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Estimated Global Speakers

2,359,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

3

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Kisan Nepal 2,100 1,643,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 4,519,000 4,678,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 4,678,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 1
  Totals:  3           2     2
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 208,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Alia India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 257,000 260,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Ao India 235,000 235,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 504,000 505,000 Hinduism 19.63 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,552,000 6,590,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Bagata India 149,000 149,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,927,000 3,006,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 59
 Baiga India 582,000 585,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 12
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,737,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,169,000 6,170,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 123
 Beda Jangam India 310,000 310,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 550,000 587,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Belama India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bhandari India 643,000 643,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 325,000 325,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 7
 Bhattra India 314,000 314,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 6
 Bhil India 17,097,000 17,599,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 342
 Bhotia India 116,000 116,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,115,000 2,128,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
Bhumia India 159,000 159,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,137,000 1,165,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 23
Bhunjia India 27,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 376,000 376,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 8
Binjhal India 139,000 139,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 181,000 187,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 6.02 % -
 Birjia India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 16.23 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,604,000 1,604,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Bru India 207,000 209,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 160,000 160,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chang India 66,000 66,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 162,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 119,000 124,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,022,000 1,295,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,932,000 2,940,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Devangri India 52,000 52,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dewar India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 6
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,826,000 2,841,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 57
 Dhanwar India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,865,000 1,865,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,171,000 12,476,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 243
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,311,000 2,348,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 46
Dora India 8,400 8,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 135,000 135,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,295,000 1,295,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 26
 Gandla India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Garo India 1,112,000 1,239,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,023,000 2,023,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 40
Gayinta India 2,100 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 462,000 463,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 289,000 289,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 238,000 238,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 5
 Golla India 139,000 139,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,445,000 14,451,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 289
 Gorait India 11,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.97 % 1
 Guria India 732,000 732,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 15
 Gurung India 110,000 608,000 Hinduism 13.25 % -
 Hadi India 1,008,000 1,066,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 20
 Halba India 739,000 739,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Ho India 1,089,000 1,156,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
 Ho Bangladesh 67,000 1,156,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Jaggali India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
 Jaunsari India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 428,000 669,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 9
Juang India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,912,000 2,372,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 38
 Kalingi India 272,000 272,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 745,000 745,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 15
Karan India 529,000 529,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 11
Karmali India 122,000 125,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Karnam India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 659,000 669,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kawar India 1,001,000 1,005,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,857,000 9,716,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 157
Khadala India 143,000 145,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 3
 Khairwar India 423,000 424,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 8
Khambu India 339,000 341,000 Hinduism 4.24 % 7
 Khamiyang India 1,400 1,400 Buddhism 1.27 % 1
 Khandait India 1,758,000 1,760,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 347,000 347,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 761,000 773,000 Hinduism 31.62 % -
 Kharwar India 574,000 583,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,545,000 1,628,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
 Khiamniungan India 63,000 74,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kisan India 1,637,000 1,643,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 33
 Kol India 1,784,000 1,786,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 36
Kolah Lohara India 9,700 9,700 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 717,000 717,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,698,000 1,712,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
Kolowar India 245,000 245,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Kolta India 672,000 672,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Konda Dhora India 237,000 237,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konyak India 243,000 245,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Kori India 2,618,000 2,640,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,054,000 1,056,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 453,000 455,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Koya India 795,000 795,000 Hinduism 0.81 % 16
 Kudumi India 292,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,863,000 1,868,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 136,000 178,000 Christianity 91.24 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,686,000 16,022,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 314
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,857,000 17,871,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 357
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,162,000 19,450,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 383
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 217,000 19,450,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
Lodha (Muslim traditions, tribal) India 200 200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,490,000 9,779,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 190
Lohara India 268,000 286,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 83,000 83,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,986,000 10,676,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 200
 Mahli India 409,000 440,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 8
 Majhi India 122,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhwar India 189,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,962,000 10,109,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 199
Malto India 192,000 227,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
Mandia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
 Mangala India 1,919,000 1,920,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 47,000 241,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 205,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 111,000 111,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) India 600 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,726,000 3,870,000 Hinduism 20.40 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 153,000 172,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,950,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 239
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,880,000 8,132,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 98
 Namassej Chandel India 1,492,000 4,385,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 30
 Neyyala India 17,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Odiya India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 1
Omanatya India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 112,000 4,678,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paik India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 4
 Pan India 1,590,000 1,594,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Panika India 1,093,000 1,093,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 22
Pantanti India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 369,000 369,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 36,000 39,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 1
Parja India 497,000 497,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pod India 3,015,000 3,025,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 374,000 376,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,500 6,638,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,992,000 6,638,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 100
 Rongkup India 76,000 83,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Sali India 1,031,000 1,034,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sangtam India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal Bhutan 5,200 8,405,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,723,000 8,405,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
Saonta India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 994,000 997,000 Hinduism 16.70 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Kapusavar India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 27.95 % -
Saora Khotto India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.13 % -
Saora Lanjia India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 29.25 % -
Saora Malia India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
 Satani India 437,000 437,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauntia India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 96,000 96,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sema India 249,000 249,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 538,000 538,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Singpho India 8,700 8,700 Buddhism 5.91 % -
Sonr India 46,000 46,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Sounti India 115,000 115,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 793,000 1,511,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 445,000 654,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,866,000 2,171,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Tamudia India 6,200 6,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,889,000 5,084,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 98
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,941,000 19,436,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 379
 Thadou India 220,000 220,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 641,000 764,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tiyar India 500,000 560,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 10
 Velama India 439,000 439,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
 Wancho India 66,000 66,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 59,591,000 60,814,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1192
 Zeliang India 106,000 106,000 Christianity 93.67 % -
  Totals:  194           151     6,499

Language Alternate Names
Birhor
Kadukali
Koda
Kola
Kuda
Kunha
Kunhar
Kunna
Kunrukh
Kunuk
Kurka
Kurukh
Morva
Oraoan
Oraon
Urang
Uraon

Dialects
Ambikapur
Kisan
Kolha
Kora
Kurukh
Kurux
Northern
Orau
Urao

Dialect Alternate Names
Adiwasi
Adiwasi Bhasa
Birhor
Kadukali
Khor
Kisan
Koda
Kola
Kora
Korwa
Kuda
Kunha
Kunhar
Kunna
Kunrukh
Kunuk
Kurka
Kurukh
Kurukh: Ambikapur
Kurux
Kurux: Northern
Kurux: Oraon
Morva
Oraoan
Oraon
Orau
Orau: Northern
Orawn
Orun: Northern
Urang
Urao
Uraon

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1895-1989
New Testament 1950-1997
Complete Bible 2000
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