Country:

India

State: Meghalaya
District: All

Number of People Groups

206

Unreached People Groups

150

Total Population

2,951,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

74.5 %

Hindu

11.9 %

Muslim

4.5 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

8.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 300 Adi 300 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Aguri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Ahom 7,800 Assamese 7,700 - - 100 - -
 Angami 900 Naga, Angami - - - 900 - -
Anglo 500 English - - - 500 - -
 Arakanese, Magh Unknown Magahi - - - - - -
 Arleng 18,000 Karbi 4,000 70 20 11,000 - 3,200
Assamese (Christian traditions) 3,300 Assamese - - - 3,300 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 6,400 Assamese - 6,400 - - - -
Badaik 500 Sadri 500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania 3,800 Hindi 3,400 - - - - 400
 Bania Agarwal 800 Hindi 600 - - - - 200
Bania Brittal 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Bhar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 90 Sikkimese - - 90 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Boro 2,000 - - 400 - 60
 Brahmin 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Burmese 200 Burmese - - 100 - - -
 Chain 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
Chakma 1,000 Chakma 70 - 200 800 - 20
 Chhetri 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Chin Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Christian 29,000 Hindi - - - 29,000 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 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 100 Dzongkha - - 100 - - -
Dulia 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Dura 900 Odia 700 - 200 40 - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo 919,000 Garo 6,100 3,700 3,600 885,000 200 21,000
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Goanese 300 Konkani, Goan - - - 300 - -
 Gosain 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Gurung 800 Nepali 100 - 500 80 - -
 Hadi 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Hajang 46,000 Bengali 45,000 60 200 500 - 20
Hajang Banai 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - 70 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,900 Hmar 30 - - 1,800 - -
Hualngo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 300 Naga, Mao - - - 300 - -
 Jalkeot 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Jhalo Malo 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
Jimdar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 4,500 Deori 400 30 - 3,400 - 600
Kachari Sonwal 2,200 Assamese 1,400 - - 800 - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kami 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kaora 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kapali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 6,900 - - 40 - -
Kayastha Karan 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khambu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Khampti 30 Adi 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,476,000 Khasi 12,000 4,700 1,500 1,229,000 100 227,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Koch 27,000 - 20 300 - 30
 Koch (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Konai 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Korwa 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Koya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kuki Chin 14,000 Chin, Thado 400 40 - 14,000 - 200
Kuki Chin Biete 1,000 Biete - - - 1,000 - -
 Kumal 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kusiari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Loi Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Lotha 200 Naga, Lotha - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Magar 20,000 Nepali 18,000 - 1,500 700 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Mahara 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Malto 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
 Mappila Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Matia 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mech 1,000 Boro 800 - - 300 - -
 Meitei 3,500 Meitei 3,500 - - - - -
 Miri 100 Mising 60 - - 80 - -
 Mizo 1,100 Mizo - - - 1,100 - -
Mizo Biete 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 2,600 Mizo 30 - - 2,500 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 100 - - - - -
 Nadar 20 Tamil - - - - - -
 Naga 1,200 Naga Pidgin 40 - 30 1,100 - 20
 Naga, Tangkhul 900 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 900 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nair 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - 20 - - -
 Namassej Chandel 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - 20 - - -
 Newah 300 Nepali 300 - 20 - - -
 Nissi 50 Nyishi 40 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 200 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 600 Chin, Paite - - - 600 - -
Paliya 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Pawi 1,000 Chin, Hakha 30 - - 700 - 300
 Pnar 1,600 Pnar 50 - - 900 - 600
 Pod 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
Poi 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rabha 36,000 Assamese 35,000 90 - 1,500 - 100
 Rai 3,200 Nepali 1,100 - - 200 - 1,900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Rangpuri 12,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 200 Rangpuri 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Raju 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Ralte 900 Mizo - - - 900 - -
Ranabhat 1,100 Assamese 1,100 - - - - -
 Rautia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rongmei 100 Naga, Inpui 100 - - - - -
Sankara 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Santal 200 Santhali 200 - - 20 - 20
 Saora 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Sarki 500 Nepali 400 - 60 40 - -
 Sayyid 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Sema 400 Naga, Sumi - - - 400 - -
 Shaikh 109,000 Urdu - 109,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
Shan 80 Shan - - 80 - - -
 Sherpa 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Singpho 300 Singpho - - - 300 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,800 Nepali 4,000 - - - - 900
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Man 1,000 Phake 40 - 900 20 - -
 Tamang 600 Nepali 400 - 200 50 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Bengali 4,300 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Thadou 100 Chin, Thado - - - 100 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 800 Nepali 800 - - 40 - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 700 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 600 - 30 30 - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Tipra 3,500 Kok Borok 3,500 - - - - -
 Tiwa 39,000 Assamese 39,000 - - 40 - -
 Tiyar 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 500 Vaiphei - - - 500 - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 1,600 - - 100 300 -
Valmiki, Balmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 3,100 Bengali 3,100 - - - - -
 Yakthumba 1,100 Nepali 400 - - 20 - 700
 Zeliang 600 Naga, Zeme - - - 600 - -
  Totals:  206 2,951,000   150 350,000 132,000 9,900 2,198,000 3,000 258,000
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