Country:

India

Province / State: Chhattisgarh
District: Surajpur

Number of People Groups

253

Unreached People Groups

245

Total Population

941,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.1 %

Hindu

94.7 %

Muslim

2.7 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

1.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Agariya 14,000 30 - 30 - 200
 Aguri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Amat 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Andh Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Ansari 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Bagdi Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Baiga 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bengali ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - 20
 Bania Gahoi 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Bania Gujar 300 Gujarati ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 6,800 Hindi ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - 70
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 400 Lambadi 400 - - - - -
Barahar 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Basor 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Bauri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Bawa Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 20 Kannada ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Bhaina Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Bhandari 50 Odia ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhar 50 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Bharewa 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 25,000 Hindi ☀︎ 25,000 20 - - - 200
 Bhil unspecified Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Bhottada Unknown Kuvi - - - - - -
 Bhoyar 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 30,000 Hindi ☀︎ 30,000 - - - - -
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Binjhia 1,400 Hindi 1,300 - - - - 50
Birhor 40 Birhor 40 - - - - -
 Boya 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 8,400 Hindi ☀︎ 8,400 - - - - 40
Buna (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Chadar Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Chain 30 Bengali ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi 17,000 - - 20 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Chauhan Unknown Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Christian 80 Hindi - - - 80 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Dhanwar 800 Chhattisgarhi 800 - - - - -
 Dhimar 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi ☀︎ 5,200 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Dohor Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 200 Odia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Gadaba 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Ganda 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Gauda 80 Odia ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Gokha Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Gond Dhuriya 500 Duruwa 500 - - - - -
 Gond Maria 40 Gondi, Northern 40 - - - - -
 Gond Muria 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Gond Nagawasi 3,200 Hindi 3,100 - - - - 80
 Gond Rajgond 21,000 Gondi, Northern 20,000 20 - 20 - 500
Gond Singhrolia 3,200 Gondi, Northern ☀︎ 3,100 - - - - 80
 Gond unspecified 179,000 Hindi 174,000 200 - 20 20 4,400
 Gosain Dasnami 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Gowari 200 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Guria 20 Odia ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Hadi 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Halba 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Holar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 30 Malayalam ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 400 -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kalingi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kalu Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi ☀︎ 7,400 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
Kandra 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Kaora 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kapali Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
Karan 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri ☀︎ - - - - - -
Katia Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kawar 93,000 Hindi 93,000 100 - 20 40 400
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20,000 Bengali 20,000 20 - - - 40
 Khandait 100 Odia ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kharia 200 Kharia 200 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kharwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kol 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Kolowar 20 Kolami, Northwestern ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kolta 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Korku 30 Korku 30 - - - - -
 Korwa 30,000 Telugu 29,000 50 - 300 - 500
 Koshti 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Gujarati ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Hindi ☀︎ 8,900 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Lohana Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 100 - 40 - - -
 Mahishya 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Mahli 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Majhi 9,200 Hindi 9,100 - - 20 - -
 Majhwar 9,200 Hindi 9,100 20 - 30 - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Mana 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Matia Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Munda 600 Mundari 600 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 30,000 - - - 20 800
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Oraon 95,000 Kurux 80,000 200 - 9,700 20 4,700
Paik Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Paliya Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pan 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Pando 40 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Panika 61,000 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 61,000 - - - - -
Pao Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pardhan 600 Pardhan 500 - - - - 40
 Pardhi 200 Pardhi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 6,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 6,200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Pinjara 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Pod 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Hindi ☀︎ 8,600 - - - - 40
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 400 -
 Rajput Agnivansi 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Dikhit 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Raju 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Rajwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi Unknown Odia ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
Saonta 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Satnami 8,600 Hindi 8,500 - 20 20 - -
Sauntia 12,000 Odia 12,000 - - - - -
 Sayyid 2,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,200 - - - -
Shabar 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 90 Urdu ☀︎ - 90 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 12,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 12,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Tili 80 Bengali ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi ☀︎ 52,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 4,300 Telugu ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Hindi ☀︎ 8,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Jadubans 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Yadav Kamariha 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Yadav Nandbans 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  253 941,000   245 891,000 25,000 90 10,000 1,000 12,000
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