Country:

India

Province / State: Meghalaya
District: Khasi Hills, East

Number of People Groups

167

Unreached People Groups

115

Total Population

964,000

Buddhist

0.4 %

Christian

66.2 %

Hindu

17.5 %

Muslim

1.6 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

14.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 200 Adi 200 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ahom 7,300 Assamese 7,200 - - 100 - -
 Angami 700 Naga, Angami - - - 700 - -
Anglo Indian 90 English - - - 90 - -
 Arleng 3,900 Karbi 200 30 - 2,700 - 1,100
Assamese (Christian traditions) 1,000 Assamese - - - 1,000 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Assamese - 1,400 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Bengali 6,000 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 90
Bania Brittal 50 Assamese 50 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,600 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 300
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bauri 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 30 Sikkimese - - 30 - - -
 Bhuinmali 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Bhumij 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 200 Boro 100 - - 60 - -
Brahmin Bengali 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Burmese 200 Burmese - - 100 - - -
 Chain 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Chakma 100 Chakma - - 100 20 - -
 Chhetri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Chin Mara 40 Chin, Mara - - - 40 - -
 Christian 9,000 Hindi - - - 9,000 - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Deori 300 Deori 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Drukpa 50 Dzongkha - - 50 - - -
Dulia 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Dura 900 Odia 700 - 200 50 - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 29,000 Garo 800 100 30 28,000 - 80
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 200 Konkani, Goan - - - 200 - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 500 Nepali 70 - 400 70 - -
 Hadi 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Hajang 4,300 Bengali 4,200 - - 100 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
 Hira 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Hmar 1,400 Hmar 20 - - 1,400 - -
 Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 90 Naga, Mao - - - 90 - -
 Jalkeot 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 3,400 Deori 200 - - 2,500 - 700
 Kachari Sonwal 2,100 Assamese 1,400 - - 600 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kalu 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Kami 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
Kandra 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kaora 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kapali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - 40 - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kharia 90 Kharia 90 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 720,000 Khasi 5,700 3,000 500 578,000 50 132,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 500 Koch 500 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Konai 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Korwa 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kuki Chin 3,400 Bengali 100 20 - 3,100 - 200
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lotha 70 Naga, Lotha - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Magar 19,000 Nepali 17,000 - 1,600 500 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Mahara 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 80 Malayalam - - - 80 - -
Malto Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Matia 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mech 90 Boro 90 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 2,800 Meitei 2,800 - - - - -
 Miri 90 Mising - - - 90 - -
 Mizo 1,000 Mizo - - - 1,000 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 3,000 Mizo 30 - 20 2,900 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Munda 50 Mundari 50 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Naga 1,200 Nagamese 30 - 30 1,100 - 20
 Naga Tangkhul 500 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 500 - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Newah 200 Nepali 200 - 20 - - -
 Nissi Unknown Nyishi - - - - - -
 Oraon 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 600 Chin, Paite - - - 600 - -
 Paliya 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Pashtun Khan 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Pawi 20 Chin, Hakha - - - 20 - -
 Pnar 400 Pnar - - - 300 - 80
 Pod 5,100 Bengali 5,100 - - - - -
Poi 800 Mizo - - - 800 - -
 Pundari 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rabha 500 Assamese 400 - - 90 - -
 Rai 1,600 Nepali 500 - - 100 - 1,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - 20 - 20
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Raju 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Ralte 700 Mizo - - - 700 - -
Ranabhat 600 Assamese 600 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rongmei 50 Naga, Inpui 50 - - - - -
Sankara 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 200 Santhali 200 - - 20 - -
 Saora unspecified 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Sarki 400 Nepali 300 - 70 30 - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Sema 200 Naga, Sumi - - - 200 - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 8,700 Urdu - 8,700 - - - -
 Sherpa 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Singpho 100 Singpho - - - 100 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,400 Nepali 3,700 - - - - 700
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
 Tai Man Unknown Phake - - - - - -
 Tamang 300 Nepali 200 - 80 50 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 300 Hindi 300 - 30 30 - -
 Tibetan 90 Tibetan, Central - - 90 - - -
 Tili 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Tipera 500 Kok Borok 400 - - 30 - -
 Tiwa 41,000 Assamese 41,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Turaiha 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 100 Vaiphei - - - 100 - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 300 Nepali 200 - - 20 - -
 Zeliang 400 Naga, Zeme - - - 400 - -
  Totals:  167 964,000   115 168,000 15,000 3,600 638,000 2,600 136,000
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