Language:  Kurux

Estimated Global Speakers

2,434,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

5

Scripture Status

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Kisan Nepal 2,200 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 106,000 4,641,000 Ethnic Religions 15.89 % -
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 2.27 % 1
  Totals:  5           3     3
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 208,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Alia India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 271,000 274,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 500,000 501,000 Hinduism 19.74 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.47 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,549,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,901,000 2,990,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 573,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,772,000 1,772,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,155,000 6,162,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 123
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 556,000 584,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Belama India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bhandari India 648,000 648,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 6
 Bhil India 16,909,000 17,403,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 338
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,094,000 2,108,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
 Bhumia India 159,000 159,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 375,000 375,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
 Binjhal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Birjia India 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 14.06 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,588,000 1,588,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Budega Jangam India 307,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 159,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,946,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Devangri India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,852,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanwar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,889,000 1,889,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 38
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,993,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 240
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,161,000 2,200,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 43
Dora India 8,700 8,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 134,000 134,000 Hinduism 1.63 % 3
 Ganda India 1,267,000 1,267,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 25
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,100,000 1,193,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,038,000 2,038,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 41
Gayinta India 2,100 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 446,000 447,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 290,000 290,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
 Golla India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,356,000 14,362,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 287
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 737,000 737,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 15
 Gurung Ghaleg India 108,000 630,000 Hinduism 13.23 % -
 Hadi India 983,000 1,043,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 20
 Halba India 733,000 733,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Ho Bangladesh 68,000 1,144,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
 Ho India 1,076,000 1,144,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jaunsari India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 408,000 658,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,845,000 2,325,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Kalingi India 275,000 275,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 122,000 122,000 Hinduism 0.71 % 2
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 666,000 666,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 530,000 530,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 11
Karmali India 130,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Karnam India 83,000 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 657,000 668,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,808,000 9,732,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 156
Khadala India 116,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
 Khairwar India 420,000 421,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 8
Khambu India 335,000 337,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khamiyang India 1,300 1,300 Buddhism 1.27 % 1
 Khandait India 1,735,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 344,000 344,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kharia India 757,000 769,000 Hinduism 31.45 % -
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khiamniungan India 62,000 73,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kisan India 1,630,000 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 33
 Kol India 1,765,000 1,768,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 712,000 712,000 Hinduism 1.26 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,679,000 1,702,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
Kolowar India 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Kolta India 678,000 678,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konyak India 240,000 242,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Kori India 2,589,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 450,000 453,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Koya India 793,000 793,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 16
 Kudumi India 294,000 294,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,850,000 1,855,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 176,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,741,000 16,185,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 315
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,499,000 18,825,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 370
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,017,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 380
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 224,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,539,000 9,857,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 191
Lohara India 267,000 285,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,931,000 10,677,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 199
 Mahli India 409,000 441,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 187,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 10,050,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 201
Malto India 190,000 222,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
Mandia India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 1.28 % 1
 Mangala India 1,926,000 1,927,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 39
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 47,000 277,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 203,000 241,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 110,000 110,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 3
 Munda India 3,692,000 3,748,000 Hinduism 19.40 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 150,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,933,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 239
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,695,000 8,013,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 94
 Namassej Chandel India 1,446,000 4,272,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 29
 Neyyala India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Odiya India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 1
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Paik India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 4
 Pan India 1,361,000 1,365,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Panika India 1,061,000 1,061,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 21
Pantanti India 38,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 365,000 381,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 498,000 498,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 10
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pnar India 264,000 282,000 Christianity 68.86 % -
 Pod India 2,992,000 3,008,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,800 6,647,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,951,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 99
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Sali India 1,052,000 1,055,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sangtam India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300 7,898,000 Hinduism 2.59 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) India 7,639,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Nepal 50,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Saonta India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Kapusavar India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 27.95 % -
Saora Khotto India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.13 % -
 Saora Lanjia India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 29.25 % -
Saora Malia India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
 Satani India 436,000 436,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Sauntia India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 96,000 96,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sema India 246,000 246,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
 Singpho India 8,600 8,600 Buddhism 5.91 % -
Sonr India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.42 % 1
Sounti India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 813,000 1,573,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 420,000 638,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,868,000 2,188,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Tamudia India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,860,000 5,063,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 97
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,839,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 377
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
 Tiyar India 494,000 555,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 10
 Velama India 435,000 435,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,642,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1173
 Zeliang India 104,000 104,000 Christianity 93.66 % -
  Totals:  190           146     6,441

Language Alternate Names
Birhor
Kadukali
Koda
Kola
Kuda
Kunha
Kunhar
Kunna
Kunrukh
Kunuk
Kurka
Kurukh
Morva
Oraoan
Oraon
Urang
Uraon

Dialects
Ambikapur
Kisan
Kolha
Kora
Kurukh
Kurux
Northern
Orau
Urao

Dialect Alternate Names
Adiwasi
Adiwasi Bhasa
Birhor
Kadukali
Khor
Kisan
Koda
Kola
Kora
Korwa
Kuda
Kunha
Kunhar
Kunna
Kunrukh
Kunuk
Kurka
Kurukh
Kurukh: Ambikapur
Kurux
Kurux: Northern
Kurux: Oraon
Morva
Oraoan
Oraon
Orau
Orau: Northern
Orawn
Orun: Northern
Urang
Urao
Uraon

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1895-1989
New Testament 1950-1997
Complete Bible 2000
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Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Kurux
General Gospel website in this language
General Gospel website in this language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kurux - Kurukh
Text / Printed Matter Jesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)


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