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 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal Bhutan 5,300 8,294,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,607,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal, Hor Nepal 49,000 8,294,000 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 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Amat India 270,000 273,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Asur India 31,000 32,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Bagata India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,883,000 2,962,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 570,000 573,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,495,000 3,934,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,088,000 6,089,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 122
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 541,000 579,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,100 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 635,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 456,000 456,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,084,000 2,097,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 306,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 6
Bhulia India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,118,000 1,147,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Binjhia India 178,000 184,000 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 1,581,000 1,581,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Brahmin India 58,887,000 62,809,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1178
 Chakma India 217,000 680,000 Buddhism 4.85 % 4
 Chero India 158,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 117,000 122,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 126,000 1,532,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,215,000 1,532,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,913,000 2,921,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Dewar India 1,012,000 1,012,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 20
 Dhimar India 1,840,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,892,000 12,202,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,149,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 43
 Gadaba India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Garo India 1,095,000 1,223,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,009,000 2,009,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 40
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 444,000 445,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 286,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha India 218,000 218,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 4
 Golla India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,214,000 14,220,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 284
Gond Jhare India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,208,000 1,208,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 24
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 723,000 723,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Hadi India 970,000 1,028,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 19
 Hajang India 74,000 92,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,392,000 1,549,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Ho India 1,073,000 1,140,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
 Holar India 163,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Jhalo Malo India 407,000 650,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,169,000 3,768,000 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 663,000 663,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 522,000 522,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Kawar India 985,000 989,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,744,000 9,620,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 155
Khadala India 115,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
Khambu India 334,000 336,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khandait India 1,735,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 341,000 341,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 752,000 764,000 Hinduism 31.59 % -
 Kharwar India 566,000 575,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Kisan India 1,623,000 1,629,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 32
 Kol India 1,758,000 1,760,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 706,000 706,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Kolta India 671,000 671,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 13
 Kori India 2,579,000 2,602,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korwa India 448,000 450,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,835,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,519,000 15,859,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 310
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,869,000 19,161,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 377
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,379,000 9,673,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
Lohara India 264,000 282,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,888,000 10,584,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 198
 Mahli India 404,000 435,000 Hinduism 2.25 % 8
 Majhi India 120,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 80,000 200,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 186,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,859,000 10,007,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 197
Mandia India 2,300 2,300 Hinduism 1.41 % 1
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 46,000 241,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 202,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.35 % -
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.50 % -
Mizo Lushai India 564,000 566,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Monpa India 40,000 136,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Mru India 500 58,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Munda India 3,673,000 3,818,000 Hinduism 20.43 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 149,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,797,000 11,952,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,676,000 7,956,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 94
 Namassej Chandel India 1,439,000 4,356,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 29
 Oraon India 4,454,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 207,000 207,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 4
 Pan India 1,355,000 1,359,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Pardhan India 317,000 317,000 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 489,000 489,000 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 % -
 Pod India 2,976,000 2,986,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 369,000 371,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,921,000 6,583,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 98
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 110,000 6,583,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Raju India 591,000 591,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 12
 Rajwar India 607,000 617,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 12
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Santal, Satar Bangladesh 633,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 9.49 % -
Saonta India 4,100 4,100 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 980,000 983,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
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 % -
Sounti India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 792,000 1,517,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 419,000 630,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,819,000 5,015,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 96
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,717,000 19,219,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Tipera India 631,000 755,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,585,000 59,829,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1172
  Totals:  133           107     6,502

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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