Language:  Santhali Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

6,892,000

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 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal Bhutan 5,600 8,212,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,514,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 150
 Santal, Hor Nepal 50,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  6         3       152
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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 207,000 207,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Amat India 253,000 256,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Ao India 231,000 231,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 495,000 496,000 Hinduism 19.62 % -
Asur India 31,000 32,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,442,000 6,481,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 129
 Bagata India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,265,000 3,345,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 65
 Baiga India 576,000 579,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 12
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,406,000 3,852,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 68
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 5,979,000 5,980,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 120
Bariki India 35,000 35,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
 Bathudi India 228,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bauri India 2,130,000 2,140,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 43
 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 633,000 633,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhil India 16,812,000 17,269,000 Hinduism 0.76 % 336
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,370,000 6,528,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhotia (Hindu traditions) India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 455,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,045,000 2,058,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 41
Bhuiya Ghatwar India 299,000 300,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 6
Bhulia India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhumia India 156,000 156,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,116,000 1,145,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 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 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 6.02 % -
 Birjia India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 16.23 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,577,000 1,577,000 Hinduism 9.15 % -
 Bondo Poraja India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 1
 Brahmin India 58,777,000 62,760,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1176
 Bru India 203,000 205,000 Hinduism 16.92 % -
 Chakhesang India 156,000 156,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chakma India 217,000 684,000 Buddhism 4.83 % 4
Chandala India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chero India 191,000 196,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 4
 Chik Baraik India 117,000 122,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 953,000 1,226,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian Bangladesh 128,000 1,226,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,880,000 2,888,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Dewar India 319,000 319,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 6
 Dharua India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,839,000 1,839,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,203,000 12,516,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 244
Didayi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,257,000 2,295,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 45
 Gadaba India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,277,000 1,277,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 26
 Garo India 1,094,000 1,224,000 Christianity 95.60 % 80.00 % -
 Gauda India 1,988,000 1,988,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 40
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) India 454,000 455,000 Hinduism 0.55 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 284,000 284,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 5
 Golla India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,230,000 14,236,000 Hinduism 0.79 % 285
Gond Jhare India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,207,000 1,207,000 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 1,222,000 1,281,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 24
 Hajang India 74,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.96 % 1
 Halba India 726,000 726,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,372,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 27
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,071,000 1,139,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
Hojai India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 20.38 % -
 Holar India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 3
 Idu India 32,000 42,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
Jaggali India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 1
 Jhalo Malo India 445,000 691,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 9
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,130,000 3,736,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 145,000 157,000 Hinduism 6.10 % -
Kachari Sonwal India 277,000 278,000 Hinduism 2.67 % 6
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,932,000 2,401,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 39
 Kalingi India 268,000 268,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 706,000 706,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 14
Karan India 520,000 520,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,620,000 9,518,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 152
Khadala India 136,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 3
Khambu India 333,000 335,000 Hinduism 4.24 % 7
 Khandait India 1,721,000 1,723,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 34
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 352,000 352,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 744,000 756,000 Hinduism 31.87 % -
 Kharwar India 566,000 575,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi India 1,518,000 1,603,000 Christianity 83.53 % -
 Kisan India 1,612,000 1,618,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kol India 1,754,000 1,756,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 3.20 % 1
 Kolha India 705,000 705,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,669,000 1,683,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Koli Malhar India 311,000 311,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Kolta India 661,000 661,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Konda Dhora India 232,000 232,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Kori India 285,000 308,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 6
 Korku India 1,036,000 1,038,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 452,000 455,000 Hinduism 1.08 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,832,000 1,837,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuki Chin India 149,000 197,000 Christianity 91.05 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,352,000 15,697,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 17,570,000 17,583,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 351
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,738,000 19,034,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 375
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,719,000 6,753,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,387,000 9,683,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
Lohara India 264,000 282,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Magh India 46,000 2,914,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Mahali India 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 3.35 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,633,000 10,338,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 193
 Mahli India 403,000 435,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 8
 Majhi India 120,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 201,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 188,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,771,000 9,921,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
Mandia India 2,300 2,300 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 27.36 % -
 Meena India 4,630,000 4,630,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Fanai India 14,000 14,000 Christianity 99.23 % 95.00 % -
Mizo Lushai India 563,000 565,000 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 7,100 7,300 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Mru India 400 57,000 Hinduism 2.76 % 1
 Munda India 3,661,000 3,808,000 Hinduism 20.41 % -
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,200 3,808,000 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 11,688,000 11,845,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 234
 Namassej India 5,029,000 8,350,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 101
 Namassej Chandel India 1,495,000 4,447,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 30
 Nissi India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 52.92 % -
Nocte India 38,000 38,000 Christianity 63.17 % -
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon India 4,444,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 26.47 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,607,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 200,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 4
 Pan India 1,578,000 1,582,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 32
 Pardhan India 316,000 316,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
Parenga India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 42,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.57 % 1
Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
Patralu India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pawi India 52,000 52,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pod India 3,106,000 3,116,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 62
 Rabha India 369,000 371,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,190,000 6,871,000 Hinduism 0.53 % 104
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,871,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,389,000 45,473,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 908
Raju India 530,000 530,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 11
 Rajwar India 634,000 644,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 13
 Rongkup India 74,000 81,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
Sagarbanshi India 174,000 174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Sangtam India 76,000 76,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 642,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
Saonta India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 977,000 980,000 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 529,000 529,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
Siyal India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Sounti India 113,000 113,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 925,000 1,659,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 18
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 420,000 634,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
Tagin India 63,000 63,000 Unknown 12.11 % -
Tangsa Mossang India 3,900 3,900 Christianity 92.81 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,697,000 4,896,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 94
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,518,000 19,029,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 370
 Thadou India 216,000 216,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Tipera India 629,000 754,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,339,000 59,601,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1167
  Totals:  185         141       8,756

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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