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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Amat Nepal 2,900 257,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 32,000 6,495,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Nepal 15,000 837,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 25,000 103,000 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
 Bania Nepal 136,000 29,459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bania Kath Nepal 200 200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Khatri Nepal 900 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bantar Nepal 53,000 178,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bari (Hindu traditions) Nepal 9,100 638,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 23,000 580,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,800 1,948,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 800 1,380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 149,000 6,522,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhoi Kamti Nepal 1,200 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bind Nepal 71,000 1,062,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bhumihar Nepal 16,000 2,767,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Nepal 7,200 2,992,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Jijhotia Nepal 1,400 477,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Nepal 2,000 356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Nepal 6,200 4,179,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Khandelwal Nepal 1,900 274,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Maha Nepal 700 180,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi Nepal 3,300 1,540,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Nepal 2,800 464,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Nepal 2,700 574,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Terai Nepal 130,000 130,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 326,000 51,890,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 7
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 7,200 2,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhanuk Nepal 214,000 4,373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Dhanuk Dhankar Nepal 6,200 66,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 106,000 12,581,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Dom (Hindu traditions) Nepal 13,000 2,305,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) Nepal 203,000 5,343,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 4
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Nepal 7,800 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) Nepal 100 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gosain Nepal 1,700 1,540,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hadi Nepal 2,200 1,214,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Nepal 4,200 22,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 81,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Halwai Maira Nepal 1,600 119,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900 3,754,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta Nepal 800 2,419,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900 3,984,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 123,000 3,867,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 2
Kalwar Jaiswal Nepal 5,600 962,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,900 214,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kawar Nepal 1,200 1,022,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 43,000 9,510,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Kayastha Karan Nepal 800 582,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia Nepal 600 756,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa Nepal 99,000 371,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
Khetauri India 105,000 105,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 297,000 8,442,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 6
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 62,000 15,721,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Kumhar Magahia Nepal 1,200 158,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 100,000 9,640,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 68,000 3,279,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 202,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,200 1,828,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 14,000 9,929,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Nepal 168,000 3,453,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 3
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) Nepal 4,500 321,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,800 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 5,500 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda, Horo Nepal 2,200 3,813,000 Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 228,000 2,998,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 5
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 115,000 11,900,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Namassej Nepal 1,300 8,412,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajdhob Nepal 13,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000 45,558,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajput Banaudhia India 100 100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,000 2,909,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sahisia Nepal 200 8,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 64,000 7,775,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 91,000 1,660,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 78,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Nepal 102,000 4,885,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 359,000 19,074,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 7
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) Nepal 12,000 543,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) Nepal 600 322,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,024,000 59,972,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Yadav Dhindhor Nepal 15,000 1,551,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yadav Gaoli Nepal 79,000 5,112,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Yadav Rawat Nepal 9,200 1,448,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
  Totals:  84         83       149
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul India 34,000 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Abdul Nepal 1,200 61,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Aghori India 69,000 69,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ahar Nepal 2,000 1,438,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ahmadi India 72,000 161,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat India 254,000 257,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Ansari India 10,505,000 16,392,000 Islam 0.00 % 210
 Ansari Nepal 43,000 16,392,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arakh Nepal 600 593,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.57 % -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 6,456,000 6,495,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 129
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India 586,000 669,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,300 669,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Badhi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000 108,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,499,000 3,580,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 70
 Baha'i Nepal 1,100 23,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) India 274,000 405,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 5
 Baiga India 563,000 566,000 Hinduism 0.23 % 11
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 3,517,000 3,964,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 70
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 232,000 3,964,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 5
Bajikar (Hindu traditions) India 600 600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) India 1,900 2,100 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania India 29,240,000 29,459,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 585
 Bania Agarwal India 4,792,000 4,832,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 96
 Bania Agarwal Nepal 18,000 4,832,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Agrahari Nepal 2,200 317,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Bais India 125,000 126,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bania Barnawar India 64,000 64,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Gandha Banik India 282,000 289,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Bania Kasarwani India 406,000 406,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Bania Kasaundhan India 488,000 490,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Bania Khatri India 199,000 204,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Bania Mahesri Nepal 800 363,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Mahur India 872,000 873,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
 Bania Oswal India 422,000 423,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Bania Rauniar India 124,000 127,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Bania Rauniar Nepal 2,700 127,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 144,000 144,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bantar India 125,000 178,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 3
Bardai India 6,400 7,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bari (Hindu traditions) India 629,000 638,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 13
 Bathudi India 228,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Bauri India 2,186,000 2,196,000 Hinduism 0.11 % 44
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 542,000 580,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,100 31,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Beg India 3,100 4,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,936,000 1,948,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 39
Beldar Larhia (Hindu traditions) India 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhakat India 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) India 34,000 45,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) Nepal 7,300 45,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) India 137,000 217,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 700 217,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) India 8,400 8,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar India 1,977,000 1,986,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 40
 Bhar Nepal 3,500 1,986,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,196,000 1,197,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,364,000 1,380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 27
 Bhogta India 265,000 265,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 5
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 6,364,000 6,522,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 127
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) India 13,000 14,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Ghogra India 46,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kamti India 24,000 25,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kharbind India 509,000 519,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Bhoi Kharot India 166,000 172,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhoi Kharot Nepal 6,200 172,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Nikhad India 57,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 13,000 Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Bhuiya India 1,968,000 1,981,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 39
Bhuiya Ghatwar India 298,000 299,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 6
 Bhumij India 1,120,000 1,149,000 Hinduism 0.94 % 22
 Bind India 981,000 1,062,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 6.18 % -
 Brahmin Bangladesh 599,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Brahmin India 59,282,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1186
 Brahmin Nepal 3,269,000 63,268,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 65
Brahmin Acharya India 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bhumihar India 2,750,000 2,767,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 55
 Brahmin Gaur India 2,961,000 2,992,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 59
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,131,000 3,131,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Brahmin Jijhotia India 476,000 477,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
 Brahmin Joshi India 352,000 356,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Brahmin Jyoti India 121,000 121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 4,166,000 4,179,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 83
 Brahmin Khandelwal India 272,000 274,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Brahmin Maha India 179,000 180,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Brahmin Maithili Bangladesh 7,300 26,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Maithili India 19,000 26,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Ojha India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi India 1,484,000 1,540,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 30
Brahmin Rikhisur India 49,000 49,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 458,000 464,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Brahmin Saraswat India 565,000 574,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Brahmin Sawaria India 4,145,000 4,151,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 83
 Brahmin Sawaria Nepal 5,500 4,151,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Utkal India 170,000 174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Brahmin Vaidik India 178,000 185,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Brahmin Varendra India 243,000 272,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Buna (Hindu traditions) India 389,000 490,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Chain India 480,000 505,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 10
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 51,467,000 51,890,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 1029
 Chamar (Muslim traditions) India 17,000 237,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chaupal India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Chero India 187,000 192,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 4
 Chhetri Nepal 4,272,000 4,546,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 85
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) India 128,000 128,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 446,000 446,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 63,000 63,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 1
 Christian India 871,000 1,144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Christian Nepal 700 1,144,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 136,000 136,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Danuwar Rai Nepal 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darjee India 68,000 527,000 Hinduism 3.02 % 1
 Darjee Nepal 457,000 527,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 9
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,896,000 2,904,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) India 998,000 1,419,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 20,000 1,419,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Devhar India 17,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Devhar Nepal 900 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dhangri India 22,000 22,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhanuk India 4,157,000 4,373,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 83
Dhanuk Dhankar India 60,000 66,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dharkar Nepal 2,600 166,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhimal India 4,800 31,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhimal Nepal 26,000 31,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,268,000 12,581,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 245
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 959,000 2,162,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 6,900 2,162,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) India 2,267,000 2,305,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 45
 Dom (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,600 190,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) India 5,127,000 5,343,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 103
Dosadh (Muslim traditions) India 12,000 13,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dosadh Bahelia India 109,000 114,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 2
 Faqir India 91,000 122,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 6,514,000 6,525,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 130
 Gaddi India 665,000 712,000 Islam 0.01 % 13
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) India 14,000 14,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangai India 4,700 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti Nepal 115,000 137,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 2
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) India 461,000 462,000 Hinduism 0.27 % 9
 Gond India 13,982,000 13,988,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 280
 Gonrhi India 843,000 850,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
 Gonrhi Nepal 1,200 850,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gosain India 1,537,000 1,540,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
 Hadi India 1,155,000 1,214,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 23
 Hajam India 1,970,000 4,504,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 39
 Hajam Nepal 36,000 4,504,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) India 18,000 22,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,371,000 1,531,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 27
Halwai Maira India 108,000 119,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 19,129,000 19,213,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 383
 Jat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,000 19,213,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 9,114,000 9,138,000 Other / Small 0.01 % 182
 Jhalo Malo India 443,000 690,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 9
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,146,000 3,754,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 63
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) India 45,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kabadi India 72,000 72,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kadar India 113,000 116,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 8,075,000 8,213,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 161
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 53,000 8,213,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kahar (Muslim traditions) India 83,000 219,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) India 169,000 169,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Kaibartta India 1,948,000 2,419,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 39
Kaibartta Jalia India 470,000 751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 3,982,000 3,984,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 80
 Kalbelia India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 2
 Kalu India 254,000 332,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 3,741,000 3,867,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 75
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) Nepal 800 56,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) India 56,000 57,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 600 57,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Jaiswal India 956,000 962,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Kamar Nepal 1,600 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami Nepal 1,221,000 1,361,000 Hinduism 1.56 % 24
Kandra India 741,000 741,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 15
 Kandu India 2,356,000 2,497,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 47
 Kandu Nepal 125,000 2,497,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 2
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 210,000 214,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
 Kaora India 378,000 383,000 Hinduism 0.57 % 8
 Kapali India 298,000 506,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Karmali India 120,000 123,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 2
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 716,000 726,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 14
 Kawar India 1,018,000 1,022,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,605,000 9,510,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 152
Kayastha Karan India 395,000 582,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Kayastha Sribastab Nepal 1,000 957,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khandait India 1,725,000 1,727,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 34
Kharia India 744,000 756,000 Hinduism 31.92 % -
 Kharwar India 516,000 525,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 10
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,302,000 2,303,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 46
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) Nepal 700 2,303,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa India 272,000 371,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Kisan India 1,612,000 1,618,000 Hinduism 1.68 % 32
 Kisan Nepal 2,200 1,618,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) India 67,000 188,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,500 188,000 Hinduism 0.63 % 1
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 8,138,000 8,442,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 163
 Kol India 1,757,000 1,759,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Konai India 135,000 148,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 3
 Kori India 287,000 310,000 Hinduism 0.90 % 6
 Kori Nepal 12,000 310,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kumal Nepal 117,000 121,000 Hinduism 2.29 % 2
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 15,375,000 15,721,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 308
Kumhar Bardiha India 613,000 613,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
Kumhar Kanaujia India 481,000 481,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 10
Kumhar Magahia India 157,000 158,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
Kumhar Mathuria India 62,000 62,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kurariar India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 18,825,000 19,121,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 376
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 224,000 19,121,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Kurmi Mahato India 239,000 239,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
Kurol India 5,700 5,700 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Hindu traditions) India 83,000 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Laheri (Muslim traditions) India 56,000 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) Nepal 300 60,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lakhera India 189,000 189,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,717,000 6,751,000 Hinduism 0.25 % 134
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 33,000 6,751,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 9,343,000 9,640,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 187
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) India 616,000 2,655,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) Nepal 800 2,655,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohara India 263,000 281,000 Hinduism 3.16 % 5
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,176,000 3,279,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 64
Madari India 56,000 111,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar India 342,000 2,181,000 Hinduism 5.24 % -
 Magar Nepal 1,834,000 2,181,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 37
Maghaiya India 1,300 1,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahishya India 9,622,000 10,330,000 Hinduism 0.35 % 192
 Mahli India 399,000 431,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 8
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 2
 Majhwar India 189,000 205,000 Hinduism 0.48 % 4
 Mal (Hindu traditions) India 1,802,000 1,828,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 36
Mal (Muslim traditions) India 17,000 21,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 9,779,000 9,929,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 196
Mali Bhagirathi India 79,000 79,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India 3,269,000 3,453,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 65
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) India 316,000 321,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) India 22,000 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) India 281,000 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Malto India 189,000 225,000 Hinduism 14.12 % -
 Manihar India 564,000 634,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Manihar Nepal 1,500 634,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Markande India 77,000 77,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Matia India 190,000 228,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 4
 Mech Nepal 4,800 60,000 Hinduism 1.72 % 1
Mir India 48,000 76,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mirzakhani India 11,000 19,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mishri India 6,200 8,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,130,000 2,414,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 43
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) India 67,000 3,737,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moghal India 1,726,000 2,987,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 35
 Moghal Nepal 2,000 2,987,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mukeri India 32,000 32,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda India 3,665,000 3,813,000 Hinduism 20.34 % -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,700 2,374,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 2,760,000 2,998,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 55
Nagar India 145,000 145,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 11,743,000 11,900,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 235
 Nai (Sikh traditions) India 326,000 326,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
Nai Mathuria India 154,000 154,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Nalband India 5,400 5,500 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Namassej India 5,079,000 8,412,000 Hinduism 0.43 % 102
 Namassej Chandel India 1,543,000 4,505,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 31
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 450,000 468,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,000 468,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) India 137,000 167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Nepal 600 167,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Newah Nepal 1,284,000 1,455,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 26
 Oraon India 4,427,000 4,590,000 Hinduism 26.40 % -
 Oraon, Dhangar Nepal 38,000 4,590,000 Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Pan India 1,580,000 1,584,000 Hinduism 0.70 % 32
Parhaiya India 42,000 45,000 Hinduism 0.58 % 1
 Parja India 490,000 490,000 Hinduism 0.33 % 10
 Pashtun, Pathan India 11,439,000 11,660,000 Islam 0.00 % 229
 Pashtun, Pathan Nepal 8,900 11,660,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India 7,580,000 7,589,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 152
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,900 7,589,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patial India 74,000 83,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Patni (Hindu traditions) India 277,000 395,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 6
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) India 258,000 258,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) India 4,900 16,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pawaria (Hindu traditions) India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pawaria (Muslim traditions) India 45,000 47,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara India 3,376,000 3,599,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 68
 Pinjara Nepal 17,000 3,599,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pod India 3,101,000 3,111,000 Hinduism 0.34 % 62
 Pundari India 250,000 260,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Qassab India 1,069,000 2,151,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 21
 Qassab Nepal 1,600 2,151,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi India 726,000 750,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 15
 Qazi Nepal 9,900 750,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai Nepal 601,000 730,000 Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Raibhat (Muslim traditions) India 234,000 293,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 5,209,000 6,896,000 Hinduism 0.51 % 104
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,896,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) India 49,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar India 73,000 86,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbhar Nepal 11,000 86,000 Hinduism 1.06 % 1
Rajdhob India 3,900 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,473,000 45,558,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 909
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 2,843,000 19,980,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 57
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Nepal 17,000 19,980,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Bachgoti India 144,000 144,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) India 148,000 148,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,280,000 1,280,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 26
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) India 199,000 199,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Rajput Bhadauria India 252,000 252,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) India 56,000 56,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 848,000 848,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 17
 Rajput Chandel India 327,000 327,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 2,908,000 2,909,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 58
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,900 811,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Dikhit India 258,000 258,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Rajput Gahlot India 564,000 564,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) India 302,000 302,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Rajput Gaur India 652,000 652,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 13
 Rajput Gautam India 374,000 374,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Rajput Jadon India 577,000 577,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 12
Rajput Jadu India 284,000 284,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) India 61,000 61,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Katheriya India 160,000 160,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) India 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Rajput Parihar India 392,000 392,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,218,000 1,218,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 24
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) India 174,000 174,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Rajput Rathor India 1,376,000 1,376,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 28
 Rajput Sakarwar India 196,000 196,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) India 101,000 101,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Rajput Sengar India 395,000 395,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 8
Rajput Solanki India 304,000 304,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Rajput Sombansi India 329,000 329,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Rajput Surajbansi India 246,000 246,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) India 450,000 450,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 9
Raju India 532,000 532,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 11
 Rajwar India 584,000 594,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 12
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 351,000 351,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) India 307,000 377,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
Ravidas Chamar India 1,884,000 1,884,000 Hinduism 0.68 % 38
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) India 968,000 1,065,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Nepal 4,000 1,065,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sahariya India 815,000 819,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 16
Sahisia India 8,700 8,900 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sangtarash (Hindu traditions) India 5,900 5,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sankara India 75,000 89,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal India 7,409,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 5.00 % 148
 Santal, Hor Nepal 50,000 8,108,000 Hinduism 7.00 % -
Sarbaria Nepal 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki Nepal 364,000 405,000 Hinduism 2.14 % 7
Sauria Paharia India 52,000 57,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid India 7,730,000 15,638,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Sayyid Nepal 64,000 15,638,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shaikh India 85,075,000 236,190,000 Islam 0.00 % 1701
 Shaikh Nepal 794,000 236,190,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Shaikh Qureshi India 7,408,000 7,878,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 148
 Shaikh Qureshi Nepal 16,000 7,878,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) India 45,000 52,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Soiri India 84,000 84,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,683,000 7,775,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 154
Sonar Barhaiya India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sonar Jathera India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sonar Kammakala India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sonar Magahiya India 33,000 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) India 923,000 1,660,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 18
Sunri Sadhubanik India 256,000 562,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 5
 Sunuwar Nepal 55,000 138,000 Hinduism 2.60 % 1
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) India 421,000 635,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 8
 Tajpuriya Nepal 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,489,000 1,728,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 30
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 1,873,000 2,186,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 37
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) India 147,000 246,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Nepal 800 246,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) India 4,685,000 4,885,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 94
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 18,562,000 19,074,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 371
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) India 530,000 543,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 11
Teli Sribastab India 269,000 269,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Thakuri Nepal 412,000 445,000 Hinduism 1.57 % 8
Thakuria India 10,000 12,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tharu India 456,000 2,144,000 Hinduism 1.50 % 9
 Tharu Nepal 1,688,000 2,144,000 Hinduism 3.41 % 34
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) India 321,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Tili India 1,010,000 1,096,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 20
 Tiyar India 496,000 557,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 10
 Turaiha India 351,000 353,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 7
 Turi (Hindu traditions) India 389,000 407,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 8
Valmiki (Balmiki) Mehtar India 140,000 140,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) India 4,983,000 5,008,000 Hinduism 2.73 % 100
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Nepal 5,500 5,008,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valmiki, Balmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) India 122,000 124,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 2
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,708,000 59,972,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1174
 Yadav (Muslim traditions) India 8,500 30,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Dhindhor India 1,536,000 1,551,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 31
Yadav Gaoli India 5,033,000 5,112,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 101
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) Nepal 29,000 4,897,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yadav Rawat India 1,439,000 1,448,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 29
Yadav Sadgope India 2,484,000 2,622,000 Hinduism 0.09 % 50
  Totals:  398         385       16,358

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