CountryIndia

State:

  

Meghalaya

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

181

Unreached People Groups

129

Total Population

2,912,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

70.8 %

Hindu

12.0 %

Muslim

4.6 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

12.1 %
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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 6,200 Assamese 6,200 - 20 - - -
 Angami 700 Naga, Angami - - - 700 - -
Anglo 500 English - - - 500 - -
 Arakanese, Magh 20 Magahi - - 20 - - -
 Arleng 15,000 Karbi 4,400 - - 7,800 - 2,700
Assamese (Christian traditions) 2,600 Assamese - - - 2,600 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 7,700 Assamese - 7,700 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania 2,700 Hindi 2,200 - - - - 500
 Bania, Agarwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 100
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 1,600 - - 70 500 -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Tibetan 100 Sikkimese - - 100 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bodo 4,200 Boro 3,200 - - 800 - 100
 Brahmin 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Burmese 60 Burmese - - 60 - - -
 Chain 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Chakma 800 Chakma 100 - 200 500 - 20
 Chhetri 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - 30 - - -
 Chin 13,000 Chin, Thado 2,900 60 500 9,400 - 200
Chin, Biete 900 Biete - - - 900 - -
 Chin, Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Christian unspecified 14,000 Kannada - - - 14,000 - -
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 899,000 Garo 12,000 9,400 1,800 807,000 200 69,000
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
 Gurung 1,100 Nepali 200 - 900 30 - -
 Hadi 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Hajang 41,000 Naga, Mao 39,000 50 700 1,000 - 100
Hajang Banai 4,300 Bengali 4,200 - 30 50 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Hira 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,600 Hmar - - - 1,500 - -
Hualngo 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Jhalo Malo 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
Kachari 100 Assamese 90 - - 20 - -
 Kachari, Dimasa 1,900 Deori 1,500 - - 400 - 50
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Kami 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kaora 500 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Bengali 6,200 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khampti 20 Adi 20 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Khasi 1,479,000 Khasi 22,000 3,900 600 1,179,000 100 272,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Koch 27,000 - 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 - 700
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Loi 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
 Lotha 70 Naga, Lotha - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Magar 21,000 Nepali 19,000 - 2,200 300 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Mahara 500 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Mahishya 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 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 200 Boro 200 - - - - -
 Meitei 4,200 Meitei 4,200 - - - - -
 Miri 100 Mising 100 - - 20 - -
 Mizo 1,300 Mizo 40 - - 1,200 - -
Mizo, Biete 40 Mizo - - - 30 - -
Mizo, Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo, Lushai 3,200 Mizo 90 - 20 3,100 - 40
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 100 - - - - -
 Nadar 30 Tamil 20 - - 20 - -
 Naga, unspecified 3,700 Naga Pidgin 500 30 50 3,000 - 80
 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 70 Nyishi 60 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 200 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 500 Chin, Paite - - - 500 - -
Paliya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
Pawi 70 Chin, Hakha 20 - - 40 - -
 Pnar 24,000 Pnar 300 200 - 19,000 - 4,300
 Pod 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
Poi 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rabha 37,000 Assamese 33,000 90 800 2,800 20 40
 Rai 2,800 Nepali 900 - - 90 - 1,900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Rajbanshi 12,000 - 90 200 - 50
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Raju 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Ralte 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
Ranabhat 1,100 Assamese 1,100 - - - - -
 Rautia 200 Sadri 200 - - - - -
 Rongmei 100 Naga, Inpui 100 - - - - -
Sankara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Santal 200 Santhali 200 - - - - 20
 Saora 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Sarki 400 Nepali 400 - - 20 - -
 Sayyid 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
 Shaikh 105,000 Urdu - 105,000 - - - -
Shaikh Qureshi 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
Shan 60 Shan - - 60 - - -
 Sherpa 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Singpho 60 Singpho - - - 60 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 5,100 Nepali 4,400 - - - - 900
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Man 900 Phake 40 - 800 - - -
 Tamang 400 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 60 - - -
 Tangkhul 600 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 600 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 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 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Tipera 3,700 Kok Borok 3,700 - - - - -
 Tiwa 38,000 Assamese 38,000 - 20 - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 400 Vaiphei - - - 400 - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Zeliang 500 Naga, Zeme - - - 500 - -
  Totals:  181 2,912,000   129 349,000 135,000 9,900 2,061,000 3,000 353,000
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