Language:  Santhali Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

6,942,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

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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 190,000 226,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal Bhutan 5,600 8,340,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,642,000 8,340,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 153
 Santal, Hor Nepal 50,000 8,340,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  6         3       155
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 206,000 206,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Amat India 255,000 258,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 499,000 500,000 Hinduism 19.62 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,486,000 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,898,000 2,978,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 576,000 579,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 12
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,508,000 3,954,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,116,000 6,117,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 122
Bariki India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.66 % 1
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bauri India 2,038,000 2,048,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 41
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 540,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,200 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 637,000 637,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhil India 16,928,000 17,393,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 339
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,409,000 6,567,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 128
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 458,000 458,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,006,000 2,019,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 40
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 305,000 306,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 6
Bhulia India 148,000 148,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhumia India 157,000 157,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,153,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Binjhal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 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 1,587,000 1,587,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Bondo Poraja India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 1
 Brahmin India 59,242,000 63,225,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1185
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 218,000 685,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
Chandala India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero India 160,000 165,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 983,000 1,255,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian Bangladesh 128,000 1,255,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,903,000 2,911,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Dewar India 319,000 319,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 6
 Dharua India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,851,000 1,851,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,031,000 12,343,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 241
Didayi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,276,000 2,314,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 46
 Gadaba India 133,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,281,000 1,281,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 26
 Garo India 1,101,000 1,231,000 Christianity 95.60 % 80.00 % -
 Gauda India 2,002,000 2,002,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 40
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 433,000 434,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 286,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 235,000 235,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 5
 Golla India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,294,000 14,300,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 286
Gond Jhare India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,214,000 1,214,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 24
 Gorait India 11,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.97 % 1
 Guria India 724,000 724,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Hadi India 998,000 1,057,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 20
 Hajang India 74,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.96 % 1
 Halba India 731,000 731,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,399,000 1,558,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,078,000 1,146,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Hojai India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 20.38 % -
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Idu India 32,000 42,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
Jaggali India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.40 % 1
 Jhalo Malo India 423,000 669,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 8
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,183,000 3,789,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 146,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
Kachari Sonwal India 279,000 280,000 Hinduism 2.67 % 6
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,893,000 2,363,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 38
 Kalingi India 269,000 269,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 737,000 737,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 15
Karan India 524,000 524,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 121,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Kawar India 990,000 994,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,778,000 9,676,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 156
Khadala India 142,000 144,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 3
Khambu India 335,000 337,000 Hinduism 4.24 % 7
 Khandait India 1,741,000 1,743,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 343,000 343,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 754,000 766,000 Hinduism 31.62 % -
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,529,000 1,614,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
 Kisan India 1,621,000 1,627,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kol India 1,767,000 1,769,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 710,000 710,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,681,000 1,695,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Koli Malhar India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Kolta India 666,000 666,000 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 2.99 % 1
 Kori India 2,594,000 2,617,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 449,000 452,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,844,000 1,849,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 183,000 Christianity 91.24 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,526,000 15,871,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 311
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,678,000 17,691,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 354
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,971,000 19,267,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 379
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,412,000 9,708,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
Lohara India 265,000 283,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,885,000 10,590,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 198
 Mahli India 405,000 437,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 8
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 202,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 188,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,861,000 10,011,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 197
Mandia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 46,000 2,914,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 203,000 241,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 110,000 110,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.36 % -
 Meena India 4,661,000 4,661,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Fanai India 15,000 15,000 Christianity 99.23 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 568,000 570,000 Christianity 98.84 % 94.00 % -
Momba India 4,500 4,500 Buddhism 0.69 % 1
 Monpa India 40,000 142,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 7,400 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Mru India 400 57,000 Hinduism 2.76 % 1
 Munda India 3,688,000 3,835,000 Hinduism 20.40 % -
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,200 3,835,000 Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 152,000 171,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,822,000 11,979,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Namassej India 4,833,000 8,155,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 97
 Namassej Chandel India 1,478,000 4,431,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 30
 Nissi India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 52.92 % -
Nocte India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 63.17 % -
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon India 4,474,000 4,637,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,637,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 201,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 4
 Pan India 1,593,000 1,597,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
Parenga India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 35,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 1
Parja India 493,000 493,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
Patralu India 121,000 121,000 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 2,984,000 2,994,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,940,000 6,622,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 99
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,622,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
Raju India 594,000 594,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 12
 Rajwar India 585,000 595,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 12
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
Sagarbanshi India 176,000 176,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Sangtam India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 642,000 8,340,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
Saonta India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.70 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Malia India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
Shabar India 533,000 533,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
Siyal India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Sounti India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 785,000 1,519,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 440,000 654,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 9
Tagin India 63,000 63,000 Unknown 12.11 % -
Tangsa Mossang India 3,900 3,900 Christianity 92.81 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,839,000 5,038,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 97
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,749,000 19,260,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 375
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Tipera India 634,000 759,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,970,000 60,232,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1179
  Totals:  184         139       7,799

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
Santali: Bangladesh
Santali: Mahali
Santali: Manjhi
Santali: Nepal
Santar

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1868-1989
New Testament 1887-1962
Complete Bible 1914-2005

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