Just like how the world says Indians are everywhere, Nagas are also scattered in every parts of Northeast as well as Myanmar. In this post, I will provide you with the information regarding the Tribe Wise Population of Nagas as of 2020.
Most of us usually think that the Nagas only live in the state of Nagaland. But that’s not true, Nagas do not only live in Nagaland. Huge number of them lives in Manipur as their permanent home. You can also find Nagas living in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam as well as the nation of Myanmar.
HOW DID WE GOT DIVIDED?
Hundreds of Naga Tribes lived in harmony before we were divided during the state inauguration of Nagaland in 1963.
Before the existence of Nagaland, Nagas inhabited an area know as Naga Hills. At present, these areas consists of; some parts of Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar (Burma).
TRIBE WISE POPULATION OF NAGAS IN 2020
The exact population of Nagas can’t be given. But I’ve made a list based on the resources available on the internet.
There are currently 67 Naga Tribes (Major and Sub-Tribes). And in Nagaland, there are 14 Major Tribes. The list will have a population details of 40 Naga Tribes. The details about the remaining 17 Tribes is not available at the moment. But I will update this post from time to time with the latest informations.
There are approximately 2.7 Nagas living in India and 300,000 in Myanmar.