CountryIndia

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Assam

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Number of People Groups

337

Unreached People Groups

251

Total Population

32,531,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

3.7 %

Hindu

62.1 %

Muslim

33.5 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 1,300 Adi 1,300 - - - - -
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 300 Tamil 300 - - 40 - -
Ahom 1,092,000 Assamese 1,028,000 40 1,100 63,000 - -
 Aiton 3,900 Aiton 1,400 - 2,300 - - 200
 Aka 2,200 Hruso 1,900 - 80 90 - 80
 Angami 15,000 Naga, Angami 200 - - 14,000 - -
 Ansari 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Ao 6,000 Naga, Ao 100 - - 6,000 - -
 Arakanese, Mag 20 Magahi 20 - - - - -
 Arleng 512,000 Karbi 420,000 1,200 300 90,000 - 1,900
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 2,736,000 Assamese - 2,736,000 - - - -
Assamese (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
Asur 800 Asuri 800 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bania 1,113,000 Hindi 1,091,000 - - - - 19,000
 Bania, Agarwal 144,000 Hindi 141,000 - - - - 2,500
 Bania, Agrahari 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
Bania, Barnawar 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 8,500 Hindi 8,300 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gandha Banik 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
 Bania, Kasarwani 9,800 Hindi 9,800 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 50
Bania, Khatri 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 10,000 Hindi 9,800 - - - - 600
 Bania, Porwal 14,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 1,200
Bania, Rauniar 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Barman 21,000 Dimasa 21,000 30 50 100 - -
 Bauri 5,200 Bengali 5,200 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 2,600 Odia 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 22,000 - - 90 600 -
 Bhattra 40 Bhatri 40 - - - - -
 Bhil 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Tibetan 3,200 Sikkimese - - 3,200 - - -
Bhottada 1,200 Kuvi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 82,000 Bengali 82,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 232,000 Bengali 224,000 30 - 8,500 - 100
Bilaspuri 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Birhor 3,300 Birhor 3,100 - - 200 - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bishnupuriya 11,000 Bishnupriya 11,000 - - - - -
 Bodo 1,896,000 Bodo 1,721,000 4,800 1,100 165,000 100 2,700
Boria, Assam 187,000 Assamese 187,000 - - - - -
 Boya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 1,271,000 Hindi 1,262,000 - - - - 4,600
Brahmin, Bengali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ganak 49,000 Assamese 49,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jyoti 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Rikhisur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vaidik 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Varendra 6,800 Bengali 6,800 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 70,000 Assamese 70,000 - - - - -
 Bru 12,000 Kok Borok 11,000 - 60 500 - 100
 Burmese 800 Burmese - - 800 60 - -
Chakhesang 1,800 Naga, Chokri 20 - - 1,800 - -
Chakma 20,000 Chakma 14,000 - 4,300 1,100 - 200
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - 400 - -
Chang 300 Naga, Chang - - - 300 - -
 Chepang 900 Nepali 700 - 300 - - -
 Chero 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Chhetri 232,000 Nepali 230,000 - 1,000 300 - -
 Chik Baraik 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Chin 57,000 Chin, Thado 10,000 200 20 46,000 - 200
Chin, Biete 11,000 Biete 8,700 - - 2,300 - 200
Chin, Changsen 2,500 Chin, Thado 1,900 - - 600 - 50
Chin, Chongthir 1,100 Chin, Falam 40 - - 1,100 - -
Chin, Khelma 2,300 Sakachep 1,100 - - 1,100 - 40
Chin, Kholhang 10,000 Chin, Thado 7,400 - - 2,700 - 200
Chin, Khongsai 1,100 Chin, Thado 60 - - 1,100 - -
 Chin, Mara 500 Chin, Mara - - - 500 - -
Chirr 20 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 20 - -
 Chiru 200 Chiru 40 - - 100 - -
 Christian unspecified 65,000 Hindi 1,900 - - 60,000 - -
 Darjee 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 400 90 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
 Deori 56,000 Deori 56,000 - - 700 - 30
 Dhanwar Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 80,000 Hindi 80,000 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Dowaniya 3,000 Assamese - - 3,000 - - -
 Drukpa 1,900 Dzongkha - - 1,900 - - -
 Dura 1,000 Odia 700 - 300 - - -
 Faqir 30 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Ganda 3,700 Odia 3,700 - - - - -
 Gangai 1,300 Nepali 1,300 - - - - -
 Gangte 300 Gangte 200 - - 40 - -
 Garo 214,000 Garo 18,000 90 - 196,000 - -
 Gauda 4,900 Odia 4,900 - - - - -
 Gharti 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 600 Konkani, Goan - - - 600 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gond 672,000 Hindi 618,000 30 300 50,000 - 4,000
Gond, Maria 37,000 Maria 35,000 - - 2,600 - 30
 Gonrhi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gorait 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Guria 2,900 Odia 2,900 - - - - -
 Gurung 17,000 Nepali 12,000 - 4,700 300 - 400
 Hadi 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Hajang 2,200 Naga, Mao 2,100 - - 100 - -
Halam 800 Kok Borok 500 - - 300 - -
 Halam, Chorei 300 Chin, Falam 200 - - 100 - -
 Halam, Kaipeng 40 Chin, Falam - - - 30 - -
 Halam, Molsom Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 90 Chinese, Mandarin - - 90 - - -
Hira 67,000 Assamese 67,000 - - - - -
 Hmar 20,000 Hmar 200 90 - 20,000 - -
 Ho 42,000 Ho 39,000 - - 2,500 - 40
Hojai 7,800 Assamese 6,800 - 80 1,000 - -
Hrangkhol 6,700 Hrangkhol 6,700 - - - - -
Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Illemei 300 Naga, Mao - - - 300 - -
 Jalkeot 50,000 Assamese 50,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 13,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 13,000 -
Jatapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 103,000 Bengali 103,000 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 Bengali 102,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 100 Hindi - - - - 100 -
Kachari 316,000 Assamese 310,000 300 100 4,800 50 400
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 158,000 Deori 155,000 200 40 2,300 - 100
 Kachin 5,200 Jingpho - - 5,200 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kahha, Phom 500 Naga, Phom - - - 500 - -
 Kaibartta 779,000 Bengali 779,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kalingi 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Kami 21,000 Nepali 20,000 - 900 200 - -
Kandra 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
 Kapu 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Karan 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
 Kawar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 679,000 Bengali 679,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 94,000 Bengali 93,000 - - 600 - -
 Khamiyang 300 Assamese - - 300 - - -
 Khampti 5,500 Adi 2,000 - 3,500 - - 50
Khandait 11,000 Odia 11,000 - - - - -
Kharia 202,000 Kharia 198,000 - - 3,600 - 100
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Khasi 41,000 Khasi 4,700 200 50 36,000 - 80
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Khiamniungan 200 Naga, Khiamniungan - - - 200 - -
 Kisan 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - 80 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Koch 1,100 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kol 3,700 Hindi 3,600 - - 70 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kolta 1,800 Odia 1,800 - - - - -
 Konyak 2,700 Naga, Konyak 200 - - 2,500 - -
 Korku 43,000 Korku 41,000 - - 1,900 - -
 Korwa 47,000 Telugu 46,000 - - 1,100 - -
 Koya 5,800 Telugu 5,700 - - 80 - -
 Kui Khond 67,000 Odia 62,000 - - 4,900 - 100
 Kumal 3,300 Nepali 3,300 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 142,000 Hindi 142,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 312,000 Hindi 312,000 - - 400 - -
Kusiari 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Lama 100 Tibetan, Central - - 100 - - -
 Lamgang 50 Lamkang 50 - - - - -
 Limbu 30,000 Nepali 17,000 - 30 2,000 - 11,000
 Lingayat 50 Kannada - - - - - 50
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
Loi 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
 Lotha 2,900 Naga, Lotha 40 - - 2,900 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Madari 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Magar 159,000 Nepali 153,000 - 2,200 3,500 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Mahara 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - - 20 -
 Mahishya 808,000 Bengali 808,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Mahratta 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Majhwar 5,000 Hindi 4,900 - - 60 - -
Makwara Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 94,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - - -
Malto 5,800 Santhali 5,500 - - 300 - -
 Mangala 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mappila 80 Malayalam - 80 - - - -
 Maravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Matak 600 Assamese 600 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mech 13,000 Bodo 13,000 20 - 500 - 30
 Meitei 173,000 Meitei 173,000 - - 70 - 100
 Miri 734,000 Mising 713,000 600 50 15,000 40 4,600
 Mishmi 3,200 Digaro-Mishmi 2,900 - - 200 - -
 Mizo 5,000 Mizo 400 - 70 4,500 - -
Mizo, Fanai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
Mizo, Lushai 6,600 Mizo 800 - 200 5,600 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Bengali 101,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
Mon 200 Assamese - - 200 - - -
Mukha Dhora 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Munda 1,476,000 Mundari 1,341,000 40 - 133,000 - 1,900
 Munnur 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Nadar 100 Tamil 60 - - 80 - -
 Naga, unspecified 4,200 Naga Pidgin 700 100 - 3,400 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 116,000 Hindi 116,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Nair 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Namassej 780,000 Bengali 780,000 - - 100 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Newah 38,000 Nepali 37,000 - 1,300 100 - 40
 Nissi 7,900 Nyishi 6,700 - - 1,200 - -
Nocte 500 Naga, Nocte 500 - - 70 - -
 Oraon 734,000 Kurux 663,000 - - 70,000 - 1,800
Paik 1,200 Odia 1,200 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 100 Chin, Paite - - - 100 - -
Pallan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Pan 8,500 Odia 8,500 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - 30 - -
 Parja 4,500 Odia 4,500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patial 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 229,000 Assamese 229,000 - - 40 - -
Pawi 1,700 Chin, Hakha 1,100 - - 500 - -
 Pnar 1,000 Pnar 20 - - 1,000 - -
Pochury 800 Naga, Pochuri - - - 800 - -
 Pod 235,000 Bengali 235,000 - - - - -
Poi 500 Mizo - - - 500 - -
 Rabha 363,000 Assamese 342,000 800 70 20,000 - 400
 Rai 44,000 Nepali 33,000 - - 2,800 - 9,300
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 205,000 Rajbanshi 197,000 - - 5,800 - 2,500
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 332,000 Hindi 329,000 - - - - 2,800
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Chandrabansi 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Hindi 7,200 - - - - -
Rajput, Nagbansi 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Rajput, Sisodia 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Ralte 600 Mizo 30 - - 600 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Ranabhat 9,800 Assamese 9,800 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Rengma 5,900 Naga, Southern Rengma 200 - - 5,700 - -
 Rongmei 900 Naga, Inpui 200 - - 700 - -
Sagarbanshi 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Saloi 4,100 Assamese 4,100 - - - - -
 Sangtam 900 Naga, Sangtam - - - 900 - -
 Santal 908,000 Santhali 793,000 60 - 79,000 - 35,000
 Saora 121,000 Odia 115,000 - - 5,600 - 20
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sarki 9,200 Nepali 9,200 - - 80 - -
 Sayyid 138,000 Urdu - 138,000 - - - -
Sema 8,600 Naga, Sumi 100 - - 8,500 - -
Shabar 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
 Shaikh 7,946,000 Urdu - 7,946,000 - - - -
Shan 1,600 Shan - - 1,300 20 - 300
 Sherdukpen 70 Sherdukpen 20 - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 2,800 Nepali 500 - 2,200 60 - -
 Singpho 5,400 Singpho - - 5,100 300 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - 20
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Bengali 56,000 - - 20 - -
 Sunuwar 37,000 Nepali 36,000 - - 300 - 100
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Bengali 88,000 - - 40 - -
 Syrian Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Tai Man 4,100 Phake 100 - 3,100 200 - 700
Tai Taroi 100 Telugu - - 100 - - -
 Tamang 39,000 Tamang, Eastern 32,000 - 4,700 1,900 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 70 Tamil - 70 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 158,000 Bengali 158,000 - - 30 - -
 Tanu 90 Apatani 90 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 202,000 Hindi 202,000 - - - - -
 Thadou 400 Chin, Thado - - - 400 - -
 Thakali 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Thakuri 31,000 Nepali 31,000 - - 100 - -
 Thami 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
 Tharu 52,000 Tharu, Kochila 50,000 - - 2,500 - -
 Tibetan 600 Tibetan, Central - - 600 - - -
 Tikhir 30 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 30 - -
 Tili 83,000 Bengali 83,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 19,000 Kok Borok 18,000 - - 600 - -
 Tiwa 321,000 Assamese 307,000 300 50 13,000 40 90
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Turkmen 20 Turkmen - 20 - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 800 Vaiphei - - - 800 - -
 Vanniyan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Vellalan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 435,000 Hindi 432,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yerukula 80 Yerukula 80 - - - - -
Yimchungra 700 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 700 - -
 Zeliang 19,000 Naga, Zeme 3,100 - - 16,000 - -
  Totals:  337 32,531,000   251 20,214,000 10,898,000 57,000 1,215,000 21,000 111,000
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