Language:  Santhali Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

6,893,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

5

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Malto India 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.12 % -
 Santal Bhutan 5,600 8,108,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,409,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 148
 Santal, Hor Nepal 50,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  5         2       149
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) India 210,000 210,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Amat India 254,000 257,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arakanese, Magh India 46,000 2,915,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Arleng India 497,000 498,000 Hinduism 19.55 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,456,000 6,495,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,499,000 3,580,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 70
 Baiga India 563,000 566,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 11
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,517,000 3,964,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,000,000 6,001,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 120
Bariki India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bathudi India 228,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bauri India 2,186,000 2,196,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 44
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 542,000 580,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,100 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 634,000 634,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 321,000 321,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhil India 16,868,000 17,325,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 337
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,364,000 6,522,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia (Hindu traditions) India 115,000 115,000 Buddhism 4.87 % 2
Bhottada India 457,000 457,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 1,968,000 1,981,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 39
Bhulia India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhumia India 156,000 156,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,120,000 1,149,000 Hinduism 0.94 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Binjhal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 178,000 184,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 6.18 % -
 Birjia India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 16.50 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,580,000 1,580,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Bondo Poraja India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 1
 Brahmin India 59,282,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1186
 Bru India 204,000 206,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Chakhesang India 157,000 157,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 217,000 686,000 Buddhism 4.82 % 4
Chandala India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero India 187,000 192,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 4
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 871,000 1,144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian Bangladesh 128,000 1,144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,896,000 2,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Dewar India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Dharua India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,833,000 1,833,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,268,000 12,581,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 245
Didayi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,267,000 2,305,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 45
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) India 5,127,000 5,343,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 103
 Gadaba India 133,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,284,000 1,284,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 26
 Garo India 1,096,000 1,226,000 Christianity 95.60 % 80.00 % -
 Gauda India 1,988,000 1,988,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 40
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) India 461,000 462,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 285,000 285,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 5
 Golla India 139,000 139,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 13,982,000 13,988,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 280
Gond Jhare India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,210,000 1,210,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 24
 Gorait India 11,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.97 % 1
 Guria India 719,000 719,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Hadi India 1,155,000 1,214,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 23
 Hajang India 74,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.96 % 1
 Halba India 728,000 728,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,371,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 27
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,074,000 1,142,000 Unknown 2.35 % 21
Hojai India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 20.14 % -
Holar India 143,000 143,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 3
 Idu India 32,000 42,000 Hinduism 5.16 % -
Jaggali India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jhalo Malo India 443,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 9
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,146,000 3,754,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 145,000 157,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
Kachari Sonwal India 280,000 281,000 Hinduism 2.67 % 6
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,948,000 2,419,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 39
 Kalingi India 269,000 269,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 50,000 50,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 741,000 741,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 15
Karan India 522,000 522,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Kawar India 1,018,000 1,022,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,605,000 9,510,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 152
Khadala India 136,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 3
Khambu India 335,000 337,000 Hinduism 4.24 % 7
 Khandait India 1,725,000 1,727,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 34
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 351,000 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 744,000 756,000 Hinduism 31.92 % -
 Kharwar India 516,000 525,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 10
 Khasi India 1,523,000 1,609,000 Christianity 83.52 % -
 Kisan India 1,612,000 1,618,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kol India 1,757,000 1,759,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 702,000 702,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,640,000 1,654,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 33
 Koli Malhar India 312,000 312,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Kolta India 656,000 656,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 1
 Kori India 287,000 310,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 6
 Korku India 1,037,000 1,039,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 21
 Korwa India 451,000 454,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,835,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 9.09 % -
 Kuki Chin India 153,000 201,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,375,000 15,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 308
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,702,000 17,715,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 354
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,825,000 19,121,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 376
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,717,000 6,751,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,343,000 9,640,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 187
Lohara India 263,000 281,000 Hinduism 3.16 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.35 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,622,000 10,330,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 192
 Mahli India 399,000 431,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 8
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 202,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 189,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,779,000 9,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 196
Mandia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Matia India 190,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 109,000 109,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.34 % -
 Meena India 4,645,000 4,645,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.49 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Fanai India 14,000 14,000 Christianity 99.23 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 562,000 564,000 Christianity 98.79 % 94.00 % -
Momba India 4,500 4,500 Buddhism 0.69 % 1
 Monpa India 44,000 146,000 Buddhism 0.98 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 7,400 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Mru India 400 57,000 Hinduism 2.76 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 3,813,000 Hinduism 20.34 % -
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,200 3,813,000 Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 151,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,743,000 11,900,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 235
 Namassej India 5,079,000 8,412,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 102
 Namassej Chandel India 1,543,000 4,505,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 31
 Nissi India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 52.94 % -
Nocte India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 63.16 % -
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon India 4,427,000 4,590,000 Hinduism 26.40 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,590,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 4
 Pan India 1,580,000 1,584,000 Hinduism 0.70 % 32
 Pardhan India 317,000 317,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
Parenga India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 42,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.58 % 1
 Parja India 490,000 490,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
Patralu India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pawi India 53,000 53,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pod India 3,101,000 3,111,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 62
 Rabha India 369,000 371,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,209,000 6,896,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 104
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,896,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,473,000 45,558,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 909
Raju India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 11
 Rajwar India 584,000 594,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 12
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.71 % -
Sagarbanshi India 175,000 175,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Sangtam India 76,000 76,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 643,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
Saonta India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 982,000 985,000 Hinduism 15.59 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Malia India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 30.39 % -
Shabar India 531,000 531,000 Hinduism 7.18 % -
Siyal India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sounti India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 923,000 1,660,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 18
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 421,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 8
Tagin India 63,000 63,000 Unknown 12.11 % -
Tangsa Mossang India 3,900 3,900 Christianity 92.81 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,685,000 4,885,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 94
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,562,000 19,074,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
 Thadou India 217,000 217,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Tipra India 631,000 757,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,708,000 59,972,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1174
  Totals:  185         141       8,879

Language Alternate Names
Har
Har Rar
Hor
Karmali (Khole)
Khole
Mahali (Mahle)
Sainti
Samtali
Sandal
Sangtal
Santal
Santali
Santhal
Santhiali
Satar
Sentali
Sonthal

Dialects
Bangladesh
Kamari-santali
Karmali
Lohari-santali
Manjhi
Nepal
Paharia
Santali

Dialect Alternate Names
Khole
Mahali
Mahali: Bangladesh
Mahle
Santali: Bangladesh
Santali: Mahali
Santali: Nepal
Santar
 
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