Language:  Awadhi

Estimated Global Speakers

13,821,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

22

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(22 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ahar Nepal 2,300
 Apapanthi Nepal 200
 Arakh Nepal 700
 Bankariya Nepal 600
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900
 Brahmin Sanadhya Nepal 600
 Brahmin Sawaria Nepal 6,500
 Chidimar India 600
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi Nepal 1,700
 Dhobi Kanaujia Nepal 2,100
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,000
Harjala India 1,700
 Kayastha Sribastab Nepal 1,200
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) Nepal 800
 Koli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,600
 Kori Nepal 14,000
Kuchbandia Nepal 400
 Murao (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) Nepal 6,500
 Yadav Ghosi Nepal 2,100
 Yadav Gola Nepal 5,200
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) Nepal 34,000
  Totals:  22     21
Secondary Language
(473 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) India 246,000
 Aghori India 82,000
 Ahar India 1,720,000
 Aheria India 198,000
 Ahmadi India 86,000
Anglo Indian India 157,000
 Ansari India 12,611,000
 Ansari Nepal 50,000
 Apapanthi India 32,000
 Arain (Muslim traditions) India 153,000
 Arakh India 707,000
 Arora (Sikh traditions) India 547,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) India 698,000
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,700
Badhi (Hindu traditions) India 95,000
Badhi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 44,000
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) India 42,000
 Badhik India 11,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,428,000
 Baghban (Hindu traditions) India 744,000
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) India 20,000
 Baha'i Nepal 1,300
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) India 215,000
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) India 28,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) India 977,000
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Nepal 18,000
 Baiga India 677,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,170,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 280,000
Bairagi (Muslim traditions) India 21,000
 Baiswar India 103,000
 Balahar (Hindu traditions) India 6,000
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) India 87,000
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
 Bania Agarwal Nepal 21,000
 Bania Agrahari India 385,000
 Bania Agrahari Nepal 2,600
 Bania Ajudhyabansi India 117,000
Bania Barahseni India 130,000
 Bania Baranwal India 63,000
 Bania Chauseni India 50,000
Bania Dhusar India 238,000
 Bania Gahoi India 410,000
 Bania Hardoi India 47,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 501,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 597,000
 Bania Kasaundhan Nepal 2,400
Bania Khandelwal India 111,000
Bania Kurwar India 29,000
Bania Mahajan India 227,000
 Bania Mahesri India 439,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,030,000
 Bania Mahur Nepal 1,300
Bania Rastaogi India 69,000
Bania Rauniar India 157,000
Bania Rauniar Nepal 3,100
Bania Ummad India 354,000
 Bania Unai India 70,000
 Bania Unai Nepal 900
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Bania unspecified Nepal 125,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) India 193,000
Banjara Gaur India 12,000
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) India 498,000
 Banmanus India 31,000
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) India 182,000
 Bantar Nepal 63,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) India 746,000
 Bari (Hindu traditions) Nepal 11,000
 Barwala (Hindu traditions) India 63,000
 Basor India 1,093,000
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) India 195,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 658,000
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 27,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,992,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,300
Beldar Laria (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
Beriya (Hindu traditions) India 54,000
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) India 40,000
 Bhantu India 15,000
 Bhar India 2,362,000
 Bhar Nepal 4,200
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) India 1,435,000
Bharbhunja (Muslim traditions) India 76,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,634,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) India 221,000
 Bhisti India 647,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 145,000
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) India 15,000
Bhoi Ghogra India 65,000
 Bhoi Kharbind India 611,000
 Bhoi Kharbind Nepal 11,000
Bhoi Kharot India 214,000
Bhoi Kharot Nepal 7,300
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat India 727,000
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat Nepal 8,600
Bhoi Nikhad India 75,000
Bhoi Nikhad Nepal 2,300
 Bhotia India 135,000
 Bhuinhar India 1,149,000
 Biar (Hindu traditions) India 443,000
Brahmin Ahirwasi India 36,000
 Brahmin Bhumihar Nepal 19,000
 Brahmin Bohara Nepal 1,200
Brahmin Chaube India 44,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
 Brahmin Gaur Nepal 8,100
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,683,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia India 608,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 449,000
Brahmin Jyoti India 152,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia Nepal 7,300
 Brahmin Khandelwal India 340,000
 Brahmin Khandelwal Nepal 2,200
 Brahmin Maha India 233,000
 Brahmin Maha Nepal 800
Brahmin Mahratta India 557,000
 Brahmin Ojha India 63,000
Brahmin Palliwal India 105,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi India 584,000
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Nepal 3,300
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,236,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 714,000
 Brahmin Saraswat Nepal 3,200
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,133,000
 Brahmin Terai Nepal 119,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Brahmin Utkal India 219,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,347,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 369,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,822,000
 Chamar Satnami India 2,103,000
 Chero India 188,000
 Chhetri Nepal 5,035,000
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 532,000
 Chhipa (Muslim traditions) India 98,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 137,000
 Darjee Nepal 540,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 8,500
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) India 1,192,000
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 23,000
Darzi (Sikh traditions) India 47,000
Darzi Kaithiya (Hindu traditions) India 62,000
Darzi Mathuria (Hindu traditions) India 23,000
Darzi Sribastab (Hindu traditions) India 145,000
 Dhanuk India 4,995,000
 Dhanuk Nepal 252,000
Dharhi (Muslim traditions) India 41,000
 Dharkar India 164,000
 Dharkar Nepal 3,000
 Dhimal Nepal 31,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 129,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,146,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 8,100
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi India 228,000
Dhobi Batham India 474,000
 Dhobi Kanaujia India 570,000
Dhobi Kathiya India 124,000
Dhobi Mathuria India 203,000
 Dhobi Parit India 300,000
 Dhobi Sribastab India 209,000
 Dom (Muslim traditions) India 214,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) India 2,553,000
 Domar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 16,000
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) India 6,647,000
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Nepal 240,000
 Faqir India 106,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) India 4,786,000
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Nepal 9,200
 Gadaria Dhingar India 1,416,000
 Gadaria Nikhad India 1,633,000
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) India 514,000
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,100
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) India 526,000
 Ghosi (Muslim traditions) India 209,000
Gidhiya (Hindu traditions) India 1,400
 Gond Muria India 814,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) India 384,000
Goriya (Muslim traditions) India 18,000
 Gosain Nepal 2,000
 Gosain Dasnami India 480,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,371,000
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,481,000
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) India 548,000
Habura India 8,900
 Hadi India 1,161,000
 Hajam India 2,349,000
 Hajam Nepal 42,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) India 1,665,000
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 96,000
 Halwai (Muslim traditions) India 204,000
 Hela India 62,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 16,034,000
 Jat (Sikh traditions) India 8,724,000
Jat Godara India 34,000
 Jat Pachhade (Hindu traditions) India 373,000
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) India 467,000
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) India 479,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
 Jogi (Muslim traditions) India 119,000
Jogi Kanphata (Hindu traditions) India 70,000
 Julaha India 975,000
 Kabirpanthi India 97,000
 Kachhi (Hindu traditions) India 4,922,000
 Kachhi Kachhwaha India 1,415,000
Kachhi Saksena India 717,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,680,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 62,000
Kahar (Muslim traditions) India 98,000
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) India 244,000
 Kalabaz India 14,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 2,675,000
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 129,000
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) India 8,500
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) India 78,000
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) India 50,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal India 1,152,000
 Kalwar Jaiswal Nepal 6,600
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) India 586,000
 Kami Nepal 1,441,000
 Kandu India 2,790,000
 Kandu Nepal 147,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 250,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,400
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) India 18,000
 Kapariya India 30,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,090,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 51,000
Kayastha Mathur India 44,000
Kayastha Saksena India 353,000
 Kayastha Sribastab India 1,141,000
 Khairwar India 497,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 406,000
Kharot India 1,900
 Kharwar India 672,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,672,000
Khatik (Muslim traditions) India 38,000
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) India 2,780,000
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) India 356,000
 Khatwa Nepal 117,000
Khumra (Hindu traditions) India 24,000
 Kisan India 1,926,000
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 9,654,000
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 351,000
 Kol India 2,085,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,660,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 73,000
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) India 81,000
 Kumhar Bardiha India 773,000
 Kumhar Kanaujia India 605,000
 Kumhar Kasgar India 9,900
Kumhar Mathuria India 83,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 22,483,000
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 265,000
 Kutana India 619,000
 Labana (Sikh traditions) India 393,000
 Lakhera India 225,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) India 6,106,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 38,000
 Lodha Jariya India 1,791,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 118,000
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) India 737,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) India 3,770,000
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 80,000
 Madari (Muslim traditions) India 66,000
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) India 638,000
 Majhi Nepal 96,000
 Majhwar India 220,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 16,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) India 3,082,000
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Nepal 198,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) India 393,000
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) Nepal 5,300
Mallah Dhuriya India 11,000
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) India 355,000
 Manihar India 673,000
 Merat (Muslim traditions) India 354,000
 Mewati (Muslim traditions) India 981,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,309,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 15,000
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) India 78,000
 Moghal India 2,063,000
 Murao (Hindu traditions) India 2,837,000
Murao (Muslim traditions) India 76,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) India 3,711,000
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 269,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 135,000
Nai Mathuria India 191,000
Nanbai India 16,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) India 587,000
 Nat (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,500
 Nat (Muslim traditions) India 163,000
 Nat (Muslim traditions) Nepal 700
 Newah Nepal 1,514,000
 Panka India 47,000
 Pashtun Afridi India 573,000
Pashtun Barech India 18,000
Pashtun Ghauri India 429,000
Pashtun Khan India 126,000
 Pashtun Khattak India 35,000
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) India 702,000
Pashtun Mohammadzai India 60,000
 Pashtun Mohmand India 212,000
Pashtun Rohilla India 77,000
 Pashtun Yusafzai India 1,024,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,141,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) India 5,866,000
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 4,500
Pasi Gujar India 760,000
 Pasi Kaithwan India 1,036,000
 Pasi Rajpasi India 1,578,000
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) India 306,000
 Pinjara India 3,906,000
Putliwale India 1,000
 Qassab India 1,274,000
 Qazi India 862,000
 Qazi Nepal 12,000
 Rahmani (Muslim traditions) India 277,000
 Rajbhar Nepal 12,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Nepal 44,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,950,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Nepal 13,000
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) India 1,250,000
 Rajput Amethiya India 30,000
 Rajput Bachgoti India 183,000
Rajput Bachhal (Hindu traditions) India 111,000
Rajput Bachhal (Muslim traditions) India 5,400
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) India 1,597,000
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) India 117,000
 Rajput Bandhalgoti India 56,000
 Rajput Bargujar (Hindu traditions) India 243,000
Rajput Bargujar (Muslim traditions) India 38,000
 Rajput Barwar India 75,000
 Rajput Bhadauria India 306,000
 Rajput Bhale Sultan (Hindu traditions) India 71,000
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) India 1,056,000
 Rajput Bisen (Hindu traditions) India 354,000
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) India 45,000
 Rajput Bundela India 118,000
 Rajput Chandel India 402,000
Rajput Chandrabansi India 124,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) India 3,614,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,200
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) India 361,000
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,200
Rajput Chavar Gaur India 30,000
Rajput Dhakaru India 58,000
 Rajput Dikhit India 314,000
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) India 681,000
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) India 380,000
Rajput Gargbansi India 42,000
 Rajput Gaur India 794,000
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) India 457,000
Rajput Gautam (Muslim traditions) India 28,000
 Rajput Jadon India 704,000
Rajput Jadu India 344,000
 Rajput Janghara India 74,000
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) India 101,000
 Rajput Janwar India 91,000
Rajput Joia (Hindu traditions) India 78,000
 Rajput Kachhwaha India 842,000
 Rajput Kalhan India 82,000
 Rajput Kanhpuriya India 66,000
 Rajput Katheriya India 193,000
 Rajput Kinwar India 35,000
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) India 302,000
 Rajput Nau India 323,000
 Rajput Nikumbh India 76,000
 Rajput Palwar India 61,000
 Rajput Parihar India 474,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) India 1,523,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) India 80,000
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) Nepal 1,400
 Rajput Pundir (Hindu traditions) India 216,000
 Rajput Raikwar India 94,000
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 547,000
Rajput Rajkumar India 119,000
 Rajput Ranghar India 27,000
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) India 1,683,000
Rajput Rathor (Muslim traditions) India 12,000
 Rajput Sakarwar (Hindu traditions) India 239,000
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) India 128,000
 Rajput Sengar India 480,000
Rajput Sirnet India 63,000
 Rajput Solanki India 364,000
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) India 403,000
Rajput Sombansi (Muslim traditions) India 27,000
 Rajput Surajbansi India 303,000
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) India 539,000
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) India 554,000
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) India 365,000
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 1,664,000
 Rawat India 923,000
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) India 1,150,000
 Saini (Hindu traditions) India 837,000
 Saini (Sikh traditions) India 695,000
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) India 262,000
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) India 106,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
 Sayyid Nepal 76,000
Sayyid Husaini India 504,000
 Shaikh Nepal 937,000
Shaikh Faruqi India 952,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,649,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,947,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
 Shaikh Usmani India 563,000
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) India 54,000
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) India 1,097,000
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 69,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 75,000
Sonar Ajudhyabansi India 124,000
Sonar Bawaria India 39,000
Sonar Bhojpuria India 37,000
Sonar Chhatri India 141,000
Sonar Choralia India 39,000
Sonar Khatri India 52,000
Sonar Mair India 92,000
Sonar Rastaogi India 81,000
Sonar Tejania India 39,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 92,000
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) India 1,035,000
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) India 1,237,000
 Tawaif (Hindu traditions) India 22,000
 Tawaif (Muslim traditions) India 133,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 423,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 2,010,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,000
Teli Sribastab India 353,000
Thakuria Nepal 2,900
 Tharu India 532,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) India 381,000
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) Nepal 700
 Turaiha India 430,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Christian traditions) India 125,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,795,000
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) India 322,000
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) India 288,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 150,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,042,000
 Yadav Dhindhor India 1,824,000
 Yadav Dhindhor Nepal 18,000
 Yadav Ghosi India 1,847,000
 Yadav Gola India 5,635,000
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India 5,780,000
Yadav Jadubans India 746,000
Yadav Kamariha India 504,000
 Yadav Kaonra India 796,000
 Yadav Kaonra Nepal 3,400
Yadav Nandbans India 567,000
 Yadav Rawat India 1,707,000
 Yadav Rawat Nepal 11,000
  Totals:  473     470

Language Alternate Names
Abadhi
Abadi
Abohi
Ambodhi
Avadhi
Baiswari
Chhatisgadhi
Dehati
Deshi
Gawnaru
Kojali
Kosali
Koseli

Dialects
Badi
Bagheli
Baiswari
Bihar
Chhatisgadhi
Gangapari
Mirzapuri
Pardesi
Uttari

Dialect Alternate Names
Abadi
Abohi
Ambodh
Avadhi
Awadhi: Bihar
Awadhi: Gangapari
Awadhi: Mirzapuri
Awadhi: Pardesi
Awadhi: Tharu
Awadhi: Uttari
AwadhiTharu
Baiswari
Kojali
Kosali
Tharu