Country:

India

Province / State: Meghalaya
District: Ri Bhoi

Number of People Groups

134

Unreached People Groups

90

Total Population

300,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

17.9 %

Hindu

11.9 %

Muslim

0.7 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

2.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 50 Adi 50 - - - - -
 Ahom 800 Assamese 800 - - - - -
 Angami 90 Naga, Angami - - - 90 - -
 Arleng 16,000 Karbi 4,100 60 20 9,100 - 2,600
Assamese (Christian traditions) 400 Assamese - - - 400 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 300 Assamese - 300 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 30 Assamese 30 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bauri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan Unknown Sikkimese - - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bhumij 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 400 Boro 300 - - 60 - -
Brahmin Bengali 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Chakma 200 Chakma 40 - - 100 - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Chin Mara 100 Chin, Mara - - - 100 - -
 Christian 6,400 Hindi - - - 6,400 - -
 Darjee 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Deori 90 Deori 90 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
Dulia 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 17,000 Garo 100 30 30 16,000 - 20
 Goanese 60 Konkani, Goan - - - 60 - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 60 Nepali 20 - 20 20 - -
 Hadi 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Hajang 70 Bengali 30 - - 40 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Hmar 100 Hmar - - - 100 - -
 Illemei 100 Naga, Mao - - - 100 - -
 Jalkeot Unknown Assamese - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jhalo Malo Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 800 Deori 100 - - 600 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kalu 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Kami 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Kandra 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kaora 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kapali 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Khairwar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Khandait 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kharia 50 Kharia 50 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 207,000 Khasi 1,800 600 300 - 20 3,800
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 50 Koch 50 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Korwa 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Kuki Chin 400 Bengali 30 - - 300 - -
 Kumal Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Lotha 80 Naga, Lotha - - - 80 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Magar 2,700 Nepali 2,400 - 60 200 - -
 Mahishya 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
Malto 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Matia 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mech 1,000 Boro 700 - - 300 - -
 Meitei unspecified 500 Meitei 500 - - - - -
 Miri 30 Mising 30 - - - - -
 Mizo 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Moghal 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Munda Unknown Mundari - - - - - -
 Naga 30 Nagamese - - - 30 - -
 Naga Tangkhul 200 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 200 - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Newah 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Nissi Unknown Nyishi - - - - - -
 Oraon 20 Kurux 20 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 200 Chin, Paite - - - 200 - -
 Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pnar 17,000 Pnar 100 30 - 16,000 - 200
 Pod 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Poi 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
 Pundari 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Rabha 5,000 Assamese 4,100 - - 900 - -
 Rai 500 Nepali 200 - - 70 - 200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 80 - - 20 - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Ralte 400 Mizo - - - 400 - -
Ranabhat 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Rautia 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rongmei 30 Naga, Inpui 30 - - - - -
Sankara 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 30 Santhali 30 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sarki 80 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Sayyid 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Sema 90 Naga, Sumi - - - 90 - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Singpho 50 Singpho - - - 50 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 600 Nepali 400 - - - - 200
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tai Man Unknown Phake - - - - - -
 Tamang 100 Nepali 90 - 20 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Thakuri 500 Nepali 400 - - 50 - -
 Tharu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Tibetan 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Tili 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Tipera 60 Kok Borok 50 - - - - -
 Tiwa 4,900 Assamese 4,900 - - - - -
 Tiyar 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Turaiha 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 400 Nepali 60 - - - - 400
 Zeliang 200 Naga, Zeme - - - 200 - -
  Totals:  134 300,000   90 36,000 2,100 500 54,000 400 7,400
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