Country:

India

State: Bihar
District: Purnia

Number of People Groups

299

Unreached People Groups

286

Total Population

4,139,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

60.8 %

Muslim

38.9 %

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
 Abdul 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Aghori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Amat 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Ansari 28,000 Urdu - 28,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Asur 100 Asuri 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Bengali 3,800 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Hindi 6,500 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 30
 Bania Agrahari 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bania Bais 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 900 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 94,000 Hindi 93,000 - - - - 1,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bantar 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bauri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Beg 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Kannada 13,000 - - - - -
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Bhakat 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Bhangi Lal Begi (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Bhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Hindi 55,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhumij 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bind 16,000 Bhojpuri 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 7,200 Hindi 7,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Chain 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Hindi 44,000 - 60 1,700 - -
 Chaupal 7,300 Hindi 7,200 - - 50 - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Christian 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Darjee 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Devhar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dhangri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 79,000 Hindi 79,000 - - - - -
 Dhimal 400 Rangpuri 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Odia 6,400 - - 70 - -
Dulia 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 81,000 Hindi 80,000 - 20 200 - -
Dusadh (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - 30 - -
 Faqir 200 Urdu 20 200 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 300 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - -
 Gorait Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Hadi 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Ho 40 Ho 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Kabadi 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 88,000 Bengali 88,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Kandra 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kandu 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Kaora 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Kapali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Karmali Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi 600 - - - - -
 Kawar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Kharia 50 Kharia 50 - - - - -
 Kharwar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Khatwa 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Kisan 11,000 Hindi 11,000 20 - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Koch 2,900 - - - - 20
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Kol 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Konai 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Kori 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 2,900 Odia 2,900 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
Kurariar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Kurol 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Lakhera 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Lohar Kamti 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
Lohara 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Magar 1,300 Nepali 1,000 - 200 70 - -
Maghaiya 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Mahli 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Majhwar 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Malto 900 Santhali 900 - - - - -
 Manihar 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Markande 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Matia 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Mir 2,700 Bengali - 2,700 - - - -
Mirzakhani 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
Mishri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Mukeri 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Munda 1,800 Mundari 1,800 - - 20 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 247,000 Hindi 246,000 - 40 700 30 -
Nagar 5,000 Bengali 5,000 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Nai Mathuria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 20,000 Bengali 20,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Oraon 36,000 Kurux 34,000 200 - 600 - 900
 Paliya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Patial 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Persian 400 Dari - 400 - - - -
 Pinjara 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Pod 2,800 Bengali 2,800 - - - - -
 Pundari 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Qassab 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Qazi 6,600 Urdu - 6,600 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 200 Nepali 100 - - - - 50
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 204,000 Bengali 204,000 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajdhob 800 Angika 800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Hindi 73,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Solanki 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Raju 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Rajwar 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,200 - - 80 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Sahisia 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 90,000 Santhali 86,000 300 40 4,100 20 80
Sauria Paharia 30 Santhali 30 - - - - -
 Sayyid 25,000 Urdu - 25,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 212,000 Urdu - 212,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 88,000 Urdu - 88,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,127,000 Urdu - 1,127,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
Sonar Barhaiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 108,000 Bengali 108,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Tili 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Tiyar 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Turaiha 2,200 Bhojpuri 2,200 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 800 Hindi - - - 800 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 195,000 Hindi 195,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 3,900 Hindi 3,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
  Totals:  299 4,139,000   286 2,517,000 1,609,000 400 8,900 700 2,600
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