Country:

India

State: Meghalaya
District: All

Number of People Groups

209

Unreached People Groups

154

Total Population

3,444,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

69.3 %

Hindu

11.6 %

Muslim

4.0 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

8.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi 300 Adi 300 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Aguri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Ahom 9,100 Assamese 9,000 - - 100 - -
 Angami 1,000 Naga, Angami - - - 1,000 - -
Anglo Indian 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Arleng 22,000 Karbi 4,700 90 20 13,000 - 3,700
Assamese (Christian traditions) 3,900 Assamese - - - 3,900 - -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 7,600 Assamese - 7,600 - - - -
Badaik 600 Sadri 600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Bengali 6,800 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 900 Hindi 700 - - - - 200
Bania Brittal 400 Assamese 400 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 3,800 Hindi 3,400 - - - - 400
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bauri 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Bhar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhotia Tibetan 100 Sikkimese - - 100 - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Biate 1,100 Biate - - - 1,100 - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Boro 2,400 - - 400 - 70
Brahmin Bengali 3,300 Bengali 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Burmese 200 Burmese - - 200 - - -
 Chain 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Chakma 1,200 Chakma 80 - 200 900 - 30
 Chhetri 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Chin Mara 200 Chin, Mara - - - 200 - -
 Christian 35,000 Hindi - - - 35,000 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Dalu 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Darjee 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Deori 400 Deori 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Drukpa 200 Dzongkha - - 200 - - -
Dulia 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Dura 1,000 Odia 800 - 200 50 - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 1,081,000 Garo 7,100 4,300 4,200 1,042,000 200 25,000
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 400 Konkani, Goan - - - 400 - -
 Gosain unspecified 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 900 Nepali 200 - 600 90 - -
 Hadi 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Hajang 54,000 Bengali 53,000 70 200 600 - 30
Hajang Banai 5,400 Bengali 5,300 - - 70 - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
 Hira 60 Assamese 60 - - - - -
 Hmar 2,200 Hmar 30 - - 2,200 - -
 Ilavan 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Illemei 400 Naga, Mao - - - 400 - -
 Jalkeot 70 Assamese 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,200 -
 Jhalo Malo 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
Jimdar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Bengali 6,600 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa 5,300 Deori 500 30 - 4,000 - 800
 Kachari Sonwal 2,500 Assamese 1,600 - - 900 - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kalu 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kami 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kaora 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kapali 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - 40 - -
 Kayastha Karan 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khambu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Khampti 30 Adi 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 1,411,000 Khasi 10,000 4,700 1,600 1,018,000 100 176,000
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Koch 32,000 - 20 300 - 40
 Koch (Muslim traditions) 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Konai 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kuki Chin 15,000 Bengali 400 50 - 14,000 - 300
 Kumal 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Kusiari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
Loi Unknown Meitei - - - - - -
 Lotha 300 Naga, Lotha - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Magar 24,000 Nepali 21,000 - 1,800 800 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Mahara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Malto 100 Santhali 100 - - - - -
 Marma Unknown Rakhine - - - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mech 1,200 Boro 900 - - 300 - -
 Meitei unspecified 3,600 Meitei 3,600 - - - - -
 Miri 200 Mising 80 - - 90 - -
 Mizo 1,300 Mizo - - - 1,300 - -
Mizo Fanai 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 3,000 Mizo 30 - 20 2,900 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 100 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Naga 1,400 Nagamese 40 - 30 1,300 - 20
 Naga Tangkhul 1,100 Naga, Tangkhul - - - 1,100 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - 20 - - -
 Namassej Chandel 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - 20 - - -
 Newah 400 Nepali 300 - 20 - - -
 Nissi 50 Nyishi 40 - - - - -
 Oraon 300 Kurux 300 - - - - -
 Paite (Christian traditions) 800 Chin, Paite - - - 800 - -
 Paliya 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
Pashtun Khan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
Pawi 1,200 Chin, Hakha 30 - - 800 - 400
 Pnar 326,000 Pnar 4,400 800 200 229,000 20 92,000
 Pod 7,000 Bengali 7,000 - - - - -
Poi 1,000 Mizo - - - 1,000 - -
 Pundari 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rabha 43,000 Assamese 41,000 100 - 1,800 - 100
 Rai 3,700 Nepali 1,300 - - 300 - 2,200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Rajbansi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Raju 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Rajwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Ralte 1,100 Mizo - - - 1,100 - -
Ranabhat 1,300 Assamese 1,300 - - - - -
 Rautia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rongmei 100 Naga, Inpui 100 - - - - -
 Sakachep 1,600 Sakachep - - - 1,600 - -
Sankara 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 300 Santhali 200 - - 20 - 20
 Saora unspecified 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Sarki 500 Nepali 400 - 70 40 - -
 Sayyid 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Sema 400 Naga, Sumi - - - 400 - -
Shaikh Faruqi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 5,100 Urdu - 5,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 110,000 Urdu - 110,000 - - - -
Shan 90 Shan - - 90 - - -
 Sherpa 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Singpho 300 Singpho - - - 300 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 5,700 Nepali 4,700 - - - - 1,000
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tai Man 1,200 Phake 40 - 1,100 20 - -
 Tamang 800 Nepali 500 - 200 60 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Bengali 5,100 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Thadou 100 Chin, Thado - - - 100 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thakuri 1,000 Nepali 900 - - 50 - -
 Thami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 800 Hindi 700 - 30 30 - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tili 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Tipera 3,200 Kok Borok 800 - - 60 - -
 Tiwa 46,000 Assamese 46,000 - - 40 - -
 Tiyar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Turaiha 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Vaiphei 600 Vaiphei - - - 600 - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 1,200 Nepali 400 - - 20 - 800
 Zeliang 700 Naga, Zeme - - - 700 - -
  Totals:  209 3,444,000   154 399,000 139,000 12,000 2,387,000 3,300 302,000