CountryIndia

State:

  

Arunachal Pradesh

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Number of People Groups

243

Unreached People Groups

140

Total Population

1,430,000

Buddhist

11.7 %

Christian

30.4 %

Hindu

28.8 %

Muslim

1.8 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

27.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 45,000 Adi 6,200 100 500 14,000 - 24,000
Adi Abor 22,000 Adi 2,000 70 300 5,400 - 14,000
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Adi Gallong 63,000 Adi, Galo 9,900 100 200 20,000 - 32,000
 Adi Minyong 46,000 Adi 5,300 50 300 7,400 - 33,000
Adi Padam 16,000 Adi 1,100 40 100 4,700 - 10,000
Adi Pasi 4,100 Adi 400 20 20 600 - 3,000
Ahom 104,000 Assamese 92,000 - 2,600 8,900 - 300
 Aka 7,200 Hruso 4,100 - 400 1,500 - 1,300
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
 Ao 200 Naga, Ao - - - 200 - -
 Arleng 2,700 Karbi 1,200 - - 1,500 - 30
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Ashing 200 Adi 40 - - 80 - 100
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Assamese - 11,000 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 2,900 - - 20 - -
Bagi 200 Adi - - - 50 - 100
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bangni 11,000 Nyishi 600 - - 5,100 - 5,700
 Bangru 500 Hruso - - - 60 - 400
 Bania 6,900 Hindi 6,400 - - - - 600
 Bania, Agarwal 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 90
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 700 Bengali 600 - - 20 - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sikkim 500 Sikkimese - - 500 - - -
 Bhuinmali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhumij 2,000 Bengali 1,900 - - 100 - 20
 Bodo 27,000 Bodo 24,000 - - 2,600 - -
Bogum 1,700 Bugun 100 - 900 300 - 400
 Bokar 2,500 Adi 30 - - 1,400 - 1,000
Bori 3,200 Adi 200 - - 2,200 - 700
Boria, Assam 600 Assamese 500 - - 50 - -
 Brahmin 17,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - 200
Brahmin, Bengali 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brittal Bania 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Bru 500 Kok Borok 300 - 30 200 - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,300 Burmese - - 6,800 500 - -
 Chain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Chakhesang 200 Naga, Chokri - - - 200 - -
Chakma 6,800 Chakma 400 - 5,600 800 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Charumba 600 Chin, Zyphe - - 500 - - 30
 Chhetri 2,600 Nepali 2,500 - 50 50 - -
 Chin 700 Chin, Thado 500 - - 200 - -
 Chiru Unknown Chiru - - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 8,800 Hindi - - - 8,800 - -
Dafla 69,000 Nyishi 1,700 300 400 49,000 - 18,000
 Dakpu 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deori 7,900 Deori 7,000 40 300 400 20 100
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Digaru 300 Digaro-Mishmi 100 - 30 - - 40
 Drukpa 400 Dzongkha - - 400 - - -
Galong 38,000 Adi 1,900 200 100 8,900 - 27,000
 Garo 500 Garo 200 - - 300 - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Gond 7,700 Hindi 6,800 - - 900 - 70
 Gurung 800 Nepali 60 - 700 30 - -
 Hadi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Miri 6,400 Mising 400 - - 1,300 - 4,700
Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Hmar 100 Hmar - - - 100 - -
 Ho 200 Ho 200 - - - - -
Hojai 80 Assamese 50 - 20 - - -
 Idu 13,000 Idu-Mishmi 3,300 70 200 500 - 8,900
Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei Unknown Naga, Mao - - - - - -
 Jalkeot 100 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
 Jhalo Malo 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Kachari 28,000 Assamese 9,500 - 2,600 16,000 - 60
 Kachari, Dimasa 1,200 Deori 1,100 - - 200 - -
 Kachin 32,000 Jingpho 300 - 32,000 50 - 20
 Kahha, Phom 50 Naga, Phom - - - 50 - -
 Kaibartta 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Kami 900 Nepali 900 - - 30 - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Karka 400 Adi - - - 100 - 300
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Bengali 6,900 - - 200 - -
 Khairwar 600 Bengali 500 - - 80 - -
Kham Zayu 400 Tibetan, Khams 20 - 300 90 - 20
 Khamiyang 2,000 Assamese 60 - 1,800 60 - 20
 Khampti 20,000 Adi 500 50 15,000 300 - 4,300
Khandait 400 Odia 400 - - 20 - -
Kharia 3,000 Kharia 2,900 - - 60 - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi 70 - - 400 - -
 Khowa 700 Nepali 60 - 500 100 - 20
 Kisan 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Komkar 1,400 Adi - - - 200 - 1,200
 Konyak 90 Naga, Konyak - - - 90 - -
 Korku 700 Korku 700 - - - - -
 Korwa 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - 30 - -
 Koya 200 Telugu 200 - - 20 - -
 Kui Khond 1,600 Odia 1,500 40 - 70 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,100 - - 40 - -
 Lepcha 40 Lepcha - - 40 - - -
Libo 400 Adi - - - 400 - 60
 Limbu 600 Nepali 200 - - 40 - 400
 Lisu, Yobin 2,900 Lisu - - - 2,800 - -
 Lotha 700 Naga, Lotha - - - 700 - -
 Magar 2,500 Nepali 1,800 - 300 500 - -
Mahara 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 8,800 Bengali 8,600 - - 200 - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Majhwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Malto 100 Santhali 50 - - 50 - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mech 1,300 Bodo 1,000 - 50 300 - -
 Meitei 1,500 Meitei 1,500 - - - - -
 Miju 7,800 Miju-Mishmi 1,100 - 600 3,400 - 2,600
Miju Mishmi 700 Miju-Mishmi 400 - - - - 200
Millang 1,900 Adi 40 - - 500 - 1,400
Minyong 4,000 Adi 70 30 - 700 - 3,100
 Miri 19,000 Mising 12,000 40 900 3,500 - 1,700
 Mishmi 38,000 Digaro-Mishmi 23,000 100 3,400 5,200 - 6,400
 Mizo 700 Mizo 30 - - 700 - -
Mizo, Lushai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Momba 6,400 Monpa, Tawang 700 - 5,300 80 - 200
 Monpa 57,000 Monpa, Tawang 3,900 100 51,000 1,200 - 400
 Monpa, But Unknown Adi - - - - - -
 Monpa, Chugpa 1,000 Monpa, Tawang 100 - - 200 - 200
 Monpa, Dirang 1,600 Tshangla - - 1,300 200 - 30
 Monpa, Kalaktang 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang 600 - 800 90 - -
 Monpa, Lish 2,900 Lish 1,400 - 1,300 200 - -
Monpa, Panchen 200 Nyishi - - 90 60 - 20
 Monpa, Tawang 10,000 Monpa, Tawang 300 - 9,700 100 - 30
Muktum 80 Adi - - 30 30 - -
 Munda 21,000 Mundari 18,000 - - 3,200 - 100
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Na 100 Na - - - 20 - 80
 Naga, unspecified 5,900 Naga Pidgin 1,400 30 700 3,100 - 700
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
Namsang Tangsa 200 Naga, Tase 50 - 20 - - 90
 Newah 600 Nepali 500 - 70 40 - -
Ngimong Tangsa 200 Naga, Tase - - - 100 - 20
Nishang 34,000 Nyishi 1,000 100 80 18,000 - 15,000
 Nissi 135,000 Nyishi 2,600 400 1,500 78,000 - 52,000
Nocte 43,000 Naga, Nocte 14,000 - 200 24,000 - 4,000
Nonong 200 Nyishi - - - 100 - 70
 Oraon 9,300 Kurux 8,500 - - 700 - 90
Padam 2,800 Adi 200 - 30 1,000 - 1,600
Pailibo 600 Adi - - - 400 - 90
 Paite (Christian traditions) 50 Chin, Paite - - - 30 - -
Paite, Simte 30 Simte - - - 30 - -
Paliya 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Pan 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Pangi 6,000 Adi 200 - - 2,000 - 3,800
 Parja 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Pasi 800 Adi 90 - - 300 - 300
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
Pochury 30 Naga, Pochuri - - - 30 - -
 Pod 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - 70 - -
Poi 100 Mizo - - - 90 - -
Ponthai Nocte 50 Naga, Nocte - - - - - 40
 Puroik 5,300 Puroik 400 - 30 2,000 - 2,900
 Rabha 3,600 Assamese 3,000 - 90 400 - 50
 Rai 1,100 Nepali 500 - - 200 - 400
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Rajbanshi 8,100 - - 800 - 500
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Raju 300 Bengali 300 - - 40 - -
Ralte 60 Mizo - - - 60 - -
Ramo 900 Adi 40 - 40 300 - 500
 Rengma 20 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 20 - -
 Rongmei 30 Naga, Inpui - - - 30 - -
Sajalong 7,500 Miji 2,600 - 400 1,600 - 2,900
 Sangtam 60 Naga, Sangtam - - - 60 - -
 Santal 8,500 Santhali 5,100 - - 1,600 - 1,800
 Saora 2,000 Odia 1,800 - - 200 - 20
 Sarki 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Sechu Tangsa 400 Naga, Tase 20 - 20 300 - -
Sema 300 Naga, Sumi - - - 300 - -
 Shaikh 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 4,500 Sherdukpen 200 - 3,900 300 - 20
 Sherpa 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
Simong 1,600 Adi 20 - - 100 - 1,400
 Singpho 6,200 Singpho 200 - 5,700 200 - 60
Siram 300 Nyishi 40 - 20 80 - 200
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sulung Bangni 600 Puroik - - - 200 - 400
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,100 - - 100 - -
 Sunuwar 700 Nepali 600 - - 30 - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Tagin 54,000 Tagin 1,200 90 200 5,000 - 48,000
 Tai Man 40 Phake - - 40 - - -
Taisen Tangsa 200 Monpa, Tawang - - 100 - - 50
 Tamang 2,100 Tamang, Eastern 200 - 1,500 300 - -
Tanggam 600 Naga, Tase 100 - 100 200 - 200
 Tangkhul 70 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 60 - -
Tangsa 28,000 Naga, Tase 2,400 100 1,200 16,000 - 8,500
Tangsa, Haisa 300 Naga, Tase 20 - 20 200 - -
Tangsa, Hawai 200 Naga, Tase 100 - 40 - - 50
Tangsa, Hotang 200 Nyishi - - 30 40 - 100
Tangsa, Kemsing 200 Naga, Tase - - - 100 - 30
Tangsa, Longchang 1,200 Naga, Tase 400 - 200 500 - 90
Tangsa, Longphi 200 Naga, Tase - - - 200 - -
Tangsa, Longri 50 Naga, Tase 20 - - 20 - -
Tangsa, Longsang 20 Naga, Tase 20 - - - - -
Tangsa, Moglum 800 Naga, Tase 200 - - 300 - 300
Tangsa, Morang 700 Naga, Tase 100 - 40 400 - 100
Tangsa, Mossang 3,700 Naga, Tase 300 - 100 2,900 - 400
Tangsa, Phong 500 Adi 200 - 20 30 - 200
Tangsa, Roerah 1,000 Naga, Tase 20 - 40 1,000 - 40
 Tangsa, Tikhak 2,000 Naga, Tase 200 - 1,200 400 - 200
 Tangsa, Yongkuk 60 Naga, Tase - - - - - 30
Tangsa, Yougli 400 Naga, Tase - - - 400 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,500 - - 90 - -
 Tanu 45,000 Apatani 900 100 90 16,000 - 28,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - 30 - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 1,000 Tharu, Kochila 900 - - 100 - -
 Tibetan 2,200 Tibetan, Central - - 2,200 - - -
 Tili 900 Bengali 800 - - 30 - -
 Tiwa 1,900 Assamese 1,300 - 200 500 - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,000 - - 20 - -
Tutcha Nocte 2,600 Naga, Nocte 600 - - 1,400 - 700
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Wancho 66,000 Naga, Wancho 4,700 - 40 61,000 - 1,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - - - -
Yimchungra 100 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 100 - -
 Zeliang 200 Naga, Zeme - - - 200 - -
  Totals:  243 1,430,000   140 413,000 25,000 168,000 434,000 3,200 386,000
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