Number of People Groups

329

Unreached People Groups

312

Total Population

2,786,000

Buddhist

12.0 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

81.7 %

Muslim

3.8 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

1.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 400 - - 20 - -
 Adi Dravida 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 90 Agariya 90 - - - - -
 Ambalavasi 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Andh 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Ayyanavar 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 22,000 - 400 - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Kannada 4,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 6,200 Hindi 5,600 - - - - 700
 Bania Chetti 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Bania Gujar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 900 Hindi 300 - - - - 600
 Bania Porwal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 200
Bania Saitwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 90
 Bania unspecified 27,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - 2,300
 Banijiga 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Lambadi 9,300 - 200 - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 700 Lambadi 700 - - - - -
Barda 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Basor 2,800 Hindi 2,700 - 100 20 - -
Basor Kandra 700 Marathi 700 - - 20 - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Kannada 4,000 - 40 - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhaina Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Bhampta 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhandari 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
Bhansala 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Bhattra 40 Bhatri - - - - 30 -
 Bhil Tadvi Unknown Dangi - - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 20,000 - 400 - - -
 Bhulia 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Bhunjia Unknown Bhunjia - - - - - -
Bidur 10,000 Marathi 10,000 - - - - -
Bindla Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Binjhia 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bohra 600 Gujarati - 600 - - - -
 Boya 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 1,500 Telugu 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - 600
 Budega Jangam 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Chalvadi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 20,000 - 700 200 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chamar Satnami 2,400 Hindi 2,300 - 90 50 - -
 Chenchu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chitara 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Christian 1,400 Hindi - - - 1,400 - -
 Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - 100 - - 100
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Devanga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 17,000 Gujarati 16,000 90 300 90 - 200
 Dhanka Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhanwar 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
 Dhimar 112,000 Hindi 112,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - 500 - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Dhor 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Gadaba 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gamit Unknown Gamit - - - - - -
 Ganda Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gangakula 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
Garpaguri 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond Arakh 8,200 Gondi, Northern 7,700 - 20 - - 500
Gond Jhare 8,200 Gondi, Northern 7,700 20 20 - - 500
Gond Mannewar 7,700 Gondi, Adilabad 7,100 20 - - - 500
 Gond Maria 156,000 Gondi, Northern 146,000 400 300 100 20 10,000
 Gond Rajgond 125,000 Gondi, Northern 117,000 300 300 80 - 8,000
Gond Sonjhari 7,100 Gondi, Northern 6,600 - - - - 500
 Gond unspecified 311,000 Hindi 290,000 700 600 200 60 20,000
 Gondhali Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Gowari 55,000 Marathi 55,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Halba 16,000 Marathi 14,000 40 60 - - 1,400
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Holar 800 Marathi 800 - 40 - - -
 Holaya 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,800 -
Jat Dehia (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Jingar 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Telugu 4,700 - 100 - - -
 Kalal Idiga 2,100 Telugu 2,100 - 60 - - -
 Kalu 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 29,000 - 500 - - -
 Kamar 60 Kamar 60 - - - - -
Kamathi 16,000 Telugu 16,000 - 300 - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Kandra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kaora 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kapali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kapewar 24,000 Telugu 24,000 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - 300 - - -
 Kapu unspecified 130,000 Telugu 129,000 - 1,600 - - -
Karan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kathodi 20 Marathi - - - - - -
Katia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kharia Unknown Kharia - - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,600 - 30 30 - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Khoja 300 Gujarati - 300 - - - -
 Kirar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 60 Koch 60 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kokna 40 Kukna 30 - - - - -
 Kol 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kolha 35,000 Ho 34,000 - 600 - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 400 - 30 - - -
 Koli Dhor 20 Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 1,500 Marathi 1,400 - 60 - - -
 Koli Malhar 1,100 Marathi 700 - 300 - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kolowar 9,100 Kolami, Northwestern 8,900 30 - 20 - 100
 Korku 200 Korku 200 - - - - -
 Koshti 57,000 Marathi 56,000 - 900 - - 70
Koya Racha Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 14,000 - 400 - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 186,000 Gujarati 181,000 - 4,500 - - 400
Kunbi Anjna 5,400 Gujarati 5,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Dhaneja 4,700 Marathi 4,700 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Kuruba 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - 200 - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Lingayat 1,200 Kannada - - - - - 1,200
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Lohana 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 47,000 - 500 - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Madgi 31,000 Telugu 27,000 - 4,000 400 - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 400 Telugu - - - 400 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Telugu 2,100 - 200 30 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 315,000 Marathi 5,900 - 308,000 400 200 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 6,900 Marathi - - - 6,900 - -
 Mahishya 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - 70 - - -
 Mahli 24,000 Marathi 24,000 - 400 - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 2,100 Gujarati 2,100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 61,000 Marathi 61,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 500 Telugu - - - 500 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,700 - 200 20 - -
 Mala Dasari 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Mala Sale 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 99,000 Hindi 98,000 - 1,200 - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
Mana 129,000 Marathi 128,000 - 1,100 - - -
Manbhav 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mangala 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
Manne 1,500 Telugu 1,400 - 30 - - -
 Maravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 1,400 Marathi - - - 1,400 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Marathi 12,000 - 3,000 100 - -
 Matia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Memon 70 Gujarati - 70 - - - -
 Mitha Ayyalvar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Momna 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Naikda 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Nair 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Naksia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Nanakshahi 800 Hindi - - - - 800 -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Oraon 300 Kurux 200 - - 90 - -
 Paliya 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Pan 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Panika 60 Chhattisgarhi 60 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Pardhan 57,000 Pardhan 54,000 200 200 80 - 2,700
 Pardhi 2,400 Pardhi 2,400 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,300 - 20 - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Perka 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Pindara 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Pod 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Pundari 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - 60 - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Hindi 9,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Marathi 4,600 - 70 - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Sali 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Satani 2,300 Telugu 2,200 - 30 - - -
 Sayyid 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 6,000 Urdu - 6,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 66,000 Urdu - 66,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - 200 - - 200
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sonar Aksali 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Sonjhara 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 90 Malayalam - - - 90 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - 100 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Hindi 127,000 - 1,900 - - -
 Thakkar 2,200 Marathi 2,200 - - - - -
 Tili 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Tiyar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 200 Hindi - - 200 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 70 Hindi - - - 70 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Vanjara 5,000 Marathi 5,000 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Velama 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 6,000 Telugu 6,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Yenadi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Yerukula 300 Yerukula 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  329 2,786,000   312 2,276,000 105,000 336,000 13,000 6,900 51,000
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