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 1,600,000
Assamese (Christian traditions) India 3,900
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Bhutan 2,000
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) India 3,172,000
Assamese (Sikh traditions) India 1,300
 Bania Bhutan 3,800
Bania Brittal India 60,000
 Boria Assam India 217,000
 Brahmin Bhutan 6,100
 Brahmin Ganak India 70,000
 Dowaniya India 3,400
 Hira India 67,000
Hojai India 5,000
 Jalkeot India 29,000
 Kachari Sonwal Bhutan 1,100
 Kachari Sonwal India 331,000
 Kaibartta Bhutan 1,200
 Khambu Bhutan 1,400
 Magar Bhutan 2,800
 Mahishya Bhutan 800
 Rabha Bhutan 1,600
 Rabha India 437,000
 Rai Bhutan 3,800
Ranabhat India 14,000
 Saloi India 5,200
 Tiwa India 303,000
 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 82,000
Adi Gallong India 21,000
 Adi Minyong India 29,000
 Adi Padam India 16,000
Adi Pasi India 3,600
 Aka Bhutan 400
 Aka India 13,000
 Anal India 27,000
 Angami India 186,000
 Ao India 275,000
 Arleng India 595,000
Asur India 38,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,428,000
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) India 335,000
 Baiga India 677,000
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 30,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
 Bania Agrahari India 385,000
Bania Bais India 155,000
Bania Barnawar India 80,000
 Bania Gahoi India 410,000
 Bania Gandha Banik India 345,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 501,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 597,000
Bania Mahajan India 227,000
 Bania Mahesri India 439,000
 Bania Oswal India 497,000
 Bania Porwal India 391,000
Bania Rauniar India 157,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 182,000
 Barman India 8,000
 Bauri India 2,345,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 658,000
 Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,900
 Bhandari India 766,000
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,435,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 380,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,544,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
 Bhotia India 135,000
Bhottada India 548,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,149,000
 Bhuinmali India 187,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,754,000
 Bhumij India 1,328,000
 Bhumij Bangladesh 35,000
 Biate India 19,000
 Bind India 1,171,000
 Binjhia Bangladesh 6,700
 Binjhia India 211,000
Birhor India 24,000
 Birjia India 17,000
 Bishnupriya Manipuri India 103,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 6,500
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,869,000
Bodo (Muslim traditions) India 3,200
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 449,000
Brahmin Jyoti India 152,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
 Brahmin Radhi India 1,898,000
Brahmin Rikhisur India 62,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 584,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 714,000
 Brahmin unspecified Bangladesh 244,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Brahmin Utkal India 219,000
Brahmin Vaidik India 227,000
 Brahmin Varendra India 311,000
 Bru India 244,000
Buna (Hindu traditions) India 476,000
 Chakhesang India 187,000
 Chakma India 260,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,347,000
 Chang India 77,000
 Chero India 188,000
 Chhetri India 293,000
 Chik Baraik India 140,000
 Chik Baraik Bangladesh 8,600
 Chin Mara India 52,000
 Chiru India 11,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Christian Bangladesh 301,000
 Darjee India 56,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
 Deori India 62,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,305,000
 Dhanwar India 76,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Dhodia India 807,000
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) India 282,000
Dholi (Muslim traditions) Bangladesh 62,000
 Dura India 3,700
 Gadaba India 158,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,786,000
 Ganda India 1,496,000
 Gangai India 5,600
 Gangte India 26,000
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Bhutan 800
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,299,000
 Gauda India 2,410,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 343,000
 Gond Maria India 1,796,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
 Gorait India 12,000
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 71,000
 Guria India 871,000
 Gurung Ghaleg India 127,000
 Hadi India 1,161,000
 Hajam India 2,349,000
 Hajang India 88,000
Hajang Banai India 5,900
 Halba India 865,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,665,000
 Haomei India 79,000
 Hmar India 116,000
 Ho Bangladesh 96,000
 Ho India 1,273,000
 Idu India 38,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,724,000
 Jhalo Malo Bangladesh 219,000
 Jhalo Malo India 478,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 632,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 98,000
 Kachari Dimasa India 172,000
 Kachin India 44,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,680,000
 Kahha India 63,000
Kaibartta Jalia India 536,000
Kaibartta Jalia Bangladesh 250,000
 Kaibartta unspecified Bangladesh 251,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,644,000
 Kalingi India 325,000
Kandra India 787,000
 Kapali India 355,000
Karan India 627,000
Karmali India 154,000
 Kawar India 1,185,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 1,488,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,500
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,090,000
 Kayastha Karan India 632,000
 Khairwar India 497,000
 Khambu India 372,000
 Khamiyang India 1,600
 Khampti India 21,000
 Khandait India 2,050,000
 Kharia India 895,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,479,000
 Khiamniungan India 74,000
 Kisan India 1,926,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) India 60,000
 Koch (Muslim traditions) India 500
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 9,654,000
 Kokna India 1,282,000
 Kol India 2,085,000
 Koli Dhor India 488,000
 Kolta India 801,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Konyak India 284,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Korku India 1,200,000
 Korwa India 531,000
 Koya unspecified India 777,000
 Kui Khond India 1,572,000
 Kuki Chin India 160,000
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 18,593,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 70,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,483,000
 Kurmi Mahato India 299,000
Kusiari India 2,100
 Lisu Yobin India 3,500
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 153,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
Loi India 102,000
 Lotha India 210,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,770,000
 Madari (Muslim traditions) India 66,000
 Magar India 409,000
 Mahali India 97,000
Mahara India 5,900
 Mahishya India 11,773,000
 Mahli India 483,000
 Mahli Bangladesh 42,000
 Majhi India 143,000
 Majhwar India 220,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India 2,090,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 177,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
 Malto India 224,000
 Maramei India 33,000
 Marma India 55,000
 Mech India 65,000
 Mech Nepal 5,700
 Meena India 5,503,000
 Meitei (Manipur Muslim) India 235,000
 Meitei Kshatriya India 142,000
 Meitei Panan India 14,000
 Meitei Thanga India 140,000
 Meitei unspecified India 1,423,000
 Miji India 9,600
 Miju Mishmi India 11,000
 Miri India 815,000
 Mishmi India 3,900
 Mizo India 171,000
Mizo Lushai India 670,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 237,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,309,000
 Moghal India 2,063,000
 Monpa India 48,000
Mukha Dhora India 52,000
 Munda Bhutan 1,900
 Munda India 4,367,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 3,711,000
 Naga India 22,000
 Naga Tangkhul India 236,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 177,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 637,000
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 4,800
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 3,840,000
 Namassej Chandel Bangladesh 2,146,000
 Namassej Chandel India 1,702,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 587,000
Nishang India 3,500
 Nissi India 47,000
Nocte India 45,000
 Nyishi India 297,000
 Oraon India 5,310,000
 Oraon, Kurux Bhutan 10,000
Padam India 2,800
Paik India 260,000
 Pan India 1,609,000
 Pardhan India 376,000
 Pardhi India 430,000
 Parja unspecified India 390,000
Pasi India 1,200
 Patial India 47,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 141,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 268,000
Pawi India 62,000
 Pnar India 330,000
 Pochury India 27,000
 Pod Bangladesh 30,000
 Pod India 3,541,000
 Pomla India 1,800
 Poumai India 152,000
 Puroik India 5,200
 Rai India 144,000
 Rai Nepal 709,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 9,700
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,005,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 132,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 1,500
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,250,000
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,597,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,056,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 124,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,614,000
 Rajput Nagbansi India 53,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,523,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,683,000
 Rajput Sisodia India 137,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 303,000
 Rautia India 137,000
 Rengma India 81,000
 Rongmei India 117,000
Sagarbanshi India 208,000
 Sahariya India 1,025,000
 Sangtam India 90,000
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300
 Santal (Sawntal) India 9,023,000
 Saora unspecified India 943,000
Saur India 199,000
Sauria Paharia India 62,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
 Sema India 290,000
Shabar India 629,000
 Shaikh Bhutan 9,100
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
 Sherdukpen India 4,200
Simong India 3,100
 Singpho India 10,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 643,000
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 107,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik India 325,000
 Sunuwar India 97,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 188,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Bhutan 700
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 501,000
 Swangla India 11,000
Tagin India 73,000
 Tai Man India 6,900
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 5,759,000
 Tanu India 52,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Bangladesh 156,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Thadou India 257,000
 Thakkar India 693,000
 Thakuri India 39,000
 Tharu India 532,000
 Tili India 1,277,000
 Tipera India 814,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 414,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,795,000
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) India 11,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 150,000
 Varli India 1,475,000
 Wancho India 77,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,847,000
 Yadav Kaonra India 796,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,707,000
 Yadav Sadgope India 3,080,000
 Yakthumba, Limbu India 151,000
 Yenadi India 790,000
 Yimchungra India 81,000
 Zeliang India 123,000
  Totals:  334     242

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

Dialects
Jharwa
Mayang
Musulmani Assamese
Standard Assamese
Western Assamese

Dialect Alternate Names
Assamese


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

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