Language:  Santhali

Estimated Global Speakers

6,844,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

6

Scripture Status

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Malto India 190,000 222,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Paharia India 16,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) Bhutan 5,300 7,898,000 Hinduism 2.59 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) India 7,639,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Nepal 50,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
  Totals:  6           2     2
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 208,000 208,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 4
 Amat India 271,000 274,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arleng India 500,000 501,000 Hinduism 19.74 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.47 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,549,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 131
 Bagata India 147,000 147,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 3
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 2,901,000 2,990,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 58
 Baiga India 573,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,525,000 3,999,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,155,000 6,162,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 123
 Bathudi India 229,000 229,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 556,000 584,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) India 4,200 50,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhandari India 648,000 648,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhil India 16,908,000 17,402,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 338
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
Bhottada India 463,000 463,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 9
 Bhuiya India 2,094,000 2,108,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
 Bhuiya Ghatwar India 305,000 307,000 Hinduism 0.18 % 6
 Bhulia India 146,000 146,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhumia India 159,000 159,000 Hinduism 0.98 % 3
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
Bhunjia India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
Binjhal India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Binjhia India 179,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.45 % 4
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Birjia India 15,000 15,000 Hinduism 14.06 % -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,588,000 1,588,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
 Bondo Poraja India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 1.16 % 1
 Brahmin India 59,134,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1183
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 218,000 760,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
 Chero India 159,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Christian Bangladesh 139,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,946,000 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
Dewar India 1,014,000 1,014,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 20
 Dharua India 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 1
 Dhimar India 1,889,000 1,889,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 38
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 11,993,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 240
 Didayi India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.52 % 1
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,161,000 2,200,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 43
 Gadaba India 134,000 134,000 Hinduism 1.63 % 3
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,100,000 1,193,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gauda India 2,038,000 2,038,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 41
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 446,000 447,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 9
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) India 290,000 290,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 6
 Golla India 138,000 138,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Gond India 14,356,000 14,362,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 287
Gond Jhare India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Gond Rajgond India 1,213,000 1,213,000 Hinduism 0.56 % 24
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Guria India 737,000 737,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 15
 Hadi India 983,000 1,043,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 20
 Hajang India 75,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 1
 Halba India 733,000 733,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,406,000 1,569,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,076,000 1,144,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Hojai India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 20.28 % -
 Holar India 164,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 3
 Idu India 32,000 42,000 Hinduism 5.25 % -
 Jhalo Malo India 408,000 658,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 8
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,192,000 3,801,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 146,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.07 % -
Kachari Sonwal India 280,000 281,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 6
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) India 62,000 62,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta India 1,845,000 2,325,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 37
 Kalingi India 275,000 275,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 5
Kambo India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
Kandra India 666,000 666,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 13
Karan India 530,000 530,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 11
Karmali India 130,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,808,000 9,732,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 156
Khadala India 116,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.69 % 2
Khambu India 335,000 337,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Khandait India 1,735,000 1,737,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 35
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 344,000 344,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Kharia India 757,000 769,000 Hinduism 31.45 % -
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,265,000 1,287,000 Christianity 73.17 % -
 Kisan India 1,630,000 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 33
 Kol India 1,765,000 1,768,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolah Lohara India 9,600 9,600 Hinduism 3.22 % 1
 Kolha India 712,000 712,000 Hinduism 1.26 % 14
 Koli Mahadev India 1,679,000 1,702,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 34
 Koli Malhar India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 6
 Kolta India 678,000 678,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 14
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konda Kapu India 21,000 21,000 Hinduism 2.99 % 1
 Kori India 2,589,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korku India 1,043,000 1,045,000 Hinduism 0.31 % 21
 Korwa India 450,000 453,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,850,000 1,855,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 176,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,741,000 16,185,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 315
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 18,499,000 18,825,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 370
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,017,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 380
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,539,000 9,857,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 191
Lohara India 267,000 285,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 5
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahishya India 9,931,000 10,677,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 199
 Mahli India 409,000 441,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 202,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 187,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 10,050,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 201
Mandia India 2,600 2,600 Hinduism 1.28 % 1
Mankirdia India 2,400 2,400 Hinduism 26.66 % -
 Marma India 47,000 277,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Matia India 203,000 241,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
Mawasi India 110,000 110,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 2
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
 Meena India 4,655,000 4,655,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Fanai India 15,000 15,000 Christianity 99.23 % -
Mizo Lushai India 567,000 569,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Momba India 4,500 13,000 Buddhism 0.69 % 1
 Monpa India 40,000 137,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 7,400 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Mru India 500 95,000 Hinduism 2.55 % 1
 Munda India 3,692,000 3,748,000 Hinduism 19.40 % -
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,200 3,748,000 Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Mundari India 26,000 26,000 Hinduism 5.23 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 150,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,933,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 239
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) India 4,695,000 8,013,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 94
 Namassej Chandel India 1,446,000 4,272,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 29
 Nissi India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 53.13 % -
Nocte India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 63.17 % -
Omanatya India 31,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 1
 Oraon India 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
Paik India 219,000 219,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 4
 Pan India 1,361,000 1,365,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 27
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
Parenga India 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 498,000 498,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 10
Patralu India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Pawi India 53,000 53,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
Pentia India 10,000 10,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
 Pnar India 264,000 282,000 Christianity 68.86 % -
 Pod India 2,992,000 3,008,000 Hinduism 0.36 % 60
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,951,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 99
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Raju India 593,000 593,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 12
 Rajwar India 610,000 620,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 12
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
Sagarbanshi India 176,000 176,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Sangtam India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) Bangladesh 204,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 7.85 % -
Saonta India 4,200 4,200 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Saora Jadu India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 39.08 % -
Saora Jati India 34,000 34,000 Hinduism 22.81 % -
Saora Malia India 67,000 67,000 Hinduism 30.37 % -
Shabar India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 9.14 % -
Siyal India 32,000 32,000 Hinduism 0.28 % 1
Sounti India 114,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 813,000 1,573,000 Hinduism 0.17 % 16
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 420,000 638,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 8
Tagin India 62,000 62,000 Unknown 11.88 % -
 Tangchanghya India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
Tangsa Mossang India 3,900 3,900 Christianity 92.81 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,860,000 5,063,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 97
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,839,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 377
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,642,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1173
  Totals:  178           131     7,628

Language Alternate Names
Har
Har Rar
Hor
Karmali (Khole)
Khole
Mahali (Mahle)
Sainti
Samtali
Sandal
Sangtal
Santal
Santali
Santhal
Santhiali
Satar
Sentali
Sonthal

Dialects
Bangladesh
Kamari-santali
Karmali
Lohari-santali
Manjhi
Nepal
Paharia
Santali

Dialect Alternate Names
Khole
Mahali
Mahali: Bangladesh
Mahle
Santali
Santali: Bangladesh
Santali: Mahali
Santali: Manjhi
Santali: Nepal
Santar

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1868-1989
New Testament 1887-1962
Complete Bible 1914-2005

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General Gospel website in this language
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Santali
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