• PEOPLE CLUSTER: OTHER DALIT

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People groups: 286

Population: 98,563,355

Unreached people groups: 221

UPG population: 46,900,555

Unengaged UPGs: 112

UUPG population: 2,404,655

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; Are Bondili; Are Katika; Arunthathiyar; Audhelia; Ayyanavar; Badhik; Bagdi; Bagdi, Wagdi; Bagheti; Bahelia, Hindu; Baira; Bairwa; Bajgi; Bakuda; Balahar, Hindu; Balai, Hindu; Balai, Mewari; Balasantoshi; Bandi, Hindu; Bansi; Bansphor, Hindu; Bantar; Baori; Bargi; Bargunda; Bariki; Barwala, Hindu; Basith, Hindu; Basor; Bathada; Batwal, Hindu; Bauri; Bauti; Bavuri; Bawa Dhed; Bawaria, Sikh; Beda Jangam; Bellara; Beria, Hindu; Bhand (Kashmiri); Bhand, Hindu; Bhand, Muslim; Bhantu; Bhanumati; Bhatu, Andamani; Bhogta; Bhuinmali; Bhuiya; Bhuyiar; Bindla; Boria; Bowis Mogeyar; Brittal Bania; Byagara; Chadar; Chakee; Chakkiliyan, Hindu; Chalvadi; Chanal; Chandala; Chandhai Maru; Chaupal; Chenna Dasar; Cherua; Cheruman, Hindu; Chidar; Dahait; Dakkal; Damai; Dandasi; Dangashia; Daoli; Daule, Hindu; Deha; Devendrakulathan; Dewar; Dharkar; Dharkar, Awadhi; Dhatki Marwari; Dhiar; Dholi, Hindu; Dhor; Doai; Dohor; Dom, Bengali; Dom, Bhojpuri; Dom, Chhattisgarhi; Dom, Dogri; Dom, Garhwali; Dom, Hindi; Dom, Hindu; Dom, Kudmali; Dom, Magahi; Dom, Marathi; Dom, Muslim; Dom, Panjabi; Domar; Domm; Ellamalawar; Gagra; Ganda; Gandhila; Gantichore; Gardi, Hindu; Garmatang; Garoda, Hindu; Gawaria; Ghasi, Hindu; Ghatwar Bhuiya; Ghogia; Godagali; Godari; Godda; Godra; Gokha, Hindu; Gosangi, Hindu; Habura; Halalkhor, Hindu; Hali; Halleer; Halsar; Handi Jogi; Hari, Hadi; Hela; Holar; Holaya Dasar; Holeya; Irika; Jaggali; Jambuvulu; Jingar; Kadaiyan; Kalabaz; Kalbelia; Kalladi; Kamad; Kanakkan; Kanda; Kandra; Kanjar, Hindu; Kaora; Kapadia Sansi; Kaparia; Karenga; Karimpalan; Karua; Karwal; Katia; Kattiyakaran; Kela, Muslim; Khangar, Bundeli; Khangar, Hindu; Khatik (Chambeali); Khatik, Bengali; Khatik, Bhojpuri; Khatik, Chhattisgarhi; Khatik, Gujarati; Khatik, Haryanvi; Khatik, Hindu; Khatik, Marathi; Khatik, Panjabi; Khatik, Rajasthani; Khatik, Telugu; Kodalo; Koliyan; Kollan; Konai; Koosa; Kootan; Korama, Hindu; Kori; Kotal; Kuchbandia; Kudumban; Kurariar; Kuravan, Hindu; Kurunga; Lahangir; Lingader; Loi; Madari, Muslim; Madgi; Mahar, Hindu; Mahuria; Mahyavanshi; Maila; Mang Garudi; Mangli; Manne; Manser; Matang; Matangi; Mazhabi; Meghwal; Mehar; Mitha Ayyalvar; Moger; Moger (Malayalam); Moghia; Mukri; Mundala; Mundapotta; Musahar, Hindu; Muskhan; Nadia; Nador; Nalkadaya; Naribut; Padannan; Pagadai; Paky, Thoti; 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; Sansoi; Santia, Hindu; Sargara; Saryara, Hindu; Semman; Shenva, Hindu; Silawat, Hindu; Sillekyatha; Silpkar, Hindu; Sindhollu; Sindhuria; Singiwala; Sipi; Siyal; Tanla; Thandan, Hindu; Thori, Hindu; Thoubalkonou; Tirgar, Hindu; Turi Barot; Turi, Hindu; Ujia; Valluvan; Van Baoriya; Velan; Vettakkaran; Vettiyan; Vettuvan; Yatla; Zamral

Countries where they are found: India; Nepal; Pakistan


People groups: 286

Population: 98,563,355

Unreached people groups: 221

UPG population: 46,900,555

Unengaged UPGs: 112

UUPG population: 2,404,655

Number of countries: 3