25,000 (2007 SIL). Ethnic population: 25,500 (2007 SIL).
West Bengal, Purulia district, Bundwan, Manbazar, Purulia Muffasil, Puncha, Balrampur, Barabazar, and Hura blocks; Bankura district, Raipur, Ranibandh, and Indpur blocks; West Medinipur district, Binpur block; Jharkhand, East Singhbhum district, Potka, Dhalbhumgarh, Ghatsila, Musabani, Dumaria, and Chakulia blocks; a few in West Singhbhum district.
Ethnonym: Kheria, Erenga, or Pahari. Ethnic autonym: Sabar. Traditional religion.