CountryIndia

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Assam

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Number of People Groups

336

Unreached People Groups

250

Total Population

32,859,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

3.3 %

Hindu

62.8 %

Muslim

33.3 %

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 - - 30 - -
Ahom 996,000 Assamese 974,000 40 1,100 22,000 - 300
 Aiton 3,900 Aiton 1,400 - 2,300 - - 200
 Aka 2,100 Hruso 1,900 - 80 - - 80
 Angami 13,000 Naga, Angami 300 - - 13,000 - -
 Ansari 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Ao 4,900 Naga, Ao 100 - - 4,800 - -
 Arakanese, Mag 20 Magahi 20 - - - - -
 Arleng 513,000 Karbi 422,000 1,200 300 88,000 - 1,900
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 2,746,000 Assamese - 2,746,000 - - - -
Assamese (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
Asur 900 Asuri 900 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Baloch, Eastern 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bania 1,182,000 Hindi 1,163,000 - - - - 19,000
 Bania, Agarwal 151,000 Hindi 148,000 - - - - 2,500
 Bania, Agrahari 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Bania, Bais 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
Bania, Barnawar 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 8,800 Hindi 8,700 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gandha Banik 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
 Bania, Kasarwani 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 50
Bania, Khatri 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 600
 Bania, Porwal 15,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 1,200
Bania, Rauniar 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Barman 21,000 Dimasa 21,000 30 50 100 - -
 Bauri 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 2,600 Oriya 2,600 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - 600 -
 Bhattra 40 Bhatri 40 - - - - -
 Bhil 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist Tibetan 3,200 Sikkimese - - 3,200 - - -
Bhottada 1,200 Kuvi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 83,000 Bengali 83,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 232,000 Bengali 226,000 30 - 6,000 - 100
Bilaspuri 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Birhor 3,600 Birhor 3,500 - - 100 - -
 Birjia 500 Bijori 500 - - - - -
 Bishnupuria 11,000 Bishnupriya 11,000 - - - - -
 Bodo 1,878,000 Bodo 1,743,000 4,800 1,100 125,000 100 2,500
Boria, Assam 188,000 Assamese 188,000 - - - - -
 Boya 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 1,359,000 Hindi 1,354,000 - - - - 4,600
Brahmin, Bengali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ganak 50,000 Assamese 50,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 45,000 Hindi 45,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jyoti 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 55,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Rikhisur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 7,500 Hindi 7,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Utkal 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Vaidik 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Varendra 6,900 Bengali 6,900 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 70,000 Assamese 70,000 - - - - -
 Bru 12,000 Kok Borok 12,000 - 60 500 - 100
 Burmese 800 Burmese - - 700 40 - -
Chakhesang 1,400 Naga, Chokri 20 - - 1,400 - -
Chakma 20,000 Chakma 14,000 - 4,400 900 - 200
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - 100 - -
Chang 200 Naga, Chang - - - 200 - -
 Chepang 1,000 Nepali 800 - 300 - - -
 Chero 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Chhetri 255,000 Nepali 255,000 - 700 - - -
 Chik Baraik 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Chin 57,000 Chin, Thado 11,000 200 30 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 300 Chin, Mara - - - 300 - -
Chirr 20 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 20 - -
 Chiru 200 Chiru 40 - - 100 - -
 Christian unspecified 131,000 Hindi 1,900 - - 129,000 - -
 Darjee 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 400 60 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - - - -
 Deori 56,000 Deori 56,000 - - 300 - 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 Oriya 700 - 300 - - -
 Faqir 30 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Ganda 3,700 Oriya 3,700 - - - - -
 Gangai 1,300 Nepali 1,300 - - - - -
 Gangte 300 Gangte 200 - - 40 - -
 Garo 218,000 Garo 33,000 90 - 185,000 - -
 Gauda 4,900 Oriya 4,900 - - - - -
 Gharti 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 600 Konkani, Goan - - - 600 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 400 Oriya 400 - - - - -
 Gond 663,000 Hindi 618,000 30 300 40,000 - 3,900
 Gonrhi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gorait 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Guria 2,900 Oriya 2,900 - - - - -
 Gurung 18,000 Nepali 12,000 - 4,700 100 - 400
 Hadi 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Hajang 2,400 Naga, Mao 2,300 - - 70 - -
Halam 800 Kok Borok 500 - - 300 - -
 Halam, Chorei 300 Chin, Falam 300 - - 60 - -
 Halam, Kaipeng 40 Chin, Falam - - - 30 - -
 Halam, Molsom Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 90 Chinese, Mandarin - - 90 - - -
Hira 69,000 Assamese 69,000 - - - - -
 Hmar 20,000 Hmar 200 90 - 20,000 - -
 Ho 41,000 Ho 39,000 - - 2,100 - 40
Hojai 7,600 Assamese 6,900 - 80 600 - -
Hrangkhol 6,700 Hrangkhol 6,700 - - - - -
Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Illemei 200 Naga, Mao - - - 200 - -
 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 106,000 - - - - -
 Julaha 100 Hindi - - - - 100 -
Kachari 316,000 Assamese 312,000 300 100 2,800 50 400
Kachari (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 158,000 Deori 156,000 200 40 2,400 - 30
 Kachin 5,100 Jingpho - - 5,100 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kahha, Phom 400 Naga, Phom - - - 400 - -
 Kaibartta 782,000 Bengali 782,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kalingi 900 Oriya 900 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Kami 22,000 Nepali 21,000 - 900 - - -
Kandra 2,700 Oriya 2,700 - - - - -
 Kapu 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Karan 1,700 Oriya 1,700 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
 Kawar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 696,000 Bengali 696,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 94,000 Bengali 93,000 - - 400 - -
 Khamiyang 300 Assamese - - 300 - - -
 Khampti 5,500 Adi 2,000 - 3,500 - - 50
Khandait 11,000 Oriya 11,000 - - - - -
Kharia 202,000 Kharia 199,000 - - 3,300 - 100
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Khasi 35,000 Khasi 5,000 200 50 30,000 - 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 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - 30 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Koli Malhar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kolta 1,800 Oriya 1,800 - - - - -
 Konyak 2,400 Naga, Konyak 200 - - 2,200 - -
 Korku 43,000 Korku 41,000 - - 1,500 - -
 Korwa 49,000 Telugu 48,000 - - 800 - -
 Koya 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - 60 - -
 Kui Khond 67,000 Oriya 63,000 - - 3,900 - 100
 Kumal 3,500 Nepali 3,500 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Hindi 146,000 - - - - -
 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 31,000 Nepali 17,000 - 80 1,700 - 13,000
 Lingayat 50 Kannada - - - - - 50
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
Loi 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
 Lotha 2,400 Naga, Lotha 70 - - 2,300 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Madari 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Magar 167,000 Nepali 163,000 - 2,000 2,200 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Mahara 4,400 Bengali 4,300 - - - 20 -
 Mahishya 842,000 Bengali 842,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Mahratta 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Majhwar 5,100 Hindi 5,000 - - 20 - -
Makwara Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 40 Telugu - - - 40 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Hindi 98,000 - - - - -
Malto 5,900 Santhali 5,600 - - 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 - 300 - 30
 Meitei 174,000 Meitei 174,000 - - 70 - 100
 Miri 736,000 Mising 721,000 600 50 10,000 40 4,600
 Mishmi 3,100 Digaro-Mishmi 3,000 - - 100 - -
 Mizo 3,900 Mizo 400 - 70 3,400 - -
Mizo, Fanai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
Mizo, Lushai 5,700 Mizo 800 - 200 4,700 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 102,000 Bengali 102,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
Mon 200 Assamese - - 200 - - -
Mukha Dhora 1,400 Telugu 1,400 - - - - -
 Munda 1,483,000 Mundari 1,363,000 40 - 118,000 - 1,900
 Munnur 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 66,000 Hindi 66,000 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Nadar 100 Tamil 60 - - 80 - -
 Naga, unspecified 4,500 Naga Pidgin 700 100 - 3,600 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 120,000 Hindi 120,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Nair 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Namassej 788,000 Bengali 788,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 300 Marathi - - 300 - - -
 Newah 39,000 Nepali 37,000 - 1,400 - - 40
 Nissi 7,700 Nyishi 6,900 - - 900 - -
Nocte 500 Naga, Nocte 500 - - 70 - -
 Oraon 730,000 Kurux 679,000 - - 50,000 - -
Paik 1,200 Oriya 1,200 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 200 Chin, Paite - - - 100 - -
Pallan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Pan 8,600 Oriya 8,600 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 100 Tamil 100 - - 30 - -
 Parja 4,500 Oriya 4,500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patial 500 Oriya 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 500 Naga, Pochuri - - - 500 - -
 Pod 242,000 Bengali 242,000 - - - - -
Poi 500 Mizo - - - 500 - -
 Rabha 363,000 Assamese 351,000 800 70 12,000 - 400
 Rai 46,000 Nepali 33,000 - 90 2,200 - 11,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 210,000 Rajbanshi 203,000 - - 5,100 - 2,500
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 343,000 Hindi 340,000 - - - - 2,800
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 9,500 Urdu - 9,500 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,400 -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
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 700 Mizo 30 - - 600 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Ranabhat 11,000 Assamese 11,000 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Rengma 5,600 Naga, Southern Rengma 200 - - 5,400 - -
 Rongmei 900 Naga, Inpui 200 - - 700 - -
Sagarbanshi 900 Oriya 900 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Saloi 4,300 Assamese 4,300 - - - - -
 Sangtam 600 Naga, Sangtam - - - 600 - -
 Santal 942,000 Santhali 834,000 60 - 70,000 - 38,000
 Saora 116,000 Oriya 112,000 - - 4,300 - 20
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Sarki 9,700 Nepali 9,600 - - 40 - -
 Sayyid 139,000 Urdu - 138,000 - - - -
Sema 8,200 Naga, Sumi 100 - - 8,100 - -
Shabar 2,100 Oriya 2,100 - - - - -
 Shaikh 7,983,000 Urdu - 7,983,000 - - - -
Shan 1,600 Shan - - 1,200 20 - 300
 Sherdukpen 70 Sherdukpen 20 - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 2,600 Nepali 600 - 2,100 - - -
 Singpho 5,200 Singpho - - 5,100 80 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - 20
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Bengali 56,000 - - 20 - -
 Sunuwar 38,000 Nepali 37,000 - - 100 - 100
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Bengali 90,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Tai Man 4,000 Phake 100 - 3,100 200 - 700
 Tamang 40,000 Tamang, Eastern 34,000 - 4,300 900 - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 70 Tamil - 70 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 160,000 Bengali 160,000 - - 30 - -
 Tanu 90 Apatani 90 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 204,000 Hindi 204,000 - - - - -
 Thadou 400 Chin, Thado - - - 400 - -
 Thakali 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Thakuri 31,000 Nepali 31,000 - - 20 - -
 Thami 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
 Tharu 53,000 Tharu, Kochila 51,000 - 700 900 - -
 Tibetan 600 Tibetan, Central - - 600 - - -
 Tikhir 30 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 30 - -
 Tili 84,000 Bengali 84,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 19,000 Kok Borok 19,000 - - 600 - -
 Tiwa 321,000 Assamese 308,000 300 50 13,000 40 90
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Turkmen 20 Turkmen - 20 - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 700 Vaiphei - - - 700 - -
 Vanniyan 900 Tamil 900 - - - - -
Vellalan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 440,000 Hindi 440,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yerukula 80 Yerukula 80 - - - - -
Yimchungra 500 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 500 - -
 Zeliang 19,000 Naga, Zeme 3,100 - - 15,000 - -
  Totals:  336 32,859,000   250 20,631,000 10,945,000 57,000 1,088,000 21,000 115,000
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