Country:

India

State: Jammu and Kashmir
District: All

Number of People Groups

296

Unreached People Groups

289

Total Population

13,572,000

Buddhist

0.9 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

32.6 %

Muslim

64.4 %

Sikh

1.8 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 9,100 Urdu - 9,100 - - - -
 Arghun 100 Balti - 100 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
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) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bafinda 14,000 Dogri - 14,000 - - - -
 Bagdi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
 Bakkarwal 115,000 Gujari 1,400 113,000 20 50 - -
 Balti 53,000 Balti 100 51,000 1,400 50 - 70
Bandukkhar 700 Kashmiri - 700 - - - -
 Bania 100,000 Hindi 98,000 - - - 500 1,500
 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 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 900 Hindi 800 - - - - 100
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - 60 -
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Basith (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Kashmiri 16,000 - - - 70 -
Basith (Sikh traditions) 7,700 Kashmiri 100 - - - 7,600 -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Dogri 44,000 - - - 400 -
 Batwal (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Kashmiri - 2,300 - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Bazigar (Muslim traditions) 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Beda 400 Ladakhi 50 80 300 - - -
Beg 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhil 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bhirai 1,000 Dogri - 1,000 - - - -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) 91,000 Ladakhi 300 4,600 85,000 300 20 200
Bodh (Muslim traditions) 600 Kashmiri - 600 - - - -
Bomba 1,800 Kashmiri - 1,800 - - - -
 Brahmin 790,000 Hindi 790,000 - - 100 - 40
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
 Brahmin Acharya 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Dakaut 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 509,000 Kashmiri 509,000 - - 80 - -
 Brahmin Maha 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 6,400 Marwari 6,400 - - - - -
 Broq-Pa 49,000 Brokskat 200 46,000 3,200 20 - 30
Budhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Dogri 100 - - - - -
Budhan (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Kashmiri - 2,800 - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 216,000 Hindi 213,000 - 50 3,300 80 -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Changar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Changpa 2,700 Changthang 20 300 2,400 - - -
 Chhetri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Chibali 600 Dogri - 600 - - - -
 Christian 15,000 Tamil - - - 15,000 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Desil 1,200 Kashmiri - 1,200 - - - -
Dhangri 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Dhiar 8,500 Kashmiri 8,300 - - - 200 -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 5,800 Urdu - 5,800 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhund 10,000 Kashmiri - 10,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 196,000 Odia 196,000 - 20 - 50 -
Dom (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Domal 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Dosali 900 Dogri 900 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Gaddi 45,000 - - 20 - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
Galleban 1,300 Kashmiri - 1,300 - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Ganz 1,500 Kashmiri - 1,500 - - - -
 Gara 500 Lohar, Lahul 40 100 300 - - -
Gardi (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Dogri 4,700 - - - - -
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 (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Gujari 4,500 - 50 400 100 1,700
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) 988,000 Gujari - 988,000 - - - -
 Hajam 5,800 Urdu - 5,800 - - - -
Harni 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 277,000 Hindi 277,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 62,000 Urdu - 62,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 140,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 140,000 -
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 Punjabi, Eastern 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) 2,700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,700 -
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 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 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) 3,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,200 -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 6,753,000 Kashmiri - 6,753,000 - - - -
Kavoj 400 Kashmiri - 400 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 100,000 Hindi 100,000 - - - - 600
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 5,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,200 -
 Khoja 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
Khosha 100 Dogri - 100 - - - -
Kraal 5,800 Kashmiri 5,800 - - - - -
Kumangar 900 Dogri - 900 - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,400 -
 Kumhiar (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Dogri 41,000 - - - - -
 Kumhiar (Muslim traditions) 8,400 Kashmiri - 8,400 - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Kutana 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 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) 74,000 Hindi 74,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 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 - 12,000 200 - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Gujarati - 1,700 - - - -
 Mangrik 22,000 Ladakhi - 40 22,000 - - -
Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 20 1,900 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 363,000 Hindi 363,000 - 100 - 100 -
 Megh (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern 1,000 - - - - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Moghal 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
Mon 1,200 Ladakhi - 500 700 - - -
 Mussali 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - 1,300 - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Nair 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Namdagur 1,100 Kashmiri - 1,100 - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Gujarati - - - - - 20
 Pashtun, Pathan 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Perna (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Perna (Muslim traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - 100 - - - -
 Persian 60 Persian, Iranian - 60 - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Pohul 3,300 Kashmiri - 3,300 - - - -
 Purig-Pa 40,000 Purik 100 38,000 1,000 30 - 30
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 933,000 Hindi 933,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 207,000 Urdu - 207,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 21,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 21,000 -
 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 (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 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 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Rajput Chib 600 Kashmiri - 600 - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
Rajput Gakkhar 3,500 Kashmiri - 3,500 - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
Rajput Halbani 48,000 Dogri 48,000 - - - - -
Rajput Halbatia 40,000 Dogri 40,000 - - - - -
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 Manihas (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Hindi 58,000 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Kashmiri - 2,000 - - - -
 Rajput Manj 200 Punjabi, Western - 200 - - - -
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 (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Ratal 3,900 Dogri 3,800 - - - 50 -
 Rigzong 7,100 Ladakhi - - 7,100 - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Sapiada 200 Dogri - 200 - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 4,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,200 -
Saryara (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Dogri 16,000 - - - 20 -
Saryara (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Kashmiri - 2,000 - - - -
 Sayyid 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 134,000 Urdu - 134,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
Shakhsaz 2,700 Kashmiri - 2,700 - - - -
Sikligar (Sikh traditions) 200 Hindi - - - - 200 -
Sippi 6,100 Chambeali 6,000 40 - - - -
Sofi 1,300 Kashmiri - 1,300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 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 13,000 Kashmiri - 13,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 73,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - 3,400 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 9,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 9,800 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 7,200 - - 600 70 -
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Wattal (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Kashmiri 1,500 - - - - -
 Wattal (Muslim traditions) 5,800 Kashmiri - 5,800 - - - -
Waza 1,600 Kashmiri - 1,600 - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Zargar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Dogri 22,000 - - - - -
 Zargar (Muslim traditions) 4,800 Kashmiri - 4,800 - - - -
Zargar (Sikh traditions) 2,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,500 -
  Totals:  296 13,572,000   289 4,428,000 8,746,000 124,000 22,000 247,000 5,000
Download Data Data Sources Definitions
Prayer Cards