Language:  Santhali Find language 

Estimated Global Speakers

6,940,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Malto India 187,000 222,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 16,000 16,000 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 % -
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  6           2     2
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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
 Amat India 268,000 271,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Asur India 31,000 32,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Bagata India 145,000 145,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,855,000 2,934,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 57
 Baiga India 565,000 568,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,461,000 3,894,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 69
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,028,000 6,029,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 121
 Bathudi India 227,000 227,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 536,000 573,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,100 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 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
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 303,000 304,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 6
Bhulia India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,107,000 1,135,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Bhunjia India 26,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Binjhia India 176,000 182,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Birjia India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 16.23 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,566,000 1,566,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Brahmin India 58,307,000 62,164,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1166
 Chakma India 215,000 673,000 Buddhism 4.85 % 4
 Chero India 156,000 161,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 116,000 121,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 125,000 1,516,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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
Dewar India 1,002,000 1,002,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 20
 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
 Garo India 1,084,000 1,211,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 1,989,000 1,989,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 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
Gond Jhare India 100,000 100,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,196,000 1,196,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 24
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 716,000 716,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Hadi India 961,000 1,019,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 19
 Hajang India 74,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,378,000 1,534,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Ho India 1,062,000 1,128,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
 Holar India 161,000 161,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Jhalo Malo India 403,000 644,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,138,000 3,731,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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
 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
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
Kolah Lohara India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 699,000 699,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Kolta India 664,000 664,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 13
 Kori India 2,554,000 2,576,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 51
 Korwa India 444,000 446,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,817,000 1,822,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,366,000 15,702,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 307
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,684,000 18,972,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
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
 Majhi Nepal 78,000 197,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 184,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,762,000 9,909,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 195
Mandia India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
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 % -
 Mizo India 142,000 161,000 Christianity 98.50 % -
Mizo Lushai India 559,000 561,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Monpa India 40,000 135,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Mru India 500 58,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 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
 Oraon India 4,411,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 37,000 4,570,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 204,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 4
 Pan India 1,341,000 1,345,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Pardhan India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
Parenga India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 485,000 485,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
Patralu India 119,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pawi India 52,000 52,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
 Pod India 2,946,000 2,956,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 59
 Rabha India 365,000 367,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,873,000 6,517,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 97
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 108,000 6,517,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Raju India 585,000 585,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 12
 Rajwar India 601,000 611,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 12
 Rongkup India 74,000 81,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 627,000 8,212,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
Saonta India 4,000 4,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 970,000 973,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
Saora Jati India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Malia India 66,000 66,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
Shabar India 524,000 524,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
Sounti India 112,000 112,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 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
 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
 Tipera India 624,000 746,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,008,000 59,231,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1160
  Totals:  133           107     6,441

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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