CountryIndia

State:

  

Jammu and Kashmir

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

286

Unreached People Groups

276

Total Population

13,497,000

Buddhist

1.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

32.8 %

Muslim

64.2 %

Sikh

1.8 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 9,400 Urdu - 9,300 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
Arora (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Awan 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - 3,400 - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bafinda 13,000 Dogri - 13,000 - - - -
 Bagdi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
 Bakkarwal 69,000 Kashmiri 600 69,000 - - - 20
 Balti 49,000 Balti 200 48,000 400 - - 90
Bandukkhar 700 Kashmiri - 700 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 400
 Bania Gahoi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Bania Jaiswal 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 900 Hindi 800 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 97,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - 500 1,600
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - 100 -
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Basith (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Kashmiri 19,000 - - - 6,000 -
Basith (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern 1,300 - - - 1,200 -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Dogri 60,000 - - - 600 -
 Batwal (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Kashmiri - 2,300 - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Bazigar (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Bedar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Ladakhi - 60 70 20 - -
Beg 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
Beldar (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bhirai 1,000 Dogri - 1,000 - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 116,000 Ladakhi 11,000 3,800 100,000 300 60 1,100
Bodh (Muslim traditions) 500 Kashmiri - 500 - - - -
Bomba 1,800 Kashmiri - 1,800 - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
Brahmin Acharya 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Dakaut 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 512,000 Kashmiri 511,000 - - 80 - -
 Brahmin Maha 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Brahmin Purohit 6,300 Marwari 6,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 783,000 Hindi 783,000 - - 100 - -
 Broq-Pa 33,000 Brokskat 300 30,000 2,800 40 - 20
Budhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Dogri 100 - - - - -
Budhan (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Kashmiri - 2,800 - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 220,000 Hindi 216,000 - - 3,700 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Changar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Changpa 6,500 Changthang 200 200 5,800 40 - 200
 Chhetri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Chibali 600 Dogri - 500 50 - - -
 Christian unspecified 14,000 Kannada - - - 14,000 - -
 Chuhra 25,000 Punjabi, Eastern 9,200 - - 15,000 300 -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Desil 1,200 Kashmiri - 1,200 - - - -
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Dhiar 11,000 Dogri 11,000 - - - 100 -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 5,600 Urdu - 5,600 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhund 10,000 Kashmiri - 10,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 172,000 Odia 172,000 - - - - -
Dom (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Domal 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Dosali 900 Dogri 900 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Gaddi 39,000 Urdu 29,000 9,700 - 100 - 20
Galleban 1,400 Kashmiri - 1,400 - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Ganz 1,500 Kashmiri - 1,500 - - - -
 Gara 500 Lohar, Lahul - 30 500 - - -
Gardi (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Dogri 5,100 - - - - -
Gardi (Muslim traditions) 200 Kashmiri - 200 - - - -
 Ghirath (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Kangri 1,400 - - - - -
Gokha 500 Kashmiri 400 90 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
 Gujjar 1,011,000 Gujari 5,100 1,004,000 100 100 400 1,200
 Hajam 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
Harni 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 61,000 Urdu - 61,000 - - - -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Jat Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
Jat Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Jat Kharral (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat Mann (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat Sidhu (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Muslim traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - 300 - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 281,000 Hindi 281,000 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 138,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 138,000 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Punjabi, Eastern 48,000 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - 50 - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 3,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Julaha 600 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Kaibartta 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 6,734,000 Kashmiri - 6,734,000 - - - -
Kavoj 400 Kashmiri - 400 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Hindi 98,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 5,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,200 -
 Khoja 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
Khosha 100 Dogri - 100 - - - -
Kraal 5,600 Kashmiri 5,600 - - - - -
Kumangar 900 Dogri - 900 - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,400 -
 Kumhiar (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Dogri 41,000 - - - - -
 Kumhiar (Muslim traditions) 8,200 Kashmiri - 8,200 - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Kutana 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Labana (Muslim traditions) 100 Pahari-Potwari - 100 - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 11,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 11,000 -
 Ladakhi 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Lama 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Lingayat 90 Kannada - - - - - 90
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 72,000 Hindi 72,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 6,900 Urdu - 6,900 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Madari 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahli 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 2,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,900 -
 Majhwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Makhmi 12,000 Kashmiri - 12,000 - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Gujarati - 1,600 - - - -
 Mangrik 15,000 Ladakhi - 30 15,000 - - -
 Mazhabi 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 339,000 Hindi 339,000 - - - - -
Megh (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern 600 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Moghal 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Mon of Kashmir 1,000 Ladakhi 30 200 800 - - -
 Mussali 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - 1,100 - - - -
 Nadar 200 Tamil 100 - - 100 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Nair 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Namassej 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Namdagur 1,100 Kashmiri - 1,100 - - - -
 Newah Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Gujarati - - - - - 20
 Pashtun Northern 30,000 Urdu - 30,000 - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Perna (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Perna (Muslim traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - 100 - - - -
 Persian 50 Persian, Iranian - 50 - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Pohul 3,200 Kashmiri - 3,200 - - - -
 Purig-Pa 44,000 Purik 90 43,000 1,000 20 20 -
 Raibhat (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Awan 11,000 Kashmiri - 11,000 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Rajput Bhadauria 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Rajput Halbani 47,000 Dogri 47,000 - - - - -
Rajput Halbatia 39,000 Dogri 39,000 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Janjua (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Kashmiri - 2,400 - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Katoch 700 Language unknown 700 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - - -
Rajput Nagbansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Rajput Sengar 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 941,000 Hindi 941,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 202,000 Urdu - 202,000 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 20,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20,000 -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Ratal 8,000 Kashmiri 7,900 - - - 100 -
 Rigzong 1,800 Kashmiri - - 1,800 - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 3,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Sapiada 100 Dogri - 100 - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 4,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,100 -
Saryara (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Dogri 16,000 - - - - -
Saryara (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Kashmiri - 2,000 - - - -
 Sayyid 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 128,000 Urdu - 128,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
Shakhsaz 2,700 Kashmiri - 2,700 - - - -
Sikligar (Sikh traditions) 200 Hindi - - - - 200 -
Sipi 8,300 Gaddi 8,200 70 - - - -
Sofi 1,300 Kashmiri - 1,300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Urdu - 10,000 - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Sudhan 21,000 Kashmiri - 21,000 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tarakhehas 12,000 Kashmiri - 12,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - 3,400 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 9,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 9,600 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Vanniyan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
Wattal (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Kashmiri 1,800 - - - - -
 Wattal (Muslim traditions) 5,300 Kashmiri - 5,300 - - - -
Waza 1,600 Kashmiri - 1,600 - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Zargar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Dogri 21,000 - - - - -
 Zargar (Muslim traditions) 4,700 Kashmiri - 4,700 - - - -
Zargar (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
  Totals:  286 13,497,000   276 4,426,000 8,660,000 128,000 35,000 243,000 5,500
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