Number of People Groups

330

Unreached People Groups

290

Total Population

1,774,000

Buddhist

11.5 %

Christian

7.3 %

Hindu

72.5 %

Muslim

6.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 200 Agariya 200 - - - - -
 Aguri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Ahom 900 Assamese 900 - - - - -
 Angami 100 Naga, Angami - - - 100 - -
Anglo Indian 800 English - - - 800 - -
 Ansari 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 100 Assamese - 100 - - - -
Asur 400 Asuri 300 - - 90 - -
Badaik 6,500 Sadri 6,500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 200 Hindi - - - - - 200
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Baiga 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Baiti Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 300
Bania Brittal 20 Assamese 20 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 300 Hindi 20 - - - - 200
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 70 - - - - 90
Bania Rauniar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 4,600 Hindi 3,700 - - - - 900
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bauri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 40 - - 30 - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhandari 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bhogta 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia 45,000 Nepali 3,900 200 36,000 4,400 - 30
 Bhotia Sikkim 9,700 Sikkimese 2,300 - 5,400 2,000 - -
Bhottada 20 Kuvi 20 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 1,500 Bengali 1,400 - - 70 - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bind 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Binjhia 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Birhor 50 Birhor 40 - - - - -
 Birjia 700 Bijori 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Brahmin Gaur 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - 600
 Brahmin Utkal 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Burmese 100 Burmese - - 100 - - -
 Chain 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Chakma Unknown Chakma - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,000 - - 100 - -
 Chepang Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Chero 900 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Chhetri 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 30 - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 3,700 Hindi 3,400 - - 300 - 70
 Christian 1,300 Hindi - - - 1,300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Darjee 11,000 Nepali 11,000 - - 400 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Dhanuk 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 2,700 Chhattisgarhi 2,700 - - - - -
 Dhimal 2,900 Rangpuri 2,700 - - - - 100
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 500 Odia 500 - - 20 - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Odia 2,500 - - 70 - -
 Drukpa 4,600 Dzongkha 500 - 4,100 - - -
Dulia 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,500 - - 90 - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Bengali - 3,100 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 800 Hindi 800 - - 20 - -
 Faqir 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ganda 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Gandharva 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Gangai 1,600 Nepali 1,600 - 20 - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 40 Garo 30 - - - - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Gharti 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - 100 400 - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Gonrhi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gorait 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 75,000 Nepali 50,000 - 12,000 13,000 - -
 Hadi 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Hajam 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Hajang 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 70 Chinese, Mandarin - - 60 - - -
 Ho 900 Ho 600 - 200 20 - -
 Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jhalo Malo 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Jimdar 81,000 Bengali 81,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
Kadar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Kagate 40 Syuba - - 40 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Kalu 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Kami 34,000 Nepali 33,000 - 400 300 - -
Kandra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kandu 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Kaora 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kapali 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Karan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Karmali 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 90 Kashmiri - 90 - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - 20 -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Khairwar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Khambu 184,000 Bengali 184,000 - 400 - - -
 Khampti 30 Adi 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
 Kharia 500 Kharia 500 - - - - -
 Kharwar 1,100 Hindi 1,000 - - 100 - -
 Khas 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 500 Khasi 70 - - 400 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Khavar 3,500 Gujarati 3,500 - - - - -
 Kisan 2,100 Hindi 2,000 - - 70 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Unknown Koch - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Kol 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Konai 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Konwar 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kori 100 Hindi 80 - - 30 - -
 Korwa 700 Telugu 600 - - 40 - -
 Koya unspecified 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kumal 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kurariar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Lama 20 Tibetan, Central - - 20 - - -
 Lhomi 1,400 Lhomi - - 1,300 100 - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 2,600 Bengali 900 80 40 1,500 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi 4,100 - - - - -
Lohara 700 Hindi 600 - - 50 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Magar 117,000 Nepali 108,000 - 400 8,800 - -
 Mahali 1,300 Bengali 1,100 - - 200 - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Mahishya 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Majhwar 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Malto 2,600 Santhali 2,500 - - 100 - -
Markande 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Marma 200 Rakhine 90 - 70 - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Matia 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Mech 2,600 Boro 2,500 - - 40 - -
Mir 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
Mishri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mizo 200 Mizo - - - 200 - -
Mizo Lushai 100 Mizo - - - 100 - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Moghal 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Munda 20,000 Mundari 14,000 50 20 5,900 - 200
 Munnur 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Naga 80 Nagamese - - - 70 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi 3,600 - - 300 - -
 Nagarchi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Sadri - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Nair 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Bengali 39,000 - - 1,700 - -
 Namassej Chandel 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - 600 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Newah 63,000 Nepali 60,000 - 400 1,800 - -
 Oraon 74,000 Kurux 34,000 200 1,100 38,000 30 400
 Paharia 80 Santhali 80 - - - - -
 Paliya 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Parhaiya Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Parsee 20 Gujarati - - - - - 20
 Pashtun Afridi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Persian 30 Dari - 30 - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pod 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Poi 50 Mizo - - - 50 - -
 Pundari 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rabha 40 Assamese 40 - - - - -
 Rai 39,000 Nepali 18,000 - 100 6,400 - 15,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Bengali 142,000 - - 2,800 - -
 Rajbhar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,600 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Raju 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - 20 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rayeen (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rongkup 30,000 Lepcha 1,200 80 17,000 12,000 20 60
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Santal (Sawntal) 19,000 Santhali 16,000 60 - 2,900 - 100
 Saora unspecified 500 Odia 500 - - 50 - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Sarki 6,100 Nepali 5,800 - - 300 - -
Sauria Paharia 800 Santhali 500 - 300 80 - -
 Sayyid 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 8,700 Urdu - 8,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 84,000 Urdu - 84,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sherpa 21,000 Nepali 6,200 - 9,600 5,000 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - 20
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 32,000 Nepali 23,000 - 30 1,800 - 7,600
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tai Man Unknown Phake - - - - - -
 Tamang 115,000 Nepali 4,600 200 104,000 5,800 20 100
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Thakuri 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Tharu 15,000 Hindi 14,000 - - 700 - -
 Tibetan 7,000 Tibetan, Central 70 - 6,800 200 - -
 Tili 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Tipera 30 Kok Borok 30 - - - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Turaiha 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Turkmen Unknown Turkmen - - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 60 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Walang 400 Walungge - - 400 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Yakkha 4,500 Yakkha 1,900 - 70 200 - 2,200
 Yakthumba, Limbu 46,000 Nepali 32,000 60 3,800 6,900 - 2,700
  Totals:  330 1,774,000   290 1,285,000 121,000 204,000 130,000 1,900 31,000
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