Number of People Groups

341

Unreached People Groups

321

Total Population

2,159,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

1.6 %

Hindu

65.9 %

Muslim

20.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

11.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Andhra 400 Telugu 300 - - 70 - -
 Adi Dravida 2,600 Tamil 2,600 - - - - -
Adi Dravida Christian 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Adi Karnataka 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka Christian 20 Kannada - - - 20 - -
 Adiyan 50 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
Agamudaiyan Nattaman 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan unspecified 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
Ajila Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Ajna Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Andh 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Arunthathiyar Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Atari 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Bakuda 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 40 Tamil 40 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 300 Hindi 90 - - - - 200
Bania Chaturth 400 Marathi - - - - - 400
 Bania Chetti 7,600 Tamil 2,100 - - - - 5,500
Bania Kasar 70 Hindi - - - - - 70
 Bania Komti 1,900 Telugu 1,700 - - - - 200
 Bania Mahur 300 Hindi 200 - - - - 50
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi - - - - - 200
Bania Pancham 80 Kannada - - - - - 80
 Bania Porwal 100 Hindi 20 - - - - 100
 Bania Srimali 20 Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 50,000 Hindi 36,000 - - - - 14,000
 Banijiga 24,000 Kannada 24,000 - - - - 500
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Lambadi 16,000 - - - - -
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Lambadi 2,600 - - - - -
Bant 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Barda Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Basor 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
 Bavcha Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 119,000 Kannada 119,000 - - - - -
Bedar Bile 5,300 Kannada 5,300 - - - - -
Bedar Kakamundi 5,300 Telugu 5,300 - - - - -
Bedar Kare 5,300 Kannada 5,300 - - - - -
Bedar Kashmir (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Bedar Naik Makkalu 5,300 Kannada 5,300 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Kannada 15,000 - - - - 100
Beldar Katani Uppara 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Kannada 3,200 - - - - -
Beldar Narmada Uppara 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
Beldar Sunkar 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Beldar Urindavan 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Bellara 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Bhampta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
Bhand (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Bhansala 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 600 Hindi 500 - - - - 200
 Bhisti 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Hindi 5,500 - - - - -
Bidur 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Bind Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Boya 200 Telugu 200 - - - - 20
 Brahmin Chitpavan 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 6,900 Marathi 6,900 - - - - -
Brahmin Devarukha 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
Brahmin Havik 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 24,000 Kannada 24,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 2,000 Marathi 2,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Modh 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Nagar 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu 600 Telugu 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 76,000 Hindi 70,000 - - - - 6,300
 Budega Jangam 6,800 Telugu 6,800 - - - - -
Byagara Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 1,900 Konkani - 1,900 - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 28,000 Kannada 27,000 - 400 - - 50
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 65,000 Hindi 65,000 - 70 700 - -
Chandala Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Chapparband (Hindu traditions) 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Chapparband (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Chenchu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar 1,900 Kannada 1,900 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 200 Malayalam 200 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 20 Malayalam - - - 20 - -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Chodhara 30 Chodri - - - - - -
 Christian 12,000 Hindi - - - 12,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
 Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 5,900 - - - - 300
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
Devadasi 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 50 Tulu 50 - - - - -
 Devanga 20,000 Kannada 20,000 - - - - 200
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 165,000 Gujarati 165,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Hindi 9,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Dhobi Parit 6,400 Marathi 6,400 - - - - -
 Dhor 3,400 Marathi 3,400 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified 20 Dubli 20 - - - - -
Durgamurgi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Gamit 80 Gamit 70 - - - - -
 Gandla 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
 Gangakula 67,000 Kannada 67,000 - - - - 20
Gantichore 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Gawli 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Goanese 1,400 Konkani, Goan - - - 1,400 - -
 Gond unspecified 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gondhali 900 Marathi 900 - - - - -
Gopal 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Gowdulu Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gudigar 200 Konkani 200 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Hakki Pikki 200 Vaagri Booli 200 - - - - -
Halsar 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Halwakki Wakkal 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hanabar 2,100 Tulu 2,100 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Hasalaru 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
 Hatkar 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
 Holar 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Holaya 1,200 Kannada 1,000 - 200 - - 20
 Ilavan 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
Ilavan Christian 30 Tamil - - - 30 - -
Iruliga 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 800 -
Jatigar 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Javeri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Jenu Kuruba 30 Kurumba, Jennu 30 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Jingar 900 Marwari 900 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Kabirpanthi 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kachhia (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Kannada 18,000 - - - - -
Kadu Kuruba 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Telugu 2,000 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Kalavant 500 Kannada 400 - - - - 90
 Kamar 30 Kamar 30 - - - - -
Kamathi 4,600 Telugu 4,600 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Kammara 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Kanai 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 4,200 Telugu 4,200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Marathi 1,000 - - - - 200
Kasar Otari 200 Telugu 100 - - - - -
 Kathodi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Kattunayakan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 500 Gujarati 500 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Khoja 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Kodaga 400 Kodava 400 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Konda Kapu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Koracha, caste 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 40 Tulu 40 - - - - -
Korama Kunchi 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
 Kori 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Korwa 9,900 Telugu 9,900 - - - - -
 Koshti 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Kota Unknown Kota - - - - - -
Kotegar 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Koya unspecified Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Kudavakkal 1,200 Kannada 600 - - - - 600
 Kudumi 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Gujarati 7,700 - - - - -
Kunbi Anjna 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
 Kunbi Kadwa 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Kunbi Lewa 70 Gujarati 70 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kuruba 159,000 Kannada 148,000 - - 11,000 - -
 Lingayat 213,000 Kannada - - - 300 - 213,000
 Lohana 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Madari (Hindu traditions) 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 3,200 Telugu - - - 3,200 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Telugu 3,100 - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Muslim traditions) 100 Telugu - 100 - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 1,100 Marathi 900 - 200 - - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 300 Marathi - - - 300 - -
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Mahratta Konkani 1,400 Marathi 1,400 - - - - 30
 Mahratta Kunbi 1,300 Gujarati 1,300 - - - - -
 Mahratta Shinde 900 Marathi 900 - - - - 20
 Mahratta unspecified 103,000 Marathi 99,000 - - - - 3,600
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Telugu 4,700 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 1,600 Malayalam - - - 1,600 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Mangala 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
 Mappila 100 Malayalam - 100 - - - -
 Maravan 300 Tamil 300 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 100 Marathi - - - 100 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Meda 3,700 Kannada 3,600 30 - - - 50
 Memon 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Moger unspecified 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Moghal 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
Mukri 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Mundala 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 100 Tamil - - - 100 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Nadia 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - 30
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Naikda 84,000 Kannada 82,000 300 30 30 20 1,000
 Nair 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
Nalband 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Navithan 100 Tamil 100 - - - - -
 Nayadi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
Palliyan Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
 Pardhi 4,000 Pardhi 4,000 20 - - - 20
 Pashtun Afridi 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 23,000 Urdu - 23,000 - - - -
 Patelia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Patralu 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Kannada 12,000 - - - - -
Patvekari (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Persian 20 Dari - 20 - - - -
Pichakuntla 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Pindara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Raddi 9,700 Kannada 8,900 - - - - 700
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,500 - - - - 500
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Ramoshi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 5,500 Marathi 5,500 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Ravalia 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Sali 27,000 Kannada 27,000 - - - - 900
Samagara 9,400 Kannada 9,400 - - - - -
 Samban Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
Sardar (Hindu traditions) 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 34,000 Urdu - 34,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 32,000 Urdu - 32,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 302,000 Urdu - 302,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
Shinligar 2,600 Kannada 2,600 - - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 400 - - 50 - -
 Siddi (Muslim traditions) 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,800 - - - - 60
 Sillekyatha 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Sindhi (Muslim traditions) 20 Sindhi - 20 - - - -
Sindhollu 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Soligar Unknown Sholaga - - - - - -
Soligaru Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Somvanshi 12,000 Marathi 12,000 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Hindi 6,600 - - - - 100
 Syrian Christian 1,600 Malayalam - - - 1,600 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 600 Tamil - 600 - - - -
 Targala 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Thakkar 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Thoti, caste 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Tibetan 200 Tibetan, Central - - 200 - - -
 Tirgar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Telugu 28,000 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 27,000 Kannada 26,000 - - - - 400
 Valluvan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Valmiki Mehtar 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Vaniyan 100 Tamil 90 - - 20 - -
Vannan (Christian traditions) 20 Tamil - - - 20 - -
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 1,600 Tamil 1,500 - - - - 20
Vanniyan Pala Ekiri 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
Vasudev 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Vellalan unspecified 600 Tamil 500 - - 50 - -
 Viswakarma Asari 1,600 Malayalam 1,600 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 38,000 Telugu 37,000 - - - - 400
Vitholia Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Hindi 9,600 - - - - 100
 Yadav Ghosi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,800 Telugu 3,800 - - - - -
 Yenadi 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Yerava 200 Ravula 20 100 - - - -
 Yerukula 50 Yerukula 50 - - - - -
  Totals:  341 2,159,000   321 1,423,000 449,000 1,100 34,000 1,600 251,000
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