Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Paschim Medinipur

Number of People Groups

411

Unreached People Groups

378

Total Population

7,611,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

87.4 %

Muslim

10.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

2.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 200 Agariya 200 - - - - -
 Aguri 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Ahom 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 100 English - - - 100 - -
 Ansari 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
 Arab 20 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken - 20 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) 100 Assamese - 100 - - - -
Badaik 90 Sadri 90 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 285,000 Bengali 284,000 - 200 200 30 -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
 Baiga 13,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 200
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 234,000 Hindi 234,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 500
 Bania Agrahari 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Bais 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Bania Brittal 90 Assamese 90 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - 50
 Bania Kasarwani 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 100
Bania Khatri 8,400 Hindi 8,400 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 1,200 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 100
 Bania Porwal 1,900 Hindi 1,800 - - - - 30
Bania Rauniar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 95,000 Hindi 94,000 - - - - 1,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Lambadi 28,000 - - - - -
 Bathudi 4,500 Odia 4,500 - - - - -
 Bauri 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 900 - - 20 - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Behara 700 Bengali - 700 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bhakat 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bhandari 900 Odia 900 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Bhaskar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
 Bhogta 8,800 Hindi 8,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia 200 Nepali 50 - 100 - - -
Bhottada 90 Kuvi 90 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 7,500 Hindi 7,500 - 20 - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - 70 - - -
 Bhumij 93,000 Bengali 92,000 300 30 70 - 1,100
 Bind 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
Birhor 70 Birhor 70 - - - - -
 Birjia Unknown Bijori - - - - - -
 Boya 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Barna 4,900 Bengali 4,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Dakshini 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Madhyasreni 5,400 Bengali 5,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 129,000 Bengali 129,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 257,000 Hindi 256,000 - 80 - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Burmese 70 Burmese - - 70 - - -
 Chain 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - 70 - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 30,000 - 20 1,100 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Chasadhobi 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Chaupal 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Chero 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Christian 6,900 Hindi - - - 6,900 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Darjee 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - 20 - - -
Doai 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 5,700 Odia 5,700 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Odia 31,000 - - - - -
Dulia 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Faqir 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Ganda 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Gandla 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 50 Garo 50 - - - - -
 Gauda 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Gavara 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Goanese 100 Konkani, Goan - - - 100 - -
Godra 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gokha 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gorait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Guria 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 900 Nepali 300 - 600 - - -
 Hadi 56,000 Bengali 54,000 - - 2,400 20 -
 Hajam 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Hajang Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - 30 - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Ho 14,000 Ho 13,000 30 - 20 - 300
 Ilavan 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,400 -
 Jhalo Malo 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 86,000 Bengali 86,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kachari Dimasa 70 Deori 70 - - - - -
Kadar 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 35,000 Bengali 35,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 61,000 Bengali 61,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Kalingi 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Kallan unspecified 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalu 10,000 Bengali - 10,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Kami 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Kandra 18,000 Odia 18,000 - - - - -
 Kandu 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kaora 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Kapali 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Kapariya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Karan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Karenga 7,600 Bengali 7,600 - - - - -
Karmali 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 40
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Marathi 5,900 - - - - -
 Kawar 100 Hindi 100 - - - 20 -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 216,000 Hindi 216,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 42,000 Bengali 42,000 - - - - -
Khadala 17,000 Odia 17,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Khambu 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Khandait 31,000 Odia 31,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 20,000 Kharia 20,000 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kharwar 1,500 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 30
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Unknown Koch - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Kol 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kolta 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Konai 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Konwar 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Kori 28,000 Hindi 26,000 70 - 1,600 - 400
 Korwa 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kotal 3,200 Bengali 3,200 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 149,000 Hindi 149,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Kumhar Magahia 12,000 Odia 12,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
Kurariar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 393,000 Hindi 393,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 39,000 Bengali 39,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 49,000 Bengali 49,000 - - 30 - 600
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Hindi 75,000 - - - - -
Lohara 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Mahali 12,000 Bengali 11,000 20 - 200 - 400
 Mahanta 22,000 Odia 22,000 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 16,000 Marathi 16,000 - 200 - 60 -
 Mahishya 446,000 Bengali 444,000 - 100 2,100 - -
 Mahli 200 Marathi 100 - - - - 20
 Mahratta Kunbi 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Mahuria 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Majhi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Majhwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Gujarati - 26,000 - - - -
Malto 50 Santhali 50 - - - - -
 Mangala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Marma 90 Rakhine 30 - 60 - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Matia 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Boro 200 - - - - -
Mir 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
Mirzakhani 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bengali 17,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Mru 50 Mru 50 - - - - -
 Munda 64,000 Mundari 63,000 200 - 100 - 900
 Munnur 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Naga 20 Nagamese - - - 20 - -
Nagar 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 150,000 Hindi 150,000 - - - - -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Bengali 63,000 - - 900 - -
 Namassej Chandel 38,000 Bengali 37,000 - - 400 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Newah 4,500 Nepali 4,400 - 200 - - -
 Oraon 2,500 Kurux 2,400 - - 200 - -
Paik 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Paliya 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Pan 21,000 Odia 21,000 - - - - -
 Panika 7,500 Chhattisgarhi 7,500 - - - - -
Pantanti 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Pashtun Khalil 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 1,000 Bengali - 1,000 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 55,000 Urdu - 55,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Pasi Turuk 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Patial 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Bengali 4,500 - - - - -
Patralu 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Pinjara 9,500 Urdu - 9,500 - - - -
 Pod 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
Puran Bhaja 50 Panchpargania 50 - - - - -
Puran unspecified 80 Panchpargania 80 - - - - -
 Qazi 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Rabha 200 Assamese 200 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - 300 - -
 Rajbhar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 73,000 Hindi 72,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 2,600 Bengali 2,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Raju 239,000 Bengali 239,000 - - - - -
 Rajwar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Rautia 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - 20 - -
 Relli 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
 Rongkup 60 Lepcha 20 - 20 20 - -
Sagarbanshi 1,500 Odia 1,500 - - - - -
 Sahariya 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Sahi 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Sali 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Samanthan 1,900 Odia 1,900 - - - - -
Sankara 10,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 540,000 Santhali 366,000 1,300 80 9,600 100 164,000
 Saora unspecified 15,000 Odia 15,000 30 - 20 - 200
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Sarki 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sayyid 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Shabar 300 Odia 200 - - 20 - -
Shaikh Faruqi 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 51,000 Urdu - 51,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 444,000 Urdu - 444,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
Siyalgir (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - 40
Sukli 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 8,800 Bengali 8,800 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Bengali 47,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Tamang 400 Nepali 100 - 200 - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 362,000 Bengali 362,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Bengali - 2,000 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 225,000 Hindi 225,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Tili 103,000 Bengali 103,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Turaiha 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 456,000 Hindi 456,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 419,000 Bengali 419,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Yenadi 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  411 7,611,000   378 6,649,000 759,000 2,300 27,000 3,000 170,000
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