CountryIndia

State:

  

Gujarat

District:

  

Surat



Number of People Groups

341

Unreached People Groups

323

Total Population

6,436,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

86.6 %

Muslim

10.5 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

2.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Agri 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Anglo 100 English - - - 100 - -
 Ansari 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Arab 50 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 50 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 300
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Bahrupi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
Baiti 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Bajania 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Bakad 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Balasantoshi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Bania 321,000 Hindi 226,000 - - - - 95,000
 Bania, Agarwal 15,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 1,800
Bania, Dhusar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Gahoi 1,600 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 600
Bania, Gujar 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Bania, Jaiswal 700 Hindi 300 - - - - 500
 Bania, Kasarwani 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania, Khandelwal 700 Hindi 500 - - - - 100
 Bania, Khedayata 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
 Bania, Lad 5,900 Gujarati 5,900 - - - - -
Bania, Mahajan 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Bania, Modh 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
Bania, Nagar 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Nima 1,300 Hindi 400 - - - - 800
 Bania, Oswal 4,200 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 2,800
 Bania, Porwal 1,900 Hindi 900 - - - - 900
Bania, Saraogi 1,400 Hindi 400 - - - - 1,000
 Bania, Srimali 24,000 Gujarati 12,000 - - - - 12,000
Bania, Ummad 2,700 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 1,800
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Lambadi 25,000 - - - - -
Barda 200 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Gujarati 2,500 - - - - -
Barutgar 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Basor 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Bauri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bavcha 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Bawa Dhed 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Bhabra (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhandari 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - 500 - -
Bhansala 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhil 259,000 Hindi 256,000 600 30 2,200 - 800
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bidur 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bohra 101,000 Gujarati - 101,000 - - - -
Brahma Kshatriya 6,500 Gujarati 6,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 328,000 Hindi 315,000 - - - - 13,000
Brahmin, Anavada 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Anavala 26,000 Gujarati 26,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Audich 14,000 Gujarati 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Daima 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 8,400 Marathi 8,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khedawal 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Marathi 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mewada 4,300 Gujarati 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Modh 7,200 Gujarati 7,200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Nagar 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Pushkarna 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srigaud 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Srimali 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chalvadi 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - 20 300 - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - - - -
 Chaudhari, tribe 232,000 Gujarati 230,000 90 - 1,500 - 900
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 1,200
 Chodhara 3,300 Chodri 3,200 - - 60 - -
 Christian unspecified 200 Hindi - - - 200 - -
Chundadigira 80 Gujarati - 80 - - - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Dahur (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
Dakkal 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Dangashia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - 600
 Dhangar 102,000 Gujarati 102,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka 14,000 Gujarati 13,000 20 - 500 - 100
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Dhodia 85,000 Gujarati 84,000 50 - 80 - 20
 Dhor 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Dubla 138,000 Dubli 137,000 100 - 40 - 200
Dudhwala 800 Gujarati - 800 - - - -
 Faqir 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Gamit 253,000 Gamit 238,000 200 30 14,000 - 900
 Ganda 80 Oriya 80 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Gangakula 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Garmatang 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
 Gauda 100 Oriya 100 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Muslim traditions) 80 Gujarati - 80 - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 500 Konkani, Goan - - - 500 - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 50 Oriya 50 - - - - -
 Gond 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Gopal 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Guria 60 Oriya 60 - - - - -
 Hajam 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
Halleer 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Halsar 90 Konkani, Goan 80 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Hijda 700 Hindi 300 400 - - - -
Holar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Holer 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Ilavan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 3,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,800 -
 Jew, South Asian 90 Marathi - - - - - 90
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Julaha 60 Hindi - - - - 60 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Gujarati 20,000 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Kannada 6,200 - - - - -
Kadia (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Gujarati - 3,200 - - - -
 Kaibartta 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kalingi 50 Oriya 50 - - - - -
Kamathi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Kanai 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Kandra 60 Oriya 60 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kapu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Karan 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Marathi 8,900 - - - - 30
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 50 Kashmiri - 50 - - - -
 Kathodi 2,900 Marathi 2,800 20 - 80 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Bengali 5,500 - - - - -
 Khalpa 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
Khandait 300 Oriya 300 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Gujarati 67,000 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Khavar 30,000 Gujarati 30,000 - - - - -
 Khoja 4,400 Gujarati - 4,400 - - - -
 Kokna 32,000 Kukna 31,000 20 - 600 - 200
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 824,000 Gujarati 824,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 3,800 Marathi 3,800 - - 20 - -
 Koli Mahadev 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
Koli Malhar 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Gujarati 9,500 - - - - -
 Koshti 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 175,000 Hindi 175,000 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 591,000 Gujarati 590,000 - - - - 500
Kunbi (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kutana 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Lingader 30 Marathi - - - - - 30
 Lingayat 300 Kannada - - - - - 300
 Lohana 22,000 Gujarati 22,000 - - - - 700
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 182,000 Gujarati 182,000 - - - - -
Madari 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 60 Telugu - - - 60 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 100 Marathi - - - 100 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Marathi 20,000 - 5,200 - - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta 126,000 Marathi 126,000 - - - - 600
 Mahratta Kunbi 313,000 Gujarati 313,000 - - - - -
Mahtam (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Mahyavanshi 112,000 Gujarati 112,000 - 70 - - -
 Makrani (Muslim traditions) 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 60 Telugu - - - 60 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Gujarati - 10,000 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mangala 4,400 Telugu 4,400 - - - - -
 Mappila 700 Malayalam - 700 - - - -
 Maravan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
Maru Kumhar 1,700 Gujarati 1,700 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 60 Marathi - - - 60 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Memon 23,000 Gujarati - 23,000 - - - -
 Miana 3,900 Gujarati - 3,900 - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Molesalam 1,800 Gujarati - 1,800 - - - -
Molvi 4,200 Gujarati - 4,200 - - - -
 Momna 3,300 Gujarati - 3,300 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Muslim traditions) 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Mukri Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Nadar 200 Tamil 100 - - 50 - -
 Nadia 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Naikda 14,000 Kannada 14,000 - - 90 - -
 Nair 700 Malayalam 700 - - - - -
 Namassej 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 7,900 Marathi - - 7,900 - - -
 Padharia 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Paik 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
Pallan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Pan 200 Oriya 200 - - - - -
Panar 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
 Paraiyan 50 Tamil 40 - - 20 - -
 Pardhi 600 Pardhi 600 - - - - -
 Parja 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Parsee 4,600 Gujarati - - - - - 4,600
 Pashtun, Pathan 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patelia 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Persian 60 Persian, Iranian - 60 - - - -
 Pinjara 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
 Pod 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Pomla 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Portuguese Unknown Indo-Portuguese - - - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Qassab 5,600 Urdu - 5,600 - - - -
 Qazi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Gujarati 4,100 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 80 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 170,000 Hindi 164,000 - - - - 5,300
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chandel 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput, Garewal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Manihas 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Parihar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Pundir (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Rajput, Salehria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Sisodia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Rajput, Solanki 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Ramdasia (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Ramoshi 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rathawa 1,500 Rathawi 1,500 - - - - -
 Ravalia 285,000 Gujarati 285,000 - - - - -
Ravidas Chamar 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Relli 40 Oriya 40 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Saini (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Sali 400 Kannada 300 - - - - 30
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sansi (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 60 Kangri 60 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Sayyid 41,000 Urdu - 41,000 - - - -
Shabar 30 Oriya 30 - - - - -
 Shaikh 397,000 Urdu - 397,000 - - - -
Shemalia 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Siddi (Muslim traditions) 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
 Sindhi Samon 400 Sindhi - 400 - - - -
Singiwala 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Sinhalese 20 Sinhala - - 20 - - -
Somvanshi 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 86,000 Hindi 86,000 - - - - 200
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 100 Tamil - 100 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 7,900 Urdu - 7,900 - - - -
Thakkar 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - - - -
 Thori (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Turi Barot 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Telugu 8,200 - - - - -
Vaghri (Muslim traditions) 5,800 Gujarati - 5,800 - - - -
 Vakkaliga 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Vanjara 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Varli 400 Varli 300 - - - - -
Vellalan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Vitholia 11,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - 300 - 40
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 112,000 Hindi 112,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Yerukula 90 Yerukula 90 - - - - -
  Totals:  341 6,436,000   323 5,572,000 675,000 13,000 22,000 5,900 147,000
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