CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Bhandara



Number of People Groups

313

Unreached People Groups

293

Total Population

1,229,000

Buddhist

12.5 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

83.8 %

Muslim

2.2 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.2 %
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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Agri 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Anamuk 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Andh 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aray Mala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Baiga 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
Bakad 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - 20 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Bania 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 400
 Bania, Agarwal 1,900 Hindi 1,700 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania, Saitwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 60
Banijiga 60 Kannada 40 - - - - 20
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 500 Lambadi 500 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Basor 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bavcha Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Bhampta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - 20 - - -
Bhansala 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhattra 30 Bhatri 20 - - - - -
 Bhil 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhisti 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhoyar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bhunjia 70 Bhunjia 70 - - - - -
Bidur 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
Bindla Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Binjhia 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 100 Bijori 100 - - - - -
 Bohra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 200
Brahmin, Deshastha 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Ojha 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Chadar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chain 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - 400 - - -
Chenna Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 500 Hindi - - - 500 - -
 Dahait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Dangi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,500 - - - - 50
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Dewar 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
 Dhangar 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhanwar 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
 Dhimar 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Dhodia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 800 Oriya 800 - 20 - - -
 Dubla 50 Dubli 50 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Faqir 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Gadaba 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Gamit Unknown Gamit - - - - - -
 Ganda 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Gangakula 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Garpaguri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Gauda 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gond 89,000 Hindi 82,000 20 100 2,100 - 5,500
 Gondhali 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Gosain (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Gowari 57,000 Marathi 57,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Halba 29,000 Marathi 22,000 - 30 - - 7,100
Halleer Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Konkani, Goan - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Holar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Holer 2,500 Kannada 2,400 - 90 - - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jingar 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar 400 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kandra 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kaora 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Kapewar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 600 - - - - 200
 Kathodi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Katia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kawar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Khairwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Khandait 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kharia 20 Kharia 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - 20 - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Khoja 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Kirar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kokna Unknown Kukna - - - - - -
 Kol 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kolha 18,000 Ho 18,000 - - - - -
 Koli 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Kolowar 20 Kolami, Northwestern 20 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Korku 40 Korku 40 - - - - -
 Koshti 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - - - - 100
 Kui Khond Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 143,000 Gujarati 143,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Lingader 400 Marathi - - - - - 400
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 100 - - - - 30
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
Lohara 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Madari 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Madgi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 500 Marathi - - - 500 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 212,000 Marathi 81,000 - 131,000 - - -
 Mahishya 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mahli 12,000 Marathi 12,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Majhwar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Mala Dasari Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Hannai Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Jangam 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mala Sale Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Mana 6,900 Marathi 6,900 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Manne 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Mashti Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 50 Marathi - - - 50 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Marathi 2,700 - 200 - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 20 Panjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Mukri 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munda 50 Mundari 50 - - - - -
 Nadar 20 Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Naga, unspecified 20 Naga Pidgin - - - 20 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Naikda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Nair 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 21,000 Marathi - - 21,000 - - -
Paik 600 Oriya 600 - - - - -
Pallar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Panika 600 Chhattisgarhi 600 - - - - -
Paraiyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pardhan 300 Pardhan 300 - - - - 20
 Pardhi 200 Pardhi 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
Pindara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Pod 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Pomla Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Portuguese Unknown Indo-Portuguese - - - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput 96,000 Hindi 96,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bargujar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhadauria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chandel 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Garewal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput, Janjua (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput, Manihas 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Parihar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Rajput, Pundir (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sakarwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Salehria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput, Sisodia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Rajput, Solanki 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Raju Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Rajwar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Rathia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ravalia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Sali 100 Kannada 20 - - - - 90
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Satani 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Sauntia 20 Oriya 20 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Shabar Unknown Oriya - - - - - -
 Shaikh 16,000 Urdu - 16,000 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Sindhollu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Sonjhara 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
Thakkar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Tibetan 1,000 Tibetan, Central - - 1,000 - - -
 Tili (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Turi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Vanjara 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Vasudev 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Vellalan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 8,800 Hindi 8,800 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  313 1,229,000   293 1,029,000 26,000 154,000 3,300 900 15,000


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