Which state has highest number of tribes in India?

Who is the highest tribe in India?

The Gond comprise the largest tribal group of India with a population exceeding 12 million. Linguistically, the Gond belong to the Gondi–Manda subgroup of the South Central branch of the Dravidian language family.

Which state has the largest tribal population in India 2011?

Statewise Total & Tribal Population of India (As per 2011 Census)

S.No States Tribal Population
1 Andhra Pradesh 5918
2 Arunachal Pradesh 952
3 Assam 3884
4 Bihar 1337

Which state is known as tribal state?

The seven sister states of Noth-east India, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand are known as the tribal states of India. Among these Chattisgarh is known as the tribal heart of India.

Which is the second largest tribe in India?

Gonds Tribe

Found in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh and in parts of Maharashtra, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh, the Gonds are the second biggest tribe in India. They are known for their valor and speak many Indian languages including the Dravidian Gondi language.

Which is the smallest tribe in India?

The smallest tribal community is the Andamanese, with a population of 19. Economically and socially least advanced, the scheduled tribes are the earliest inhabitants of India.

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Which state has more tribes?

State-wise, the rate of literacy in scheduled tribes is highest in Mizoram (91.7%) and lowest in Andhra Pradesh (49.2%).

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State Population of Scheduled Tribes (in lakh) Percentage of the state in the total population of Scheduled Tribes in the country
Madhya Pradesh 152.3 14.70%

Which state has no tribal population in India?

There is no ST population in 3 States (Delhi NCR, Punjab and Haryana) and 2 UTs (Puducherry and Chandigarh), as no Scheduled Tribe is notified.

What is the largest number of tribes?

Odisha has largest number of tribal groups in India. As per the estimate there are 64 tribal groups in Odisha. Karnataka has the second largest number of tribal groups in the country.