Language:  Awadhi

Estimated Global Speakers

13,821,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

22

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(22 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahar Nepal 2,300
 Apapanthi Nepal 200
 Arakh Nepal 700
 Bankariya Nepal 600
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900
 Brahmin Sanadhya Nepal 600
 Brahmin Sawaria Nepal 6,400
 Chidimar India 600
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi Nepal 1,600
Dhobi Kanaujia Nepal 2,100
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,000
Harjala India 1,700
 Kayastha Sribastab Nepal 1,100
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) Nepal 800
 Koli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,500
 Kori Nepal 14,000
Kuchbandia Nepal 400
 Murao (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,000
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) Nepal 6,400
 Yadav Ghosi Nepal 2,100
 Yadav Gola Nepal 5,100
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) Nepal 33,000
  Totals:  22     21
Secondary Language
(473 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 242,000
 Aghori India 80,000
 Ahar India 1,691,000
 Aheria India 195,000
 Ahmadi India 85,000
Anglo Indian India 154,000
 Ansari India 12,400,000
 Ansari Nepal 49,000
 Apapanthi India 32,000
 Arain (Muslim traditions) India 151,000
 Arakh India 695,000
 Arora (Sikh traditions) India 538,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,623,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 36,000
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India 686,000
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,600
Badhi (Hindu traditions) India 93,000
Badhi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 43,000
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) India 41,000
 Badhik India 11,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,370,000
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India 731,000
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) India 20,000
 Baha'i Nepal 1,300
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) India 212,000
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) India 27,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India 961,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Nepal 17,000
 Baiga India 666,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,100,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 272,000
Bairagi (Muslim traditions) India 21,000
 Baiswar India 102,000
 Balahar (Hindu traditions) India 5,900
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) India 86,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,679,000
 Bania Agarwal Nepal 21,000
 Bania Agrahari India 379,000
 Bania Agrahari Nepal 2,500
 Bania Ajudhyabansi India 115,000
Bania Barahseni India 127,000
 Bania Baranwal India 62,000
 Bania Chauseni India 50,000
Bania Dhusar India 234,000
 Bania Gahoi India 403,000
 Bania Hardoi India 47,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 492,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 587,000
 Bania Kasaundhan Nepal 2,300
Bania Khandelwal India 109,000
Bania Kurwar India 28,000
Bania Mahajan India 223,000
 Bania Mahesri India 432,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,012,000
 Bania Mahur Nepal 1,300
Bania Rastaogi India 67,000
Bania Rauniar India 155,000
Bania Rauniar Nepal 3,100
Bania Ummad India 348,000
 Bania Unai India 69,000
 Bania Unai Nepal 900
 Bania unspecified India 16,643,000
 Bania unspecified Nepal 121,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,056,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) India 189,000
Banjara Gaur India 12,000
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) India 490,000
 Banmanus India 31,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 178,000
 Bantar Nepal 61,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) India 734,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) Nepal 10,000
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
 Basor India 1,074,000
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) India 191,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 647,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 26,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,958,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,200
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) India 61,000
Beriya (Hindu traditions) India 53,000
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) India 40,000
 Bhantu India 15,000
 Bhar India 2,322,000
 Bhar Nepal 4,100
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,411,000
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) India 75,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,606,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) India 218,000
 Bhisti India 637,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,794,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 141,000
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) India 15,000
Bhoi Ghogra India 64,000
 Bhoi Kharbind India 600,000
 Bhoi Kharbind Nepal 11,000
Bhoi Kharot India 210,000
Bhoi Kharot Nepal 7,100
Bhoi Mallah Mewat India 715,000
Bhoi Mallah Mewat Nepal 8,300
Bhoi Nikhad India 74,000
Bhoi Nikhad Nepal 2,200
 Bhotia India 133,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,130,000
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 436,000
Brahmin Ahirwasi India 35,000
 Brahmin Bhumihar Nepal 19,000
 Brahmin Bohara Nepal 1,200
Brahmin Chaube India 43,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,584,000
 Brahmin Gaur Nepal 7,800
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,578,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia India 598,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 441,000
Brahmin Jyoti India 150,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,016,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia Nepal 7,100
 Brahmin Khandelwal India 334,000
 Brahmin Khandelwal Nepal 2,200
 Brahmin Maha India 229,000
 Brahmin Maha Nepal 800
Brahmin Mahratta India 547,000
 Brahmin Ojha India 62,000
Brahmin Palliwal India 103,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 574,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Nepal 3,200
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,182,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 702,000
 Brahmin Saraswat Nepal 3,100
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,047,000
 Brahmin Terai Nepal 116,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000
 Brahmin Utkal India 216,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 53,436,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 359,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,791,000
 Chamar Satnami India 2,068,000
 Chero India 185,000
 Chhetri Nepal 4,891,000
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 523,000
 Chhipa (Muslim traditions) India 96,000
 Christian India 1,467,000
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 134,000
 Darjee Nepal 524,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,423,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 8,300
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) India 1,172,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 22,000
Darzi (Sikh traditions) India 46,000
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) India 61,000
Darzi Mathuria (Hindu traditions) India 23,000
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) India 143,000
 Dhanuk India 4,911,000
 Dhanuk Nepal 245,000
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) India 41,000
 Dharkar India 161,000
 Dharkar Nepal 3,000
 Dhimal Nepal 30,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,360,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 125,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,127,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 7,900
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi India 224,000
Dhobi Batham India 466,000
Dhobi Kanaujia India 560,000
Dhobi Kathiya India 122,000
Dhobi Mathuria India 200,000
Dhobi Parit India 295,000
Dhobi Sribastab India 206,000
 Dom (Muslim traditions) India 210,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,510,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 15,000
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) India 6,536,000
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Nepal 233,000
 Faqir India 104,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,706,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Nepal 8,900
 Gadaria Dhingar India 1,392,000
 Gadaria Nikhad India 1,606,000
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) India 505,000
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,100
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 517,000
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) India 206,000
Gidhiya (Hindu traditions) India 1,400
 Gond Muria India 800,000
 Gond unspecified India 9,939,000
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) India 378,000
Goriya (Muslim traditions) India 18,000
 Gosain Nepal 1,900
 Gosain Dasnami India 472,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,348,000
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,339,000
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) India 539,000
Habura India 8,800
 Hadi India 1,141,000
 Hajam India 2,309,000
 Hajam Nepal 41,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,637,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 93,000
 Halwai (Muslim traditions) India 200,000
 Hela India 61,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 15,765,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,578,000
Jat Godara India 33,000
 Jat Pachhade (Hindu traditions) India 367,000
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) India 459,000
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) India 471,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,722,000
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) India 117,000
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) India 69,000
 Julaha India 959,000
 Kabirpanthi India 96,000
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) India 4,840,000
 Kachhi Kachhwaha India 1,391,000
Kachhi Saksena India 705,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,518,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 61,000
Kahar (Muslim traditions) India 96,000
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) India 240,000
 Kalabaz India 13,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 2,630,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 125,000
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) India 8,400
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) India 77,000
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) India 49,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal India 1,133,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal Nepal 6,400
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) India 576,000
 Kami Nepal 1,399,000
 Kandu India 2,743,000
 Kandu Nepal 143,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 246,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,400
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) India 17,000
 Kapariya India 30,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 6,971,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 50,000
Kayastha Mathur India 43,000
Kayastha Saksena India 347,000
 Kayastha Sribastab India 1,122,000
 Khairwar India 488,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 400,000
Kharot India 1,800
 Kharwar India 661,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,627,000
Khatik (Muslim traditions) India 38,000
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) India 2,733,000
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) India 350,000
 Khatwa Nepal 114,000
Khumra (Hindu traditions) India 23,000
 Kisan India 1,894,000
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 9,492,000
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 341,000
 Kol India 2,050,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,615,000
 Kori India 3,011,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,281,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 71,000
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) India 80,000
 Kumhar Bardiha India 760,000
 Kumhar Kanaujia India 595,000
Kumhar Kasgar India 9,800
Kumhar Mathuria India 81,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,106,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 257,000
 Kutana India 609,000
 Labana (Sikh traditions) India 386,000
 Lakhera India 221,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,004,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000
 Lodha Jariya India 1,761,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,072,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 115,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) India 725,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,707,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 78,000
Madari (Muslim traditions) India 65,000
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) India 627,000
 Majhi Nepal 93,000
 Majhwar India 217,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,243,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 16,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India 3,031,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Nepal 193,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) India 386,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) Nepal 5,100
Mallah Dhuriya India 11,000
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) India 349,000
 Manihar India 662,000
 Merat (Muslim traditions) India 348,000
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) India 964,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,270,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 15,000
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) India 77,000
 Moghal India 2,028,000
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India 2,789,000
Murao (Muslim traditions) India 75,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 3,649,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 261,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,791,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 131,000
Nai Mathuria India 188,000
Nanbai India 16,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 577,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,400
 Nat (Muslim traditions) India 160,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Nepal 700
 Newah Nepal 1,471,000
 Panka India 46,000
 Pashtun Afridi India 564,000
Pashtun Barech India 18,000
Pashtun Ghauri India 422,000
Pashtun Khan India 124,000
 Pashtun Khattak India 35,000
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) India 690,000
Pashtun Mohammadzai India 59,000
 Pashtun Mohmand India 208,000
Pashtun Rohilla India 75,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai India 1,007,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 8,988,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India 5,768,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 4,400
Pasi Gujar India 747,000
Pasi Kaithwan India 1,018,000
 Pasi Rajpasi India 1,552,000
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) India 301,000
 Pinjara India 3,841,000
Putliwale India 1,000
 Qassab India 1,253,000
 Qazi India 847,000
 Qazi Nepal 11,000
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) India 273,000
 Rajbhar Nepal 12,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,029,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Nepal 42,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,917,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Nepal 12,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,229,000
 Rajput Amethiya India 30,000
 Rajput Bachgoti India 180,000
Rajput Bachhal (Hindu traditions) India 109,000
Rajput Bachhal (Muslim traditions) India 5,400
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,571,000
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) India 115,000
 Rajput Bandhalgoti India 56,000
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) India 239,000
Rajput Bargujar (Muslim traditions) India 38,000
 Rajput Barwar India 73,000
 Rajput Bhadauria India 301,000
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) India 70,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,038,000
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) India 348,000
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) India 44,000
 Rajput Bundela India 116,000
 Rajput Chandel India 396,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 122,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,553,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,200
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) India 355,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,100
Rajput Chavar Gaur India 30,000
Rajput Dhakaru India 57,000
 Rajput Dikhit India 309,000
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) India 669,000
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) India 374,000
Rajput Gargbansi India 41,000
 Rajput Gaur India 781,000
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) India 450,000
Rajput Gautam (Muslim traditions) India 28,000
 Rajput Jadon India 692,000
Rajput Jadu India 338,000
Rajput Janghara India 73,000
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) India 100,000
 Rajput Janwar India 89,000
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) India 77,000
 Rajput Kachhwaha India 828,000
 Rajput Kalhan India 81,000
 Rajput Kanhpuriya India 65,000
 Rajput Katheriya India 190,000
 Rajput Kinwar India 34,000
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) India 297,000
 Rajput Nau India 317,000
 Rajput Nikumbh India 75,000
Rajput Palwar India 60,000
 Rajput Parihar India 466,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,497,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) India 78,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,300
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) India 212,000
 Rajput Raikwar India 92,000
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 538,000
Rajput Rajkumar India 117,000
 Rajput Ranghar India 27,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,655,000
Rajput Rathor (Muslim traditions) India 12,000
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) India 235,000
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) India 126,000
 Rajput Sengar India 472,000
Rajput Sirnet India 62,000
 Rajput Solanki India 357,000
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) India 396,000
Rajput Sombansi (Muslim traditions) India 26,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 298,000
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) India 530,000
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) India 545,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) India 359,000
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 1,637,000
 Rawat India 907,000
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) India 1,131,000
 Saini (Hindu traditions) India 823,000
 Saini (Sikh traditions) India 684,000
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) India 258,000
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) India 105,000
 Sayyid India 9,067,000
 Sayyid Nepal 74,000
Sayyid Husaini India 495,000
 Shaikh Nepal 911,000
Shaikh Faruqi India 936,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,487,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,797,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 70,439,000
Shaikh Usmani India 554,000
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) India 53,000
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) India 1,079,000
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 67,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,117,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 73,000
Sonar Ajudhyabansi India 122,000
Sonar Bawaria India 38,000
Sonar Bhojpuria India 37,000
Sonar Chhatri India 139,000
Sonar Choralia India 38,000
Sonar Khatri India 51,000
Sonar Mair India 90,000
Sonar Rastaogi India 80,000
Sonar Tejania India 38,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,171,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 90,000
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) India 1,018,000
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India 1,217,000
 Tawaif (Hindu traditions) India 21,000
 Tawaif (Muslim traditions) India 131,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 21,893,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 411,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 1,976,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,000
Teli Sribastab India 347,000
Thakuria Nepal 2,800
 Tharu India 523,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) India 375,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) Nepal 700
 Turaiha India 423,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Christian traditions) India 123,000
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,698,000
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) India 317,000
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) India 284,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 147,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,170,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,012,000
 Yadav Dhindhor India 1,794,000
 Yadav Dhindhor Nepal 17,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,816,000
 Yadav Gola India 5,540,000
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India 5,683,000
Yadav Jadubans India 734,000
Yadav Kamariha India 495,000
Yadav Kaonra India 783,000
Yadav Kaonra Nepal 3,300
Yadav Nandbans India 557,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,678,000
 Yadav Rawat Nepal 11,000
  Totals:  473     470

Language Alternate Names
Abadhi
Abadi
Abohi
Ambodhi
Avadhi
Baiswari
Chhatisgadhi
Dehati
Deshi
Gawnaru
Kojali
Kosali
Koseli

Dialects
Badi
Bagheli
Baiswari
Bihar
Chhatisgadhi
Gangapari
Mirzapuri
Pardesi
Uttari

Dialect Alternate Names
Abadi
Abohi
Ambodh
Avadhi
Awadhi: Bihar
Awadhi: Gangapari
Awadhi: Mirzapuri
Awadhi: Pardesi
Awadhi: Tharu
Awadhi: Uttari
AwadhiTharu
Baiswari
Kojali
Kosali
Tharu


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New Testament 1996
Complete Bible 2000-2005

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