CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Bhandara



Number of People Groups

328

Unreached People Groups

312

Total Population

1,329,000

Buddhist

12.3 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

84.7 %

Muslim

2.1 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Agri 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Anamuk 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Andh 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Aray Mala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Baiga 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - 20
Bakad 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 600 - 30 - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,900 Hindi 1,800 - - - - 200
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Saitwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 60
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 200
Banijiga 60 Kannada 40 - - - - 20
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 600 Lambadi 600 - - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 80 Lambadi 80 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Basor 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Bhaina 20 Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Bhampta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - 30 - - -
Bhansala 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 30 Bhatri 20 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 60 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhisti 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhoyar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bhunjia 70 Bhunjia 70 - - - - -
Bidur 2,300 Marathi 2,300 - - - - -
Bindla Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Binjhia 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 100 Bijori 100 - - - - -
 Bohra 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Boya 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Deshastha 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 80
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Chadar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chain 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 16,000 - 400 - - -
 Chenna Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 100 Kannada - - - 100 - -
 Dahait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Dangi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,700 - - - - 50
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Dewar 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhanka Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhanwar 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
 Dhimar 59,000 Hindi 59,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Dhodia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhor 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 900 Odia 800 - 30 - - -
 Dubla 50 Dubli 50 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Faqir 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Gadaba 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gamit Unknown Gamit - - - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gangakula 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Garpaguri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Gauda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Gond Mannewar 1,200 Marathi 1,100 - - - - 50
Gond Maria 200 Maria 200 - - - - -
Gond Muria 700 Chhattisgarhi 700 - - - - 30
Gond Rajgond 32,000 Gondi, Northern 31,000 - - - - 800
Gond Sonjhari 11,000 Marathi 11,000 - - - - 300
 Gond unspecified 60,000 Hindi 58,000 - 90 1,100 - 1,200
 Gondhali 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Gosain 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Gowari 59,000 Marathi 59,000 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Halba 30,000 Marathi 27,000 - 30 - - 3,500
Halleer Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Halsar Unknown Konkani, Goan - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Holar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Holer 2,600 Kannada 2,500 - 100 - - -
Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Jingar 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar 400 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kandra 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kaora 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Kapewar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kapu 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 600 - - - - 200
 Kathodi Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Katia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Khandait 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kharia 20 Kharia 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,300 - 30 - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Khoja 20 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
Kirar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kokna Unknown Kukna - - - - - -
 Kol 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Kolha 19,000 Ho 19,000 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Kolowar 20 Kolami, Northwestern 20 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Korku 40 Korku 40 - - - - -
 Koshti 26,000 Marathi 26,000 - - - - 200
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 175,000 Gujarati 175,000 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
Kunbi Dhaneja 8,500 Marathi 8,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Khaire 8,500 Marathi 8,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Lonari 8,500 Marathi 8,500 - - - - -
Kunbi Tirole 37,000 Marathi 37,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Lingader 500 Marathi - - - - - 500
 Lingayat 300 Kannada - - - - - 200
Lingayat 800 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Lohana 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
Lohara 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Madari 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Madgi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 400 Marathi - - - 400 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 222,000 Marathi 85,000 - 137,000 - - -
 Mahishya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahli 12,000 Marathi 12,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Majhwar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Mala Hannai Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Jangam 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mala Sale Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Kew traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Mana 7,300 Marathi 7,300 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Manne 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 20 Malayalam - 20 - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 50 Marathi - - - 50 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Marathi 2,900 - 300 - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern 30 - - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Mukri 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Munda 60 Mundari 60 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Naikda Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Nair 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 25,000 Marathi - - 25,000 - - -
 Oraon 50 Kurux 50 - - - - -
Paik 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Pallan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Panika 700 Chhattisgarhi 700 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Pardhan 300 Pardhan 300 - - - - 20
 Pardhi 200 Pardhi 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
Pindara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Pod 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Bhadauria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Hindi 38,000 - - - - -
Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Sengar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Sisodia 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - 100
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Raju Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Rajwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Rathia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ravalia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Sali 100 Kannada 20 - - - - 100
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Satani 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Sauntia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
Shabar Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Shaikh 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Sonar Aksali 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
Sonjhara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
Sunri Sadhubanik 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Hindi 74,000 - - - - -
Thakkar 900 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Tibetan 800 Tibetan, Central - - 800 - - -
 Tili 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Vanjara 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
Vasudev 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Vellalan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  328 1,329,000   312 1,126,000 28,000 164,000 1,700 800 7,800
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