Language:  Kurux

Estimated Global Speakers

2,369,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

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Gospel Recordings

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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 1,627,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 4,446,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 26.44 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 2.27 % 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 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Alia India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 270,000 273,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Ao India 231,000 231,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 497,000 498,000 Hinduism 19.74 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.53 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,497,000 6,535,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bagata India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,879,000 2,958,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 569,000 572,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,759,000 1,759,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,103,000 6,257,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 122
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 553,000 590,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Belama India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bhandari India 643,000 643,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 310,000 310,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 6
 Bhil India 16,806,000 17,290,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 336
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 455,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,081,000 2,094,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
Bhumia India 156,000 156,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,116,000 1,145,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 372,000 372,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
Binjhal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 177,000 183,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Birjia India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 16.15 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,579,000 1,579,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
 Bru India 204,000 206,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Budega Jangam India 305,000 305,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
 Chakhesang India 156,000 156,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 158,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 117,000 122,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,241,000 1,565,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,921,000 2,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devangri India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,780,000 2,795,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanwar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,845,000 1,845,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,904,000 12,223,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,144,000 2,181,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 43
Dora India 8,200 8,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,259,000 1,259,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 25
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo India 1,094,000 1,222,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,007,000 2,007,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 40
Gayinta India 2,100 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 443,000 444,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 286,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
 Golla India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,247,000 14,253,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 285
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 730,000 730,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 15
 Gurung Ghaleg India 108,000 621,000 Hinduism 13.22 % -
 Hadi India 976,000 1,034,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 20
 Halba India 728,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Ho India 1,071,000 1,138,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
 Ho Bangladesh 67,000 1,138,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jaunsari India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 406,000 649,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,833,000 2,296,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Kalingi India 272,000 272,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 662,000 662,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 523,000 523,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 129,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Karnam India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 651,000 661,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kawar India 984,000 988,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,761,000 9,637,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 155
Khadala India 115,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
 Khairwar India 418,000 419,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 8
Khambu India 333,000 335,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khamiyang India 1,300 1,300 Buddhism 1.27 % 1
 Khandait India 1,724,000 1,726,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 34
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 342,000 342,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 753,000 765,000 Hinduism 31.47 % -
 Kharwar India 565,000 574,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,518,000 1,602,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
 Khiamniungan India 62,000 73,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kisan India 1,621,000 1,627,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 32
 Kol India 1,756,000 1,758,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 705,000 705,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,669,000 1,686,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
Kolowar India 240,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Kolta India 664,000 664,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 13
 Konda Dhora India 232,000 232,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konyak India 239,000 241,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Kori India 2,575,000 2,598,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
 Korku India 1,035,000 1,037,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 448,000 450,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Koya India 784,000 784,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 16
 Kudumi India 292,000 292,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,832,000 1,837,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 134,000 174,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,602,000 15,942,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 312
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,202,000 18,216,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 364
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,883,000 19,174,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 378
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 220,000 19,174,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
Lodha (Muslim traditions, tribal) India 200 200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,443,000 9,737,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 189
Lohara India 264,000 282,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,865,000 10,561,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 197
 Mahli India 406,000 437,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Majhi India 120,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 186,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,897,000 10,048,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 198
Malto India 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
Mandia India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 1.28 % 1
 Mangala India 1,917,000 1,918,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 46,000 241,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 202,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 109,000 109,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 135,000 135,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) India 600 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 3,810,000 Hinduism 19.36 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 149,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,845,000 12,004,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 237
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,667,000 7,947,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 93
 Namassej Chandel India 1,437,000 4,354,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 29
 Neyyala India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Odiya India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 1
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 113,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paik India 206,000 206,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 4
 Pan India 1,352,000 1,356,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Panika India 1,050,000 1,050,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
Pantanti India 38,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 58,000 58,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 316,000 316,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 10
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pod India 2,972,000 2,982,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 59
 Rabha India 368,000 370,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,600 6,581,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,918,000 6,581,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 98
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Sali India 1,042,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sangtam India 76,000 76,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal Bhutan 5,300 8,281,000 Hinduism 2.59 % 1
 Santal India 7,592,000 8,281,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal, Hor Nepal 49,000 8,281,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Saonta India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 978,000 981,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
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 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
 Satani India 434,000 434,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauntia India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 95,000 95,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sema India 245,000 245,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 529,000 529,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Singpho India 8,400 8,400 Buddhism 5.91 % -
Sonr India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
Sounti India 113,000 113,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 796,000 1,521,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 418,000 629,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,856,000 2,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Tamudia India 9,200 9,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,826,000 5,022,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 97
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,686,000 19,188,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 374
 Thadou India 216,000 216,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 9,400 9,400 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 629,000 753,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tiyar India 491,000 551,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 10
 Velama India 434,000 434,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,320,000 59,573,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1166
 Zeliang India 104,000 104,000 Christianity 93.66 % -
  Totals:  193           149     6,391

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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Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kurux
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kurux - Kurukh
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book

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