Indian Language Profile

As per Census Report, 2011


States with the most number of languages being spoken by more than 0.5% of the total population of the state (ordered by highest first)

SL State Number Of Languages Spoken Total Polpulation of the state Names of the Languages and number of speakers
1NAGALAND411978502KONYAK (244135), AO (231084), LOTHA (177488), ANGAMI (151883), CHAKRU/CHOKRI (91010), SANGTAM (75841), BENGALI (74753), YIMCHUNGRE (74156), CHANG (65632), HINDI (62942), KHIEMNUNGAN (61906), RENGMA (61537), ZELIANG (60399), PHOM (53674), NEPALI (43481), KHEZHA (34218), POCHURY (21446), KUKI (18392), CHAKHESANG (17919), ASSAMESE (17201), MAO (14490), ZEMI (11165), MANIPURI (9511), SEMA (8268), BODO (7372), KABUI (6968), DIMASA (4871), ODIA (4565), LIANGMEI (3923), MALAYALAM (2916), MARATHI (2659), GARO (2351), PUNJABI (2249), TANGKHUL (2018), MAITHILI (1473), DOGRI (1269), LUSHAI/MIZO (1194), TELUGU (1188), TAMIL (1127), URDU (1095)
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2ARUNACHAL PRADESH381383727NISSI/DAFLA (395745), ADI (240026), BENGALI (100579), HINDI (98187), NEPALI (95317), BHOTIA (62458), WANCHO (58450), ASSAMESE (53951), MISHMI (42017), TANGSA (36546), NOCTE (30308), MONPA (12398), MIRI/MISHING (10402), BODO (7095), ODIA (6820), GARO (6597), DEORI (4844), TIBETAN (4557), MALAYALAM (4012), RAI (3897), PUNJABI (3674), MAITHILI (2963), MANIPURI (2835), MARATHI (2297), AO (1891), SANTALI (1689), TELUGU (1653), KARBI/MIKIR (1536), LUSHAI/MIZO (1431), MUNDA (1427), MUNDARI (1378), URDU (1294), TAMIL (1246), TAMANG (1057), DOGRI (994), KURUKH/ORAON (969), CHANG (762)
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3MANIPUR302855794MANIPURI (1522132), MAO (224361), THADO (223779), TANGKHUL (183091), KABUI (109616), NEPALI (63756), PAITE (55031), HMAR (49081), LIANGMEI (45546), VAIPHEI (39902), KUKI (37805), MARAM (32098), HINDI (31703), BENGALI (30611), ANAL (26508), ZOU (25861), MARING (25657), ZEMI (18795), GANGTE (15274), KOM (14621), YIMCHUNGRE (8497), KHEZHA (6977), LUSHAI/MIZO (6500), ZELIANG (2727), AO (2529), ASSAMESE (2453), DOGRI (1853), TAMIL (1657), MARATHI (1583)
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4ASSAM2831205576ASSAMESE (15095797), BENGALI (9024324), HINDI (2101435), BODO (1416125), MIRI/MISHING (619197), NEPALI (596210), KARBI/MIKIR (511732), ODIA (218552), SANTALI (213139), GARO (172520), MANIPURI (168133), DIMASA (131474), RABHA (101752), KURUKH/ORAON (73437), MUNDA (71903), BISHNUPURIYA (53867), KHASI (41847), LALUNG (31821), HMAR (29323), DEORI (27441), TELUGU (26630), MUNDARI (23813), PUNJABI (23313), TRIPURI (22890), KUKI (22327), ZEMI (20723), SINDHI (19646)
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5JAMMU & KASHMIR2312541302KASHMIRI (6680837), HINDI (2612631), DOGRI (2513712), PUNJABI (219193), BHOTIA (107451), TIBETAN (100499), KHANDESHI (34862), SHINA (32027), MARATHI (23006), NEPALI (22138), URDU (19956), BENGALI (19830), GUJARATI (19261), AFGHANI/KABULI/PASHTO (17942), TAMIL (14728), TELUGU (13970), BALTI (12399), MALAYALAM (11248), ODIA (9553), ASSAMESE (8340), LADAKHI (7638), KANNADA (6953)
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6MAHARASHTRA23112374333MARATHI (77461172), HINDI (14481513), URDU (7540324), GUJARATI (2371743), BHILI/BHILODI (2247678), KHANDESHI (1616730), TELUGU (1320880), KANNADA (1000463), SINDHI (723748), TAMIL (509887), GONDI (458806), BENGALI (442090), KONKANI (399255), MALAYALAM (366153), PUNJABI (280192), KORKU (255772), ODIA (139241), TULU (120072), ENGLISH (106656), SANTALI (103456), KOLAMI (89170), NEPALI (75683)
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7SIKKIM22610577NEPALI (382200), HINDI (48586), BHOTIA (41889), LIMBU (38733), LEPCHA (38313), SHERPA (13681), TAMANG (11734), RAI (7471), BENGALI (6986), TIBETAN (2785), URDU (2001), PUNJABI (1954), MARATHI (1138), TELUGU (1035), ODIA (985), MALAYALAM (899), ASSAMESE (848), TAMIL (762), MAITHILI (596), MANIPURI (383), KANNADA (367)
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8ODISHA2141974218ODIA (34712170), HINDI (1239037), KUI (939283), SANTALI (862590), URDU (670572), TELUGU (667693), BENGALI (504570), HO (411724), MUNDA (335830), SAVARA (298655), KISAN (194716), KOYA (143676), KURUKH/ORAON (136031), KHARIA (126872), MUNDARI (123488), KHOND/KONDH (114802), GONDI (56517), GADABA (33342), HALABI (31767), JUANG (30377)
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9ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS20380581BENGALI (108432), HINDI (73424), TAMIL (57830), TELUGU (50404), NICOBARESE (28912), MALAYALAM (27475), KURUKH/ORAON (15064), KHARIA (4069), MUNDA (3797), PUNJABI (1565), URDU (1277), ODIA (1106), NEPALI (949), MUNDARI (833), MARATHI (639), BHUMIJ (378), SANTALI (307), GUJARATI (241), KANNADA (239)
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10DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI20343709BHILI/BHILODI (128078), HINDI (89905), GUJARATI (73831), MARATHI (24105), KONKANI (7756), ODIA (4463), BENGALI (3116), MAITHILI (2187), MALAYALAM (2172), NEPALI (1152), URDU (1089), ASSAMESE (957), KANNADA (886), TELUGU (778), TAMIL (739), SINDHI (471), PUNJABI (414), KHANDESHI (355), ENGLISH (282)
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