Country:

India

State: Assam
District: Cachar

Number of People Groups

221

Unreached People Groups

157

Total Population

1,979,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

2.2 %

Hindu

64.1 %

Muslim

33.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Ahom 18,000 Assamese 18,000 - - - - -
 Aka 30 Hruso 30 - - - - -
 Angami 500 Naga, Angami 30 - - 500 - -
 Ao 400 Naga, Ao - - - 400 - -
 Arleng 27,000 Karbi 24,000 - - 2,800 - 100
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 77,000 Assamese - 77,000 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 6,800 Hindi 6,600 - - - - 200
 Bania Agrahari 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Bais 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 1,800 Assamese 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - 50
 Bania Gandha Banik 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 1,100 Hindi 900 - - - - 200
 Bania unspecified 28,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - 1,200
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Barman 5,800 Dimasa 5,700 - - 30 - -
 Bauri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhandari 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Bhattra 50 Bhatri 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bhottada 30 Kuvi 30 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 9,300 Bengali 9,100 - - - - 300
 Bhumij 2,200 Bengali 2,000 - - 100 - 30
 Biate 12,000 Biate 10,000 - - 1,900 - -
 Bishnupriya Manipuri 6,900 Bishnupuriya 6,900 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 200 Boro 200 - - 30 - -
Bodo (Muslim traditions) Unknown Boro - - - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ganak 1,200 Assamese 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - 300
 Bru 16,000 Kok Borok 15,000 - - 400 - 200
 Chakhesang 30 Naga, Chokri - - - 30 - -
 Chakma 19,000 Chakma 18,000 - 100 600 - 300
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Chepang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Chhetri 2,100 Nepali 2,100 - - - - -
 Chiru 200 Chiru 50 - - 200 - -
 Christian 1,000 Hindi - - - 1,000 - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deori 40 Deori 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Drukpa 30 Dzongkha - - 30 - - -
 Dura 60 Odia 40 - 20 - - -
 Ganda 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gangte 70 Gangte 50 - - 20 - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 20 Garo - - - - - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gokha Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gond Maria 200 Gondi, Northern 200 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - 600 - -
 Guria 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 800 Nepali 700 - 60 20 - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Hajang 80 Bengali 50 - - 20 - -
 Halam 200 Kok Borok 90 - - 90 - -
 Halam Chorei 20 Chin, Falam 20 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hira 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
 Hmar 900 Hmar - - - 900 - -
Hrangkhol 8,000 Hrangkhol 8,000 - - - - -
 Ilavan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Jalkeot 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Bengali 48,000 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 12,000 Deori 11,000 30 - 40 - -
 Kachari Sonwal Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 61,000 Bengali 61,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kalingi 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kami 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Karan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Khampti 60 Adi 60 - - - - -
 Khandait 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Kharia 500 Kharia 500 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 6,800 Khasi 1,000 100 20 5,700 - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kol 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kolta 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Korku 700 Korku 700 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 5,400 Odia 5,200 - - 200 - -
 Kuki Chin 6,200 Bengali 4,100 - - 2,200 - -
Kuki Chin Changsen 2,900 Chin, Thado 2,200 - - 600 - -
Kuki Chin Khelma 2,600 Bengali 1,300 - - 1,300 - -
Kuki Chin Kholhang 12,000 Chin, Thado 8,600 - - 3,100 - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
Kusiari 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Lamkang 60 Lamkang 60 - - - - -
Loi 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Lotha 70 Naga, Lotha - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Magar 4,500 Nepali 4,500 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Mahara 200 Odia 200 - 20 - - -
 Mahishya 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
Maimal 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Malto Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Marma 20 Rakhine 20 - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mech 100 Boro 100 - - - - -
 Meitei Kshatriya 11,000 Meitei 11,000 - - - - -
 Meitei Panan 6,900 Meitei 6,900 - - - - -
 Meitei Thanga 6,900 Meitei 6,900 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 93,000 Meitei 93,000 - - 70 - -
 Miri 20 Mising 20 - - - - -
 Mishmi Unknown Digaro-Mishmi - - - - - -
 Mizo 300 Mizo - - - 300 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 1,400 Mizo 100 - - 1,300 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Munda 17,000 Mundari 16,000 - - 1,100 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Naga 80 Nagamese - - - 70 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Nair Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Oraon 14,000 Kurux 13,000 - - 900 - 100
Paik 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 200 Chin, Paite - - - 200 - -
 Pan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Patial 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 108,000 Bengali 108,000 - - - 20 -
 Pnar 200 Pnar - - - 200 - -
 Pod 48,000 Bengali 48,000 - - - - -
Poi 400 Mizo - - - 400 - -
 Rabha 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Rai 600 Nepali 500 - - - - 100
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Ralte 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
Ranabhat 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Rengma 90 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 90 - -
 Rongmei 500 Naga, Inpui 100 - - 400 - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sakachep 3,500 Sakachep 1,600 - - 1,900 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 43,000 Santhali 41,000 - - 1,800 - 50
 Saora unspecified 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sarki 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Sayyid 4,900 Urdu - 4,900 - - - -
 Sema 100 Naga, Sumi - - - 100 - -
Shabar 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 575,000 Urdu - 575,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 30 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tamang 800 Nepali 700 - 50 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Thadou 90 Chin, Thado - - - 90 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Tili 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Tipera 23,000 Kok Borok 22,000 - - 300 - -
 Tiwa Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 400 Vaiphei - - - 400 - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 200 Nepali 100 - - - - 80
 Yenadi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Yimchungra Unknown Naga, Yimchungru - - - - - -
 Zeliang 14,000 Naga, Zeme 3,400 - - 11,000 - -
  Totals:  221 1,979,000   157 1,268,000 663,000 400 44,000 300 3,500
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