Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Dumka

Number of People Groups

267

Unreached People Groups

253

Total Population

1,611,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

6.1 %

Hindu

80.0 %

Muslim

8.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

5.7 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Aguri 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Amat 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Anglo 50 English - - - 50 - -
 Ansari 54,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 54,000 - - - -
Asur 60 Asuri 20 - - - - 30
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bengali ☀︎ 3,500 - - - - -
 Baiti 70 Marathi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Bajikar (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agrahari 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Bais 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 20 Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - 20
 Bania Kasarwani 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,400 Bengali ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 50 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - 20
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - 20
 Bania Rauniar 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Bania Sinduria 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 7,100 Hindi ☀︎ 7,000 - - 20 - 100
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Baori Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Bauri 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - 50 -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bhar 100 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi ☀︎ 4,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhotia Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Bhumij 1,000 Bengali 700 - - 100 - 200
 Bind 1,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 12,000 Bengali ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 7,500 Hindi ☀︎ 7,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 3,600 Hindi ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 30,000 Hindi ☀︎ 30,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Bengali ☀︎ 4,700 - - - - -
 Chain 11,000 Bengali ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Hindi 23,000 - 90 700 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Chero 50 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik Unknown Sadri - - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Christian 2,500 Hindi - - - 2,500 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Dhangri 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 9,400 Hindi ☀︎ 9,400 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi ☀︎ 4,500 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 200 Marathi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Odia 27,000 - - - - -
Dom (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
Dulia 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Faqir 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,300 Bengali 2,300 - - - - -
 Hajam 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 6,800 Hindi ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Ho 20 Ho - - - - - -
 Ilavan 20 Malayalam ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Jhalo Malo 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
Kadar 4,900 Hindi ☀︎ 4,900 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 1,800 Bengali ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi ☀︎ 25,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 4,000 Hindi ☀︎ 4,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 22,000 Hindi ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 400 Kamar ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Kaora 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kapali 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Karenga 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Karmali Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 500 Marathi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 40 Kashmiri ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Kawar 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Hindi ☀︎ 7,200 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 1,800 Bengali ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
Kayastha Mathur 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Khandait 600 Odia ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Kharia 50 Kharia - - - 30 - -
 Kharwar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Khetauri 21,000 Hindi ☀︎ 21,000 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 40 Koch 40 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Kol 7,200 Hindi ☀︎ 6,400 - - 200 - 600
Konai 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Kori 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Kotal 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi ☀︎ 35,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar Bardiha 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Kumhar Mathuria 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi ☀︎ 25,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Laheri (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Hindi ☀︎ 26,000 - - - - -
Lohra 2,100 Sadri 2,100 - - - - 40
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
Maghaiya 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Mahishya 27,000 Bengali 27,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 15,000 Marathi 11,000 - - 2,800 - 1,100
 Majhwar 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Hindi ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Malto 47,000 Mal Paharia 45,000 80 - 1,600 - 600
Markande 2,100 Hindi ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Matia 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Mirzakhani Unknown Bengali ☀︎ - - - - - -
Mishri 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bengali 3,000 - - - - -
 Munda 100 Mundari 70 - - 60 - -
 Munnur 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 40 Telugu ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
Nagar 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Hindi ☀︎ 4,400 - - - - -
Nai Mathuria 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bengali 1,400 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 90 Bengali ☀︎ - 90 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Oraon 500 Kurux 300 - - 200 - 30
 Paliya 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Pan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
Parhaiya 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 4,500 Odia 4,500 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Pod 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Pundari 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rai 300 Nepali 200 - - 20 - -
 Rajbansi 70 Bengali ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Jadon 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Raju 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Rajwar Nagbansi 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar Rajbhar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rautia 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,600 - - 100 - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Sahariya 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 631,000 Santhali 452,000 1,300 200 89,000 100 88,000
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 100 - - 30 - 60
Sauria Paharia 70 Mal Paharia 60 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 5,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 1,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 6,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 6,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 5,900 Bengali ☀︎ - 5,900 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 39,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 39,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Sinhalese Unknown Sinhala ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
Sonar Ajudhyabansi 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Sonar Chhatri 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Sonar Mair 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Sonar Rastaogi 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu ☀︎ - 900 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi ☀︎ 63,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Tili 2,500 Bengali ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Tiyar 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Turaiha 100 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 40 Hindi - - - 40 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 121,000 Hindi ☀︎ 121,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 37,000 Hindi ☀︎ 37,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,200 Hindi ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 1,300 Bengali ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
  Totals:  267 1,611,000   253 1,289,000 132,000 300 98,000 300 91,000
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