• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ORAON



QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 1

Population: 502,000

Unreached people groups: 0

UPG population: 0

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1


Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

Overview: The Oraon are one of the largest tribes in South Asia. They are widely distributed in India with concentrations in Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, and Assam. They speak a Dravidian language known as Kurukh. While Hinduism is the majority religion, there are isolated districts in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh where Oraon Christians outnumber Hindus.

Peoples within this cluster: Kisan, Kurukh

Countries where they are found: India


People groups: 1

Population: 502,000

Unreached people groups: 0

UPG population: 0

Unengaged UPGs: 0

UUPG population: 0

Number of countries: 1