CountryIndia

State:

  

Meghalaya

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

182

Unreached People Groups

130

Total Population

3,074,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

71.0 %

Hindu

11.7 %

Muslim

4.6 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

12.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 300 Adi 300 - 30 - - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Ahom 6,600 Assamese 6,600 - 20 - - -
 Angami 800 Naga, Angami - - - 800 - -
Anglo 500 English - - - 500 - -
 Arakanese, Magh 20 Magahi - - 20 - - -
 Arleng 16,000 Karbi 4,700 - - 8,200 - 2,800
Assamese (Christian traditions) 2,700 Assamese - - - 2,700 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 8,200 Assamese - 8,200 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
Bania Brittal 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,400 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 300
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 1,700 - - 70 500 -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 100 Sikkimese - - 100 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bodo 4,400 Boro 3,400 - - 900 - 100
Brahmin Bengali 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Burmese 60 Burmese - - 60 - - -
 Chain 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Chakma 900 Chakma 100 - 200 500 - 30
 Chhetri 1,900 Nepali 1,800 - 30 - - -
Chin Biete 1,000 Biete - - - 1,000 - -
 Chin Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Chin Thado-Kuki 14,000 Chin, Thado 3,100 70 600 10,000 - 200
 Christian unspecified 15,000 Kannada - - - 15,000 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dalu 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Deori 400 Deori 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Drukpa 200 Dzongkha - - 200 - - -
Dulia 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Dura 900 Odia 700 - 200 - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo 952,000 Garo 12,000 9,900 1,900 855,000 200 73,000
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
 Gurung 1,100 Nepali 200 - 900 30 - -
 Hadi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Hajang 43,000 Naga, Mao 41,000 50 700 1,000 - 100
Hajang Banai 4,600 Bengali 4,500 - 30 50 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Hira 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,700 Hmar - - - 1,600 - -
Hualngo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Jhalo Malo 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
Kachari 100 Assamese 100 - - 30 - -
 Kachari 2,100 Deori 1,600 - - 400 - 50
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Kami 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Bengali 6,600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khampti 30 Adi 30 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,566,000 Khasi 24,000 4,100 600 1,248,000 100 290,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Koch 29,000 - 200 300 - -
 Koch (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Konai 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koya 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kumal 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
Kusiari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Limbu 1,100 Nepali 400 - - 20 - 800
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Loi 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Lotha 80 Naga, Lotha - - - 80 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Magar 22,000 Nepali 20,000 - 2,300 300 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Mahara 500 Assamese 500 - - - - -
 Mahishya 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Mappila Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mech 300 Boro 200 - - - - -
 Meitei 4,400 Meitei 4,400 - - - - -
 Miri 100 Mising 100 - - 20 - -
 Mizo 1,300 Mizo 40 - - 1,300 - -
Mizo Biete 40 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 3,400 Mizo 100 - 20 3,200 - 40
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 100 - - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 20 - - 20 - -
 Naga Tangkhul 600 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 600 - -
 Naga unspecified 3,900 Naga Pidgin 500 30 50 3,200 - 80
 Nair 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,800 Bengali 1,700 - 20 - - -
Namassej Chandel 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - 20 - - -
 Newah 400 Nepali 300 - 20 - - -
 Nissi 70 Nyishi 60 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 200 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 600 Chin, Paite - - - 600 - -
Paliya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Pawi 70 Chin, Hakha 20 - - 40 - -
 Pnar 25,000 Pnar 300 200 - 20,000 - 4,500
 Pod 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
Poi 900 Mizo - - - 900 - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rabha 39,000 Assamese 35,000 90 800 2,900 20 40
 Rai 3,000 Nepali 900 - - 90 - 2,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Rajbanshi 13,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Raju 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Rajwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Ralte 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
Ranabhat 1,200 Assamese 1,200 - - - - -
 Rautia 200 Sadri 200 - - - - -
 Rongmei 100 Naga, Inpui 100 - - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal 200 Santhali 200 - - - - 20
 Saora 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Sarki 500 Nepali 400 - - 20 - -
 Sayyid 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
 Shaikh 112,000 Urdu - 112,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 4,200 Urdu - 4,200 - - - -
Shan 60 Shan - - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Singpho 70 Singpho - - - 70 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 5,400 Nepali 4,600 - - - - 900
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Man 900 Phake 40 - 900 - - -
 Tamang 400 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 60 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
 Thadou 80 Chin, Thado - - - 80 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 600 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 600 - 30 - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - - - -
 Tipera 4,000 Kok Borok 4,000 - - - - -
 Tiwa 40,000 Assamese 40,000 - 20 - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 500 Vaiphei - - - 500 - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 7,100 Hindi 7,100 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Zeliang 600 Naga, Zeme - - - 600 - -
  Totals:  182 3,074,000   130 361,000 143,000 10,000 2,183,000 2,800 375,000
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