Shabar in India

The Shabar have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Nadua 75,000

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People Name General Shabar
People Name in Country Shabar
Population this Country 629,000
Population all Countries 629,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Byadha Shabar; Nadua Shabar; Nadva Shabar; शबर
People ID 18080
ROP3 Code 113581
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 14
Largest States
Odisha
608,000
Andhra Pradesh
5,800
West Bengal
2,800
Chhattisgarh
2,800
Assam
2,400
Jharkhand
2,000
Delhi
300
Tripura
100
Maharashtra
80
Nagaland
40
Madhya Pradesh
40
Gujarat
30
Telangana
30
Bihar
10
Districts Interactive map, listing and data download
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 14
  Odisha 608,000
  Andhra Pradesh 5,800
  West Bengal 2,800
  Chhattisgarh 2,800
  Assam 2,400
  Jharkhand 2,000
  Delhi 300
  Tripura 100
  Maharashtra 80
  Nagaland 40
  Madhya Pradesh 40
  Gujarat 30
  Telangana 30
  Bihar 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Odia (387,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 41
Secondary Languages
(only 15 largest shown)
Sora
89,000
Mal Paharia
38,000
Pengo
5,900
Kuvi
2,900
Hindi
2,500
Telugu
1,800
Chhattisgarhi
500
Bengali
400
Munda
400
Kharia
200
Assamese
200
Duruwa
200
Kurux
200
Ho
200
Mundari
200
Primary Language Odia (387,000 speakers)
Language Code ory   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 41
Secondary Languages (only 15 largest shown)
  Sora 89,000
  Mal Paharia 38,000
  Pengo 5,900
  Kuvi 2,900
  Hindi 2,500
  Telugu 1,800
  Chhattisgarhi 500
  Bengali 400
  Munda 400
  Kharia 200
  Assamese 200
  Duruwa 200
  Kurux 200
  Ho 200
  Mundari 200
People Groups Speaking Odia
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.02 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
9.14 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
90.57 %
Islam
0.11 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.02 %
Unknown
0.15 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more