• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SOUTH ASIA DALIT - OTHER

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People groups: 289

Population: 165,940,030

Unreached people groups: 224

UPG population: 115,244,330

Unengaged UPGs: 112

UUPG population: 2,348,730

Number of countries: 3


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: Dalit is a Sanskrit term meaning "broken or scattered" and refers to the lowest caste in India, often characterized as "untouchable". This cluster encompasses "untouchables" not classified within the major Dalit communities.

Peoples within this cluster: Ad Dharmi; Adi Andhra, Hindu; Adi Dravida, Hindu; Adi Karnataka, Hindu; Ager; Are Bondili; Are Katika; Arunthathiyar; Audhelia; Ayyanavar; Badhik; Bagdi; Bagdi, Wagdi; Bagheti; Bahelia, Hindu; Baira; Bairwa; Bajgi; Bakuda; Balahar, Hindu; Balai, Hindu; Balasantoshi; Banchada; Bandi, Hindu; Bansi; Bansphor, Hindu; Bantar; Baori; Bargi; Bargunda; Bariki; Barwala, Hindu; Basith, Hindu; Basor; Bathada; Batwal, Hindu; Bauri; Bauti; Bavuri; Bawa Dhed; Beda Jangam; Bellara; Bengali, Hindu; Bhand, Hindu; Bhantu; Bhanumati; Bhogta; Bhuinmali; Bindla; Boria; Bowis Mogeyar; Brittal Bania; Byagara; Chadar; Chakee; Chakkiliyan, Hindu; Chakkiyar; Chalvadi; Chamar; Chanal; Chandala; Chandhai Maru; Chaupal; Chenna Dasar; Cherua; Cheruman, Hindu; Chidar; Dahait; Dakkal; Damai; Dandasi; Dangashia; Daoli; Daule, Hindu; Deha; Devendrakulathan; Dewar; Dharkar; Dhiar; Dholi, Hindu; Dhor; Doai; Dohor; Dom (Bengali); Dom (Bhojpuri); Dom (Chhattisgarhi); Dom (Dogri); Dom (Garhwali); Dom (Hindi); Dom (Kudmali); Dom (Magahi); Dom (Marathi); Dom (Panjabi); Dom, Hindu; Domar; Domm; Ellamalawar; Gagra; Ganda; Gandhila; Gantichore; Gardi, Hindu; Garmatang; Garoda, Hindu; Gawaria; Ghasi, Hindu; Ghogia; Godagali; Godari; Godda; Godra; Gokha, Hindu; Gosangi, Hindu; Habura; Halalkhor, Hindu; Hali; Halleer; Halsar; Handi Jogi; Hari, Hadi; Hela; Hira; Holar; Holaya Dasar; Holer; Irika; Jaggali; Jalkeot; Jambuvulu; Jhalo Malo; Jingar; Kadaiyan; Kaibaratta; Kaibartta; Kalabaz; Kalbelia; Kalladi; Kamad; Kanakkan; Kanda; Kandra; Kanjar, Hindu; Kaora; Kaparia; Karenga; Karimpalan; Karua; Karwal; Katia; Kattiyakaran; Khangar (Bundelkhandi); Khangar, Hindu; Khatik (Bengali); Khatik (Bhojpuri); Khatik (Chambeali); Khatik (Chhattisgarhi); Khatik (Gujarati); Khatik (Haryanvi); Khatik (Marathi); Khatik (Panjabi); Khatik (Rajasthani); Khatik (Telugu); Khatik, Hindu; Kodalo; Koli, Hindi; Koliyan; Kollan; Konai; Koosa; Kootan; Korama, Hindu; Kori; Kotal; Kuchbandia; Kudumban; Kurariar; Kuravan, Hindu; Kurunga; Lahangir; Lakkamari Kapu; Lingader; Loi; Madgi; Mahar, Hindu; Mahuria; Mahyavanshi; Maila; Mala Jangam; Mala Sale; Mang Garudi; Mangli; Manne; Manser; Masan Jogi; Matang; Matangi; Mazhabi; Megh, Hindu; Meghwal; Mehar; Mitha Ayyalvar; Moger; Moghia; Mukri; Mundala; Mundapotta; Musahar, Hindu; Muskhan; Nadia; Nador; Nalkadaya; Naribut; Nat, Hindu; Padannan; Pagadai; Pale; Paliya; Pallan, Hindu; Pambada; Pamidi; Pan; Panchama; Pannadi; Panniandi; Pap; Paraiyan, Hindu; Paravan, Hindu; Pathiyan; Patial; Patni, Hindu; Perna, Hindu; Perumannan; Pherera; Pisaroti; Pochammalollu; Pod; Poduval; Pulayan, Hindu; Puspakan Unni; Puthirai Vannan; Rajwar; Raneyar; Ratal; Relli; Sabakhia; Sabar; Salvi; Samagara; Samasi; Samban; Sanei; Sanhai, Hindu; Sansi, Hindu; Sansoi; Santia; Sargara; Saryara, Hindu; Semman; Shenva, Hindu; Silawat, Hindu; Sillekyatha; Silpkar, Hindu; Sindhollu; Sindhuria; Singiwala; Sipi; Siyal; Tanla; Thandan, Hindu; Thori, Hindu; Thoti, Caste; Thoubalkonou; Tirgar, Hindu; Turi; Turi Barot; Ujia; Valluvan; Van Baoria; Velan; Vettakkaran; Vettiyan; Vettuvan; Yatla; Zamral

Countries where they are found: Bangladesh; India; Nepal


People groups: 289

Population: 165,940,030

Unreached people groups: 224

UPG population: 115,244,330

Unengaged UPGs: 112

UUPG population: 2,348,730

Number of countries: 3