CountryIndia

State:

  

Uttar Pradesh

District:

  

Meerut



Number of People Groups

342

Unreached People Groups

333

Total Population

3,649,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

63.8 %

Muslim

34.2 %

Sikh

0.8 %

Other Religions

0.6 %
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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 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Ahar 10,000 Hindi 10,000 - - - - -
 Aheria 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Anglo 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 86,000 Urdu - 86,000 - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Arakh 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 48,000 Urdu - 48,000 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Badhik 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Baiga 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Bengali 9,200 - - - - -
Bairagi (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Baiswar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bajania 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Bajgi 20 Garhwali 20 - - - - -
 Balahar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baloch 3,600 Urdu - 3,600 - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 38,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - 9,400
 Bania Agrahari 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Bania Barahseni 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bania Chauseni 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Dhusar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 1,300 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 200
 Bania Kasarwani 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Bania Khandelwal 800 Hindi 500 - - - - 300
 Bania Mahesri 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bania Rastaogi 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 50,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - 9,700
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 900 Lambadi 900 - - - - -
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
Banjara Rathor (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
 Banmanus Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 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) 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 104,000 Hindi 103,000 - 50 5,900 100 -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Bhantu 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,600 - - - - -
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Bhisti 30,000 Urdu - 30,000 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhuiya 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bhurtia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhuyiar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
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 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Gujarati 1,500 Gujarati 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Tamil 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 84,000 Hindi 83,000 - - - - 1,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 522,000 Hindi 505,000 - 5,000 13,000 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
Charandasis 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Chero 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Hindi 9,300 - - - - 300
Chhipa (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Christian unspecified 300 Kannada - - - 300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - 40
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
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 5,000 Hindi 5,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 33,000 Urdu - 33,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Domar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Faqir 700 Urdu 400 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Gaddi 10,000 Urdu 100 10,000 - - - -
 Ganda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Gandhi (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Gandhila 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
 Gharami 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Gond unspecified 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Gual Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 156,000 Hindi 155,000 - - - - 200
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
Habura 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 27,000 Urdu - 27,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Halwai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Hela 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Hijda 100 Hindi - 100 - - - -
Ilavan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Jangam (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 26,000 Urdu - 26,000 - - - -
Jat Hela 89,000 Hindi 89,000 - - - - -
 Jat Pachhade 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
Jat Tomar 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Jat unspecified (Hindu traditions) 274,000 Hindi 274,000 - - 30 - 30
 Jat unspecified (Sikh traditions) 22,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 22,000 -
 Jaunsari 20 Jaunsari 20 - - - - -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jhojha (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Bengali 25,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Julaha 26,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - 200 -
Kabirpanthi 900 Punjabi, Eastern 800 - - - 20 -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 107,000 Hindi 107,000 - - - - -
Kahar (Muslim traditions) 7,100 Urdu - 7,100 - - - -
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) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Kaparia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kapu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Karwal 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Bengali 9,300 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Kayastha Sribastab 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kharot Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Hindi 5,400 - - - - 20
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Khumra (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Kol 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Gujarati 5,900 - 30 - - -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Korwa 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Kumhar Kasgar 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Lakhera 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Lodha (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 52,000 Urdu - 52,000 - - - -
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) 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
Mali Bhagirathi 9,000 Hindi 9,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bengali - 1,100 - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Manihar 6,200 Urdu - 6,200 - - - -
 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) 8,300 Urdu - 8,300 - - - -
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Mina Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 6,900 Urdu - 6,900 - - - -
Mukeri 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Nadar 20 Tamil - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Hindi 53,000 - - - - -
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) 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Nat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 3,500 Marathi - - 3,500 - - -
 Pallan 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 75,000 Urdu - 75,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
Patari Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Persian Unknown Persian, Iranian - - - - - -
 Pinjara 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Pod 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 31,000 Urdu - 31,000 - - - -
 Qazi 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 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 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
Rajput Bhadauria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bisen Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Rajput Chandrabansi 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Hindi 28,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Rajput Dhakaru Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Rajput Gahlot 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Rajput Jadu 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Rajput Janghara 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 4,300 Hindi 4,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Kalhan 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Katheriya 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Nau 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,400 - - - - -
Rajput Pundir (Muslim traditions) 41,000 Urdu - 41,000 - - - -
 Rajput Raikwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Rathor 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Rawa 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
Rajput Solanki 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Hindi 97,000 - - 20 - 400
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 94,000 Urdu - 94,000 - - - -
 Rajput unspecified (Sikh traditions) 3,200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,200 -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 20,000 Urdu - 20,000 - - - -
Ravidas Chamar 5,300 Hindi 5,000 - 50 100 50 -
 Rawal (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Rawat 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Saini (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Sanauriya 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Sayyid 41,000 Urdu - 41,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 373,000 Urdu - 373,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 60 Kumaoni 60 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - 40
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Sonar (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Sonar Bawaria 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Sonar Bhojpuria 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Sonar Choralia 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 5,700 Hindi 5,700 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 2,100 Hindi 2,100 - - - - -
Sonar Tejania 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 50 Malayalam - - - 50 - -
 Taga (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - - - - -
 Taga (Muslim traditions) 55,000 Urdu - 55,000 - - - -
 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) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 57,000 Urdu - 57,000 - - - -
 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) 40,000 Hindi 40,000 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Yadav Sadgope 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
  Totals:  342 3,649,000   333 2,327,000 1,246,000 8,600 20,000 31,000 22,000
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