Country:

India

Province / State: Jharkhand
District: Singhbhum, West

Number of People Groups

305

Unreached People Groups

279

Total Population

1,738,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

5.9 %

Hindu

30.1 %

Muslim

3.0 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

60.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Adi Dravida 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Aguri 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Angarok 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Asur 80 Asuri - - - - - 70
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Srimali 100 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - 40
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bathudi Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Bauri 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 30 - - - - 50
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
Bhakat 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bhandari 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Bhar 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhogta 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Bhumij 13,000 Bengali 9,100 - - 30 - 3,400
 Bind 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Binjhia 30 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Birhor 600 Birhor 20 - - 300 - 400
 Brahmin Audich 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
Brahmin Bengali 6,400 Bengali 6,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 3,300 Hindi 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 20 Kashmiri 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Chain 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,800 - - 70 - -
 Chaupal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chero Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Chik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 900 Hindi 300 - - - - 600
 Christian 2,700 Hindi - - - 2,700 - -
 Dangi 6,400 Hindi 6,100 - - - - 200
 Darjee Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dharua 50 Duruwa 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Dhobi Batham 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Dhobi Kathiya 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Dhobi Mathuria 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi Parit 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi Sribastab 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Odia 4,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Faqir 100 Urdu 20 90 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gamit 20 Gamit 20 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
 Gauda 67,000 Odia 65,000 - - - - 2,500
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Ghusuria 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Goanese 50 Konkani, Goan - - - 50 - -
 Gokha 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
Gond Jhare 1,600 Gondi, Northern 800 - - - - 800
 Gond unspecified 14,000 Hindi 7,200 - - 20 - 6,600
 Gorait 90 Hindi 30 - - - - 60
 Gosain unspecified 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Guria 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Hadi 2,400 Bengali 2,400 - - - - -
 Hajam 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
 Ho 911,000 Ho 18,000 700 100 20,000 20 872,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jhalo Malo 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Juang Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 600 Bengali 600 - - - - -
 Kaikolan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 50 Telugu 50 - - - - -
 Kalingi 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kalu 600 Bengali - 600 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Kandra 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Kandu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Kaora 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kapali 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Karan 600 Odia 600 - - - - -
Karenga 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Karmali 70 Hindi 30 - - - - 30
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi - - - 40 - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Hindi 8,900 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 1,100 Bengali 1,100 - - - - -
Khadala 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Khairwar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Khandait 3,500 Odia 3,500 - - - - -
 Kharia 1,100 Kharia 50 - - 700 - 400
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kharwar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kisan 90 Hindi 40 - - - - 50
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kol 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 100
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Kolta 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Konai 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Kori 2,300 Hindi 700 - - 100 - 1,500
 Korwa 80 Telugu 50 - - - - 30
 Kui Khond 300 Odia 90 - - - - 200
 Kumal Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Hindi 7,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Kumhar Bardiha 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kumhar Kanaujia 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 1,400 Odia 1,400 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kurariar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Hindi 32,000 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Lingayat 40 Kannada - - - - - 40
 Lohana 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Lohara 3,900 Hindi 1,500 20 - 200 - 2,100
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 100 Telugu - - - 100 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Magar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Mahanta 1,600 Odia 1,600 - - - - -
 Mahishya 29,000 Bengali 25,000 - - - - 3,800
 Mahli 5,200 Marathi 300 - - 40 - 4,800
 Mahratta Kunbi 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Mahuria 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Majhi 100 Hindi 70 - - - - 30
 Majhwar 3,600 Hindi 3,100 - - - - 600
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 30 Telugu - - - 30 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Malto 90 Santhali 60 - - - - 30
 Mangala 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Maravan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Matia 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Memon 30 Gujarati - 30 - - - -
Mir Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Mirzakhani Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Moghal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Munda 165,000 Mundari 3,400 200 200 68,000 - 93,000
 Munnur 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Oraon 38,000 Kurux 2,200 40 30 8,800 - 27,000
 Paharia Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
Paik 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Paliya 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Pan 9,000 Odia 9,000 - - - - -
 Panika 900 Chhattisgarhi 900 - - - - -
 Pardhan 50 Pardhan 50 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Parsee 200 Gujarati - - - - - 200
 Pashtun, Pathan 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Patial 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
Patralu 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pod 11,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - 500
 Pundari 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Puran Bhaja 50 Panchpargania 50 - - - - -
Puran unspecified 40 Panchpargania 40 - - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Rai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Bengali 5,200 - - - - 17,000
 Rajbhar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Surajbansi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Raju 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Rajwar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Rathawa Unknown Rathawi - - - - - -
 Rautia 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Relli 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
Sagarbanshi 40 Odia 40 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Samanthan 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 18,000 Santhali 700 - - 400 - 17,000
 Saora unspecified 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Sauria Paharia Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sayyid 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Shabar 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 7,700 Urdu - 7,700 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 34,000 Urdu - 34,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sherpa Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sukiyar 400 Magahi 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Tamang 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Bengali 41,000 - - - - 3,900
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Teli Sribastab 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Tharu 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tili 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 30 Hindi - - - 30 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Varli 20 Varli 20 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 20 Malayalam 20 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Hindi 54,000 - - - - -
Yadav Bagal 1,100 Odia 1,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Yenadi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Yerukula Unknown Yerukula - - - - - -
  Totals:  305 1,738,000   279 524,000 53,000 500 102,000 1,200 1,059,000
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