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STATEMENT 8

Growth of Non-Scheduled Languages-1971, 1981, 1991 and 20011
Sl.No. Language Persons who returned the language as their mother tongue Decadal percentage increase
1971 $ 1981* 1991 *** 2001# 1971-81 1981-91 1991-2001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
                 
1 Adi 99,228 125,371 158,409 198,462 26.35 26.35 25.28
2 Afghani/Kabuli/Pashto + ++ +++ 11,086            -            -            -
3 Anal 6,592 11,074 12,156 23,191 67.99 9.77 90.78
4 Angami 43,569 41,761 97,631 132,225 -4.15 133.79 35.43
5 Ao 75,381 102,321 172,449 261,387 35.74 68.54 51.57
6 Arabic/Arbi 23,318 28,116 21,975 51,728 20.58 -21.84 135.39
7 Balti * 40,136 48,498 +++ 20,053 20.83            -            -
8 Bhili/Bhilodi 3,399,285 4,293,314 5,572,308 9,582,957 26.30 29.79 71.97
9 Bhotia 33,226 31,438 55,483 81,012 -5.38 76.48 46.01
10 Bhumij 51,651 50,384 45,302 47,443 -2.45 -10.09 4.73
11 Bishnupuriya ** ** 59,233 77,545            -            - 30.92
12 Chakhesang + ++ 30,985 11,415            -            - -63.16
13 Chakru/Chokri + ++ 48,207 83,560            -            - 73.34
14 Chang 15,816 22,442 32,478 62,408 41.89 44.72 92.15
15 Coorgi/Kodagu 72,085 92,678 97,011 166,187 28.57 4.68 71.31
16 Deori 14,937 ++ 17,901 27,960            -            - 56.19
17 Dimasa 40,149 ++ 88,543 111,961            -            - 26.45
18 English 191,595 202,440 178,598 226,449 5.66 -11.78 26.79
19 Gadaba 20,420 28,027 28,158 26,262 37.25 0.47 -6.73
20 Gangte 6,033 ++ 13,695 14,500            -            - 5.88
21 Garo 411,731 417,888 675,642 889,479 1.50 61.68 31.65
22 Gondi 1,688,284 1,913,262 2,124,852 2,713,790 13.33 11.06 27.72
23 Halabi 346,259 534,825 534,313 593,443 54.46 -0.10 11.07
24 Halam 19,197 19,364 29,322 38,275 0.87 51.43 30.53
25 Hmar 38,207 36,365 65,204 83,404 -4.82 79.30 27.91
26 Ho 751,389 783,301 949,216 1,042,724 4.25 21.18 9.85
27 Jatapu 36,450 22,850 25,730 39,331 -37.31 12.60 52.86
28 Juang 12,172 19,038 16,858 23,708 56.41 -11.45 40.63
29 Kabui 50,814 52,113 68,925 94,758 2.56 32.26 37.48
30 Karbi/Mikir 199,121 12,600 366,229 419,534 -93.67 2806.58 14.56
31 Khandeshi 251,896 1,216,789 973,709 2,075,258 383.05 -19.98 113.13
32 Kharia 191,421 212,605 225,556 239,608 11.07 6.09 6.23
33 Khasi 479,028 628,846 912,283 1,128,575 31.28 45.07 23.71
34 Khezha 11,363 16,637 13,004 40,768 46.41 -21.84 213.50
35 Khiemnungan 14,414 17,880 23,544 37,755 24.05 31.68 60.36
36 Khond/Kondh 196,316 195,793 220,783 118,597 -0.27 12.76 -46.28
37 Kinnauri 45,472 52,864 61,794 65,097 16.26 16.89 5.35
38 Kisan 73,847 159,327 162,088 141,088 115.75 1.73 -12.96
39 Koch 14,256 16,694 26,179 31,119 17.10 56.82 18.87
40 Koda/Kora 14,333 23,113 28,200 43,030 61.26 22.01 52.59
41 Kolami 66,868 83,690 98,281 121,855 25.16 17.43 23.99
42 Kom + 10,062 13,548 14,673            - 34.65 8.30
43 Konda 33,720 23,258 17,864 56,262 -31.03 -23.19 214.95
44 Konyak 72,338 76,092 137,722 248,109 5.19 80.99 80.15
45 Korku 307,434 347,661 466,073 574,481 13.08 34.06 23.26
46 Korwa 15,097 48,079 27,485 34,586 218.47 -42.83 25.84
47 Koya 211,877 240,245 270,994 362,070 13.39 12.80 33.61
48 Kui 351,017 521,585 641,662 916,222 48.59 23.02 42.79
49 Kuki 32,560 49,478 58,263 52,873 51.96 17.76 -9.25
50 Kurukh/Oraon 1,235,665 1,333,670 1,426,618 1,751,489 7.93 6.97 22.77
51 Ladakhi * 56,738 72,274 +++ 104,618 27.38            -            -
52 Lahauli 16,749 18,728 22,027 22,646 11.82 17.62 2.81
53 Lahnda 41,935 42,879 27,386 92,234 2.25 -36.13 236.79
54 Lakher 11,867 16,091 22,947 34,751 35.59 42.61 51.44
55 Lalung 10,650 ++ 33,746 27,072            -            - -19.78
56 Lepcha 33,360 27,814 39,342 50,629 -16.62 41.45 28.69
57 Liangmei + ++ 27,478 34,232            -            - 24.58
58 Limbu + 20,258 28,174 37,265            - 39.08 32.27
59 Lotha 36,949 58,116 85,802 170,001 57.29 47.64 98.13
60 Lushai/Mizo 271,554 384,528 538,842 674,756 41.60 40.13 25.22
61 Malto + 100,177 108,148 224,926            - 7.96 107.98
62 Maram + ++ 10,144 37,340            -            - 268.10
63 Maring + 11,663 15,268 22,326            - 30.91 46.23
64 Miri/Mishing 180,684 ++ 390,583 551,224            -            - 41.13
65 Mishmi 22,354 24,182 29,000 33,955 8.18 19.92 17.09
66 Mogh 12,378 17,458 28,135 30,639 41.04 61.16 8.90
67 Monpa 26,369 33,320 43,226 55,876 26.36 29.73 29.26
68 Munda 309,293 377,492 413,894 469,357 22.05 9.64 13.40
69 Mundari 771,253 742,739 861,378 1,061,352 -3.70 15.97 23.22
70 Nicobarese 17,971 21,542 26,261 28,784 19.87 21.91 9.61
71 Nissi/Dafla 114,678 140,986 173,791 211,485 22.94 23.27 21.69
72 Nocte 25,263 23,776 30,441 32,957 -5.89 28.03 8.27
73 Paite 27,157 32,607 49,237 64,100 20.07 51.00 30.19
74 Parji 73,912 35,758 44,001 51,216 -51.62 23.05 16.40
75 Pawi 10,560 11,656 15,346 24,965 10.38 31.66 62.68
76 Persian 10,509 ++ +++ 11,688            -            -            -
77 Phom 18,017 24,487 65,350 122,508 35.91 166.88 87.46
78 Pochury + ++ 11,231 16,744            -            - 49.09
79 Rabha 51,146 22,351 139,365 164,770 -56.30 523.53 18.23
80 Rai + ++ +++ 14,378            -            -            -
81 Rengma + 15,563 37,521 61,345            - 141.09 63.50
82 Sangtam 20,015 28,513 47,461 84,273 42.46 66.45 77.56
83 Savara 222,018 209,092 273,168 252,519 -5.82 30.64 -7.56
84 Sema 65,227 95,630 166,157 103,529 46.61 73.75 -37.69
85 Sherpa + 14,195 16,105 18,342            - 13.46 13.89
86 Shina * 10,275 14,858 +++ 34,390            -            -            -
87 Simte + ++ +++ 10,225            -            -            -
88 Tamang + 10,059 +++ 17,494            -            -            -
89 Tangkhul 58,167 79,887 101,841 142,035 37.34 27.48 39.47
90 Tangsa 13,333 12,027 28,121 40,086 -9.80 133.82 42.55
91 Thado 51,054 57,536 107,992 190,595 12.70 87.69 76.49
92 Tibetan 49,221 63,431 69,416 85,278 28.87 9.44 22.85
93 Tripuri 372,579 502,067 694,940 854,023 34.75 38.42 22.89
94 Tulu 1,158,419 1,417,224 1,552,259 1,722,768 22.34 9.53 10.98
95 Vaiphei 12,209 15,618 26,185 39,673 27.92 67.66 51.51
96 Wancho 28,649 32,442 39,600 49,072 13.24 22.06 23.92
97 Yimchungre 19,609 26,672 47,227 92,144 36.02 77.07 95.11
98 Zeliang + ++ 35,079 61,547            -            - 75.45
99 Zemi + 10,619 22,634 34,110            - 113.15 50.70
100 Zou + 12,515 15,966 20,857            - 27.57 30.63

Notes: 
*       Full figures of Balti, Ladakhi and Shina are not available as the 1991 census could not be conducted in
         Jammu & Kashmir due to disturbed conditions. 
**      Bishnupuriya in 1981was withheld from publication due to the pending decision over nomenclature. 
          due to disturbed conditions then prevailing there. 
***    Full figures of Rabha and Karbi/Mikir are not available as the 1981 census could not be conducted in Assam.
(+)     Non Scheduled languages did not qualify to appear due to speakers' strength below 10,000 in 1971 Census. 
(++)   Non Scheduled languages did not qualify to appear due to speakers' strength below 10,000 in 1981 Census. 
(+++) Non Scheduled languages did not qualify to appear due to speakers' strength below 10,000 in 1991 Census. 
$       The language figures of Tamil Nadu are not included in 1981 Census as the records of Tamil Nadu under 'P'
         sample project have been lost due to floods. 
#-      Excludes figures of Paomata, Mao-Maram and Purul sub-divisions of Senapati district of Manipur for 2001.