CountryIndia

State:

  

Maharashtra

District:

  

Raigarh



Number of People Groups

300

Unreached People Groups

279

Total Population

2,899,000

Buddhist

4.2 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

85.8 %

Muslim

8.3 %

Sikh

0.3 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 200 Tamil 200 - - 20 - -
 Adi Karnataka 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Agri 46,000 Marathi 46,000 - - - - -
Anamuk 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Andh 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Arab 20 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 20 - - - -
Aray Mala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Arwa Mala 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Badhai Kharadi 1,800 Gujarati 1,800 - - - - -
 Bagdi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 6,300 Hindi 4,500 - - - - 1,800
 Bania Chetti 2,600 Tamil 1,200 - - - - 1,500
Bania Gujar 4,000 Gujarati 4,000 - - - - -
Bania Jaiswal 100 Hindi 20 - - - - 100
Bania Kasar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Khedayata 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania Nima 1,900 Hindi 1,600 - - - - 300
 Bania Oswal 1,000 Hindi 200 - - - - 800
 Bania Porwal 500 Hindi 200 - - - - 300
Bania Saitwal 600 Hindi 200 - - - - 300
 Bania Srimali 300 Gujarati 30 - - - - 200
Bania Ummad 300 Hindi 100 - - - - 200
 Bania unspecified 34,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - 11,000
Banijiga 300 Kannada 200 - - - - 100
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 800 Lambadi 800 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Barutgar 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Basor 4,300 Hindi 4,200 - 40 - - -
 Bavcha Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Beda Jangam 4,700 Kannada 4,500 - 100 - - 100
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Kannada 2,300 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Bhandari 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - 90 - - -
Bhansala 13,000 Marathi 13,000 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
Bhunjia 30 Bhunjia 30 - - - - -
 Binjhia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bohra 700 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
 Boya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Chitpavan 17,000 Marathi 17,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Deshastha 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 600 Konkani 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 1,600 Gujarati 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Kannada 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Karbadu 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 85,000 Hindi 84,000 - - 200 - 600
 Burmese 30 Burmese - - 30 - - -
Byagara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - 500 - - -
 Charan (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Christian unspecified 1,300 Kannada - - - 1,300 - -
Dakkal Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
Devadiga 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
Devanga 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Dhangar Bharwad 2,000 Gujarati 1,900 - 60 - - -
 Dhanka 30 Gujarati - 20 - - - -
 Dhanwar 20 Chhattisgarhi 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,300 - 200 - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dhodia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Dubla Unknown Dubli - - - - - -
Ellamalawar 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Gamit 200 Gamit 200 - - - - -
 Ganda 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Gangakula 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
Ghisadi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 2,500 Konkani, Goan - - - 2,500 - -
 Gond unspecified 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gondhali 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Gopal 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Gosain 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Hajam 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Halba 400 Marathi 400 - 20 - - -
Halleer Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Holar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Holer Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Idayan 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
Ilavan 600 Malayalam 600 - - 40 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 4,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,300 -
 Jew, South Asian 300 Marathi - - - - - 300
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Julaha 70 Hindi - - - - 70 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
Kalal Idiga 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kamar Unknown Kamar - - - - - -
Kamathi 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Kanakkan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Kapu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kapu Reddi 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 300 - - - - 30
Kasar Otari 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri - 20 - - - -
 Kathodi 127,000 Marathi 126,000 40 300 90 20 500
Katia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Khoja 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Kokna 2,700 Kukna 600 2,100 - - - -
 Kol Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kolhati 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 102,000 Marathi 101,000 30 300 20 - -
 Koli Malhar 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kolowar 40 Kolami, Northwestern 40 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Konkanese 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Korama 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Korku 60 Korku 60 - - - - -
 Koshti 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Koya Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Kui Khond Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - 200 - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 134,000 Gujarati 133,000 - 100 - - 400
Kunbi Anjna 1,000 Gujarati 1,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
 Kuravan 50 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Lingader 200 Marathi - - - - - 200
 Lingayat 2,800 Kannada - - - - - 2,800
 Lohana 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - 60 - - -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 9,600 Marathi - - - 9,600 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Marathi 35,000 - 89,000 400 - -
 Mahishya 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta 1,132,000 Marathi 1,130,000 - - - - 1,700
Mahratta Jadhav 115,000 Marathi 115,000 - - - - -
Mahratta Konkani 93,000 Marathi 93,000 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 138,000 Gujarati 138,000 - - - - -
Mahratta Shinde 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Mahyavanshi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Mala Dasari 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Mala Hannai 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Mala Jangam 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Mala Sale Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Mala Sanyasi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Hindi 60,000 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 4,300 Gujarati - 4,300 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mangala 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Manne 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 500 Malayalam - 500 - - - -
 Maravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Mashti 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 900 Marathi - - - 900 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Marathi 7,200 - 800 60 - -
 Memon 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
Mitha Ayyalvar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Moghal 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Momna 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Munda 30 Mundari 30 - - - - -
 Nadar 200 Tamil 200 - - 30 - -
 Nadia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 70
Nai (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Naikda 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Nair 1,000 Malayalam 1,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 29,000 Marathi - - 29,000 - - -
 Oraon 1,300 Kurux 1,200 - 50 50 - -
 Pallan 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 70 Tamil 50 - - 20 - -
Pardhan 200 Pardhan 200 - - - - -
 Pardhi 500 Pardhi 500 - - - - -
 Parja Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Parsee 200 Gujarati - - - - - 200
 Pashtun Northern 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Patelia 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Patharwat 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Pomla 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Portuguese 60 Indo-Portuguese - - - 60 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 14,000 Marathi 14,000 - - - - -
Prabhu Patane 5,000 Marathi 5,000 - - - - -
Pulayan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Raddi 80 Kannada 40 - - - - 40
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,700 - - - - 80
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sisodia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Ramoshi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Rathawa 60 Rathawi 60 - - - - -
 Ravalia 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Sali 3,200 Kannada 2,800 - - - - 400
Sangar 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Saora Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Sarekari 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Sayyid 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 175,000 Urdu - 175,000 - - - -
Shaikh Qureshi 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Shenva (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Somvanshi 5,700 Marathi 5,700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - 200
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Sonar Aksali 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 1,100 Malayalam - - - 1,100 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - 30
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 400 Tamil - 400 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi 4,300 - - - - 100
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Thakkar 93,000 Marathi 91,000 - 500 - - 500
Tirmali 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 2,200 Kannada 2,200 - - - - -
Vaniyan 50 Tamil 30 - - 20 - -
Vanjara 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Varli 400 Varli 400 - - - - -
Vellalan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 1,700 Telugu 1,700 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Yenadi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
  Totals:  300 2,899,000   279 2,486,000 239,000 122,000 17,000 7,500 25,000
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