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Estimated Global Speakers

2,379,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

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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 1,613,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 4,411,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 37,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 1
  Totals:  4           3     3
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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 203,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Alia India 55,000 55,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 268,000 271,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Asur India 31,000 32,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,414,000 6,452,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 128
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,855,000 2,934,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 57
 Baiga India 565,000 568,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,704,000 1,704,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Belama India 23,000 23,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bhandari India 629,000 629,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 317,000 317,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhotia India 113,000 113,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 451,000 451,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,064,000 2,077,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 41
 Bhumij India 1,107,000 1,135,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 367,000 367,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
Binjhal India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 176,000 182,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,566,000 1,566,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Budaga Jangam India 302,000 302,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
Chang India 64,000 64,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 156,000 161,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 116,000 121,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,203,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,884,000 2,892,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devangri India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,756,000 2,770,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 55
 Dhanwar India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,822,000 1,822,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 36
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,775,000 12,080,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 235
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,128,000 2,165,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 43
 Gadaba India 131,000 131,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,248,000 1,248,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 25
 Gandla India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo India 1,084,000 1,211,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 1,989,000 1,989,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 40
Gayinta India 2,100 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 439,000 440,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 283,000 283,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 216,000 216,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 4
 Golla India 135,000 135,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,074,000 14,080,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 281
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 716,000 716,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Gurung India 107,000 605,000 Hinduism 13.21 % -
 Hadi India 961,000 1,019,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 19
 Ho India 1,062,000 1,128,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
 Ho Bangladesh 66,000 1,128,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jaunsari India 92,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 403,000 644,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,818,000 2,277,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 36
 Kalingi India 267,000 267,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 119,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 656,000 656,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 517,000 517,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 119,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Karnam India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 644,000 654,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kawar India 976,000 980,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,667,000 9,524,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 153
Khadala India 114,000 116,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
 Khairwar India 414,000 415,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 8
Khambu India 331,000 333,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khandait India 1,718,000 1,720,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 34
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 337,000 337,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 744,000 756,000 Hinduism 31.59 % -
 Kharwar India 560,000 569,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Kisan India 1,607,000 1,613,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 32
 Kol India 1,741,000 1,743,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
 Kolha India 699,000 699,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,656,000 1,671,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Kolta India 664,000 664,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 13
 Kori India 2,554,000 2,576,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
 Korku India 1,028,000 1,030,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 444,000 446,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kudumi India 285,000 285,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,817,000 1,822,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,366,000 15,702,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,950,000 17,963,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 359
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,684,000 18,972,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 217,000 18,972,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 125,000 125,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,287,000 9,577,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 186
Lohara India 261,000 279,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,791,000 10,480,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 196
 Mahli India 400,000 431,000 Hinduism 2.25 % 8
 Majhi India 119,000 197,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 184,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,762,000 9,909,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
Malto India 187,000 222,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Mangala India 1,875,000 1,876,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 46,000 239,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 200,000 237,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.35 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 134,000 134,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) India 600 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,637,000 3,781,000 Hinduism 20.43 % -
 Mundari India 25,000 25,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 147,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,681,000 11,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 234
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,630,000 7,877,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 93
 Namassej Chandel India 1,425,000 4,313,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 28
 Neyyala India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Odiya India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 112,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paik India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 4
 Pan India 1,341,000 1,345,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
Pantanti India 38,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 58,000 58,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 360,000 360,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 485,000 485,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pod India 2,946,000 2,956,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 59
 Rabha India 365,000 367,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,500 6,517,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,873,000 6,517,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 97
 Rongkup India 74,000 81,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Sali India 1,020,000 1,023,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 20
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal Bhutan 5,200 8,212,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,532,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal, Hor Nepal 48,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
 Saora India 970,000 973,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Kapusavar India 25,000 25,000 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 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
Sauntia India 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 94,000 94,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Shabar India 524,000 524,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 785,000 1,501,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 414,000 623,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,832,000 2,137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Tamudia India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,771,000 4,965,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 95
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,532,000 19,027,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Thadou India 215,000 215,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 624,000 746,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tiyar India 487,000 547,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 10
 Velama India 429,000 429,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,008,000 59,231,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1160
  Totals:  156           126     5,771

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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