CountryIndia

State:

  

Himachal Pradesh

District:

  

Chamba



Number of People Groups

194

Unreached People Groups

187

Total Population

537,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

92.8 %

Muslim

6.1 %

Sikh

0.5 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Ad Dharmi 4,600 Punjabi, Eastern 4,600 - - - 30 -
 Aheria 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Anglo 60 English - - - 60 - -
 Ansari 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Arain (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Awan 70 Punjabi, Eastern - 70 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bagdi 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bajgi 60 Garhwali 60 - - - - -
Bandhela 20 Bilaspuri - - - - 20 -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 60 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 600 Hindi 600 - - - - 30
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 30 Lambadi 30 - - - - -
Bansi 1,200 Chambeali 1,200 - - - - -
Barad (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Dogri 1,800 - - - - -
Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Bedar Punjab Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Bhabra (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 400 Ladakhi 300 - 100 - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Brahmin Dakaut 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 700 Gujarati 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 1,300 Kashmiri 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Purohit 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - 30
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 11,000 - - 900 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Chanal 3,600 Mandeali 3,600 - - - - -
 Chhetri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 100 Kannada - - - 100 - -
 Chuhra 2,100 Punjabi, Eastern 1,600 - - 500 - -
Dagi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Darai 500 Kangri 500 - - - - -
 Darjee 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Daule (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
Dhangri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Dhaogri 400 Kangri 400 - - - - -
Dhiar Unknown Dogri - - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Odia 6,500 - - - - -
Dom (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Dosali 300 Dogri 300 - - - - -
 Faqir 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Gaddi 112,000 Urdu 112,000 100 30 - 70 200
Gagra 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
Gardi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Dogri - - - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Gujjar 10,000 Gujari 400 9,700 - - - -
 Gurung 80 Nepali - - 70 - - -
 Hajam 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Hali 35,000 Chambeali 35,000 - - - 50 -
Ilavan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Jad 30 Tibetan, Khams 20 - - - - -
 Jangam (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Jat Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Hijra 40 Haryanvi 40 - - - - -
Jat Makiwal 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern 1,100 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Bengali 5,800 - - - - -
 Julaha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kami Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Karoack Unknown Kangri - - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 500 Kashmiri - 500 - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Kinnaura 400 Kinnauri 90 - 300 - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
Kraal Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Kumhar Prajapat 400 Punjabi, Eastern 400 - - - - -
 Kumhiar (Hindu traditions) 50 Dogri 50 - - - - -
 Kutana 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lahaula 500 Tinani 500 - 40 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,100 - 20 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Madari 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Magar 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Mahtam (Hindu traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Malabar Catholic 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Mangrik 400 Ladakhi - - 400 - - -
Marija (Hindu traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mazhabi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Mussali 50 Punjabi, Eastern - 50 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Pangwala 19,000 Pangwali 19,000 - 800 - - 40
 Pashtun Northern 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Pinjara 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Qassab 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Rai (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Kanet 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Rajput Rathi 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sengar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rajput Thakur 2,500 Kangri 2,500 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Rathia (Hindu traditions) 122,000 Hindi 122,000 - - - - -
Ravidas Chamar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rehar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rigzong 80 Kashmiri - - 80 - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sanhai (Hindu traditions) 20 Mandeali 20 - - - - -
Sanhal Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Sansi (Muslim traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - 30 - - - -
Sansoi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 600 Kangri 600 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Saryara (Hindu traditions) 30 Dogri 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Shaikh Qureshi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - 20 -
Sipi 19,000 Gaddi 19,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Swangla 100 Tinani 100 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Tamang 20 Tamang, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - 80 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Tharu 30 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 30 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Tibetan 60 Tibetan, Central - - 60 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Zargar (Hindu traditions) 30 Dogri 30 - - - - -
  Totals:  194 537,000   187 498,000 33,000 1,800 1,600 2,700 300
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