• PEOPLE CLUSTER: SOUTH ASIA DALIT - OTHER

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People groups: 270

Population: 163,247,615

Unreached people groups: 210

UPG population: 113,279,315

Unengaged UPGs: 105

UUPG population: 1,839,915

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; Arunthathiyar; Audhelia; Ayyanavar; Badhik; Bagdi; Bagdi, Wagdi; Bagheti; Bahelia, Hindu; Baira; Bairwa; 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; Bawa Dhed; Beda Jangam; Bellara; Bengali, Hindu; Bhand, Hindu; Bhantu; Bhanumati; Bhogta; Bhuinmali; Bindla; Boria; Brittal Bania; Byagara; Chadar; Chakkiliyan, Hindu; Chakkiyar; Chalvadi; Chamar; Chanal; Chandala; Chandhai Maru; Chaupal; Chenna Dasar; Cherua; Cheruman, Hindu; Chidar; Dahait; Dakkal; Damai; Dandasi; Dangashia; Daule, Hindu; Deha; Devendrakulathan; Dewar; Dharkar; Dhiar; Dholi, Hindu; Dhor; Doai; Dohor; Dom (Bengali); Dom (Bhojpuri); Dom (Chhattisgarhi); Dom (Hindi); Dom (Kudmali); Dom (Magahi); Dom (Marathi); Dom (Punjabi); 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; Kaibartta; Kalabaz; Kalbelia; Kalladi; Kamad; Kanakkan; Kanda; Kandra; Kanjar, Hindu; Kaora; Kaparia; Karenga; Karimpalan; Karua; Karwal; Katia; Khangar (Bundelkhandi); Khangar, Hindu; Khatik (Bengali); Khatik (Bhojpuri); Khatik (Chhattisgarhi); Khatik (Gujarati); Khatik (Haryanvi); Khatik (Marathi); Khatik (Punjabi); Khatik (Rajasthani); Khatik (Telugu); Khatik, Hindu; Kodalo; Koli, Hindi; Koliyan; Kollan; Konai; Koosa; Kootan; Korama, Hindu; Kori; Kotal; Kuchbandia; Kudumban; Kurariar; Kuravan, Hindu; Kurunga; Lingader; Loi; Madgi; Mahar, Hindu; Mahuria; Mahyavanshi; Maila; Mala Jangam; Mala Sale; Mang Garudi; Mangli; Manne; Masan Jogi; Matang; Matangi; Mazhabi; Megh, Hindu; Meghwal; Mehar; Mitha Ayyalvar; Moger; Moghia; Mukri; Mundala; Mundapotta; Musahar, Hindu; Muskhan; Nadia; Nalkadaya; Naribut; Nat, Hindu; Padannan; Pagadai; Pale; Paliya; Pallan, Hindu; Pambada; Pamidi; Pan; Panchama; Pannadi; Panniandi; Pap; Paraiyan, Hindu; Paravan, Hindu; Pathiyan; Patial; Perna, Hindu; Perumannan; Pherera; Pisaroti; 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; Velan; Vettakkaran; Vettiyan; Vettuvan; Yatla; Zamral

Countries where they are found: Bangladesh; India; Nepal


People groups: 270

Population: 163,247,615

Unreached people groups: 210

UPG population: 113,279,315

Unengaged UPGs: 105

UUPG population: 1,839,915

Number of countries: 3