Country:

India

State: Odisha
District: Balasore

Number of People Groups

291

Unreached People Groups

274

Total Population

2,910,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

94.8 %

Muslim

4.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Aghori Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Aguri 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Amat 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Ansari 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bagata 300 Telugu 300 - - 20 - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Baiga 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 20
Bania Bais 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 80 Lambadi 80 - - - - -
Bariki 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Bathudi 19,000 Odia 19,000 20 - - - 30
 Bauri 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - 70 - -
Bauti 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Bavuri 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 33,000 Odia 33,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Odia 2,000 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhumia 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 82,000 Bengali 81,000 200 - 90 - 800
 Bhunjia 40 Bhunjia 40 - - - - -
 Binjhal Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Bondo Poraja Unknown Bondo - - - - - -
 Boya 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhagor 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Chakula 6,000 Odia 6,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Holia 6,400 Odia 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 9,200 Odia 9,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mastan 5,300 Odia 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 6,000 Hindi 6,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 78,000 Hindi 78,000 - - - - 70
 Brahmin Utkal 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Chain 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - 40 500 - -
 Chaupal 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chero 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Cherua 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Christian 600 Hindi - - - 600 - -
Daityapati Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Desua Bhumij 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Dewar 80,000 Odia 80,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Dharua 40 Duruwa 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Didayi Unknown Gata' - - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Odia 9,500 - - - - -
Dulia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Faqir 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Gauda 133,000 Odia 133,000 - - - - -
Ghantarghada 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
Ghusuria 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Godari Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Godra 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Gokha 78,000 Odia 78,000 - - 400 - -
 Gond Rajgond 30 Gondi, Northern 30 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Guria 46,000 Odia 46,000 - - 500 - -
 Hadi 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - 200 - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Halba 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ho 100 Ho 100 - - - - -
 Holar 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
Jaggali 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jhalo Malo 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
Juang Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
Kadar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 4,200 Bengali 4,200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kalingi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kandha Gauda 300 Odia 200 - - 20 - -
Kandra 118,000 Odia 117,000 - 20 500 - -
 Kaora 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kapali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Karan 130,000 Odia 129,000 - - 700 - -
Karenga 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
Karua 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Marathi 3,800 - - - - -
Katia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kawar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
Kela (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
Khadala 22,000 Odia 22,000 - - 200 - -
 Khairwar 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Khandait 362,000 Odia 361,000 - - 500 - -
 Kharia 1,700 Kharia 1,600 - - - - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kisan 90 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 20 Koch 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kol 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Kolah Lohara 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Kolha 58,000 Ho 57,000 60 - 400 - 400
 Koli Malhar 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Kolta 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Konai 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kori 1,800 Hindi 1,700 - - 50 - -
 Korwa 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 500 Odia 400 - - 40 - -
 Kuli 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 161,000 Hindi 161,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 32,000 Odia 32,000 - - - - -
 Kummari 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Kuruba 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Kurunga 5,400 Odia 5,400 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 42,000 Hindi 42,000 - - - - -
Lohara 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 70 Telugu - - - 70 - -
 Mahanta 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 20 Marathi - - - 20 - -
 Mahishya 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 600 Marathi 500 - - - - 50
 Mahratta Kunbi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
Mahuria 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Majhi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Majhwar 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 60 Malayalam - - - 60 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 700 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
Mandia 2,200 Odia 2,200 - - - - -
 Mangala 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Mangali 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
Mankirdia 300 Odia 200 - - - - 70
 Matia 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
Mir 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Odia 1,900 - - - - -
Mishri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Moghal 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Munda 1,400 Mundari 1,300 - - - - 20
 Mundari 900 Mundari 900 - - - - -
 Munnur 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 8,300 Bengali 8,300 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 4,700 Bengali 4,700 - - - - -
Omanatya 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Oraon 2,400 Kurux 2,300 - - 80 - -
Paik 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Paliya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Pamidi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Pan 130,000 Odia 129,000 - 20 600 - -
Pantanti 3,000 Odia 3,000 - - - - -
Pap 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pardhan 200 Pardhan 200 - - - - -
Parhaiya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 28,000 Urdu - 28,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Patial 2,700 Odia 2,700 - - - - -
Patralu 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
 Pod 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Raju 84,000 Bengali 84,000 - - - - -
 Rajwar 400 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rautia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 13,000 Odia 13,000 - - - - -
Sankara 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 123,000 Santhali 103,000 100 - 900 - 20,000
Saora Jati 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
Sauntia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Shabar 7,700 Odia 7,700 20 - 40 - 20
Shaikh Faruqi 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 10,000 Urdu - 10,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 52,000 Urdu - 52,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Siyal 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 30
Sonar Kamila 9,400 Odia 9,400 - - - - -
Sounti 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - 20
Sukli 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
Tamadia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
Tamudia 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Tanla Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 99,000 Bengali 99,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 87,000 Hindi 87,000 - - - - -
Tharua 2,000 Odia 2,000 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Tili 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Tiyar 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
Tulabhina 1,200 Odia 1,200 - - - - -
Ujia 22,000 Odia 22,000 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 154,000 Hindi 154,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 88,000 Telugu 88,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Yenadi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
  Totals:  291 2,910,000   274 2,758,000 122,000 100 6,600 200 22,000
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