Language:  Kurux

Estimated Global Speakers

2,451,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

5

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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 2,500 1,903,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Oraon India 5,221,000 5,381,000 Hinduism 26.46 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 44,000 5,381,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Oraon, Kurux Bangladesh 106,000 5,381,000 Ethnic Religions 15.40 % -
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000 5,381,000 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 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 5
Alia India 65,000 65,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 315,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Ao India 270,000 270,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 585,000 587,000 Hinduism 19.65 % -
Asur India 37,000 39,000 Hinduism 8.47 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,623,000 7,684,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 152
 Bagata India 171,000 171,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,370,000 3,452,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 67
 Baiga India 666,000 671,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 13
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,758,000 1,758,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 35
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,056,000 7,064,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 141
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 647,000 680,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 13
Belama India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhaina India 85,000 85,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 2
 Bhandari India 754,000 754,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 15
 Bharia Bhumia India 374,000 374,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 7
 Bhattra India 364,000 364,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 7
 Bhil unspecified India 14,300,000 14,873,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 286
 Bhotia India 133,000 133,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 3
Bhottada India 539,000 539,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 11
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,725,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 34
 Bhumia India 185,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 4
 Bhumij India 1,306,000 1,340,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 26
 Bhunjia India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 436,000 436,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 9
 Binjhal India 160,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 208,000 215,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 24,000 25,000 Hinduism 5.63 % -
 Birjia India 17,000 18,000 Hinduism 14.06 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,837,000 1,857,000 Hinduism 9.20 % -
 Bru India 240,000 242,000 Hinduism 16.75 % -
 Budega Jangam India 340,000 340,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 7
 Chakhesang India 183,000 183,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chang India 76,000 76,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chero India 185,000 194,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 4
 Chik Baraik India 137,000 145,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 3
 Christian India 1,467,000 2,109,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,423,000 2,450,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 48
Devangri India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,249,000 3,314,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 65
 Dhanwar India 75,000 75,000 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Dhimar India 2,195,000 2,195,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 44
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,360,000 12,659,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 247
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,510,000 2,555,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 50
Dora India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gadaba India 156,000 156,000 Hinduism 1.63 % 3
 Ganda India 1,471,000 1,471,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 29
 Gandla India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,277,000 1,372,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,369,000 2,369,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 47
Gayinta India 2,500 2,500 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 517,000 519,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 10
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 337,000 337,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
 Golla India 160,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond unspecified India 9,939,000 9,949,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 199
 Gorait India 12,000 13,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 856,000 856,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 17
 Gurung Ghaleg India 125,000 722,000 Hinduism 13.22 % -
 Hadi India 1,141,000 1,224,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 23
 Halba India 851,000 851,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 17
 Ho Bangladesh 93,000 1,345,000 Hinduism 2.24 % 2
 Ho India 1,252,000 1,345,000 Unknown 2.37 % 25
Jaggali India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 1
 Jaunsari India 109,000 109,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jhalo Malo India 470,000 683,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 9
Juang India 55,000 55,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,617,000 1,862,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 32
 Kalingi India 319,000 319,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 6
Kambo India 57,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kammara India 142,000 142,000 Hinduism 0.71 % 3
 Kandha Gauda India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 774,000 774,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 15
Karan India 616,000 616,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 12
Karmali India 151,000 156,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Karnam India 97,000 97,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 764,000 776,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 15
 Kawar India 1,165,000 1,170,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 23
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 6,971,000 8,468,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 139
Khadala India 135,000 139,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Khairwar India 488,000 489,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 10
Khambu India 366,000 368,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khamiyang India 1,600 1,600 Buddhism 1.27 % 1
 Khandait India 2,016,000 2,019,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 40
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 400,000 400,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Kharia India 880,000 904,000 Hinduism 31.44 % -
 Kharwar India 661,000 680,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
 Khiamniungan India 72,000 83,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kisan India 1,894,000 1,903,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 38
 Kol India 2,050,000 2,053,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 41
Kolah Lohara India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 828,000 828,000 Hinduism 1.26 % 17
 Koli Mahadev India 1,952,000 1,979,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 39
 Kolowar India 281,000 281,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Kolta India 787,000 787,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 16
 Konda Dhora India 271,000 271,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konyak India 279,000 281,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Kori India 3,011,000 3,037,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 60
 Korku India 1,180,000 1,186,000 Hinduism 0.32 % 24
 Korwa India 522,000 526,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 10
 Koya unspecified India 764,000 764,000 Hinduism 1.29 % 15
 Kudumi India 329,000 329,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Kui Khond India 1,545,000 1,553,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 157,000 314,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kuli India 18,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,281,000 18,716,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 366
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,338,000 15,714,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 307
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,106,000 22,432,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 442
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 257,000 22,432,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 5
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 150,000 150,000 Hinduism 11.07 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,072,000 11,395,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 221
Lohara India 310,000 339,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 6
 Mahali India 95,000 95,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 11,576,000 12,293,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 232
 Mahli India 474,000 515,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 9
 Majhi India 140,000 233,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 3
 Majhwar India 217,000 235,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
Majjula India 22,000 22,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,243,000 12,444,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 245
Malto India 221,000 255,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
Mandia India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 1.28 % 1
 Mangala India 2,145,000 2,146,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 43
Mankirdia India 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 54,000 289,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 237,000 263,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 5
Mawasi India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Mech India 64,000 71,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 158,000 158,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 3
 Munda India 4,294,000 4,352,000 Hinduism 19.38 % -
 Mundari India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 174,000 191,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,791,000 13,973,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 276
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,776,000 4,402,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 76
 Namassej Chandel India 1,674,000 3,759,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 33
 Neyyala India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Odiya India 79,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 2
Omanatya India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
Paik India 255,000 255,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 5
 Pan India 1,582,000 1,586,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 32
 Panika India 1,233,000 1,233,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 25
Pantanti India 44,000 44,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pao India 68,000 68,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 1
 Pardhan India 369,000 369,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 7
 Pardhi India 423,000 442,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 8
Parhaiya India 36,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja unspecified India 384,000 384,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 8
Pentia India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pnar India 324,000 343,000 Christianity 70.34 % -
 Pod India 3,482,000 3,511,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 70
 Rabha India 430,000 432,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,700 6,599,000 Hinduism 1.81 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,921,000 6,599,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 98
 Rongkup India 78,000 86,000 Buddhism 25.66 % -
 Sali India 1,197,000 1,200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 24
 Samanthan India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sangtam India 89,000 89,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300 9,138,000 Hinduism 2.59 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) India 8,872,000 9,138,000 Hinduism 5.78 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Nepal 57,000 9,138,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Saonta India 4,800 4,800 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
Saora Jadu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 39,000 39,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Kapusavar India 30,000 30,000 Hinduism 27.95 % -
Saora Khotto India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 39.13 % -
 Saora Lanjia India 28,000 28,000 Hinduism 29.25 % -
Saora Malia India 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
 Saora unspecified India 927,000 931,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
 Satani India 503,000 503,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Sauntia India 96,000 96,000 Hinduism 0.65 % 2
Sauria Paharia India 61,000 69,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Segidi India 111,000 111,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sema India 285,000 285,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
Shabar India 618,000 618,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
 Singpho India 9,900 9,900 Buddhism 5.91 % -
Sonr India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.42 % 1
Sounti India 132,000 132,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 3
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 632,000 1,082,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 13
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 493,000 676,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 10
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,171,000 2,458,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 43
Tamudia India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 5,662,000 5,889,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 113
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 21,893,000 22,468,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 438
 Thadou India 253,000 253,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
Tharua India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 1
 Tipera India 800,000 943,000 Hinduism 8.52 % -
 Tiyar India 575,000 626,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 11
 Velama India 502,000 502,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 10
 Wancho India 76,000 76,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,170,000 41,296,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 803
 Zeliang India 121,000 121,000 Christianity 93.67 % -
  Totals:  190           146     6,370

Language Alternate Names
Birhor
Kadukali
Koda
Kola
Kuda
Kunha
Kunhar
Kunna
Kunrukh
Kunuk
Kurka
Kurukh
Kurukha
Morva
Nepali Kurux
Oraoan
Oraon
Orau
Urang
Uranw
Uraon
Urau
Uraw

Dialects
Ambikapur
Kisan
Kolha
Kora
Kurukh
Kurux
Northern
Oraon
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


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