CountryIndia

State:

  

Uttar Pradesh

District:

  

Meerut



Number of People Groups

336

Unreached People Groups

328

Total Population

3,802,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

65.6 %

Muslim

32.2 %

Sikh

0.9 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Adi Dravida 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Agaria (Hindu traditions) 500 Agariya 500 - - - - -
 Aghori 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Ahar 9,600 Hindi 9,600 - - - - -
 Aheria 4,900 Hindi 4,900 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 81,000 Urdu - 81,000 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Arakh 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 46,000 Urdu - 46,000 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Badhik 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi 8,700 - - - - -
Bairagi (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Baiswar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bajania 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Bajgi 20 Garhwali 20 - - - - -
 Balahar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Baloch 3,400 Urdu - 3,400 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 36,000 Hindi 27,000 - - - - 8,800
 Bania Agrahari 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bania Barahseni 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Chauseni 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Dhusar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 1,200 Hindi 1,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Kasarwani 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 700 Hindi 400 - - - - 300
 Bania Mahesri 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bania Rastaogi 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 96,000 Hindi 78,000 - - - - 19,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 800 Lambadi 800 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Lambadi 200 - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Basor 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 97,000 Hindi 97,000 - 50 5,600 100 -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhantu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Bhisti 28,000 Urdu - 28,000 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhuyiar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bisati 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Boria North India 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Boya 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Brahmin Bengali 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Bohra 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 1,400 Gujarati 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 167,000 Hindi 165,000 - - - - 2,100
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 492,000 Hindi 475,000 - 4,700 12,000 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Charandasis 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Chero 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Hindi 8,800 - - - - 300
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Christian unspecified 300 Kannada - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 40
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Darzi Chhipi (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Darzi Kaithiya (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Darzi Mathuria (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Darzi Namdev (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 32,000 Urdu - 32,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
 Domar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Faqir 700 Urdu 400 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Hindi 44,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Gaddi 9,700 Urdu 90 9,600 - - - -
 Ganda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Gandhi (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Gandhila 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Gharami 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Gond unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gosain 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Gual Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 146,000 Hindi 146,000 - - - - 200
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Habura 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 26,000 Urdu - 26,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Halwai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Hela 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hijda 90 Hindi - 90 - - - -
Ilavan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Jangam (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 24,000 Urdu - 24,000 - - - -
Jat Hela 84,000 Hindi 84,000 - - - - -
 Jat Pachhade 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Jat Tomar 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 352,000 Hindi 352,000 - - 40 - 40
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 24,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 24,000 -
 Jaunsari Unknown Jaunsari - - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jhojha (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Julaha 24,000 Hindi 24,000 - - - 200 -
Kabirpanthi 800 Punjabi, Eastern 800 - - - 20 -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 101,000 Hindi 101,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 6,600 Urdu - 6,600 - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kaibartta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kalabaz 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Kalwar Jaiswal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Muslim traditions) 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Kaparia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Karwal 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 8,800 Bengali 8,800 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
Kayastha Sribastab 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi 5,100 - - - - 20
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Khumra (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kol 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Gujarati 5,500 - 20 - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Korwa 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Hindi 58,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Kumhar Kasgar 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Lakhera 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 49,000 Urdu - 49,000 - - - -
Lohar (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
Madari 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mahishya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Majhwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 8,500 Hindi 8,500 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Manihar 5,800 Urdu - 5,800 - - - -
 Mappila 80 Malayalam - 80 - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Mazhabi 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Meo (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Merat (Muslim traditions) 7,800 Urdu - 7,800 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Mina Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 6,500 Urdu - 6,500 - - - -
Mukeri 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nadar 20 Tamil - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi 50,000 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Namassej Chandel 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Nanbai 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Nat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 3,300 Marathi - - 3,300 - - -
 Pallan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 71,000 Urdu - 71,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Pinjara 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Qazi 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Raibhat (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Bachgoti 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Rajput Bachhal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Bargujar 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Rajput Bhadauria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Bisen Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi 26,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Rajput Dhakaru Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Janghara 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 4,000 Hindi 4,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Kalhan 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Nau 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Rajput Pundir (Muslim traditions) 39,000 Urdu - 39,000 - - - -
 Rajput Raikwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Rawa 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 174,000 Hindi 173,000 - - 40 - 800
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 138,000 Urdu - 138,000 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
Ravidas Chamar 5,000 Hindi 4,700 - 50 100 50 -
 Rawal (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Rawat 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Saini (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Sanauriya Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Sayyid 39,000 Urdu - 39,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 351,000 Urdu - 351,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kumaoni 60 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - 40
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Sonar Bawaria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Sonar Bhojpuria 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Sonar Choralia 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Sonar Tejania 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Taga (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
 Taga (Muslim traditions) 52,000 Urdu - 52,000 - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 60 Tamil - 60 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
 Tawaif (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 54,000 Urdu - 54,000 - - - -
 Tharu 70 Tharu, Madhya-Purbiya 70 - - - - -
 Tili 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Turaiha 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
Vellalan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi 37,000 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  336 3,802,000   328 2,494,000 1,223,000 8,100 19,000 32,000 32,000
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