Country:

India

State: Arunachal Pradesh
District: All

Number of People Groups

225

Unreached People Groups

118

Total Population

1,353,000

Buddhist

11.7 %

Christian

30.5 %

Hindu

28.6 %

Muslim

1.9 %

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
Abor 1,700 Adi 70 - - 300 - 1,300
 Adi 68,000 Adi 6,700 200 200 15,000 - 46,000
Adi Gallong 18,000 Adi, Galo 1,000 40 90 7,000 - 9,300
 Adi Minyong 24,000 Adi 1,100 - 40 4,300 - 19,000
Adi Padam 14,000 Adi 1,700 50 - 4,100 - 7,700
Adi Pasi 3,000 Adi 300 - - 600 - 2,100
Adi Ramo 1,400 Adi - - - 600 - 700
 Ahom 85,000 Assamese 79,000 - 4,200 2,200 - 200
 Aka 8,200 Hruso 2,900 - 100 2,800 - 2,300
 Angami 100 Naga, Angami - - - 100 - -
 Ao 200 Naga, Ao - - - 200 - -
 Arleng 1,100 Karbi 1,100 - - 20 - 20
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Assamese - 10,000 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bangni 700 Nyishi 200 - - 300 - 200
 Bangru 200 Hruso - - - - - 200
 Bania 5,700 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 400
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Hindi 900 - - - - 90
Bania Brittal 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 900 Sikkimese - - 900 - - -
 Bhuinmali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - 40 - 20
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Boro 27,000 - 300 1,900 - -
 Bokar 4,700 Adi 70 40 20 3,200 - 1,300
Bori 3,400 Adi 40 30 - 2,700 - 600
 Boria Assam 600 Assamese 500 - - 50 - -
 Brahmin 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 30
Brahmin Bengali 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bru 900 Kok Borok 500 - 50 300 - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,400 Burmese - - 6,900 500 - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Chakhesang 100 Naga, Chokri - - - 100 - -
 Chakma 7,700 Chakma 400 - 6,600 700 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Charumba 1,000 Zakhring 20 - 800 60 - 40
 Chhetri 2,000 Nepali 1,900 - 100 - - -
 Chiru 20 Chiru 20 - - - - -
 Christian 7,900 Hindi - - - 7,900 - -
 Dakpa 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deori 5,400 Deori 5,300 20 - 20 - 20
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Digaru 1,300 Digaro-Mishmi 900 - - 100 - 300
 Drukpa 1,000 Dzongkha - - 1,000 - - -
Galong 81,000 Adi, Galo 3,300 300 200 22,000 - 55,000
 Gangte Unknown Gangte - - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 700 Garo 200 - - 400 - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gond 7,300 Hindi 6,800 - 40 500 - 40
 Gurung Ghaleg 1,100 Nepali 200 - 1,000 30 - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Hill Miri 300 Mising 70 - - 50 - 100
 Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Hmar 200 Hmar - - - 200 - -
 Ho 200 Ho 200 - - - - -
Hojai 100 Assamese 70 - 40 - - -
 Idu 32,000 Idu-Mishmi 17,000 100 400 1,700 - 13,000
 Ilavan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Illemei Unknown Naga, Mao - - - - - -
 Jalkeot 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
 Jhalo Malo 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 1,300 Deori 1,000 - 200 100 - -
Kachari Sonwal 18,000 Assamese 9,700 - 3,100 5,300 - -
 Kachin 32,000 Jingpho 300 - 31,000 200 - 20
 Kahha 90 Naga, Phom - - - 90 - -
 Kaibartta 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - 60 - -
Kaibartta Jalia 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kami 900 Nepali 800 - 100 20 - -
 Kaora 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - 20 - -
 Khairwar 500 Bengali 500 - - 20 - -
 Khamiyang 1,000 Khamyang 20 - 900 20 - -
 Khampa Tibetan 900 Khamba - - 900 - - -
 Khampti 16,000 Adi 300 40 15,000 100 30 100
 Khandait 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Kharia 3,300 Kharia 3,200 - - 30 - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 500 Khasi 60 - - 400 - -
 Khowa 1,400 Bugun 70 - 700 300 - 400
 Kisan 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Konyak 100 Naga, Konyak - - - 100 - -
 Korku 700 Korku 700 - - - - -
 Korwa 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Koya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 2,000 Odia 1,800 40 - 80 - 40
 Kuki Chin 1,000 Chin, Thado 400 - 300 300 - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
Laju 1,700 Naga, Nocte 70 - - 1,600 - -
 Lama 40 Tibetan, Central - - 40 - - -
 Lisu Yobin 3,000 Lisu - - - 3,000 - -
 Lotha 700 Naga, Lotha - - - 700 - -
 Magar 2,400 Nepali 1,900 - 400 100 - -
Mahara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 9,400 Bengali 9,400 - - 40 - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Majhwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 50 Santhali 40 - - - - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mech 1,300 Boro 1,000 - 100 200 - -
 Meitei 1,500 Meitei 1,500 - - - - -
 Miji 8,200 Miju-Mishmi 1,100 80 900 3,400 - 2,700
 Miju Mishmi 9,600 Miju-Mishmi 6,800 80 20 100 - 2,600
Millang 4,100 Adi 200 40 - 1,500 - 2,400
Miniyong 8,000 Adi 200 20 - 1,600 - 6,200
 Miri 7,700 Mising 4,900 40 70 900 - 1,700
 Mishmi 100 Digaro-Mishmi - - 100 - - -
 Mizo 700 Mizo 20 - 20 700 - -
Mizo Lushai 300 Mizo - - - 300 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Momba 4,500 Sartang 30 30 4,400 40 - 70
 Monpa 40,000 Monpa, Tawang 300 60 39,000 400 - 200
 Monpa But 300 Sartang - - 200 - - -
 Monpa Chugpa 700 Chug 200 - - 300 - 300
 Monpa Dirang 7,200 Tshangla 50 - 7,000 60 - 20
 Monpa Kalaktang 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang 600 - 700 90 - -
 Monpa Lish 2,300 Lish 20 - 2,200 - - -
 Monpa Tawang 7,200 Monpa, Tawang 40 - 7,100 30 - 20
 Munda 17,000 Mundari 15,000 - 200 1,800 - 50
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Na 100 Na - - - 20 - 80
 Naga 5,800 Naga Pidgin 300 50 40 2,400 - 2,900
 Naga Tangkhul 70 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 60 - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Newah 600 Nepali 500 - 100 - - -
Nishang 2,900 Nyishi 400 20 - 1,900 - 600
 Nissi 31,000 Nyishi 2,100 200 100 20,000 30 9,400
Nocte 38,000 Naga, Nocte 8,900 100 100 24,000 - 4,600
Nyishi 251,000 Nyishi 15,000 1,300 400 158,000 70 77,000
 Oraon 11,000 Kurux 9,700 - 100 700 - 40
Padam 2,400 Adi 300 40 90 800 - 1,200
Pailibo 1,200 Nyishi - - - 900 - 400
 Paite (Christian traditions) 70 Chin, Paite - - - 50 - -
Paite Simte 40 Simte - - - 30 - -
 Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pan 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Parja 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Pasi 1,000 Adi 20 - - 100 - 900
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
Pochury 30 Naga, Pochuri - - - 30 - -
 Pod 5,500 Bengali 5,500 - - 20 - -
Poi 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Puroik 4,400 Puroik 300 - - 2,000 - 2,200
 Rabha 3,700 Assamese 3,200 - 100 400 - 50
 Rai 1,100 Nepali 500 - - 100 - 500
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Bengali 9,300 - 60 300 - 300
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Raju 300 Bengali 300 - - 30 - -
Ralte 80 Mizo - - - 80 - -
 Rengma 20 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 20 - -
 Rongkup 200 Lepcha - - 200 - - -
 Rongmei 50 Naga, Inpui - - - 50 - -
 Sangtam 100 Naga, Sangtam - - - 100 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 7,600 Santhali 5,400 - 100 900 - 1,200
 Saora 2,200 Odia 2,100 - - 200 - -
 Sarki 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Sartang 3,400 Sartang 20 - 3,300 50 - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Sema 300 Naga, Sumi - - - 300 - -
 Shaikh 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 3,400 Sherdukpen 30 - 3,400 30 - 30
 Sherpa 200 Nepali 20 - 200 - - -
Simong 2,600 Adi 50 20 - 1,100 - 1,500
 Singpho 5,700 Singpho 90 - 5,400 100 - 20
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - 20 - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Tagin 62,000 Tagin 8,900 200 300 7,300 - 45,000
 Tai Man 200 Phake - - 200 - - -
 Tamang 3,700 Nepali 800 - 2,700 300 - -
 Tangchanghya 90 Kok Borok 90 - - - - -
Tangsa 15,000 Naga, Tangshang 1,900 100 400 9,600 - 3,200
Tangsa Haisa 1,000 Adi 200 - - 400 - 400
Tangsa Kemsing 1,300 Naga, Tangshang 50 - 30 1,200 - -
Tangsa Longchang 3,100 Naga, Tangshang 200 - 30 700 - 2,200
Tangsa Moglum 2,600 Naga, Tangshang 700 - 30 600 - 1,300
Tangsa Mossang 3,900 Naga, Tangshang 100 - 30 3,600 - 100
Tangsa Roerah 1,500 Naga, Tangshang 30 - 70 1,400 - -
Tangsa Taisen 1,100 Naga, Tangshang 200 - - 300 - 500
 Tangsa Tikhak 2,300 Naga, Tangshang 20 - 1,800 500 - -
 Tangsa Yongkuk 200 Naga, Tangshang - - 20 100 - -
Tangsa Yougli 1,000 Naga, Tangshang - - - 800 - 300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
 Tanu 44,000 Apatani 2,500 100 70 9,500 - 32,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - 80 - -
 Tili 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Tiwa 1,900 Assamese 1,400 - 200 400 - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Tutcha Nocte 1,100 Naga, Nocte 200 - - 600 - 200
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Wancho 64,000 Naga, Wancho 5,800 200 200 57,000 - 600
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 700 Nepali 300 - - 20 - 400
 Yimchungra 80 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 80 - -
 Zeliang 100 Naga, Zeme - - - 100 - -
  Totals:  225 1,353,000   118 387,000 26,000 159,000 413,000 3,200 365,000
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