CountryIndia

State:

  

Chhattisgarh

District:

  

Bastar



Number of People Groups

280

Unreached People Groups

265

Total Population

966,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

2.9 %

Hindu

93.5 %

Muslim

0.9 %

Sikh

0.2 %

Other Religions

2.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 30 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Agri Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Alia 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Amat 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Audhelia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Baiga Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Telugu 3,700 - - - - 20
Banchada 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania 5,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - 2,000
 Bania, Agarwal 500 Hindi 300 - - - - 200
 Bania, Gahoi 30 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 400 Hindi 100 - - - - 300
 Bania, Porwal 100 Hindi 30 - - - - 100
Bania, Ummad 100 Hindi 20 - - - - 80
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Lambadi 5,400 - - - - -
Barahar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Basor 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bauri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bhandari 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
Bhanumati 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bharia Bhumia 400 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhattra 140,000 Bhatri 135,000 20 30 4,700 70 600
 Bhil 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
 Bhumij Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Bidur 9,400 Marathi 9,400 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 40 Gujarati - 40 - - - -
 Brahmin 6,700 Hindi 6,300 - - - - 400
Brahmin (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Brahmin, Bengali 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 20
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 40
Brahmin, Ojha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Palliwal 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 30
 Brahmin, Telugu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
Chadar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Chain 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Hindi 4,700 - - 100 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Chauhan 40 Chhattisgarhi 40 - - - - -
Chidar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Chik (Hindu traditions) 50 Sadri 50 - - - - -
 Chitara 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 400 Hindi - - - 400 - -
 Dahait 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Deshwali (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Dewar 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Dhangar 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Dhanwar Unknown Chhattisgarhi - - - - - -
 Dhimar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
Dohor 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 800 Odia 800 - - - - -
 Gadaba 1,300 Odia 1,300 - - 50 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Gammalla 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Ganda 13,000 Odia 13,000 - - - - -
Gandla 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Garpaguri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Gauda 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Ghasi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Gokha (Hindu traditions) 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gond 506,000 Hindi 469,000 200 60 16,000 200 20,000
Gontara 30 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gosain 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Gowari 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Gudiya 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Gujar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Guria 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Hadi 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Halba 34,000 Marathi 33,000 - - 1,100 20 200
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Holar 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Ilavan 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Julaha 20 Hindi - - - - 20 -
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kalingi 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 300 Kamar 300 - - - - -
Kamathi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Kammara 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Kandra 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kaora 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Kapali Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Kapewar 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
 Kapu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Karan 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
Katia 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kawar 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - 20 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Khairwar 20 Bengali - - - - - -
Khandait 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Kharia Unknown Kharia - - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Kharwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Kirar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kolha 500 Ho 500 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Koli Malhar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Kolta 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Konai Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Konda Dhora 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Koshti 4,700 Marathi 4,700 - - - - -
 Kotia 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Koya 11,000 Telugu 11,000 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 20 Odia - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Hindi 9,700 - - - - -
Madari 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 300 Telugu - - - 300 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 500 Telugu 500 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 1,700 Marathi - - - 1,700 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Marathi 33,000 - 600 - 20 -
Mahara 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Mahishya 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Mahli 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Majhi 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 2,100 Telugu - - - 2,100 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Telugu 8,200 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 40 Malayalam - - - 40 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Mang Garudi 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Mangala 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mappila Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Matia 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Moghia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Munda 300 Mundari 200 - - - - -
Muskhan Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Nair 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Namassej 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Oraon 1,400 Kurux 300 20 - 1,100 - -
 Paharia 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Paik 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Paliya 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Pallan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Pan 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Panika 6,000 Chhattisgarhi 6,000 - - - - -
Pardhan 200 Pardhan 200 - - - - -
 Pardhi 2,000 Pardhi 2,000 - - - - -
 Parja 600 Odia 600 - - 20 - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Patial 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Perka 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Pindara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pod 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Rajbanshi 1,400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Hindi 8,500 - - - - 90
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Agnivansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bisen 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chandel 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Jadon 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadu 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Rajput, Manihas 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Parihar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
Rajput, Pundir (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Rajput, Sengar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Rajput, Sombansi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Raju 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Ravidas Chamar 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Saonta Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Saora 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Saur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Shabar 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Shaikh 5,100 Urdu - 5,100 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Silawat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 1,900 - - - - 30
Sonjhara Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 70 Malayalam - - - 70 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi 3,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 20 Tamil - 20 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 9,400 Hindi 9,400 - - - - -
Thakkar Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Tili 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Tiyar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Varli Unknown Varli - - - - - -
 Velama Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Vellalan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Viswakarma 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Yerukula 40 Yerukula 40 - - - - -
  Totals:  280 966,000   265 903,000 8,700 700 28,000 1,800 24,000
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