Country: India

State:  Punjab

District:  Amritsar



Number of People Groups

261

Unreached People Groups

253

Total Population

2,784,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

21.5 %

Muslim

0.2 %

Sikh

76.6 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ad Dharmi 900 Panjabi, Eastern 900 - - - - -
Ager, Hindu 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Agri 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Anal Unknown Anal - - - - - -
Anglo 300 English - - - 300 - -
 Ansari 200 Urdu - 200 - 20 - -
Arain, Hindu 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Arain, Muslim 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Arain, Sikh 3,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Arora, Hindu 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 20
 Arora, Sikh 119,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 119,000 -
 Awan, Muslim 1,600 Panjabi, Eastern - 1,600 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Bagdi, Sikh 20 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania 12,000 Hindi 10,000 - - 50 300 1,000
 Bania, Agarwal 1,600 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 400
 Bania, Gahoi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 200 Hindi 60 - - - - 100
 Bania, Porwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 60
 Banjara, Hindu 30 Lambadi 30 - - - - -
 Barwala, Muslim 200 Dogri - 200 - - - -
 Batwal, Hindu 200 Dogri 200 - - - - -
Bawaria, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Bawaria, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Bazigar, Hindu 2,800 Telugu 2,800 - - - - -
Bazigar, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Bazigar, Sikh 3,300 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,300 -
 Bedar, Punjab, Hindu 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
Bhabra, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bhabra, Jain 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - 100
Bhabra, Sikh 500 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhatia, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bhatia, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Bhojki 80 Kangri 80 - - - - -
 Bodo 50 Bodo 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin, Acharaj 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Dhiman 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kashmiri Pandit 300 Kashmiri 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Marathi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin, Purohit 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sikh 21,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 21,000 -
 Burmese 30 Burmese - - 30 - - -
 Chamar, Hindu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - 400 - -
 Chamar, Sikh 700 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Chanal 30 Mandeali 30 - - - - -
 Changar 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Chhimba, Hindu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Chhimba, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Chhimba, Sikh 15,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 15,000 -
 Chhipa, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - 20
Chhipa, Sikh 22,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 22,000 -
 Christian unspecified 1,600 Assamese - - - 1,600 - -
 Chuhra 120,000 Panjabi, Eastern 83,000 - - 37,000 - -
Dagi, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Darai 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Darzi, Sikh 3,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
Deha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Dhangar 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Dhangri 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Dhobi, Sikh 2,100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,100 -
 Dom, Hindu 8,200 Oriya 8,200 - - - - -
 Faqir 600 Urdu 100 50 - - 400 -
Gagra 100 Panjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
Gandhila 50 Panjabi, Eastern 50 - - - - -
 Ghirath, Hindu 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
Ghirath, Sikh 60 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Ghosi, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 100 Konkani, Goan - - - 100 - -
 Gosain, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gujar, Hindu 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - 20
 Gujar, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Hajam 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Ilavan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Jat, Ahlawat, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Bajwa, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Bhainwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Bhullar 8,600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 8,600 -
Jat, Chahil, Hindu 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Jat, Chahil, Sikh 12,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 12,000 -
Jat, Chima, Hindu 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Jat, Dalal, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Jat, Dehia, Hindu 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Jat, Dhariwal, Hindu 1,600 Panjabi, Eastern 1,600 - - - - -
Jat, Dhillon, Hindu 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Jat, Dhillon, Sikh 27,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 27,000 -
Jat, Ghumman, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Hindu 13,000 Panjabi, Eastern 13,000 - - - - -
Jat, Gil, Sikh 21,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 21,000 -
Jat, Her 900 Panjabi, Eastern 900 - - - - -
Jat, Hijra 1,100 Haryanvi 1,100 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 118,000 Hindi 118,000 - - 50 - 200
Jat, Jakhar, Hindu 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Jat, Mann 19,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 19,000 -
 Jat, Mann, Hindu 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Jat, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Jat, Pawania 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Jat, Randhawa 11,000 Panjabi, Eastern 11,000 - - - - -
Jat, Rathi, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai, Hindu 2,000 Panjabi, Eastern 2,000 - - - - -
Jat, Sarai, Sikh 22,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 22,000 -
 Jat, Sidhu, Hindu 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
Jat, Sidhu, Sikh 69,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 69,000 -
 Jat, Sikh 267,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - 20 267,000 -
Jat, Sindhu 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Jat, Sindhu, Sikh 14,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 14,000 -
Jat, Varaich, Hindu 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Jat, Virk, Hindu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jhinwar, Hindu 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - 30 - -
 Jhinwar, Muslim 50 Panjabi, Eastern - 50 - - - -
Jhinwar, Sikh 88,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 88,000 -
 Julaha 14,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - 1,300 -
 Kahar, Hindu 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Kahar, Sikh 7,400 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 7,400 -
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kamboh, Hindu 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Kamboh, Sikh 88,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 88,000 -
Kanchan, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Karal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kashmiri Muslim 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Khatri, Hindu 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - 40 - 20
 Khatri, Muslim 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 58,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 58,000 -
 Koli 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
Koli of Sind, Hindu 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Kumhar, Sikh 73,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 73,000 -
 Kunbi, Hindu 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Kutana 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Labana, Sikh 63,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 63,000 -
 Lakhera 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lohar, Hindu 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Lohar, Sikh 2,900 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
 Machhi, Hindu 6,400 Gujarati 6,400 - - - - -
 Machhi, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Madari 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Madiga, Hindu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mahishya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Mahtam, Hindu 2,300 Panjabi, Eastern 2,300 - - - - -
 Mahtam, Sikh 111,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 111,000 -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mali, Hindu 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Mali, Sikh 900 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Mappila 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Marija 300 Panjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
 Mazhabi 585,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - 1,700 583,000 -
 Megh, Hindu 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
Megh, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Mirasi, Hindu 7,000 Panjabi, Eastern 6,800 - - 100 - -
 Mirasi, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Mirasi, Sikh 600 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Mochi, Hindu 7,900 Bengali 7,900 - - - - -
 Mochi, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Mochi, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Moghal 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Mussali 100 Panjabi, Eastern - 100 - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Nai, Sikh 67,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 67,000 -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 900 Marathi - - 900 - - -
 Parsee 50 Gujarati - - - - - 50
 Pashtun, Pathan 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Perna, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Persian 30 Persian, Iranian - 30 - - - -
 Pherera, Hindu 40 Dogri 40 - - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rabari, Hindu 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Rajbansi 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - 20 - 100
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Hindu 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Garewal, Hindu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Janjua, Hindu 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rajput, Kanet 700 Kangri 700 - - - - -
Rajput, Manihas 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput, Parihar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Rajput, Pundir, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Rajput, Salehria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 67,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 67,000 -
Rajput, Solanki 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Thakur 70 Kangri 70 - - - - -
Ramdasia, Hindu 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Ramdasia, Sikh 45,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 45,000 -
 Saini, Hindu 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Saini, Sikh 68,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 68,000 -
Sangtarash 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Sanhai, Hindu 20 Mandeali 20 - - - - -
Sanhal 100 Panjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
 Sansi, Hindu 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Sansi, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Sansoi Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sarera, Hindu 40 Panjabi, Eastern 40 - - - - -
 Sayyid 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Shaikh 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Shorgar, Hindu 50 Panjabi, Eastern 50 - - - - -
Sikligar, Hindu 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Sikligar, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Sirkiband 300 Panjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 20
 Sonar, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Sonar, Sikh 47,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 47,000 -
Sudh, Hindu 1,000 Panjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
Sudh, Sikh 200 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Hindu 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - 20 - 20
 Tarkhan, Muslim 40 Panjabi, Eastern - 40 - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 111,000 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 111,000 -
 Teli, Hindu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Teli, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Teli, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Thori, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tibetan 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Vaddar, Hindu 1,300 Telugu 1,300 - - - - -
 Vaddar, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - 40 -
  Totals:  261 2,784,000   253 600,000 5,900 1,000 42,000 2,133,000 2,400


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