CountryIndia

State:

  

Himachal Pradesh

District:

  

Shimla



Number of People Groups

250

Unreached People Groups

235

Total Population

1,107,000

Buddhist

0.3 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

98.0 %

Muslim

1.1 %

Sikh

0.4 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ad Dharmi 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Aheria 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Anglo 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Arain (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Hindi 7,100 - 80 - 20 -
 Bagdi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bajgi 2,500 Garhwali 2,500 - - - - -
 Baloch Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Bandhela 30 Bilaspuri - - - - 30 -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - 40
 Bania Kasarwani 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 2,600 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 200
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 70 Lambadi 70 - - - - -
Bansi 30 Chambeali 30 - - - - -
Barad (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 70 Dogri 70 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Bedar (Buddhist traditions) 40 Ladakhi 40 - - - - -
 Bedar Punjab 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bhabra (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bharewa 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 600 Ladakhi 100 - 500 - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Bohra 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Dakaut 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Dhiman 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 3,400 Kashmiri 3,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Purohit 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 92,000 Hindi 92,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - 500 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Chanal 2,600 Mandeali 2,600 - 40 - - -
 Chhetri 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Christian unspecified 100 Kannada - - - 100 - -
 Chuhra 11,000 Punjabi, Eastern 10,000 - - 800 40 -
Dagi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Darai 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
 Darjee 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Daule (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
Dhangri 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Dhaogri Unknown Kangri - - - - - -
Dhiar 60 Dogri 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Odia 1,700 - - - - -
 Faqir 200 Urdu 200 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gaddi Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Gagra 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
Gandhila Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Gardi (Hindu traditions) 20 Dogri 20 - - - - -
Ghai 70 Kangri 70 - - - - -
 Gharti 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Kangri 1,100 - - - - -
Goan Catholic Unknown Konkani, Goan - - - - - -
 Gosain 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Gurung 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Hajam 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Hali 20 Chambeali 20 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Jad 200 Tibetan, Khams 20 - 200 - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Jat Hijra 300 Haryanvi 300 - - - - -
Jat Makiwal 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Jaunsari 200 Jaunsari 200 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Julaha 2,900 Hindi 2,800 - - - 60 -
Kabirpanthi 300 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kami 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Karoack 40 Kangri 40 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 100 Kashmiri - 100 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kinnaura 3,700 Kinnauri 3,200 - 400 - - 60
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 163,000 Gujarati 162,000 - 900 - - -
Kraal 20 Kashmiri 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Kumhar Prajapat 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Kumhiar (Hindu traditions) 20 Dogri 20 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Kutana 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Lahaula 100 Tinani 70 - 40 - - -
 Limbu 300 Nepali 300 - - 20 - -
 Lingayat 50 Kannada - - - - - 50
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - 60 - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Madari 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Magar 500 Nepali 400 - 40 40 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Mahratta 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Mahtam (Hindu traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern 500 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Marija (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern 900 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Mizo 30 Mizo - - - 30 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
Nalband 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Namassej 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Newah 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Pangwala 30 Pangwali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Pherera (Hindu traditions) 30 Dogri 30 - - - - -
 Pinjara 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Rai (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Rajput Bhadauria 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Rajput Kanet 78,000 Kangri 78,000 - 50 - - -
Rajput Khasiya 11,000 Kumaoni 11,000 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Rajput Rathi 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Rajput Sengar 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 350,000 Hindi 350,000 - 60 - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Ramdasia (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Ravidas Chamar 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Rehar 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Saini (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Saini (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Sanhai (Hindu traditions) 30 Mandeali 30 - - - - -
Sanhal 80 Punjabi, Eastern 80 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Sansoi 100 Punjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
 Santal 40 Santhali 30 - - - - -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
 Sarki Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Saryara (Hindu traditions) Unknown Dogri - - - - - -
 Sayyid 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Sherpa Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Sipi Unknown Gaddi - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Sonar Mair 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Swangla 30 Tinani 30 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Tamang 1,300 Nepali 600 - 500 200 - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Thakuri 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 40 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 40 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tibetan 400 Tibetan, Central - - 400 - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Zargar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Dogri - - - - - -
  Totals:  250 1,107,000   235 1,085,000 12,000 3,300 2,000 4,700 300
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