• PEOPLE NAME: SANTAL OF INDIA

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PEID: 46350

ROP: 108674

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Santali - (sat)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism - Folk Hinduism

Country: India

Also found in: Bangladesh; Bhutan; Nepal

Population: 8,100,000

Global Population: 8,351,200


PEID: 46350

ROP: 108674

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Santal of India, numbering 8,100,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,351,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Santali. The primary religion practiced by the Santal is Folk Hinduism, characterized by local traditions and cults of local deities worshiped at the community level.


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