Language:  Chhattisgarhi

Estimated Global Speakers

16,571,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

10

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(10 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Audhelia India 7,800
 Bhaina India 86,000
 Chauhan India 34,000
Daharia India 12,000
Daraiha India 15,000
 Dhanwar India 75,000
Gond Kandra India 20,000
Mowar India 5,000
 Pando India 2,600
 Panika India 1,245,000
  Totals:  10     10
Secondary Language
(431 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 244,000
 Agariya (Muslim traditions) India 18,000
 Aguri India 607,000
Alia India 66,000
 Andh India 575,000
Anglo Indian India 156,000
 Ansari India 12,518,000
 Arakh India 702,000
 Arora (Hindu traditions) India 4,794,000
 Arora (Sikh traditions) India 543,000
Badaik India 125,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,695,000
 Bagata India 172,000
 Bagdi India 410,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,402,000
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) India 214,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India 970,000
 Baiga India 672,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,139,000
 Baiswar India 103,000
 Balai (Hindu traditions) India 2,647,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,775,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,732,000
 Bania Agrahari India 382,000
Bania Bais India 153,000
Bania Barnawar India 80,000
Bania Dhusar India 237,000
 Bania Gahoi India 407,000
Bania Gujar India 229,000
Bania Kasar India 81,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 497,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 593,000
Bania Mahajan India 226,000
 Bania Mahesri India 436,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,022,000
 Bania Nima India 99,000
 Bania Oswal India 493,000
 Bania Porwal India 388,000
 Bania Srimali India 425,000
Bania Ummad India 352,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,801,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,123,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) India 191,000
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) India 494,000
Banka India 32,000
Barahar India 145,000
 Bargunda India 40,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) India 741,000
 Basor India 1,085,000
Basor Kandra India 6,300
 Bathudi India 270,000
 Bauri India 2,327,000
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) India 127,000
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) India 383,000
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,400,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 653,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,977,000
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) India 13,000
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) India 61,000
Beldar Laria (Muslim traditions) India 400
Beldar Sunkar India 26,000
 Bhampta India 52,000
 Bhandari India 761,000
Bhanumati India 2,800
 Bhar India 2,344,000
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,425,000
Bharewa India 11,000
 Bharia Bhumia India 377,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,621,000
 Bhattra India 367,000
 Bhil Barela India 1,173,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,436,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,849,000
Bhoi Ghogra India 65,000
 Bhoi Kharbind India 606,000
Bhoi Kharot India 212,000
Bhoi Mallah Mewat India 721,000
Bhoi Nikhad India 75,000
Bhottada India 544,000
 Bhoyar India 252,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,140,000
 Bhuiya unspecified India 1,741,000
 Bhulia India 172,000
 Bhumia India 186,000
 Bhumij India 1,318,000
 Bhunjia India 32,000
 Bhurtia India 17,000
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 440,000
Bidur India 422,000
 Bind India 1,162,000
 Binjhal India 161,000
 Binjhia India 210,000
Birhor India 24,000
Bondili India 2,500
Brahmin Bhagor India 115,000
 Brahmin Bhumihar India 3,264,000
 Brahmin Chitpavan India 566,000
Brahmin Dakshini India 136,000
 Brahmin Deshastha India 659,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,618,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia India 604,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 445,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,064,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 553,000
Brahmin Mewada India 115,000
Brahmin Nagar India 128,000
 Brahmin Ojha India 62,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 580,000
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,212,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 708,000
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,095,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,453,000
 Budega Jangam India 343,000
 Chadar India 175,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 53,943,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,808,000
 Chamar Satnami India 2,088,000
Chandala India 8,200
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 528,000
 Chhipa (Muslim traditions) India 97,000
Chidar India 43,000
 Chik (Hindu traditions) India 122,000
 Christian India 1,481,000
 Dahait India 66,000
Damor India 111,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,446,000
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
Darzi Mathuria (Hindu traditions) India 23,000
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) India 138,000
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) India 144,000
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) India 214,000
 Dewar India 1,192,000
Dhakoda India 20,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,280,000
Dhangri India 27,000
 Dhanuk India 4,958,000
 Dharkar India 163,000
 Dharua India 22,000
 Dhimar India 2,216,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,478,000
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi India 226,000
Dhobi Batham India 470,000
Dhobi Kanaujia India 566,000
Dhobi Kathiya India 123,000
Dhobi Mathuria India 202,000
Dhobi Parit India 298,000
Dhobi Sribastab India 208,000
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) India 279,000
Dom Murdafarash India 208,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,534,000
 Gadaba India 157,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,750,000
 Gadaria Dhingar India 1,405,000
 Gadaria Nikhad India 1,621,000
Gammalla India 2,800
 Ganda India 1,485,000
Gandhmali India 16,000
Garpaguri India 39,000
 Gauda India 2,392,000
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 522,000
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 340,000
 Gond Dhuriya India 196,000
Gond Dorla India 190,000
 Gond Ghotul Muria India 24,000
Gond Jhare India 119,000
 Gond Maria India 1,782,000
 Gond Muria India 808,000
Gond Nagawasi India 178,000
Gond Raja Muria India 59,000
 Gond Rajgond India 1,423,000
Gond Singhrolia India 27,000
Gond Sonjhari India 57,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,034,000
 Gondhali India 69,000
 Gosain Dasnami India 476,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,361,000
 Gowari India 575,000
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,418,000
 Guria India 864,000
 Hadi India 1,152,000
 Hajam India 2,331,000
 Halba India 859,000
Halba Kewat India 4,900
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,652,000
 Hela India 62,000
 Holar India 192,000
 Holaya India 952,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 15,914,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,659,000
 Jingar India 80,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,757,000
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) India 70,000
 Julaha India 968,000
 Kabirpanthi India 97,000
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 72,000
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) India 4,885,000
 Kachhi Kachhwaha India 1,404,000
 Kadera India 54,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,608,000
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) India 242,000
 Kaibartta unspecified India 1,632,000
 Kaikadi India 395,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,574,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,060,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 2,655,000
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) India 77,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal India 1,143,000
 Kamar India 36,000
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) India 582,000
Kammara India 143,000
Kandra India 781,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 248,000
Karan India 622,000
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 771,000
Katia India 257,000
 Kawar India 1,176,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,037,000
 Kayastha Karan India 628,000
Kayastha Saksena India 350,000
 Kayastha Sribastab India 1,133,000
 Khadura India 20,000
 Khairwar India 493,000
 Khandait India 2,035,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 403,000
 Kharia India 888,000
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) India 487,000
 Kharwar India 667,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,652,000
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) India 2,759,000
 Kirar India 1,049,000
 Kisan India 1,912,000
 Kol India 2,069,000
Kolah Lohara India 11,000
 Kolha India 836,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,640,000
 Kolowar India 283,000
 Kolta India 795,000
 Kori India 3,039,000
 Korku India 1,191,000
 Korwa India 527,000
 Koshti India 1,309,000
Kotwal India 116,000
Koya Dora India 36,000
 Koya unspecified India 771,000
Kuchbandia India 39,000
Kui Dongria India 195,000
 Kui Khond India 1,560,000
Kui Kuvi India 250,000
Kui Sitha India 147,000
 Kuli India 19,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,455,000
 Kumhar Bardiha India 767,000
 Kumhar Kanaujia India 601,000
 Kumhar Magahia India 211,000
Kumhar Mathuria India 82,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,483,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,316,000
 Kuruba India 4,821,000
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) India 90,000
 Lakhera India 224,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,061,000
 Lodha Jariya India 1,778,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,177,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,742,000
Madari (Muslim traditions) India 66,000
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,200,000
 Mahar (Christian traditions) India 490,000
Mahara India 5,800
 Mahishya India 11,686,000
 Mahli India 479,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 8,947,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 31,088,000
 Mahyavanshi India 1,962,000
 Majhi India 142,000
 Majhwar India 219,000
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 6,660,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,359,000
Mali Bhagirathi India 98,000
Mali Thanapati India 24,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India 3,060,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) India 390,000
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) India 352,000
Mana India 289,000
 Mang Garudi India 91,000
Matang (Christian traditions) India 219,000
 Matang (Hindu traditions) India 3,049,000
 Matia India 239,000
Mawasi India 129,000
 Megh (Hindu traditions) India 4,666,000
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) India 160,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,292,000
 Moghal India 2,048,000
 Moghia India 62,000
 Munda India 4,334,000
 Mundari India 31,000
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India 2,816,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 175,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,922,000
Nai Mathuria India 190,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 583,000
 Oraon India 5,270,000
 Paharia India 19,000
Paik India 258,000
Paik Rana India 13,000
 Pan India 1,597,000
Pantanti India 45,000
Pao India 69,000
 Pardhan India 373,000
 Pardhi India 427,000
Parhaiya India 36,000
 Parja Bonda India 46,000
Parja Jodia India 17,000
Parja Parenga India 70,000
Parja Pengo India 63,000
 Parja unspecified India 387,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,073,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India 5,823,000
Pasi Gujar India 754,000
 Pasi Kaithwan India 1,028,000
 Pasi Rajpasi India 1,567,000
 Patari India 24,000
 Patial India 47,000
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 266,000
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) India 304,000
 Pinjara India 3,877,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,285,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,935,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,241,000
 Rajput Agnivansi India 239,000
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) India 181,000
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,586,000
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) India 241,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,048,000
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) India 352,000
 Rajput Chandel India 399,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 123,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,587,000
 Rajput Dikhit India 312,000
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) India 676,000
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) India 377,000
 Rajput Gaur India 788,000
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) India 454,000
 Rajput Jadon India 699,000
Rajput Jadu India 341,000
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) India 101,000
 Rajput Kachhwaha India 836,000
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) India 299,000
 Rajput Nagbansi India 53,000
 Rajput Parihar India 470,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,511,000
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) India 214,000
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 543,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,671,000
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) India 237,000
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) India 127,000
 Rajput Sengar India 476,000
 Rajput Solanki India 361,000
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) India 400,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 301,000
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) India 535,000
 Rajwar India 716,000
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 416,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) India 363,000
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 1,652,000
Ravidas Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 26,000
 Rawat India 916,000
 Sahariya India 1,017,000
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) India 260,000
Saonta India 4,800
Saora Jadu India 21,000
Saora Jati India 40,000
Saora Kapusavar India 30,000
Saora Khotto India 21,000
 Saora Lanjia India 28,000
Saora Malia India 79,000
 Saora unspecified India 936,000
 Satani India 507,000
Sauntia India 97,000
Saur India 198,000
 Sayyid India 9,153,000
Shabar India 624,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,577,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,880,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,108,000
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 87,000
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) India 82,000
Siyal India 37,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,194,000
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) India 220,000
Sonar Ajudhyabansi India 123,000
Sonar Chhatri India 140,000
Sonar Deswali India 44,000
Sonar Khatri India 51,000
Sonar Mair India 91,000
Sonar Rastaogi India 81,000
Sonjhara India 22,000
Sonr India 57,000
Sudha India 72,000
Sudha Butka India 5,500
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 638,000
 Sunri Sadhubanik India 323,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,191,000
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India 1,228,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,101,000
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) India 675,000
Teli Sahu India 95,000
Teli Sribastab India 351,000
 Thakkar India 687,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) India 378,000
 Thori (Hindu traditions) India 1,113,000
 Tiyar India 580,000
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 411,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Christian traditions) India 124,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,752,000
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) India 286,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 149,000
Vasudev India 17,000
 Velama India 506,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,543,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,552,000
 Yadav Dhindhor India 1,811,000
 Yadav Gaoli India 5,803,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,833,000
 Yadav Gola India 5,593,000
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India 5,737,000
Yadav Jadubans India 741,000
Yadav Kamariha India 500,000
Yadav Kaonra India 790,000
Yadav Nandbans India 563,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,694,000
  Totals:  431     409

Language Alternate Names
Baiga
Baigani (Baiga)
Bega
Bhumia
Gowro
Khaltahi
Laria

Dialects
Baiga
Baigani
Bhulia
Binjhwari
Chattisgarhi
Chhattisgarhi Proper
Kalanga
Kavardi
Khairagarhi
Sadri Korwa
Suraji
Upparraj

Dialect Alternate Names
Baigani
Bega
Bhumia
Chattisgardi
Chattisgarhi: Upparraj
Chhatisgarhi: Baiga
Chhattisgarhi
Chhattisgarhi: Baigani
Gowro
Khatahi
Surgujia
Surjugia