Country:

India

Province / State: Punjab
District: Amritsar

Number of People Groups

288

Unreached People Groups

277

Total Population

3,190,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

28.2 %

Muslim

0.4 %

Sikh

70.8 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ad Dharmi 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern 900 - 30 - 200 -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Agri 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Anal Unknown Anal - - - - - -
Anglo Indian 400 English - - - 400 - -
 Ansari 500 Urdu - 500 - 20 - -
 Arain (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Arain (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Arain (Sikh traditions) 3,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,600 -
 Arora (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - 70
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 125,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 125,000 -
 Awan 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern - 2,800 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bagdi 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
Bagdi (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Hindi 9,500 - - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 300 - - - 80 -
 Bania Agarwal 1,900 Hindi 1,500 - - - - 400
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 200 Hindi 70 - - - - 100
 Bania Porwal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 70
 Bania unspecified 20,000 Hindi 18,000 - - 50 300 1,400
 Bansphor (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Barwala (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Batwal (Hindu traditions) 500 Dogri 400 - - - 30 -
 Bawaria (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bawaria (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Punjabi, Eastern 5,400 - - - - -
Bazigar (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Bazigar (Sikh traditions) 3,100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,100 -
 Bedar Punjab 100 Punjabi, Eastern 100 - - - - -
Bhabra (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bhabra (Jain traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - 200
Bhabra (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bhatia (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
Bhojki 100 Kangri 100 - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 60 Boro 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin (Sikh traditions) 20,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20,000 -
 Brahmin Acharaj 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 40 Tamil - - - 40 - -
 Brahmin Dhiman 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit 300 Kashmiri 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Marathi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - - - 400
 Burmese 30 Burmese - - 30 - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Hindi 7,300 - 50 200 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 26,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 400 25,000 -
 Changgar 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Chhimba (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Chhimba (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Chhimba (Sikh traditions) 17,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 17,000 -
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 300 - - - - 20
 Chhipa (Sikh traditions) 26,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 26,000 -
 Christian 5,300 Hindi - - - 5,300 - -
 Dagi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Darai 100 Kangri 60 - - - 70 -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Darzi (Sikh traditions) 3,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,500 -
 Deha Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Dhangri 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Dhobi (Sikh traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 2,400 -
Dom (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Odia 15,000 - - - - -
 Faqir 700 Urdu 100 60 - - 500 -
Gagra 70 Punjabi, Eastern 50 - - - 20 -
Gandhila Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Ghirth (Hindu traditions) 400 Mandeali 400 - - - - -
 Ghosi (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Goanese 100 Konkani, Goan - - - 100 - -
 Gosain unspecified 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Hindi 8,300 - - - - 70
 Gujar (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
 Ilavan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 230,000 Hindi 230,000 - - 400 - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 240,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 100 240,000 -
Jat Ahlawat (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Jat Aulak (Sikh traditions) 7,200 Punjabi, Western - - - - 7,200 -
Jat Bains (Hindu traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Jat Bains (Sikh traditions) 3,600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,600 -
Jat Bajwa (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Jat Bhainwal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Jat Bhullar (Sikh traditions) 8,800 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 8,800 -
Jat Bhutta (Hindu traditions) 50 Punjabi, Western 50 - - - - -
Jat Chahil (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Jat Chahil (Sikh traditions) 11,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 11,000 -
Jat Chima (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Jat Dalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Jat Dehia (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat Dhariwal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Punjabi, Eastern 1,900 - - - - -
Jat Dhillon (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Jat Dhillon (Sikh traditions) 28,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 28,000 -
Jat Dhindsa (Hindu traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern 200 - - - - -
Jat Dhindsa (Sikh traditions) 6,700 Punjabi, Western - - - - 6,700 -
Jat Garewal 500 Punjabi, Western 500 - - - - -
Jat Ghumman (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Jat Gil (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Punjabi, Eastern 15,000 - - - - -
 Jat Gil (Sikh traditions) 22,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 22,000 -
Jat Goraia (Hindu traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern 700 - - - - -
Jat Her (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Punjabi, Eastern 1,100 - - - - -
Jat Hijra 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Jat Jakhar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Jat Kahlon (Hindu traditions) 800 Punjabi, Western 800 - - - - -
Jat Mahil (Sikh traditions) 2,200 Punjabi, Western - - - - 2,200 -
Jat Mangat (Sikh traditions) 19,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 19,000 -
 Jat Mann (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Jat Mann (Sikh traditions) 19,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 19,000 -
Jat Nain 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Pannun 4,400 Punjabi, Eastern 4,400 - - - - -
Jat Pawania 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Radhawa (Hindu traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern 300 - - - - -
Jat Randhawa (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Punjabi, Eastern 13,000 - - - - -
Jat Randhawa (Sikh traditions) 4,400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 4,400 -
Jat Rathi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern 2,400 - - - - -
Jat Sarai (Sikh traditions) 21,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 21,000 -
 Jat Sidhu (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Punjabi, Eastern 6,400 - - - - -
 Jat Sidhu (Sikh traditions) 66,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 66,000 -
 Jat Sindhu (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
Jat Sindhu (Sikh traditions) 16,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 16,000 -
Jat Varaich (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Jat Virk (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jhinwar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Punjabi, Eastern 29,000 - - 30 - -
 Jhinwar (Muslim traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - 90 - - - -
 Jhinwar (Sikh traditions) 97,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 97,000 -
 Julaha 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - 80 - - -
 Kabirpanthi 10,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 10,000 -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - 20 - -
Kahar (Sikh traditions) 8,500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 8,500 -
 Kaibartta unspecified 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) 97,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 97,000 -
Kanchan (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Karal (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 300 Kashmiri - 300 - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Hindi 49,000 - - 50 - 90
 Khatri (Muslim traditions) 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 65,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 65,000 -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 1,700 - - - 800 -
 Koli of Gujarat 70 Gujarati 50 - - - 20 -
Koli of Sind (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Kumhar (Sikh traditions) 80,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80,000 -
Kumhar Prajapat 2,800 Punjabi, Eastern 2,800 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Kutana 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Labana (Sikh traditions) 69,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 69,000 -
 Lakhera 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Lingayat 30 Kannada - - - - - 30
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Hindi 34,000 - - 50 - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Lohar (Sikh traditions) 3,300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 3,300 -
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Gujarati 13,000 - - - - -
 Machhi (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Madari (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mahishya 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Mahtam (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Punjabi, Eastern 9,000 - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) 42,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 400 41,000 -
 Mahyavanshi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
Mali (Sikh traditions) 1,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 1,000 -
Marija (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Mazhabi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Punjabi, Eastern 3,600 - 50 90 - -
 Mazhabi (Sikh traditions) 611,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - 5,400 605,000 -
 Megh (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Hindi 8,200 - - - - -
 Megh (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Mirasi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Punjabi, Eastern 13,000 - - 200 - -
 Mirasi (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Mirasi (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Mochi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Mochi (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Mussali 200 Punjabi, Eastern - 200 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Nai (Sikh traditions) 74,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 74,000 -
 Nair 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Nat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Parsee 60 Gujarati - - - - - 60
 Pashtun Kakar 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - 70 -
 Pasi Kaithwan 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Persian 20 Dari - 20 - - - -
 Pherera (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi 64,000 - - 50 - 300
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 75,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 75,000 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Hindi 8,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Janjua (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Jaswal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Kanet 800 Kangri 800 - - - - -
Rajput Mandahar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
Rajput Manihas (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Rajput Salehria (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Thakur 200 Kangri 200 - - - - -
Ramdasia (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Punjabi, Eastern 2,400 - - - - -
 Ramdasia (Sikh traditions) 51,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 51,000 -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Ravidas Chamar (Sikh traditions) 400 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 400 -
 Saini (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 77,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 77,000 -
Sangtarash (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Sanhal Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
Sansi 300 Sansi 300 - - - - -
 Sansi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
Sansi (Sikh traditions) 11,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 11,000 -
Sansoi 30 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
Sarera (Hindu traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 4,400 Urdu - 4,400 - - - -
Shorgar (Hindu traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern 90 - - - - -
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Sikligar (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Sikligar (Sikh traditions) 400 Hindi - - - - 400 -
Sirkiband (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Sirkiband (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - 60
 Sonar (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Sonar (Sikh traditions) 52,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 52,000 -
Sudh (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Punjabi, Eastern 1,700 - - - - -
Sudh (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Syrian Christian 300 Malayalam - - - 300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - 30 - 20
 Tarkhan (Muslim traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - 90 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 123,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 123,000 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Teli (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Thori (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Tibetan 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Telugu 2,300 - - - - -
 Vaddar (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Vaddar (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) 600 Hindi - - 600 - - -
Valmiki (Christian traditions) 20 Hindi - - - 20 - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Valmiki (Sikh traditions) 10,000 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 10,000 -
 Vanniyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Hindi 7,600 - - - 40 30
 Yadav Ghosi 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  288 3,190,000   277 900,000 14,000 900 14,000 2,258,000 3,400
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