37,000
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) India 586,000
Kammara India 144,000
Kandra India 787,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 250,000
Karan India 627,000
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 777,000
Katia India 259,000
 Kawar India 1,185,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,090,000
 Kayastha Karan India 632,000
Kayastha Saksena India 353,000
 Kayastha Sribastab India 1,141,000
 Khadura India 20,000
 Khairwar India 497,000
 Khandait India 2,050,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 406,000
 Kharia India 895,000
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) India 490,000
 Kharwar India 672,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,672,000
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) India 2,780,000
 Kirar India 1,057,000
 Kisan India 1,926,000
 Kol India 2,085,000
Kolah Lohara India 11,000
 Kolha India 842,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,660,000
 Kolowar India 286,000
 Kolta India 801,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Korku India 1,200,000
 Korwa India 531,000
 Koshti India 1,319,000
Kotwal India 117,000
Koya Dora India 36,000
 Koya unspecified India 777,000
Kuchbandia India 39,000
Kui Dongria India 196,000
 Kui Khond India 1,572,000
Kui Kuvi India 252,000
Kui Sitha India 148,000
 Kuli India 19,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kumhar Bardiha India 773,000
 Kumhar Kanaujia India 605,000
 Kumhar Magahia India 213,000
Kumhar Mathuria India 83,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,599,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,483,000
 Kuruba India 4,857,000
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) India 90,000
 Lakhera India 225,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,106,000
 Lodha Jariya India 1,791,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,770,000
 Madari (Muslim traditions) India 66,000
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,284,000
 Mahar (Christian traditions) India 493,000
Mahara India 5,900
 Mahishya India 11,773,000
 Mahli India 483,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 9,014,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 31,321,000
 Mahyavanshi India 1,976,000
 Majhi India 143,000
 Majhwar India 220,000
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 6,709,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
Mali Bhagirathi India 99,000
Mali Thanapati India 24,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India 3,082,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) India 393,000
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) India 355,000
Mana India 291,000
 Mang Garudi India 91,000
Matang (Christian traditions) India 220,000
 Matang (Hindu traditions) India 3,072,000
 Matia India 241,000
Mawasi India 130,000
 Megh (Hindu traditions) India 4,701,000
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 161,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,309,000
 Moghal India 2,063,000
 Moghia India 62,000
 Munda India 4,367,000
 Mundari India 31,000
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India 2,837,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 177,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
Nai Mathuria India 191,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 587,000
 Oraon India 5,310,000
 Paharia India 19,000
Paik India 260,000
Paik Rana India 13,000
 Pan India 1,609,000
Pantanti India 45,000
Pao India 69,000
 Pardhan India 376,000
 Pardhi India 430,000
Parhaiya India 37,000
 Parja Bonda India 47,000
Parja Jodia India 18,000
Parja Parenga India 70,000
Parja Pengo India 63,000
 Parja unspecified India 390,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,141,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India 5,866,000
Pasi Gujar India 760,000
 Pasi Kaithwan India 1,036,000
 Pasi Rajpasi India 1,578,000
 Patari India 24,000
 Patial India 47,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 268,000
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) India 306,000
 Pinjara India 3,906,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,950,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,250,000
 Rajput Agnivansi India 241,000
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) India 182,000
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,597,000
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) India 243,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,056,000
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) India 354,000
 Rajput Chandel India 402,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 124,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,614,000
 Rajput Dikhit India 314,000
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) India 681,000
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) India 380,000
 Rajput Gaur India 794,000
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) India 457,000
 Rajput Jadon India 704,000
Rajput Jadu India 344,000
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) India 101,000
 Rajput Kachhwaha India 842,000
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) India 302,000
 Rajput Nagbansi India 53,000
 Rajput Parihar India 474,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,523,000
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) India 216,000
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 547,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,683,000
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) India 239,000
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) India 128,000
 Rajput Sengar India 480,000
 Rajput Solanki India 364,000
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) India 403,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 303,000
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) India 539,000
 Rajwar India 721,000
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 420,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) India 365,000
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 1,664,000
Ravidas Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 26,000
 Rawat India 923,000
 Sahariya India 1,025,000
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) India 262,000
Saonta India 4,900
Saora Jadu India 21,000
Saora Jati India 40,000
Saora Kapusavar India 30,000
Saora Khotto India 21,000
 Saora Lanjia India 28,000
Saora Malia India 80,000
 Saora unspecified India 943,000
 Satani India 511,000
Sauntia India 97,000
Saur India 199,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
Shabar India 629,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,649,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,947,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 88,000
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) India 83,000
Siyal India 38,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) India 222,000
Sonar Ajudhyabansi India 124,000
Sonar Chhatri India 141,000
Sonar Deswali India 44,000
Sonar Khatri India 52,000
Sonar Mair India 92,000
Sonar Rastaogi India 81,000
Sonjhara India 22,000
Sonr India 57,000
Sudha India 72,000
Sudha Butka India 5,500
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 643,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik India 325,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India 1,237,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) India 680,000
 Teli Sahu India 96,000
Teli Sribastab India 353,000
 Thakkar India 693,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) India 381,000
 Thori (Hindu traditions) India 1,121,000
 Tiyar India 584,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 414,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Christian traditions) India 125,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,795,000
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) India 288,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 150,000
Vasudev India 17,000
 Velama India 510,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,599,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
 Yadav Dhindhor India 1,824,000
 Yadav Gaoli India 5,847,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,847,000
 Yadav Gola India 5,635,000
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India 5,780,000
Yadav Jadubans India 746,000
Yadav Kamariha India 504,000
 Yadav Kaonra India 796,000
Yadav Nandbans India 567,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,707,000
  Totals:  431     409

Language Alternate Names
Baiga
Baigani (Baiga)
Bega
Bhumia
Gowro
Khaltahi
Laria

Dialects
Baiga
Baigani
Bhulia
Binjhwari
Chattisgarhi
Chhattisgarhi Proper
Kalanga
Kavardi
Khairagarhi
Sadri Korwa
Suraji
Upparraj

Dialect Alternate Names
Baigani
Bega
Bhumia
Chattisgardi
Chattisgarhi: Upparraj
Chhatisgarhi: Baiga
Chhattisgarhi
Chhattisgarhi: Baigani
Gowro
Khatahi
Surgujia
Surjugia