Country:

India

State: Jammu and Kashmir
District: All

Number of People Groups

303

Unreached People Groups

296

Total Population

12,991,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

33.1 %

Muslim

64.8 %

Sikh

1.9 %

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 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 8,900 Urdu - 8,900 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
Arora (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 3,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,000 -
 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) 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - - - -
 Bakkarwal 112,000 Gujari 1,400 110,000 - 30 - -
 Balti 3,200 Balti 50 3,100 - - - -
Bandukkhar 700 Kashmiri - 700 - - - -
 Bania 95,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - 500 1,400
 Bania Agarwal 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 400
 Bania Gahoi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 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 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 900 Hindi 800 - - - - 100
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - 60 -
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Basith (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Kashmiri 16,000 - - - 30 -
Basith (Sikh traditions) 7,500 Kashmiri 100 - - - 7,400 -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Dogri 43,000 - - - 400 -
 Batwal (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Kashmiri - 2,200 - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Bazigar (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Beda 90 Ladakhi 50 50 - - - -
Beg 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Beldar (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 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) 400 Ladakhi 100 100 60 20 - -
Bodh (Muslim traditions) 500 Kashmiri - 500 - - - -
Bomba 1,800 Kashmiri - 1,800 - - - -
 Brahmin 768,000 Hindi 767,000 - - 100 - 30
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 1,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,800 -
 Brahmin Acharya 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Brahmin Dakaut 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 494,000 Kashmiri 494,000 - - 80 - -
 Brahmin Maha 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 6,200 Marwari 6,200 - - - - -
 Broq-Pa 24,000 Brokskat 100 24,000 - - - 20
Budhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Dogri 100 - - - - -
Budhan (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Kashmiri - 2,800 - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 211,000 Hindi 207,000 - 40 3,200 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 2,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,000 -
 Changar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Changpa 200 Changthang - 200 - - - -
 Chhetri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
Chibali 600 Dogri - 600 - - - -
 Christian 14,000 Hindi - - - 14,000 - -
 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 - - - -
Dhangri 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Dhiar 8,200 Kashmiri 8,100 - - - 200 -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
 Dholi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhund 10,000 Kashmiri - 10,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 191,000 Odia 191,000 - - - 50 -
Dom (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Domal 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
Dosali 900 Dogri 900 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Gaddi 43,000 - - 20 - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Galleban 1,200 Kashmiri - 1,200 - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Ganz 1,500 Kashmiri - 1,500 - - - -
 Gara 70 Lohar, Lahul 40 - - - - -
Gardi (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Dogri 4,500 - - - - -
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) 6,600 Gujari 4,300 - 20 400 100 1,700
 Gujjar (Muslim traditions) 963,000 Gujari - 963,000 - - - -
 Hajam 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
Harni 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 268,000 Hindi 268,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 60,000 Urdu - 60,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 135,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 135,000 -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Dehia 2,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,200 -
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) 2,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,600 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Punjabi, Eastern 47,000 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - 50 - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 3,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Julaha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 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) 6,581,000 Kashmiri - 6,581,000 - - - -
Kavoj 400 Kashmiri - 400 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - 500
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 5,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 5,100 -
 Khoja 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
Khosha 100 Dogri - 100 - - - -
Kraal 5,500 Kashmiri 5,500 - - - - -
Kumangar 900 Dogri - 900 - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,400 -
 Kumhiar (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Dogri 40,000 - - - - -
 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 -
 Lama 40 Tibetan, Central - - 40 - - -
 Lingayat 90 Kannada - - - - - 90
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 1,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,200 -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Magar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Mahar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Mahli 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
 Majhwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Makhmi 9,300 Kashmiri - 9,300 - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 500 Malayalam - - - 500 - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Gujarati - 1,600 - - - -
 Mangrik 5,700 Ladakhi - - 5,700 - - -
Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 20 1,900 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 354,000 Hindi 354,000 - 100 - 100 -
 Megh (Sikh traditions) 1,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,300 -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Moghal 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Mon 70 Ladakhi - 60 - - - -
 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) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,900 -
 Nair 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Namdagur 1,100 Kashmiri - 1,100 - - - -
 Newah Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Gujarati - - - - - 20
 Pashtun, Pathan 32,000 Urdu - 32,000 - - - -
 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 50 Purik - 40 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 905,000 Hindi 905,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 201,000 Urdu - 201,000 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 19,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 19,000 -
 Rajput Awan 11,000 Kashmiri - 11,000 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 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 Chib 600 Kashmiri - 600 - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
Rajput Gakkhar 3,500 Kashmiri - 3,500 - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Rajput Halbani 46,000 Dogri 46,000 - - - - -
Rajput Halbatia 39,000 Dogri 39,000 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
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 Khakkha 900 Kashmiri - 900 - - - -
Rajput Khokhar 1,700 Kashmiri - 1,700 - - - -
Rajput Mandial 3,100 Kashmiri - 3,100 - - - -
Rajput Mangral 600 Kashmiri - 600 - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - - - - -
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) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Rajput Rajbansi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Rajput Rathor 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 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 (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 3,300 Dogri 3,300 - - - 50 -
 Rigzong 1,700 Ladakhi - - 1,700 - - -
 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) 1,900 Kashmiri - 1,900 - - - -
 Sayyid 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 130,000 Urdu - 130,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 4,800 Urdu - 4,800 - - - -
Shakhsaz 2,700 Kashmiri - 2,700 - - - -
Sikligar (Sikh traditions) 200 Hindi - - - - 200 -
Sippi 5,900 Chambeali 5,900 30 - - - -
Sofi 1,300 Kashmiri - 1,300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 10,000 Urdu - 10,000 - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,100 -
 Sudhan 20,000 Kashmiri - 20,000 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 800 Malayalam - - - 800 - -
 Tarakhehas 11,000 Kashmiri - 11,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Hindi 70,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 3,400 Punjabi, Eastern - 3,400 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 9,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 9,500 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,100 - - 600 60 -
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
Wattal (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Kashmiri 1,500 - - - - -
 Wattal (Muslim traditions) 5,700 Kashmiri - 5,700 - - - -
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:  303 12,991,000   296 4,296,000 8,422,000 7,900 20,000 241,000 4,500
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