Language:  Santhali

Estimated Global Speakers

6,859,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Malto India 221,000 255,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 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 % -
Sauria Paharia India 61,000 69,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  6           2     2
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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
 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
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,100,000 4,585,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 82
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,056,000 7,064,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 141
 Bathudi India 267,000 267,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 647,000 680,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 13
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,800 58,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 754,000 754,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 15
 Bharia Bhumia India 374,000 374,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 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 Ghatwar India 355,000 358,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 7
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,725,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 34
 Bhulia India 170,000 170,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 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
 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 % -
 Bondo Poraja India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 1.16 % 1
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000 34,394,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 683
 Bru India 240,000 242,000 Hinduism 16.75 % -
 Chakhesang India 183,000 183,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 255,000 797,000 Buddhism 4.88 % 5
 Chero India 185,000 194,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 4
 Chik Baraik India 137,000 145,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 3
 Christian Bangladesh 293,000 2,109,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 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
 Dewar India 1,180,000 1,180,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 24
 Dharua India 22,000 22,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 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
 Didayi India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 1
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,510,000 2,555,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 50
 Gadaba India 156,000 156,000 Hinduism 1.63 % 3
 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
 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 Jhare India 118,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Gond Rajgond India 1,409,000 1,409,000 Hinduism 0.56 % 28
 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
 Hadi India 1,141,000 1,224,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 23
 Hajang India 87,000 105,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 2
 Halba India 851,000 851,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 17
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,637,000 1,792,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 33
 Hmar India 114,000 114,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,252,000 1,345,000 Unknown 2.37 % 25
Hojai India 4,900 4,900 Hinduism 20.24 % -
 Holar India 190,000 190,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 4
 Idu India 37,000 47,000 Hinduism 5.25 % -
 Jhalo Malo India 470,000 683,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 9
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,722,000 4,338,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 74
Juang India 55,000 55,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 170,000 182,000 Hinduism 6.07 % -
 Kachari Sonwal India 325,000 326,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 7
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 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
 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
 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
Khambu India 366,000 368,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 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
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,454,000 1,477,000 Christianity 84.41 % -
 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
 Koli Malhar India 363,000 363,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 7
 Kolta India 787,000 787,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 16
 Konda Dhora India 271,000 271,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 24,000 24,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 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
 Kui Khond India 1,545,000 1,553,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 157,000 314,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 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
 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
 Majhi Nepal 93,000 233,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 217,000 235,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,243,000 12,444,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 245
Mandia India 3,000 3,000 Hinduism 1.28 % 1
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 % -
 Meena India 5,411,000 5,411,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 108
 Mizo India 168,000 187,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Fanai India 17,000 17,000 Christianity 99.23 % -
Mizo Lushai India 659,000 660,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Momba India 5,300 14,000 Buddhism 0.69 % 1
 Monpa India 47,000 143,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 8,400 8,600 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Mru India 500 96,000 Hinduism 2.55 % 1
 Munda India 4,294,000 4,352,000 Hinduism 19.38 % -
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,500 4,352,000 Hinduism 5.45 % -
 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
 Nissi India 46,000 46,000 Christianity 53.10 % -
Nocte India 45,000 45,000 Christianity 63.17 % -
Omanatya India 36,000 36,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon India 5,221,000 5,381,000 Hinduism 26.46 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 44,000 5,381,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 255,000 255,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 5
 Pan India 1,582,000 1,586,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 32
 Pardhan India 369,000 369,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 7
Parenga India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 36,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja unspecified India 384,000 384,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 8
Patralu India 141,000 141,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Pawi India 61,000 61,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
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) India 4,921,000 6,599,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 98
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 128,000 6,599,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Raju India 691,000 691,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 14
 Rajwar India 709,000 719,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 14
 Rongkup India 78,000 86,000 Buddhism 25.66 % -
Sagarbanshi India 205,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Sangtam India 89,000 89,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 204,000 9,138,000 Hinduism 8.08 % -
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 Malia India 78,000 78,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
 Saora unspecified India 927,000 931,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Shabar India 618,000 618,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
Siyal India 37,000 37,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 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
Tagin India 72,000 72,000 Unknown 11.88 % -
Tangsa Mossang India 4,500 4,500 Christianity 92.81 % -
 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 % -
 Tipera India 800,000 943,000 Hinduism 8.52 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,170,000 41,296,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 803
  Totals:  178           131     7,069

Language Alternate Names
Har
Har Rar
Hor
Karmali (Khole)
Khole
Mahali (Mahle)
Sainti
Samtali
Sandal
Sangtal
Santal
Santali
Santhal
Santhiali
Satar
Sentali
Sonthal

Dialects
Bangladesh
Kamari-santali
Karmali
Lohari-santali
Manjhi
Nepal
Paharia
Santali

Dialect Alternate Names
Khole
Mahali
Mahali: Bangladesh
Mahle
Santali
Santali: Bangladesh
Santali: Mahali
Santali: Manjhi
Santali: Nepal
Santar


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New Testament 1887-1962
Complete Bible 1914-2005

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