Country:

India

Province / State: Arunachal Pradesh
District: All

Number of People Groups

225

Unreached People Groups

118

Total Population

1,573,000

Buddhist

11.8 %

Christian

30.8 %

Hindu

28.1 %

Muslim

1.8 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

27.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Abor 1,900 Adi 70 - - 300 - 1,500
 Adi 79,000 Adi 7,800 200 300 17,000 - 54,000
Adi Gallong 21,000 Adi, Galo 1,200 50 100 8,300 - 11,000
 Adi Minyong 28,000 Adi 1,300 - 50 5,000 - 22,000
 Adi Padam 16,000 Adi 1,900 50 - 4,800 - 9,100
Adi Pasi 3,600 Adi 300 - - 700 - 2,500
Adi Ramo 1,600 Adi - - 20 700 - 800
 Ahom 100,000 Assamese 92,000 - 4,900 2,600 - 200
 Aka 9,600 Hruso 3,500 - 100 3,300 - 2,700
 Angami 200 Naga, Angami - - - 200 - -
 Ao 200 Naga, Ao - - - 200 - -
 Arleng 1,300 Karbi 1,200 - - 20 - 20
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 12,000 Assamese - 12,000 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bangni 800 Nyishi 200 - - 400 - 300
 Bangru 200 Hruso - - - - - 200
 Bania Agarwal 1,100 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 90
Bania Brittal 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 5,700 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 400
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bhotia Sikkim 1,000 Sikkimese - - 1,000 - - -
 Bhuinmali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhumij 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - 50 - 20
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Boro 32,000 - 400 2,100 - -
 Bokar 5,500 Adi 80 40 30 3,700 - 1,600
Bori 3,900 Adi 50 30 - 3,100 - 700
 Boria Assam 700 Assamese 600 - - 50 - -
Brahmin Bengali 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 30
 Bru 1,100 Kok Borok 600 - 50 400 - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Burmese 8,600 Burmese - - 8,000 600 - -
 Chain 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Chakhesang 100 Naga, Chokri - - - 100 - -
 Chakma 9,000 Chakma 500 - 7,700 800 - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Charumba 1,100 Zakhring 30 - 900 90 - 50
 Chhetri 2,400 Nepali 2,300 - 100 - - -
 Chiru 20 Chiru 20 - - - - -
 Christian 9,200 Hindi - - - 9,200 - -
 Dakpa 100 Brokpake - - 100 - - -
 Darjee 100 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Deori 6,300 Deori 6,200 20 - 20 - 20
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Digaru 1,500 Digaro-Mishmi 1,000 - - 100 - 300
 Drukpa 1,100 Dzongkha - - 1,100 - - -
Galong 95,000 Adi, Galo 3,800 300 200 26,000 - 64,000
 Gangte Unknown Gangte - - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 800 Garo 300 - - 500 - -
 Gauda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 7,400 Hindi 6,800 - 40 500 - 40
 Gurung Ghaleg 1,300 Nepali 200 - 1,100 30 - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Hill Miri 300 Mising 80 - - 50 - 200
 Hira 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Hmar 200 Hmar - - - 200 - -
 Ho 300 Ho 300 - - - - -
Hojai 100 Assamese 70 - 50 - - -
 Idu 38,000 Idu-Mishmi 19,000 200 500 2,000 - 16,000
 Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei Unknown Naga, Mao - - - - - -
 Jalkeot 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
 Jhalo Malo 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 1,500 Deori 1,100 - 200 200 - -
 Kachari Sonwal 21,000 Assamese 11,000 - 3,700 6,200 - -
 Kachin 37,000 Jingpho 300 - 37,000 200 - 20
 Kahha 100 Naga, Phom - - - 100 - -
Kaibartta Jalia 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 4,400 Bengali 4,400 - - 60 - -
 Kami 1,100 Nepali 1,000 - 100 20 - -
 Kaora 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 40 Kashmiri - 40 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - 20 - -
 Khairwar 600 Bengali 500 - - 20 - -
 Khamiyang 1,200 Khamyang 20 - 1,100 20 - -
 Khampa Tibetan 1,000 Khamba - - 1,000 - - -
 Khampti 19,000 Adi 300 50 18,000 100 30 100
 Khandait 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Kharia 3,800 Kharia 3,800 - - 30 - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 600 Khasi 70 - - 500 - -
 Khowa 1,700 Bugun 80 - 800 400 - 400
 Kisan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Konyak 100 Naga, Konyak - - - 100 - -
 Korku 800 Korku 800 - - - - -
 Korwa 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 2,000 Odia 1,900 40 - 80 - 40
 Kuki Chin 1,100 Bengali 500 - 300 300 - -
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Laju 2,000 Naga, Nocte 80 - - 1,900 - -
 Lama 50 Tibetan, Central - - 50 - - -
 Lisu Yobin 3,500 Lisu - - - 3,500 - -
 Lotha 800 Naga, Lotha - - - 800 - -
 Magar 2,900 Nepali 2,200 - 500 100 - -
Mahara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - 50 - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Majhwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
Malto 50 Santhali 40 - - - - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mech 1,500 Boro 1,200 - 100 200 - -
 Meitei unspecified 1,500 Meitei 1,500 - - - - -
 Miji 9,600 Miju-Mishmi 1,300 100 1,000 4,000 - 3,100
 Miju Mishmi 11,000 Miju-Mishmi 8,000 90 20 200 - 3,000
Millang 4,800 Adi 200 40 - 1,700 - 2,800
Miniyong 9,300 Adi 200 20 - 1,800 - 7,200
 Miri 9,000 Mising 5,800 50 80 1,100 - 2,000
 Mishmi 200 Digaro-Mishmi - - 100 - - -
 Mizo 800 Mizo 20 - 20 800 - -
Mizo Lushai 300 Mizo - - - 300 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Momba 5,300 Sartang 30 40 5,100 40 - 80
 Monpa 47,000 Monpa, Tawang 300 70 46,000 400 - 200
 Monpa But 300 Sartang - - 300 - - -
 Monpa Chugpa 900 Chug 200 - - 300 - 400
 Monpa Dirang 8,400 Tshangla 60 20 8,200 60 - 30
 Monpa Kalaktang 1,600 Monpa, Kalaktang 700 - 900 100 - -
 Monpa Lish 2,600 Lish 20 - 2,600 20 - -
 Monpa Tawang 8,400 Monpa, Tawang 50 - 8,300 30 - 20
 Munda 20,000 Mundari 18,000 - 200 2,100 - 50
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Na 100 Na - - - 20 - 90
 Naga 6,800 Nagamese 400 50 40 2,800 - 3,400
 Naga Tangkhul 70 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 60 - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Newah 700 Nepali 600 - 100 - - -
Nishang 3,400 Nyishi 500 20 - 2,200 - 700
 Nissi 37,000 Nyishi 2,400 200 100 23,000 40 11,000
Nocte 44,000 Naga, Nocte 10,000 100 200 28,000 - 5,300
 Nyishi 295,000 Nyishi 18,000 1,500 500 185,000 70 90,000
 Oraon 12,000 Kurux 11,000 - 100 900 - 40
Padam 2,800 Adi 300 50 100 1,000 - 1,400
Pailibo 1,400 Nyishi - - - 1,000 - 400
 Paite (Christian traditions) 80 Chin, Paite - - - 50 - -
Paite Simte 40 Simte - - - 40 - -
 Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pan 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Pasi 1,200 Adi 20 - - 100 - 1,100
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pochury 40 Naga, Pochuri - - - 40 - -
 Pod 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - 20 - -
Poi 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Puroik 5,200 Puroik 300 - - 2,300 - 2,500
 Rabha 4,400 Assamese 3,800 - 100 400 - 50
 Rai 1,300 Nepali 600 - - 100 - 600
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Bengali 9,300 - 60 300 - 300
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Raju 400 Bengali 400 - - 30 - -
Ralte 90 Mizo - - - 90 - -
 Rengma 20 Naga, Southern Rengma - - - 20 - -
 Rongkup 200 Lepcha - - 200 - - -
 Rongmei 50 Naga, Inpui - - - 50 - -
 Sangtam 100 Naga, Sangtam - - - 100 - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 8,900 Santhali 6,300 - 100 1,000 - 1,400
 Saora unspecified 2,200 Odia 2,100 - - 200 - -
 Sarki 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Sartang 4,000 Sartang 30 - 3,900 60 - 20
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Sema 300 Naga, Sumi - - - 300 - -
 Shaikh unspecified 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sherdukpen 4,100 Sherdukpen 30 - 3,900 30 - 30
 Sherpa 300 Nepali 30 - 300 - - -
Simong 3,000 Adi 50 20 - 1,200 - 1,700
 Singpho 6,600 Singpho 100 - 6,300 100 - 20
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - 20 - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
Tagin 73,000 Tagin 10,000 200 400 8,600 - 53,000
 Tai Man 200 Phake - - 200 - - -
 Tamang 4,400 Nepali 900 - 3,100 300 - -
Tangsa 18,000 Naga, Tangshang 2,200 200 500 11,000 20 3,800
Tangsa Haisa 1,200 Adi 200 - - 500 - 500
Tangsa Kemsing 1,500 Naga, Tangshang 60 - 30 1,400 - -
Tangsa Longchang 3,700 Naga, Tangshang 200 - 30 800 - 2,600
Tangsa Moglum 3,100 Naga, Tangshang 900 - 50 600 - 1,500
Tangsa Mossang 4,600 Naga, Tangshang 200 - 30 4,200 - 100
Tangsa Roerah 1,700 Naga, Tangshang 30 - 80 1,600 - -
Tangsa Taisen 1,300 Naga, Tangshang 300 - - 400 - 600
 Tangsa Tikhak 2,700 Naga, Tangshang 30 - 2,100 600 - -
 Tangsa Yongkuk 200 Naga, Tangshang - - 30 200 - -
Tangsa Yougli 1,200 Naga, Tangshang - - - 900 - 300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Bengali 5,900 - - - - -
 Tanu 52,000 Apatani 2,900 100 70 11,000 - 37,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Thakuri 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Tharu 1,300 Hindi 1,200 - - 90 - -
 Tili 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Tipera 90 Kok Borok 90 - - - - -
 Tiwa 2,200 Assamese 1,600 - 200 500 - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Tutcha Nocte 1,200 Naga, Nocte 300 - - 700 - 200
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Wancho 75,000 Naga, Wancho 6,800 300 200 67,000 - 600
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 700 Nepali 300 - - 20 - 400
 Yimchungra 100 Naga, Yimchungru - - - 100 - -
 Zeliang 100 Naga, Zeme - - - 100 - -
  Totals:  225 1,573,000   118 442,000 28,000 186,000 484,000 3,300 428,000
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