Language:  Assamese

Estimated Global Speakers

17,289,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

27

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(27 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahom India 1,588,000
Assamese (Christian traditions) India 3,900
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Bhutan 2,000
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 3,148,000
Assamese (Sikh traditions) India 1,300
 Bania Bhutan 3,900
Bania Brittal India 60,000
 Boria Assam India 215,000
 Brahmin Bhutan 6,200
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000
 Dowaniya India 3,400
 Hira India 66,000
Hojai India 4,900
 Jalkeot India 29,000
 Kachari Sonwal Bhutan 1,100
 Kachari Sonwal India 328,000
 Kaibartta Bhutan 1,200
Khambu Bhutan 1,400
 Magar Bhutan 2,800
 Mahishya Bhutan 800
 Rabha Bhutan 1,600
 Rabha India 434,000
 Rai Bhutan 3,900
Ranabhat India 14,000
 Saloi India 5,200
 Tiwa India 301,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,800
  Totals:  27     24
Secondary Language
(334 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Abor India 1,900
 Adi India 81,000
Adi Gallong India 21,000
 Adi Minyong India 28,000
 Adi Padam India 16,000
Adi Pasi India 3,600
 Aka Bhutan 400
 Aka India 13,000
 Anal India 26,000
 Angami India 185,000
 Ao India 273,000
 Arleng India 590,000
Asur India 38,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,695,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,402,000
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) India 332,000
 Baiga India 672,000
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 29,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,732,000
 Bania Agrahari India 382,000
Bania Bais India 153,000
Bania Barnawar India 80,000
 Bania Gahoi India 407,000
 Bania Gandha Banik India 342,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 497,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 593,000
Bania Mahajan India 226,000
 Bania Mahesri India 436,000
 Bania Oswal India 493,000
 Bania Porwal India 388,000
Bania Rauniar India 156,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,801,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,123,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 180,000
 Barman India 8,000
 Bauri India 2,327,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 653,000
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,800
 Bhandari India 761,000
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,425,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 377,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,436,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,849,000
 Bhotia India 134,000
Bhottada India 544,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,140,000
 Bhuinmali India 185,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,741,000
 Bhumij India 1,318,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 34,000
 Biate India 19,000
 Bind India 1,162,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,600
 Binjhia India 210,000
Birhor India 24,000
 Birjia India 17,000
 Bishnupriya Manipuri India 103,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 6,500
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,855,000
Bodo (Muslim traditions) India 3,200
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,618,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 445,000
Brahmin Jyoti India 151,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,064,000
 Brahmin Radhi India 1,884,000
Brahmin Rikhisur India 61,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 580,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 708,000
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 239,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,453,000
 Brahmin Utkal India 218,000
Brahmin Vaidik India 226,000
 Brahmin Varendra India 308,000
 Bru India 242,000
Buna (Hindu traditions) India 473,000
 Chakhesang India 185,000
 Chakma India 258,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 53,943,000
 Chang India 76,000
 Chero India 187,000
 Chhetri India 291,000
 Chik Baraik India 139,000
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,400
 Chin Mara India 51,000
 Chiru India 11,000
 Christian India 1,481,000
 Christian Bangladesh 296,000
 Darjee India 56,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,446,000
 Deori India 62,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,280,000
 Dhanwar India 75,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,478,000
 Dhodia India 801,000
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) India 279,000
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 61,000
 Dura India 3,600
 Gadaba India 157,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,750,000
 Ganda India 1,485,000
 Gangai India 5,500
 Gangte India 25,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bhutan 800
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,289,000
 Gauda India 2,392,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 340,000
 Gond Maria India 1,782,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,034,000
 Gorait India 12,000
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 71,000
 Guria India 864,000
 Gurung Ghaleg India 126,000
 Hadi India 1,152,000
 Hajam India 2,331,000
 Hajang India 87,000
Hajang Banai India 5,800
 Halba India 859,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,652,000
 Haomei India 78,000
 Hmar India 115,000
 Ho Bangladesh 94,000
 Ho India 1,263,000
 Idu India 38,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,659,000
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 215,000
 Jhalo Malo India 474,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 620,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,757,000
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 97,000
 Kachari Dimasa India 171,000
 Kachin India 43,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,608,000
 Kahha India 63,000
Kaibartta Jalia India 532,000
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 246,000
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 246,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,632,000
 Kalingi India 322,000
Kandra India 781,000
 Kapali India 352,000
Karan India 622,000
Karmali India 153,000
 Kawar India 1,176,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,459,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,600
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,037,000
 Kayastha Karan India 628,000
 Khairwar India 493,000
Khambu India 369,000
 Khamiyang India 1,600
 Khampti India 21,000
 Khandait India 2,035,000
 Kharia India 888,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,468,000
 Khiamniungan India 73,000
 Kisan India 1,912,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) India 59,000
 Koch (Muslim traditions) India 500
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 9,582,000
 Kokna India 1,272,000
 Kol India 2,069,000
 Koli Dhor India 485,000
 Kolta India 795,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Konyak India 282,000
 Kori India 3,039,000
 Korku India 1,191,000
 Korwa India 527,000
 Koya unspecified India 771,000
 Kui Khond India 1,560,000
 Kuki Chin India 159,000
Kuki Chin Changsen India 2,900
Kuki Chin Khelma India 3,200
 Kuli India 19,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 800
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,455,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 69,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,316,000
 Kurmi Mahato India 297,000
Kusiari India 2,100
 Lisu Yobin India 3,500
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 152,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,177,000
Loi India 101,000
 Lotha India 208,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,742,000
Madari (Muslim traditions) India 66,000
 Magar India 406,000
 Mahali India 96,000
Mahara India 5,800
 Mahishya India 11,686,000
 Mahli India 479,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 42,000
 Majhi India 142,000
 Majhwar India 219,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India 2,074,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 173,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,359,000
Malto India 223,000
 Maramei India 33,000
 Marma India 55,000
 Mech India 64,000
 Mech Nepal 5,600
 Meena India 5,462,000
 Meitei (Manipur Muslim) India 233,000
 Meitei Kshatriya India 141,000
 Meitei Panan India 14,000
 Meitei Thanga India 139,000
 Meitei unspecified India 1,412,000
 Miji India 9,600
 Miju Mishmi India 11,000
 Miri India 809,000
 Mishmi India 3,900
 Mizo India 169,000
Mizo Lushai India 665,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 233,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,292,000
 Moghal India 2,048,000
 Monpa India 47,000
Mukha Dhora India 52,000
 Munda Bhutan 1,900
 Munda India 4,334,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 3,683,000
 Naga India 22,000
 Naga Tangkhul India 234,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 175,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,922,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 625,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 4,800
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,812,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,105,000
 Namassej Chandel India 1,690,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 583,000
Nishang India 3,400
 Nissi India 46,000
Nocte India 45,000
Nyishi India 295,000
 Oraon India 5,270,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000
Padam India 2,800
Paik India 258,000
 Pan India 1,597,000
 Pardhan India 373,000
 Pardhi India 427,000
 Parja unspecified India 387,000
Pasi India 1,200
 Patial India 47,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 138,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 266,000
Pawi India 62,000
 Pnar India 327,000
 Pochury India 27,000
 Pod Bangladesh 30,000
 Pod India 3,515,000
 Pomla India 1,700
 Poumai India 151,000
 Puroik India 5,200
 Rai India 143,000
 Rai Nepal 702,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,800
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,968,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 131,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,500
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,285,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,241,000
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,586,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,048,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 123,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,587,000
 Rajput Nagbansi India 53,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,511,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,671,000
 Rajput Sisodia India 136,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 301,000
 Rautia India 136,000
 Rengma India 81,000
 Rongmei India 116,000
Sagarbanshi India 207,000
 Sahariya India 1,017,000
 Sangtam India 90,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300
 Santal (Sawntal) India 8,956,000
 Saora unspecified India 936,000
Saur India 198,000
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
 Sayyid India 9,153,000
 Sema India 288,000
Shabar India 624,000
 Shaikh Bhutan 9,200
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,108,000
 Sherdukpen India 4,100
Simong India 3,000
 Singpho India 10,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,194,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 638,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 106,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik India 323,000
 Sunuwar India 96,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 184,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 700
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 497,000
 Swangla India 11,000
Tagin India 73,000
 Tai Man India 6,800
Tai Taroi India 2,500
Tangsa India 18,000
Tangsa Moglum India 3,100
Tangsa Taisen India 1,300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 900
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 5,716,000
 Tanu India 52,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 153,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,101,000
 Thadou India 255,000
 Thakkar India 687,000
 Thakuri India 39,000
 Tharu India 528,000
 Tili India 1,268,000
 Tipera India 808,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 411,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,752,000
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) India 11,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 149,000
 Varli India 1,464,000
 Wancho India 76,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,552,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,833,000
Yadav Kaonra India 790,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,694,000
 Yadav Sadgope India 3,057,000
 Yakthumba, Limbu India 150,000
 Yenadi India 784,000
 Yimchungra India 80,000
 Zeliang India 122,000
  Totals:  334     242

Language Alternate Names
Asambe
Asami
Asamiya
Jharwa (Pidgin)
Kamrupi
Pidgin
Standard Assamese
Western Assamese (Kamrupi)

Dialects
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Mayang
Musulmani Assamese
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Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1822-1974
New Testament 1819-1993
Complete Bible 1833-2022

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