Country:

India

State: Bihar
District: Katihar

Number of People Groups

319

Unreached People Groups

304

Total Population

3,912,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

55.7 %

Muslim

43.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Aghori 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Amat 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Ansari 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Asur 90 Asuri 90 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Baiga 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 70
 Bania Agrahari 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
Bania Bais 7,100 Hindi 7,100 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 100 Hindi 20 - - - - 90
Bania Rauniar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 76,000 Hindi 75,000 - - - - 300
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Lambadi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bantar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bauri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
Beg 800 Bengali - 800 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
Bhakat 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Bhogta Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 3,500 Hindi 3,400 - - 40 - -
 Bhumij Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bind 13,000 Bhojpuri 13,000 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 46,000 Hindi 46,000 - - - - 100
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Chain 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Hindi 37,000 - 30 1,400 - -
 Chaupal 7,700 Hindi 7,600 - - 70 - -
 Chero 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chik Baraik 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Christian 300 Hindi - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Dhangri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 5,600 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
 Dhimal 30 Rangpuri 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 6,500 Odia 6,500 - - - - -
Dulia 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - 200 - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 7,600 Hindi 7,500 - - 30 - -
 Faqir 200 Urdu 30 100 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi 6,300 - - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gauda 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Guria 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Hadi 59,000 Bengali 59,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Ho 90 Ho 90 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,600 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
Kabadi 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Kadar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 15,000 Bengali 15,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 87,000 Bengali 87,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 8,100 Hindi 8,100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kaora 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kapali 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
Karmali 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Kawar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - - - -
 Khairwar 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Khandait 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Kharia 600 Kharia 600 - - 20 - -
 Kharwar 26,000 Hindi 26,000 40 - - - 40
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Khatwa 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Kisan 22,000 Hindi 22,000 40 - - - 50
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Koch 2,700 - - - - 20
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Kol 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Konai 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kori 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Korwa 20 Telugu - - - - - -
 Kui Khond 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 2,100 Odia 2,100 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Kurariar 6,800 Hindi 6,800 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
Kurol 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Lakhera 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Lohar Kamti 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Lohara 3,500 Hindi 3,400 30 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Magar 1,100 Nepali 900 - 200 30 - -
Maghaiya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Mahishya 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Majhwar 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Hindi 9,300 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,600 - - 100 - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Malto 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Manihar 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Markande 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Matia 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Mir 1,500 Bengali - 1,500 - - - -
Mirzakhani 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
Mishri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Mukeri 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Munda 6,700 Mundari 6,500 30 - 200 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 95,000 Hindi 95,000 - 20 500 - -
Nagar 4,100 Bengali 4,100 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Nai Mathuria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 22,000 Bengali 22,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Oraon 36,000 Kurux 36,000 70 - 200 - 70
 Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Pan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Parhaiya 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 9,900 Urdu - 9,900 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Patial 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pawaria (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Pod 6,200 Bengali 6,200 - - - - -
 Pundari 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Qassab 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Qazi 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 70 - - - - 60
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 178,000 Bengali 178,000 - - - - 200
 Rajbhar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajdhob 700 Angika 700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Hindi 68,000 - - - - 100
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Rajput Bachgoti 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Baghel (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhadauria 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 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 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajwar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - 60 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Sahariya 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Sahisia 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Santal (Sawntal) 94,000 Santhali 85,000 300 - 5,200 - 3,200
 Saora unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Sauria Paharia 500 Santhali 500 - - - - -
 Sayyid 40,000 Urdu - 40,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
Shabar Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 21,000 Urdu - 21,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 212,000 Urdu - 212,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 85,000 Urdu - 85,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,243,000 Urdu - 1,243,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sonar Barhaiya 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Jathera 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Kammakala 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Sonar Magahiya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Bengali 97,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi 52,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Tharu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Tili 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Tiyar 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Turaiha 1,700 Bhojpuri 1,700 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Hindi 6,400 - - 70 - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 1,200 Hindi - - - 1,200 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi 48,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 195,000 Hindi 195,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 61,000 Hindi 61,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,200 Hindi 4,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 7,300 Bengali 7,300 - - - - -
  Totals:  319 3,912,000   304 2,181,000 1,715,000 300 9,600 2,900 4,300
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