Language:  Santhali

Estimated Global Speakers

6,859,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(6 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Malto India 221,000
 Paharia India 19,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300
 Santal (Sawntal) India 8,872,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Nepal 57,000
Sauria Paharia India 61,000
  Totals:  6     2
Secondary Language
(178 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 242,000
 Amat India 315,000
 Ao India 270,000
 Arleng India 585,000
Asur India 37,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,623,000
 Bagata India 171,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,370,000
 Baiga India 666,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,100,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,056,000
 Bathudi India 267,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 647,000
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,800
 Bhandari India 754,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 374,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,300,000
 Bhotia India 133,000
Bhottada India 539,000
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 355,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,725,000
 Bhulia India 170,000
 Bhumia India 185,000
 Bhumij India 1,306,000
 Bhunjia India 31,000
 Binjhal India 160,000
 Binjhia India 208,000
Birhor India 24,000
 Birjia India 17,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,837,000
 Bondo Poraja India 14,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000
 Bru India 240,000
 Chakhesang India 183,000
 Chakma India 255,000
 Chero India 185,000
 Chik Baraik India 137,000
 Christian Bangladesh 293,000
 Christian India 1,467,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,423,000
 Dewar India 1,180,000
 Dharua India 22,000
 Dhimar India 2,195,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,360,000
 Didayi India 14,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,510,000
 Gadaba India 156,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,277,000
 Gauda India 2,369,000
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 517,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 337,000
 Golla India 160,000
Gond Jhare India 118,000
 Gond Rajgond India 1,409,000
 Gond unspecified India 9,939,000
 Gorait India 12,000
 Guria India 856,000
 Hadi India 1,141,000
 Hajang India 87,000
 Halba India 851,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,637,000
 Hmar India 114,000
 Ho India 1,252,000
Hojai India 4,900
 Holar India 190,000
 Idu India 37,000
 Jhalo Malo India 470,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,722,000
Juang India 55,000
 Kachari Dimasa India 170,000
 Kachari Sonwal India 325,000
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 72,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,617,000
 Kalingi India 319,000
Kambo India 57,000
 Kandha Gauda India 31,000
Kandra India 774,000
Karan India 616,000
Karmali India 151,000
 Kawar India 1,165,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 6,971,000
Khadala India 135,000
Khambu India 366,000
 Khandait India 2,016,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 400,000
 Kharia India 880,000
 Kharwar India 661,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,454,000
 Kisan India 1,894,000
 Kol India 2,050,000
Kolah Lohara India 11,000
 Kolha India 828,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,952,000
 Koli Malhar India 363,000
 Kolta India 787,000
 Konda Dhora India 271,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Kori India 3,011,000
 Korku India 1,180,000
 Korwa India 522,000
 Kui Khond India 1,545,000
 Kuki Chin India 157,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,281,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,338,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,106,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 150,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,072,000
Lohara India 310,000
 Mahali India 95,000
 Mahishya India 11,576,000
 Mahli India 474,000
 Majhi India 140,000
 Majhi Nepal 93,000
 Majhwar India 217,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,243,000
Mandia India 3,000
Mankirdia India 2,800
 Marma India 54,000
 Matia India 237,000
Mawasi India 128,000
 Mech India 64,000
 Meena India 5,411,000
 Mizo India 168,000
Mizo Fanai India 17,000
Mizo Lushai India 659,000
 Momba India 5,300
 Monpa India 47,000
 Monpa Dirang India 8,400
 Mru India 500
 Munda India 4,294,000
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,500
 Mundari India 30,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 174,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,791,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,776,000
 Namassej Chandel India 1,674,000
 Nissi India 46,000
Nocte India 45,000
Omanatya India 36,000
 Oraon India 5,221,000
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 44,000
Paik India 255,000
 Pan India 1,582,000
 Pardhan India 369,000
Parenga India 14,000
Parhaiya India 36,000
Parja unspecified India 384,000
Patralu India 141,000
Pawi India 61,000
Pentia India 12,000
 Pnar India 324,000
 Pod India 3,482,000
 Rabha India 430,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,921,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 128,000
 Raju India 691,000
 Rajwar India 709,000
 Rongkup India 78,000
Sagarbanshi India 205,000
 Sangtam India 89,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 204,000
Saonta India 4,800
Saora Jadu India 21,000
Saora Jati India 39,000
Saora Malia India 78,000
 Saora unspecified India 927,000
Shabar India 618,000
Siyal India 37,000
Sounti India 132,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 632,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 493,000
Tagin India 72,000
Tangsa Mossang India 4,500
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 5,662,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 21,893,000
 Thadou India 253,000
 Tipera India 800,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,170,000
  Totals:  178     131

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


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New Testament 1887-1962
Complete Bible 1914-2005

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