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Estimated Global Speakers

2,379,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

4

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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 2,100 1,629,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 4,454,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 26.43 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 2.26 % 1
  Totals:  4           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 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
Alia India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 270,000 273,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Asur India 31,000 32,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,477,000 6,515,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 130
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,883,000 2,962,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 570,000 573,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,721,000 1,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 34
Belama India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 73,000 73,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Bhandari India 635,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 320,000 320,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 456,000 456,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,084,000 2,097,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
 Bhumij India 1,118,000 1,147,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 370,000 370,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
Binjhal India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 178,000 184,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 20,000 21,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,581,000 1,581,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Budaga Jangam India 305,000 305,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 158,000 163,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 117,000 122,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian India 1,215,000 1,532,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,913,000 2,921,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
Devangri India 51,000 51,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,784,000 2,798,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanwar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,840,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 37
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,892,000 12,202,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 238
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,149,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 43
 Gadaba India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.74 % 3
 Ganda India 1,260,000 1,260,000 Hinduism 0.60 % 25
 Gandla India 74,000 74,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Garo India 1,095,000 1,223,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,009,000 2,009,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 40
Gayinta India 2,100 2,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 444,000 445,000 Hinduism 0.38 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 286,000 286,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
Gokha India 218,000 218,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 4
 Golla India 137,000 137,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,214,000 14,220,000 Hinduism 0.80 % 284
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 723,000 723,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 14
 Gurung India 108,000 615,000 Hinduism 13.21 % -
 Hadi India 970,000 1,028,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 19
 Ho India 1,073,000 1,140,000 Unknown 2.37 % 21
 Ho Bangladesh 67,000 1,140,000 Hinduism 3.69 % 1
Jaggali India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jaunsari India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 407,000 650,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,836,000 2,300,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Kalingi India 269,000 269,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 120,000 120,000 Hinduism 0.72 % 2
 Kandha Gauda India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 663,000 663,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 522,000 522,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 10
Karmali India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Karnam India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 650,000 660,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 13
 Kawar India 985,000 989,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,744,000 9,620,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 155
Khadala India 115,000 117,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
 Khairwar India 418,000 419,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 8
Khambu India 334,000 336,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khandait India 1,735,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 341,000 341,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 752,000 764,000 Hinduism 31.59 % -
 Kharwar India 566,000 575,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Kisan India 1,623,000 1,629,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 32
 Kol India 1,758,000 1,760,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
 Kolha India 706,000 706,000 Hinduism 1.27 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,673,000 1,688,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 33
 Kolta India 671,000 671,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 13
 Kori India 2,579,000 2,602,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,038,000 1,040,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 448,000 450,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kudumi India 288,000 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Kui Khond India 1,835,000 1,840,000 Hinduism 9.22 % -
 Kuli India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,519,000 15,859,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 310
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,128,000 18,141,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 363
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,869,000 19,161,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 377
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 221,000 19,161,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 126,000 126,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,379,000 9,673,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 188
Lohara India 264,000 282,000 Hinduism 3.13 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,888,000 10,584,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 198
 Mahli India 404,000 435,000 Hinduism 2.25 % 8
 Majhi India 120,000 200,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhwar India 186,000 201,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,859,000 10,007,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 197
Malto India 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Mangala India 1,894,000 1,895,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 38
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 46,000 241,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 202,000 240,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
 Mech India 54,000 60,000 Hinduism 27.35 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 135,000 135,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 3
Mirdhas (Muslim traditions) India 600 1,200 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,673,000 3,818,000 Hinduism 20.43 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 3.76 % 1
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 149,000 167,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,797,000 11,952,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 236
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,676,000 7,956,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 94
 Namassej Chandel India 1,439,000 4,356,000 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
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 113,000 4,615,000 Hinduism 11.69 % -
Paik India 207,000 207,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 4
 Pan India 1,355,000 1,359,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
Pantanti India 38,000 38,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 58,000 58,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 317,000 317,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 489,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pod India 2,976,000 2,986,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 369,000 371,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,600 6,583,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,921,000 6,583,000 Hinduism 0.46 % 98
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.68 % -
 Sali India 1,030,000 1,033,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 21
 Samanthan India 48,000 48,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal Bhutan 5,300 8,294,000 Hinduism 2.58 % 1
 Santal India 7,607,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal, Hor Nepal 49,000 8,294,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
 Saora India 980,000 983,000 Hinduism 16.71 % -
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 % -
Sauntia India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 95,000 95,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Shabar India 529,000 529,000 Hinduism 9.07 % -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 792,000 1,517,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 419,000 630,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,850,000 2,158,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
Tamudia India 9,300 9,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,819,000 5,015,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 96
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,717,000 19,219,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 374
 Thadou India 217,000 217,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 9,500 9,500 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 631,000 755,000 Hinduism 8.31 % -
 Tiyar India 492,000 552,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 10
 Velama India 433,000 433,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 9
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,585,000 59,829,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1172
  Totals:  156           126     5,827

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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