Country:

India

Province / State: Meghalaya
District: Garo Hills, West

Number of People Groups

78

Unreached People Groups

58

Total Population

573,000

Buddhist

0.6 %

Christian

62.6 %

Hindu

17.4 %

Muslim

16.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

3.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahom 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Angami Unknown Naga, Angami - - - - - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 4,000 Assamese - 4,000 - - - -
Bania Brittal 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 50
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 20 Sikkimese - - 20 - - -
 Bhuinmali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Boro 1,400 - - 80 - -
Brahmin Bengali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Christian 100 Hindi - - - 100 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dalu 500 Bengali - 500 - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Drukpa 20 Dzongkha - - 20 - - -
Dulia Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Dura 20 Odia - - 20 - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 380,000 Garo 1,700 1,300 2,300 356,000 100 18,000
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Hajang 36,000 Bengali 35,000 50 - 200 - 20
Hajang Banai 3,800 Bengali 3,700 - - 20 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Hira 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
 Jalkeot 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jhalo Malo 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 100 Deori 80 - - 20 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Kalu 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 300 Khasi 30 - 20 300 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Koch 24,000 - - 100 - 40
 Koch (Muslim traditions) 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Kuki Chin 900 Bengali 100 - - 700 - 30
 Magar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Mahishya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 40 Meitei 40 - - - - -
 Mizo 70 Mizo - - - 70 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Naga 30 Nagamese - - - 30 - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,300 - 20 - - -
 Namassej Chandel 400 Bengali 400 - 20 - - -
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Pnar Unknown Pnar - - - - - -
 Rabha 19,000 Assamese 19,000 40 - 200 - 60
 Rai 700 Nepali 70 - - 30 - 600
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Bengali 7,600 - 80 60 - 30
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Ranabhat 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Rongmei Unknown Naga, Inpui - - - - - -
 Sayyid 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 81,000 Urdu - 81,000 - - - -
Shan 60 Shan - - 60 - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 70 Nepali 30 - - - - 40
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Tai Man 900 Phake 20 - 900 - - -
 Tamang 200 Nepali 50 - 100 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Thadou 20 Chin, Thado - - - 20 - -
 Thakuri Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tibetan 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Tiyar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 300 Nepali 20 - - - - 300
  Totals:  78 573,000   58 100,000 92,000 3,700 358,000 200 19,000
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