Country:

India

State: Arunachal Pradesh
District: All

Number of People Groups

241

Unreached People Groups

117

Total Population

1,357,000

Buddhist

11.3 %

Christian

30.9 %

Hindu

28.2 %

Muslim

1.9 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

27.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Abor 1,700 Adi 50 - - 300 - 1,400
 Adi 68,000 Adi 6,700 100 200 15,000 - 46,000
Adi Bori 300 Adi - - - 100 - 200
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Adi Gallong 19,000 Adi, Galo 1,000 50 40 7,100 - 11,000
 Adi Minyong 26,000 Adi 800 20 30 4,200 - 20,000
Adi Padam 14,000 Adi 1,400 50 - 4,200 - 8,000
Adi Pasi 3,100 Adi 200 - - 700 - 2,300
Adi Ramo 1,400 Adi - - - 600 - 700
Ahom 88,000 Assamese 83,000 - 2,600 2,000 - 200
 Aka 8,300 Hruso 3,000 - 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 -
Ashing 700 Adi - - - 60 - 700
 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 5,800 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 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 700 Sikkimese - - 700 - - -
 Bhuinmali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhumij 2,000 Bengali 1,900 - - 50 - 20
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Boro 26,000 - - 1,700 - -
Bogum 200 Bugun - - 100 20 - 20
 Bokar 4,800 Adi 60 30 20 3,200 - 1,400
Bori 3,400 Adi 30 20 - 2,700 - 700
Boria Assam 600 Assamese 500 - - 50 - -
 Brahmin 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 70
Brahmin Bengali 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bru 900 Kok Borok 500 - 30 300 - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Burmese 7,400 Burmese - - 6,900 500 - -
 Chain 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Chakhesang 100 Naga, Chokri - - - 100 - -
Chakma 7,500 Chakma 400 - 6,500 600 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Charumba 1,000 Zakhring 20 - 900 50 - 40
 Chhetri 2,200 Nepali 2,100 - 50 - - -
 Chiru Unknown Chiru - - - - - -
 Christian 6,600 Tamil - - - 6,600 - -
 Dakpa 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 90 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deori 5,400 Deori 5,400 20 - 20 - 20
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Digaru 1,300 Digaro-Mishmi 900 - - 100 - 300
 Drukpa 400 Dzongkha - - 400 - - -
Galong 80,000 Adi, Galo 3,200 200 200 22,000 - 55,000
 Gangte Unknown Gangte - - - - - -
 Garo 600 Garo 200 - - 300 - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Gond 7,000 Hindi 6,400 - 40 500 - 60
 Gurung 800 Nepali 70 - 700 30 - -
 Hadi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Hill Miri 300 Mising 70 - - 50 - 100
Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Hmar 200 Hmar - - - 200 - -
 Ho 200 Ho 200 - - - - -
Hojai 100 Assamese 80 - 20 - - -
 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 - - - - -
Jugli 300 Naga, Tangshang - - - 300 - 30
 Kachari Dimasa 1,300 Deori 1,100 - - 200 - -
Kachari Sonwal 17,000 Assamese 9,200 - 2,500 5,300 - 60
 Kachin 32,000 Jingpho 200 - 32,000 200 - 20
 Kahha 90 Naga, Phom - - - 90 - -
 Kaibartta 3,700 Bengali 3,600 - - 60 - -
 Kami 900 Nepali 800 - - 20 - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Karka 200 Adi - - - 20 - 200
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Hindi 6,900 - - 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 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
Kharia 3,000 Kharia 2,900 - - 30 - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi 80 - - 400 - -
 Khowa 1,500 Bugun 70 - 700 300 - 400
 Kisan 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Komkar 100 Adi - - - 60 - 50
 Konyak 100 Naga, Konyak - - - 100 - -
 Korku 700 Korku 700 - - - - -
 Korwa 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Koya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 1,700 Odia 1,600 40 - 80 - -
 Kuki Chin 700 Chin, Thado 400 - 30 200 - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Laju 1,700 Naga, Nocte 70 - - 1,700 - -
Libo 500 Adi - - - 400 - 100
Liju Nocte 800 Naga, Nocte 200 - - 600 - -
 Lisu Yobin 3,000 Lisu - - - 3,000 - -
 Lotha 600 Naga, Lotha - - - 600 - -
 Magar 2,100 Nepali 1,700 - 300 100 - -
Mahara 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 9,400 Bengali 9,300 - - 80 - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Majhwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 60 Santhali 50 - - - - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mech 1,200 Boro 1,000 - 60 200 - -
 Meitei 1,600 Meitei 1,600 - - - - -
 Miji 8,200 Miju-Mishmi 1,100 90 900 3,500 - 2,700
 Miju Mishmi 9,700 Miju-Mishmi 6,900 80 20 100 - 2,600
Millang 3,700 Adi 100 40 - 1,300 - 2,300
Miniyong 5,700 Adi 100 20 - 1,200 - 4,400
 Miri 7,600 Mising 4,800 40 70 1,000 - 1,700
 Mishmi 100 Digaro-Mishmi - - 100 - - -
 Mizo 700 Mizo 30 - - 700 - -
Mizo Lushai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Momba 4,600 Monpa, Tawang 30 - 4,400 40 - 70
 Monpa 41,000 Monpa, Tawang 300 60 40,000 400 - 200
 Monpa But 300 Sartang - - 200 - - -
 Monpa Chugpa 500 Chug 100 - - 200 - 200
 Monpa Dirang 7,300 Tshangla 50 - 7,100 60 - 20
 Monpa Kalaktang 1,400 Monpa, Kalaktang 600 - 800 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 - 40 2,000 - 70
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Na 100 Na - - - 20 - 80
 Naga 5,900 Naga Pidgin 300 50 40 2,500 - 3,000
 Naga Tangkhul 70 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 60 - -
Naga Tangsa 16,000 Naga, Tangshang 1,900 100 400 9,700 - 3,300
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Newah 600 Nepali 500 - 90 - - -
Nishang 2,900 Nyishi 400 - - 1,900 - 500
 Nissi 32,000 Nyishi 2,100 200 100 20,000 30 9,500
Nocte 38,000 Naga, Nocte 9,000 100 100 25,000 - 4,600
Nyishi 252,000 Nyishi 14,000 1,300 400 159,000 60 77,000
 Oraon 9,500 Kurux 8,700 - 30 700 - 70
Padam 2,400 Adi 200 40 90 800 - 1,300
Pailibo 1,400 Nyishi - - - 1,000 - 400
 Paite (Christian traditions) 50 Chin, Paite - - - 30 - -
Paite Simte 40 Simte - - - 30 - -
Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pan 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
Pangi 600 Adi 40 - - 200 - 400
Parja 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Pasi 1,100 Adi 20 - - 100 - 900
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
Pochury 30 Naga, Pochuri - - - 30 - -
 Pod 5,300 Bengali 5,200 - - 30 - -
Poi 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Puroik 4,600 Puroik 300 - - 2,100 - 2,200
 Rabha 3,700 Assamese 3,200 - 90 400 - 50
 Rai 1,000 Nepali 500 - - 100 - 400
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Bengali 8,100 - - 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 90 Lepcha - - 90 - - -
 Rongmei 30 Naga, Inpui - - - 30 - -
 Sangtam 100 Naga, Sangtam - - - 100 - -
 Santal 7,600 Santhali 5,200 - 30 1,000 - 1,400
 Saora 1,900 Odia 1,800 - - 100 - 20
 Sarki 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Sartang 3,500 Sartang 20 - 3,400 50 - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Sema 300 Naga, Sumi - - - 300 - -
 Shaikh 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 3,500 Sherdukpen 30 - 3,400 30 - 30
 Sherpa 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
Simong 2,600 Adi 60 20 - 1,100 - 1,400
 Singpho 5,700 Singpho 90 - 5,500 100 - 20
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - 20 - -
 Sunuwar 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Tagin 64,000 Tagin 9,000 200 300 7,700 - 47,000
Tagin Bangni 600 Adi 50 - 20 90 - 400
 Tai Man 100 Phake - - 100 - - -
 Tamang 2,000 Nepali 200 - 1,500 300 - -
Tangsa Haisa 1,000 Adi 200 - - 400 - 400
Tangsa Havi 900 Naga, Tangshang 200 - - 400 - 300
Tangsa Kemsing 1,300 Naga, Tangshang 50 - 30 1,200 - -
Tangsa Longchang 3,200 Naga, Tangshang 200 - 30 700 - 2,300
Tangsa Longphi 400 Naga, Tangshang - - - 400 - -
Tangsa Longri 600 Naga, Tangshang 20 - 30 600 - -
Tangsa Moglum 2,600 Naga, Tangshang 800 - 30 600 - 1,300
Tangsa Morang 500 Naga, Tangshang - - 30 400 - 40
Tangsa Mossang 3,900 Naga, Tangshang 100 - 30 3,700 - 100
Tangsa Ngimong 200 Naga, Tangshang - - - 100 - -
Tangsa Phong 600 Naga, Tangshang 80 - - 200 - 400
Tangsa Roerah 1,500 Naga, Tangshang 30 - 70 1,400 - -
Tangsa Sangwal 300 Naga, Tangshang - - - 300 - -
Tangsa Sechu 400 Naga, Tangshang 20 - 20 300 - -
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 1,100 Naga, Tangshang - - - 800 - 300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
 Tanu 44,000 Apatani 2,600 100 70 9,600 - 32,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 900 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 900 - - 80 - -
 Tili 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Tiwa 1,900 Assamese 1,300 - 200 400 - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Tutcha Nocte 1,100 Naga, Nocte 200 - - 600 - 200
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Wancho 64,000 Naga, Wancho 5,800 200 200 58,000 - 600
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 600 Nepali 200 - - 20 - 400
 Yimchungra 80 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 80 - -
 Zeliang 100 Naga, Zeme - - - 100 - -
  Totals:  241 1,357,000   117 382,000 26,000 154,000 419,000 3,200 372,000
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