Language:  Santhali

Estimated Global Speakers

6,859,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(6 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Malto India 224,000
 Paharia India 19,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300
 Santal (Sawntal) India 9,023,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Nepal 59,000
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
  Totals:  6     2
Secondary Language
(178 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 246,000
 Amat India 321,000
 Ao India 275,000
 Arleng India 595,000
Asur India 38,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
 Bagata India 174,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,428,000
 Baiga India 677,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,170,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Bathudi India 272,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 658,000
 Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,900
 Bhandari India 766,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 380,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,544,000
 Bhotia India 135,000
Bhottada India 548,000
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 361,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,754,000
 Bhulia India 173,000
 Bhumia India 188,000
 Bhumij India 1,328,000
 Bhunjia India 32,000
 Binjhal India 163,000
 Binjhia India 211,000
Birhor India 24,000
 Birjia India 17,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,869,000
 Bondo Poraja India 15,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Bru India 244,000
 Chakhesang India 187,000
 Chakma India 260,000
 Chero India 188,000
 Chik Baraik India 140,000
 Christian Bangladesh 301,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
 Dewar India 1,200,000
 Dharua India 22,000
 Dhimar India 2,233,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Didayi India 14,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,553,000
 Gadaba India 158,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,299,000
 Gauda India 2,410,000
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 526,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 343,000
 Golla India 163,000
Gond Jhare India 120,000
 Gond Rajgond India 1,433,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
 Gorait India 12,000
 Guria India 871,000
 Hadi India 1,161,000
 Hajang India 88,000
 Halba India 865,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,665,000
 Hmar India 116,000
 Ho India 1,273,000
Hojai India 5,000
 Holar India 193,000
 Idu India 38,000
 Jhalo Malo India 478,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
Juang India 56,000
 Kachari Dimasa India 172,000
 Kachari Sonwal India 331,000
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 73,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,644,000
 Kalingi India 325,000
Kambo India 58,000
 Kandha Gauda India 31,000
Kandra India 787,000
Karan India 627,000
Karmali India 154,000
 Kawar India 1,185,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,090,000
Khadala India 137,000
 Khambu India 372,000
 Khandait India 2,050,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 406,000
 Kharia India 895,000
 Kharwar India 672,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,479,000
 Kisan India 1,926,000
 Kol India 2,085,000
Kolah Lohara India 11,000
 Kolha India 842,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,985,000
 Koli Malhar India 369,000
 Kolta India 801,000
 Konda Dhora India 276,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Korku India 1,200,000
 Korwa India 531,000
 Kui Khond India 1,572,000
 Kuki Chin India 160,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,599,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,483,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 153,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
Lohara India 316,000
 Mahali India 97,000
 Mahishya India 11,773,000
 Mahli India 483,000
 Majhi India 143,000
 Majhi Nepal 96,000
 Majhwar India 220,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
Mandia India 3,100
Mankirdia India 2,800
 Marma India 55,000
 Matia India 241,000
Mawasi India 130,000
 Mech India 65,000
 Meena India 5,503,000
 Mizo India 171,000
Mizo Fanai India 17,000
Mizo Lushai India 670,000
 Momba India 5,300
 Monpa India 48,000
 Monpa Dirang India 8,500
 Mru India 500
 Munda India 4,367,000
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,600
 Mundari India 31,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 177,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,840,000
 Namassej Chandel India 1,702,000
 Nissi India 47,000
Nocte India 45,000
Omanatya India 37,000
 Oraon India 5,310,000
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 45,000
Paik India 260,000
 Pan India 1,609,000
 Pardhan India 376,000
Parenga India 14,000
Parhaiya India 37,000
 Parja unspecified India 390,000
Patralu India 143,000
Pawi India 62,000
Pentia India 12,000
 Pnar India 330,000
 Pod India 3,541,000
 Rabha India 437,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,005,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 132,000
 Raju India 703,000
 Rajwar India 721,000
 Rongkup India 79,000
Sagarbanshi India 208,000
 Sangtam India 90,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 210,000
Saonta India 4,900
Saora Jadu India 21,000
Saora Jati India 40,000
Saora Malia India 80,000
 Saora unspecified India 943,000
Shabar India 629,000
Siyal India 38,000
Sounti India 135,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 643,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 501,000
Tagin India 73,000
Tangsa Mossang India 4,600
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 5,759,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Thadou India 257,000
 Tipera India 814,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
  Totals:  178     131

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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