Number of People Groups

306

Unreached People Groups

284

Total Population

3,431,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

84.2 %

Muslim

7.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Aghori 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Aguri 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
Angarok 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
 Ansari 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Badaik 8,600 Sadri 8,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - 100 - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 500
 Bania Agrahari 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Bania Bais 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 300 Hindi 100 - - - - 100
 Bania Kasarwani 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 500 Hindi 100 - - - - 300
Bania Khatri 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 1,700 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 400
 Bania Porwal 2,000 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 100
Bania Rauniar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 4,800 Bengali 4,800 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 98,000 Hindi 96,000 - - - - 1,900
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) Unknown Lambadi - - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bauri 288,000 Bengali 286,000 - - 2,000 80 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Bhakat 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Bhogta 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bhotia 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - 60 200 - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 29,000 Hindi 28,000 - 80 300 - -
 Bhumij 123,000 Bengali 122,000 200 - 400 - 600
 Bind 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia Unknown Bijori - - - - - -
 Boya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 122,000 Hindi 121,000 - - - - 900
 Brahmin Utkal 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Chain 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Chakma 30 Chakma 20 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - 800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chaupal 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Chero Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Christian 1,200 Hindi - - - 1,200 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Dangi 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Darjee Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
Doai 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 4,900 Odia 4,900 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Odia 34,000 - - 400 - -
Dulia 9,900 Bengali 9,900 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Faqir 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ganda 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Bhojpuri 4,100 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 300 Garo 200 - - 70 - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - 200 - -
Ghusuria 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gorait 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Guria 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Hadi 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Hajang 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Ho 300 Ho 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
Kadar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Hindi 88,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 4,100 Bengali 4,000 - - 30 - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 19,000 Bengali 18,000 - - 200 - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Telugu 1,900 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Kamar 300 Kamar 300 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kandu 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Kaora 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapali 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Karmali 700 Hindi 600 - - - - 60
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Marathi 3,500 - - - - 20
 Kawar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Hindi 71,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Khandait 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kharia 19,000 Kharia 19,000 - - - - -
 Kharwar 100 Hindi 70 - - - - 40
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khoja 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kolta 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Konwar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kori 39,000 Hindi 39,000 70 - - - 50
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kotal 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 291,000 Hindi 291,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 5,800 Bengali 5,400 - - 100 - 300
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - 100 - -
Lohara 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 70 Telugu - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Magar 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Mahali 12,000 Bengali 11,000 50 - - - 400
 Mahanta 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mahishya 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Mahli 200 Marathi 200 - - - - 30
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Majhi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 35,000 Gujarati - 35,000 - - - -
Malto 300 Santhali 300 - - - - -
 Mangala 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Marma Unknown Rakhine - - - - - -
 Matia 2,100 Bengali 2,100 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Bengali 62,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 4,500 Urdu - 4,500 - - - -
Mukeri 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Munda 12,000 Mundari 10,000 - - 200 - 1,500
 Munnur 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Naga 80 Nagamese - - - 70 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Newah 2,100 Nepali 2,100 - - - - -
 Oraon 10,000 Kurux 9,700 100 - 200 - -
 Paharia 900 Santhali 900 - - - - -
Paik 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Paliya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Pan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Panika 70 Chhattisgarhi 70 - - - - -
Parhaiya 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 90 Bengali - 90 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patial 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Patralu 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Pod 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Pundari 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Qazi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - 100
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Raju 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajwar 56,000 Hindi 56,000 - - 700 - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Rana 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Rautia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Samanthan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Sankara 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 399,000 Santhali 135,000 400 40 1,300 20 262,000
 Saora unspecified 7,000 Odia 6,700 30 - 100 - 100
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 5,500 Bengali - 5,500 - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sarki 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Shabar 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 154,000 Urdu - 154,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 7,000 - - - - 60
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Bengali 50,000 - - 600 - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - 400 - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Tamang 40 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 30 Tamil - 30 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 69,000 Bengali 69,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 235,000 Hindi 234,000 - - 600 - -
 Tharu 1,500 Hindi 1,400 - 20 60 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Tiyar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Turaiha 26,000 Bhojpuri 26,000 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 186,000 Hindi 186,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 8,400 Bengali 8,400 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Yenadi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
  Totals:  306 3,431,000   284 2,889,000 260,000 300 10,000 700 270,000
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