Country:

India

State: Odisha
District: Kalahandi

Number of People Groups

264

Unreached People Groups

246

Total Population

2,115,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

98.9 %

Muslim

0.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Agariya 2,500 - - - - -
 Amat Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Badaik Unknown Sadri - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bagata Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Hindi 900 - - - - 400
 Bania Jaiswal 30 Hindi - - - - - 30
Bania Mahajan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 70
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 50 - - - - 100
 Bania Porwal 100 Hindi 30 - - - - 70
Bania Saraogi 20 Hindi - - - - - 20
 Bania unspecified 7,900 Hindi 7,200 - - - - 800
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Lambadi 7,600 - - - - 20
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 400 Lambadi 400 - - - - -
Banka 23,000 Odia 23,000 - - - - -
 Bargunda 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bariki 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Bathudi 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern 70 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Kannada 3,600 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Bhandari 4,900 Odia 4,900 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
Bhottada 53,000 Kuvi 53,000 20 - 30 - 50
 Bhuiya unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhulia 1,900 Odia 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhumij 40 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhunjia 100 Bhunjia 100 - - - - -
 Binjhal 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Binjhia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Birhor 100 Birhor 100 - - - - -
 Boya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhagor 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 27,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - 200
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,100 - 30 - - -
Cherua 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Chitara 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Christian 11,000 Hindi - - - 11,000 - -
 Dandasi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Desua Bhumij Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dewar 7,800 Odia 7,800 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Dharua 30 Duruwa 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 57,000 Odia 57,000 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 281,000 Odia 281,000 - 70 400 - -
 Gadaba 800 Telugu 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Ganda 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
Gandhmali 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Gandia Odisha Unknown Koya - - - - - -
 Gauda 43,000 Odia 42,000 - - 400 - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
Ghogia 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
Godra Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gokha 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Gond Dorla 15,000 Odia 15,000 - - - - 20
 Gond Rajgond 31,000 Gondi, Northern 31,000 20 - - - 50
 Gond unspecified 95,000 Hindi 95,000 60 40 30 20 100
 Gosain unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Guria 29,000 Odia 29,000 - - - - -
 Hadi 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Halba 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Holar 4,400 Marathi 4,400 - - - - -
 Ilavan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jhalo Malo Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kabirpanthi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kalingi 8,600 Odia 8,600 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kandha Gauda 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Kandra 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
Kapewar 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Karan 4,300 Odia 4,300 - - - - -
Karua 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Kela (Hindu traditions) Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Khadala 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Khandait 3,900 Odia 3,900 - - - - -
 Kharia 600 Kharia 500 - - 50 - -
 Khati (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kisan 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kol Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kolah Lohara 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Kolha 200 Ho 100 - - 20 - -
 Koli Mahadev 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Kolta 1,800 Odia 1,800 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 1,600 Telugu 1,600 - - - - -
 Kori 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Korwa 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Koshti 15,000 Marathi 15,000 - - - - -
 Kotia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kui Dongria 49,000 Odia 49,000 60 - 300 - 100
 Kui Khond 215,000 Odia 213,000 300 - 1,200 30 500
Kui Kuvi 19,000 Odia 19,000 20 - 100 - 40
Kui Sitha 19,000 Odia 19,000 20 - 100 - 40
 Kuli Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Hindi 43,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - 20 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 200 - -
Mahara 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Mahishya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Mahli 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - 200 - -
Mali Thanapati 4,800 Odia 4,800 - - - - -
Mandia Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Mangala 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mangali 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
Mankirdia 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Matia 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Mirdhas (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Odia 1,200 - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda 4,800 Mundari 4,700 - - 40 - 20
 Munnur 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Nai Mathuria 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Nair 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Naksia 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Omanatya Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Oraon 100 Kurux 50 - - 70 - -
 Paharia 300 Santhali 300 - - - - -
Paik 93,000 Odia 93,000 - - - - -
Paik Rana 5,300 Odia 5,300 - - - - -
 Pan 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Panka 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Pantanti 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Parenga 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Parja Bonda 1,800 Odia 1,800 - - - - -
Parja Jodia 1,800 Odia 1,800 - - - - -
Parja Parenga 3,500 Odia 3,500 20 - - - -
Parja Pengo 6,600 Odia 6,600 30 - - - -
 Parja unspecified 22,000 Odia 21,000 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Patial Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Pod 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Marathi 5,700 - - - - -
 Rathawa Unknown Rathawi - - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Razu 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Relli 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Rona 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Santal (Sawntal) 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 2,200 Odia 2,100 - - 30 - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Shabar 57,000 Odia 57,000 40 - - - 60
 Shaikh Qureshi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - 30
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sounti Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Sudha 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Hindi 57,000 - - - 90 -
Tharua 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Tiyar 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Vasudev 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Velama 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 321,000 Hindi 321,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 19,000 Telugu 19,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 153,000 Hindi 153,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Yenadi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Yerukula 40 Yerukula 40 - - - - -
  Totals:  264 2,115,000   246 2,091,000 5,800 200 14,000 800 3,000
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