Language:  Santhali

Population of Groups Speaking

7,687,000

People Group's Primary Language

5

Bible Status

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Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Language
Rank
Primary
Religion
% Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) India 216,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.17 %
Amat India 266,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ao India 240,000 Secondary Christianity 99.71 %
 Arakanese, Mag India 46,000 Secondary Buddhism 0.54 %
 Arleng India 532,000 Secondary Hinduism 12.46 %
Asur India 26,000 Secondary Hinduism 10.59 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,691,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Bagata India 195,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.15 %
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,625,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.03 %
 Baiga India 604,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.29 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,439,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,411,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.82 %
Bariki India 36,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bathudi India 267,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.35 %
 Bauri India 2,273,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.09 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 546,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.08 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 2,700 Secondary Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhandari India 629,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharia Bhumia India 337,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.11 %
 Bhil India 16,449,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.87 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,578,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Sikkim India 114,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.95 %
Bhottada India 504,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.54 %
 Bhuiya India 2,109,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.11 %
Bhulia India 152,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhumia India 198,000 Secondary Hinduism 3.21 %
 Bhumij India 1,187,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.75 %
Bhunjia India 34,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.23 %
Binjhal India 177,000 Secondary Hinduism 17.99 %
 Binjhia India 205,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.30 %
Birhor India 23,000 Secondary Hinduism 7.37 %
 Birjia India 14,000 Secondary Hinduism 10.39 %
 Bodo India 1,959,000 Secondary Hinduism 9.70 %
Bogum India 1,700 Secondary Buddhism 1.54 %
 Bondo Poroja India 11,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.28 %
 Brahmin India 62,496,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Bru India 239,000 Secondary Hinduism 16.45 %
Chakhesang India 161,000 Secondary Christianity 99.80 %
Chakma India 208,000 Secondary Buddhism 14.25 %
Chandala India 15,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chenchu India 68,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.02 %
 Chero India 194,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.13 %
 Chik Baraik India 134,000 Secondary Hinduism 5.40 %
 Chin India 173,000 Secondary Christianity 59.43 %
 Christian unspecified Bangladesh 128,000 Secondary Christianity 100.00 %
 Christian unspecified India 1,336,000 Secondary Christianity 100.00 %
Dal India 30,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,979,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deori India 65,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.81 %
Desau Bhumij India 2,800 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dewar India 331,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharua India 18,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.12 %
 Dhimar India 1,868,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,713,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
Didayi India 8,500 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,350,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.14 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) India 5,338,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gadaba India 162,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.11 %
 Ganda India 1,343,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.20 %
 Gandia, Odisha India 5,400 Secondary Hinduism 0.67 %
 Garo India 1,173,000 Secondary Christianity 89.12 % 80.00 %
 Gauda India 2,044,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Ghara India 2,300 Secondary Hinduism 2.41 %
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) India 476,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 288,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gokha (Hindu traditions) India 242,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Golla India 156,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gond India 15,680,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.03 %
 Gorait India 14,000 Secondary Hinduism 9.39 %
 Guria India 714,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hadi India 1,207,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajang India 127,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.77 %
 Halba India 871,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.10 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,415,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hill Miri India 6,400 Secondary Unknown 4.98 %
 Hmar India 99,000 Secondary Christianity 99.15 %
 Ho India 1,057,000 Secondary Unknown 1.81 %
Hojai India 7,700 Secondary Hinduism 4.20 %
Holar India 125,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.04 %
 Idu India 13,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.47 %
Jaggali India 12,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Jatapu India 170,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.08 %
 Jhalo Malo India 460,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,205,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Juang India 53,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.29 %
Kachari India 344,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.61 %
 Kachari, Dimasa India 174,000 Secondary Hinduism 3.32 %
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 63,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 8,392,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Kaibartta India 2,016,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalingi India 270,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.12 %
Kambo India 49,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kandha Gauda India 29,000 Secondary Hinduism 8.77 %
Kandra India 768,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karan India 538,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karku India 1,800 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Karmali India 138,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.89 %
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 730,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar India 1,159,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.12 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,911,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
Khadala India 145,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu India 323,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.27 %
Khandait India 1,802,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 365,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia India 797,000 Secondary Hinduism 20.97 %
 Kharwar India 566,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.03 %
 Khasi India 1,574,000 Secondary Christianity 80.79 %
 Kisan India 1,636,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.81 %
 Kol India 2,351,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.08 %
Kolah Lohara India 18,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.11 %
 Kolha India 676,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.62 %
 Koli Mahadev India 1,736,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.22 %
Koli Malhar India 334,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.12 %
Kolowar India 293,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.15 %
 Kolta India 686,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Konda Dhora India 299,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.20 %
 Konda Kapu India 17,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.67 %
 Kori India 248,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.77 %
 Korku India 1,015,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.32 %
 Korwa India 484,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.02 %
 Kotia India 106,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.14 %
 Kui Khond India 1,944,000 Secondary Hinduism 15.49 %
 Kuli India 11,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.14 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,860,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,538,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.04 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,614,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
 Lepcha India 97,000 Secondary Buddhism 19.17 %
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,998,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.26 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,596,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
Lohara India 335,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.24 %
 Mahishya India 10,137,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.23 %
 Mahli India 550,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.55 %
 Majhi India 149,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.16 %
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.51 %
 Majhwar India 204,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.19 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 10,021,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
Malto India 185,000 Primary Hinduism 7.60 %
Mandia India 2,100 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mankidi India 1,700 Secondary Hinduism 0.29 %
Mankirdia India 2,300 Secondary Hinduism 3.34 %
 Matia India 186,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
Mawasi India 110,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.07 %
 Mech India 60,000 Secondary Hinduism 28.90 %
 Mina India 5,001,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.08 %
Mirdas (Hindu traditions) India 106,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.31 %
 Mizo India 163,000 Secondary Christianity 98.33 % 95.00 %
Mizo, Fanai India 17,000 Secondary Christianity 99.00 % 95.00 %
Mizo, Lushai India 625,000 Secondary Christianity 99.00 % 95.00 %
Momba India 6,400 Secondary Buddhism 0.11 %
 Monpa India 57,000 Secondary Buddhism 1.75 %
 Monpa, Dirang India 1,600 Secondary Buddhism 0.07 %
 Mru India 2,500 Secondary Hinduism 3.38 %
 Munda India 4,009,000 Secondary Hinduism 14.34 %
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,100 Secondary Hinduism 5.57 %
 Mundari India 47,000 Secondary Hinduism 11.56 %
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 150,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.61 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 12,160,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Namassej India 5,266,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.09 %
 Nissi India 143,000 Secondary Christianity 37.51 %
Nocte India 43,000 Secondary Christianity 49.51 %
Omanatya India 42,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.42 %
 Oraon India 4,870,000 Secondary Hinduism 19.07 %
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.88 %
Paik India 210,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pan India 1,635,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pantanti India 36,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pardhan India 368,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.10 %
Parenga India 7,300 Secondary Hinduism 0.71 %
Parhaiya India 76,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.83 %
 Parja India 660,000 Secondary Hinduism 1.61 %
 Patial India 77,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Patralu India 124,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Pawi India 56,000 Secondary Christianity 96.93 %
Pentia India 17,000 Secondary Hinduism 2.14 %
 Pod India 3,207,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.10 %
 Rabha India 431,000 Secondary Hinduism 6.76 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,390,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.07 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 111,000 Secondary Hinduism 5.40 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 47,206,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.02 %
Raju India 549,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajwar India 608,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.03 %
Sagarbanshi India 178,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sangtam India 61,000 Secondary Christianity 99.73 %
 Santal India 8,779,000 Primary Hinduism 3.96 %
 Santal, Hor Nepal 50,000 Primary Hinduism 7.44 %
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 639,000 Secondary Other / Small 10.04 %
 Santali Bhutan 5,200 Primary Hinduism 2.58 % 0.00 %
Saonta India 4,900 Secondary Hinduism 0.22 %
 Saora India 1,103,000 Secondary Hinduism 7.68 %
Sauria Paharia India 75,000 Primary Hinduism 10.64 %
Shabar India 644,000 Secondary Hinduism 15.60 %
Siyal India 33,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sonr India 54,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.59 %
Sounti India 144,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.10 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 916,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 435,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tagin India 54,000 Secondary Unknown 5.70 %
Tangsa, Mossang India 3,700 Secondary Christianity 45.16 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,794,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 19,063,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.01 %
 Thadou India 272,000 Secondary Christianity 99.47 %
 Tipera India 780,000 Secondary Hinduism 4.75 %
 Uchai India 2,800 Secondary Christianity 81.03 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 61,983,000 Secondary Hinduism 0.00 %
  Totals:  204     158 5 (P) : 199 (S)        

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

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

Dialect Alternate Names
Khole
Mahali
Mahle
Santar
 
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