Country:

India

State: Assam
District: Sonitpur

Number of People Groups

211

Unreached People Groups

164

Total Population

1,507,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

7.3 %

Hindu

71.2 %

Muslim

20.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 20 Adi 20 - - - - -
 Ahom 28,000 Assamese 26,000 - - 1,800 - -
 Aka 400 Hruso 400 - - - - -
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Ao 30 Naga, Ao - - - 30 - -
 Arleng 7,000 Karbi 3,300 - - 3,700 - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 101,000 Assamese - 101,000 - - - -
Assamese (Sikh traditions) 400 Assamese - - - - 400 -
 Bania Agarwal 7,900 Hindi 7,800 - - - - 100
 Bania Agrahari 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania Bais 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 1,900 Assamese 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 90
Bania Rauniar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 56,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - 700
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bauri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhandari 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 300 Sikkimese - - 300 - - -
Bhottada 100 Kuvi 100 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 19,000 Bengali 17,000 - - 1,600 - -
 Birjia 60 Bijori 60 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 118,000 Boro 104,000 - 30 13,000 - 600
Bodo (Muslim traditions) 400 Boro - 400 - - - -
 Boria Assam 45,000 Assamese 45,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ganak 6,000 Assamese 6,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - 80
 Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Chakhesang 50 Naga, Chokri - - - 50 - -
 Chakma 900 Chakma - - 500 400 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Chepang 30 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Chhetri 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - 200 - - -
 Christian 9,000 Hindi - - - 9,000 - -
 Darjee 400 Nepali 400 - 30 - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Deori 900 Deori 900 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Drukpa 500 Dzongkha - - 500 - - -
 Dura 200 Odia 90 - 60 - - -
 Ganda 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 2,100 Garo 50 - - 2,000 - -
 Gauda 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gharti 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gokha 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Gond Maria 2,700 Gondi, Northern 2,400 - - 400 - -
 Gond unspecified 76,000 Hindi 66,000 - - 10,000 - 200
 Guria 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 600 Nepali 200 - 400 - - -
 Hadi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Hajang 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hira 300 Assamese 300 - - - - -
 Ho 200 Ho 200 - - 30 - -
Hojai 400 Assamese 300 - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot 600 Assamese 600 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jhalo Malo 8,300 Bengali 8,300 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kachari Dimasa Unknown Deori - - - - - -
 Kachari Sonwal 90 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Kahha 30 Naga, Phom - - - 30 - -
Kaibartta Jalia 7,700 Bengali 7,700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kami 700 Nepali 600 - 90 - - -
Kandra 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Karan 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - 300 - -
 Khampti Unknown Adi - - - - - -
 Khandait 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
 Kharia 21,000 Kharia 20,000 - - 800 - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 2,200 Khasi 100 - - 2,100 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kisan 1,000 Hindi 900 - - 60 - -
 Kol 400 Hindi 300 - - 20 - -
 Kolta 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Konyak 200 Naga, Konyak - - - 200 - -
 Korku 3,200 Korku 3,000 - - 200 - -
 Korwa 14,000 Telugu 14,000 - - 400 - -
 Koya unspecified 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 7,300 Odia 6,300 - - 1,000 - -
 Kumal 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - 200 - -
 Lama Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Lotha 50 Naga, Lotha - - - 50 - -
 Magar 11,000 Nepali 9,700 - 300 800 - -
Mahara 200 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Majhwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Malto 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
 Mech 600 Boro 600 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 500 Meitei 500 - - - - -
 Miri 37,000 Mising 37,000 80 - 300 - 30
 Mishmi 100 Digaro-Mishmi 100 - - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Munda 193,000 Mundari 154,000 - - 39,000 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Nagamese - - - 30 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - - -
 Newah 900 Nepali 900 - 60 - - -
 Nissi 2,300 Nyishi 1,600 - - 800 - -
 Oraon 77,000 Kurux 65,000 - - 11,000 - 200
Paik 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Patial 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Pochury 30 Naga, Pochuri - - - 30 - -
 Pod 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Rabha 3,100 Assamese 3,000 20 - 70 - -
 Rai 3,500 Nepali 2,800 - - 500 - 200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 10,000 - - 1,000 - 300
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - 50
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Sisodia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Ranabhat 600 Assamese 600 - - - - -
 Rengma 60 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 50 - -
Sagarbanshi 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sangtam 70 Naga, Sangtam - - - 70 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 42,000 Santhali 34,000 - - 5,700 - 2,900
 Saora unspecified 13,000 Odia 12,000 - - 1,000 - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sarki 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,000 Urdu - 5,000 - - - -
 Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
Shabar 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 204,000 Urdu - 204,000 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 20 Sherdukpen - - 20 - - -
 Sherpa 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Singpho 20 Singpho - - - 20 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 6,100 Nepali 6,100 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Tamang 1,500 Nepali 800 - 500 200 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Thakali 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Thakuri 3,100 Nepali 3,100 - - - - -
 Thami 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Tharu 1,600 Hindi 1,400 - - 200 - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Tipera 70 Kok Borok 70 - - - - -
 Tiwa 60 Assamese 60 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 4,700 Nepali 3,700 - - 800 - 300
 Zeliang 100 Naga, Zeme - - - 90 - -
  Totals:  211 1,507,000   164 1,072,000 314,000 3,300 111,000 1,200 5,700
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