Country:

India

Province / State: Chhattisgarh
District: Kanker

Number of People Groups

303

Unreached People Groups

289

Total Population

1,268,000

Buddhist

0.2 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

80.9 %

Muslim

0.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

17.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agri 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Alia 600 Odia ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Amat 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Kannada ☀︎ 8,400 - - - - -
Balija Bogam 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Balija Bolla 700 Telugu ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 800 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - 200
 Bania Gahoi 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Bania Golapurab 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 300 Telugu ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 5,700 Hindi ☀︎ 4,800 - - - - 900
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Lambadi 6,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 300 Lambadi 300 - - - - -
Banka 60 Odia ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Barahar Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 40 Kannada ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Bhandari 70 Odia ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 200 Bhatri 200 - - 20 - -
 Bhil unspecified 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Bhottada 20 Kuvi 20 - - - - -
 Bhumij Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
Bidur 17,000 Marathi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 40 Gujarati ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Boya 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Palliwal 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 8,000 Hindi ☀︎ 7,900 - - - - 60
 Budega Jangam 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Hindi 3,400 - - 50 - -
 Chauhan 50 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Christian 1,200 Hindi - - - 1,200 - -
Damor Unknown Bhili - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dewar 500 Odia ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 300 Gujarati ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dhanuk Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Dhimar 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 70 Marathi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Dohor Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gadaba 200 Telugu 200 - - - - 30
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Gammalla 50 Odia ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Ganda 21,000 Odia 21,000 - - - - -
 Gandla 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Garpaguri 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Gauda 100 Odia ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Gokha 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Gond Dhuriya 27,000 Duruwa 19,000 - - 20 - 7,600
Gond Dorla 22,000 Odia 18,000 - - - - 4,200
 Gond Ghotul Muria 5,600 Gondi, Northern 4,000 - - - - 1,500
Gond Kandra 2,700 Chhattisgarhi 2,000 - - - - 800
 Gond Maria 175,000 Gondi, Northern 129,000 70 - 100 - 45,000
 Gond Muria 150,000 Hindi 107,000 50 - 90 - 42,000
Gond Nagawasi 2,600 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 700
Gond Raja Muria 13,000 Gondi, Northern 9,300 - - - - 3,700
 Gond Rajgond 50,000 Gondi, Northern 38,000 - - 30 - 12,000
 Gond unspecified 361,000 Hindi 259,000 200 - 300 - 102,000
Gontara 40 Odia ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Gowari 40 Marathi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Guria 40 Odia ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halba 54,000 Marathi 50,000 40 - 20 - 4,400
Halba Kewat 1,200 Halbi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - 90
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kachera (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kachhi Kachhwaha 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 70 Telugu ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Kalingi 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi ☀︎ 33,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 6,400 Hindi ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar ☀︎ 300 - - - - 70
Kamathi 200 Telugu ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Kammara 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kandra 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
 Kaora 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Kapali 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Kapewar 500 Telugu ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Karan 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
Katia 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kawar 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 90
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Kayastha Saksena 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Khandait 200 Odia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kharia Unknown Kharia - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kharwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Kirar 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kolha 500 Ho 500 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kolta 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Konai 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Korku 60 Korku - - - - - 50
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koshti 5,200 Marathi ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
 Kotia 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Koya Dora 800 Koya 800 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified 15,000 Telugu 15,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Lodha Jariya Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 60 Telugu - - - 60 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 9,800 Marathi 7,300 - 2,500 - 20 -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 200 Marathi - - - 200 - -
Mahara 70 Odia ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Mahishya 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Mahli 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 50 Gujarati ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 200 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Majhi Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 200 Telugu - - - 200 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Telugu 12,000 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Hindi ☀︎ 27,000 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 80 Marathi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Mangala 50 Telugu ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 30 Marathi - - - 30 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Matia 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Munda 20 Mundari - - - - - -
 Munnur 80 Telugu ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 90 Telugu ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Oraon 4,300 Kurux 1,300 - - 2,900 - -
 Paharia 300 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Paik 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Paliya 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Pan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Panika 5,200 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pardhan 80 Pardhan 80 - - - - -
 Pardhi 1,800 Pardhi ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - 200
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Patial 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Pindara 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pod 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Bengali 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - 70
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu ☀︎ - 60 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Agnivansi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Kachhwaha 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Nagbansi 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Raju 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 70 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Satnami 700 Hindi 600 - - 20 - -
 Sayyid 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
Shabar 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 3,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 3,500 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Sonar Khatri 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Sonjhara 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Sonr Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Thakkar 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Tili 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Tiyar 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
 Velama 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 48,000 Hindi ☀︎ 48,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 1,400 Telugu ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Yenadi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Yerukula 40 Yerukula 40 - - - - -
  Totals:  303 1,268,000   289 1,026,000 6,300 2,600 5,400 600 226,000
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