Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Sahibganj

Number of People Groups

244

Unreached People Groups

229

Total Population

1,418,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.8 %

Hindu

54.7 %

Muslim

35.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

3.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Aguri 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Amat 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Ansari 100,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 100,000 - - - -
Asur 20 Asuri - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Hindi ☀︎ 5,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Baiti 30 Marathi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 80 Kannada ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 500 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - 50
 Bania Agrahari 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Bais 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 2,100 Bengali ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - 20
 Bania Rauniar 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 10,000 Hindi ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - 90
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bantar 100 Maithili ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Bathudi Unknown Odia ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bauri 6,600 Bengali 6,500 - - - 20 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Bhar 300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhogta 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi ☀︎ 2,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bhumij 500 Bengali 300 - - 70 - 80
 Bind 800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 2,000 Bengali ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 7,800 Hindi ☀︎ 7,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 200 Odia ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Chain 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 13,000 - 50 400 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chero 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik Unknown Sadri - - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 70 Marathi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Christian 2,900 Hindi - - - 2,900 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Dhangri 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 9,300 Hindi ☀︎ 9,300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Hindi ☀︎ 7,300 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Odia 5,000 - - - - -
Dulia 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Faqir 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,400 Hindi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Gorait 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 14,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 14,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 4,300 Hindi ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 90 -
 Jhalo Malo 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Kadar 3,700 Hindi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,500 Bengali ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Kalu 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 11,000 Hindi ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
Kandra 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
 Kandu 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaora 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kapali 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Karenga 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Karmali 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 500 Marathi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 20 Kashmiri ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Kawar 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Hindi ☀︎ 5,100 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Khandait 400 Odia ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kharia 60 Kharia 40 - - - - -
 Kharwar 12,000 Hindi 12,000 20 - 80 - 20
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Khetauri 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 90 Koch 90 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Kol 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Konai 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Korwa 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Kotal 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Kurariar 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
Lohra 1,900 Sadri 1,700 - - 100 - 60
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Maghaiya 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 4,200 Marathi 1,300 30 - 2,900 - 80
 Majhwar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Hindi ☀︎ 5,300 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Malto 25,000 Mal Paharia 12,000 100 30 13,000 - 900
Markande 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Matia 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Mirzakhani 90 Bengali ☀︎ - 90 - - - -
Mishri 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Bengali 2,900 - - - - -
 Munda 3,300 Mundari 3,100 - - 60 - 200
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Hindi 5,800 - - - - -
Nagar 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi ☀︎ 3,400 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 50 Bengali ☀︎ - 50 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Oraon 11,000 Kurux 8,700 40 - 800 - 1,900
 Paliya 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pan 80 Odia 80 - - - - -
Parhaiya 300 Hindi 40 - - 200 - -
 Parja unspecified 3,400 Odia 3,400 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Pod 80 Bengali 80 - - - - -
 Pundari 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rai 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajbansi 50 Bengali ☀︎ - 50 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 30 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Raju 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajwar 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi 2,200 - - 60 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Sahariya 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 270,000 Santhali 171,000 800 100 59,000 20 39,000
 Saora unspecified 60 Odia 40 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 25,000 Mal Paharia 8,000 50 30 17,000 - 200
 Sayyid 16,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 16,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 2,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 30,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 30,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 53,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 53,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 279,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 279,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 1,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,700 - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
Sonar Deswali 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Hindi ☀︎ 37,000 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Tili 1,500 Bengali ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 100 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,700 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 50 Hindi - - - 50 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi ☀︎ 63,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
  Totals:  244 1,418,000   229 776,000 503,000 200 96,000 200 43,000
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