Country:

India

State: Odisha
District: Balangir

Number of People Groups

272

Unreached People Groups

252

Total Population

2,061,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.9 %

Hindu

98.4 %

Muslim

0.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Agariya 8,700 - - - - -
 Agariya (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Amat 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Ansari 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Badaik Unknown Sadri - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bagata Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,100 Hindi 1,600 - - - - 500
 Bania Gahoi 60 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 100
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 80 - - - - 200
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 70
Bania Rauniar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Saraogi 100 Hindi - - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 12,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - 1,900
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Lambadi 1,100 - - - - -
Banka 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Bariki 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Bathudi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Bauri 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Bauti Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Bavuri 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhandari 11,000 Odia 11,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhulia 51,000 Odia 51,000 - - - - -
 Bhumia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Bhumij 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhunjia 80 Bhunjia 80 - - - - -
Bidur 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Binjhal 47,000 Odia 47,000 30 - 20 - 50
 Binjhia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Bishnoi (Hindu traditions) 82,000 Hindi 82,000 - - - - -
 Bondo Poraja Unknown Bondo - - - - - -
 Boya 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Audich 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 5,300 Bengali 5,300 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 3,900 - - 90 - -
Cherua 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Chitara 1,700 Odia 1,700 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
 Christian 10,000 Hindi - - - 10,000 - -
Dal 24,000 Odia 24,000 - - 20 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 20
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dewar 54,000 Odia 54,000 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Dharua 100 Duruwa 100 - - - - -
 Dhimar 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - 20 - - -
Dom Murdafarash 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Odia 2,300 - - 200 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Ganda 240,000 Odia 236,000 - 300 3,300 - -
Gandhmali 4,000 Odia 4,000 - - - - -
 Gauda 47,000 Odia 47,000 - - 400 - -
Ghantarghada 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
Ghogia 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Godra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gokha 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Gond Dorla 13,000 Odia 13,000 - - - - -
 Gond Rajgond 25,000 Gondi, Northern 25,000 20 - - - 20
 Gond unspecified 109,000 Hindi 108,000 100 50 1,000 20 100
 Gosain unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Guria 3,100 Odia 3,100 - - - - -
 Hadi 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Hajam 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Halba 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Hatkar 4,200 Marathi 4,200 - - - - -
 Ho 20 Ho 20 - - - - -
 Holar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Jatapu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kalingi 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kamathi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kandha Gauda 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
Kandra 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Karan 13,000 Odia 13,000 - - - - -
Karua 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Marathi 4,100 - - - - -
Katia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kela (Hindu traditions) 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Khadala 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Khadura 1,700 Odia 1,700 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Khandait 6,000 Odia 5,900 - - 60 - -
 Kharia 800 Kharia 700 - - 60 - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kisan 80 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Kol 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Kolah Lohara 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kolha 700 Ho 700 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Kolta 105,000 Odia 104,000 - - 900 - -
 Konda Dhora 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Kori 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koshti 4,100 Marathi 4,100 - - 30 - -
 Koya unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 93,000 Odia 93,000 200 - 40 - 300
 Kuli 2,600 Odia 2,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 2,400 Odia 2,400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Kusta 1,200 Odia 1,200 - - - - -
 Labana (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 90 Telugu - - - 90 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 4,100 Marathi 4,100 - 50 20 - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 300 Marathi - - - 300 - -
Mahara 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Mahishya 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - 400 - -
 Mahli 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Mahyavanshi 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi 62,000 - - 400 - -
Manbhav 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Mandia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Mangala 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
Mankirdia 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 50 Marathi - - - 50 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Odia 9,400 20 - - - 20
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Munda 2,400 Mundari 2,400 - - 60 - -
 Mundari Unknown Mundari - - - - - -
 Munnur 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Nai Mathuria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Oraon 200 Kurux 80 - - 100 - -
 Paharia 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
Paik 14,000 Odia 14,000 - - 200 - -
Paik Rana 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Pan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Panika 800 Chhattisgarhi 800 - - - - -
Pantanti 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Pardhi 20 Pardhi 20 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Patial 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Pinjara 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Pod 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 70
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Marathi 31,000 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
Rona 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 1,000 Odia 1,000 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 300 Santhali 200 - - - - -
Saora Jati 5,300 Odia 5,300 - - - - -
Saora Kapusavar 2,800 Odia 2,800 - - - - -
 Saora Lanjia 2,800 Odia 2,800 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 51,000 Odia 51,000 50 - - - 50
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sauntia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sayyid 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Shabar 14,000 Odia 14,000 20 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 4,300 Urdu - 4,300 - - - -
Siyal 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - 50
Sonjhara 9,400 Odia 9,400 - - - - -
Sounti 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Sudha 29,000 Odia 28,000 - - 200 - -
Sudha Butka 2,900 Odia 2,900 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Bengali 26,000 - - 200 - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 6,600 Bengali 6,600 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Tanla 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - - - - -
Tharua 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Tiyar 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - 70 70 - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Velama 13,000 Telugu 13,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 214,000 Hindi 214,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 141,000 Hindi 141,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Yenadi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  272 2,061,000   252 2,027,000 9,200 500 19,000 600 3,900
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