Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Dakshin Dinajpur

Number of People Groups

268

Unreached People Groups

247

Total Population

2,036,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

1.4 %

Hindu

70.2 %

Muslim

28.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 40 Urdu ☀︎ - 40 - - - -
 Agariya (Hindu traditions) 70 Agariya 70 - - - - -
 Aguri 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Amat 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,800 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Assamese (Muslim traditions) Unknown Assamese ☀︎ - - - - - -
Badaik 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bengali ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Bengali 3,700 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Bengali ☀︎ 33,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - 100
 Bania Bais 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 80 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - 20
 Bania Gandha Banik 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 2,400 Bengali ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 7,700 Hindi ☀︎ 7,500 - - - - 200
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bauri 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi ☀︎ 19,000 - - - - 400
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Kannada ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhogta 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhotia 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Bhumij 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bind 800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Birhor Unknown Birhor - - - - - -
 Birjia 30 Munda 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,300 Hindi ☀︎ 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 8,600 Hindi ☀︎ 8,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 500 Marathi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 50 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 60 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,300 Bengali ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 45,000 Hindi ☀︎ 45,000 - - - - 70
 Brahmin Utkal 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas Unknown Telugu ☀︎ - - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali ☀︎ 24,000 - - - - -
 Chain 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Chakma Unknown Chakma - - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi 10,000 - - 50 - -
Chasadhobi 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Chaupal 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Chero 20 Hindi - - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 50 Sadri 50 - - - - -
 Christian 2,400 Hindi - - - 2,400 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Darjee Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 20 Gujarati ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Dhimal 50 Maithili ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi ☀︎ 2,400 - - - - -
Doai 60 Bengali ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
Dulia 7,700 Bengali ☀︎ 7,700 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) Unknown Garo - - - - - -
 Gharti 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gorait 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali 200 - 40 - - -
 Hadi 6,500 Bengali 6,500 - - - - -
 Hajam 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Hajang 100 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Hindi ☀︎ 3,900 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Ho 900 Ho 900 - - - - -
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bengali ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 80 -
 Jhalo Malo 19,000 Bengali 19,000 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Bengali ☀︎ 58,000 - - - - -
Kadar 700 Hindi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 7,600 Bengali ☀︎ 7,600 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 10,000 Bengali ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 700 Bengali ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kami Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kandu 4,000 Hindi ☀︎ 4,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
Kanjar (Muslim traditions) Unknown Urdu ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Kapali 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 600 Marathi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Kawar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Hindi ☀︎ 52,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 3,000 Bengali ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 90 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Khambu 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Khandait 40 Odia ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kharia 2,600 Kharia 2,600 - - - - -
 Kharwar Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Khas 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 40 -
 Kisan 300 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Koch 1,400 - - - - 80
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Hindi ☀︎ 3,000 - - - - -
 Kol 1,100 Hindi ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
Konai 1,200 Bengali ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
Konwar 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Kori 2,300 Hindi 2,300 - - - - -
 Korwa 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Hindi ☀︎ 59,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
Kurariar 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Hindi ☀︎ 39,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 4,800 Bengali ☀︎ 4,800 - - - - -
Kurol 2,100 Bengali ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Lingayat Unknown Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 30 Bengali - - - 20 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi ☀︎ 6,200 - - - - -
Lohra 2,500 Sadri 2,500 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Hindi ☀︎ 5,700 - - - - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Mahali 3,300 Bengali 2,200 - - 1,000 - 20
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahishya 56,000 Bengali 56,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 60 Gujarati ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Mahtam (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Majhwar 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi ☀︎ 3,400 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 600 Bengali ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 60 Bengali ☀︎ - 60 - - - -
 Malto 3,200 Mal Paharia 3,200 20 - - - -
 Matia 2,900 Bengali ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Mech 30 Boro (India) 30 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 20 Meitei 20 - - - - -
Mir 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Mishri 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Munda 33,000 Mundari 29,000 80 - 3,000 - 300
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Naga 50 Nagamese - - - 50 - -
Nagar 90 Bengali ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi ☀︎ 20,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Bengali 44,000 - - 20 - -
 Namassej Chandel 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Oraon 52,000 Kurux 49,000 100 - 2,200 - 300
 Paharia 700 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Paliya 73,000 Bengali ☀︎ 73,000 - - - - -
 Pan 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Panika 50 Chhattisgarhi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
Parhaiya 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 200 Bengali ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,800 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Pasi Gujar 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pod 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Pundari 5,000 Bengali ☀︎ 5,000 - - - - -
 Qazi 2,300 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,300 - - - -
 Rabha 1,600 Assamese 1,600 - - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 80 - - - - 60
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 261,000 Bengali 261,000 - 40 40 20 -
 Rajbhar 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Hindi ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 50 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 500 Bengali ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Raju 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rajwar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rongkup Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
Sankara 1,400 Bengali ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 194,000 Santhali 172,000 500 - 20,000 30 1,200
 Sarki 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 300 Mal Paharia 300 - - - - -
 Sayyid 4,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,500 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 12,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 12,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 61,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 61,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 81,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 81,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 392,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 392,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 7,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 7,400 - - - -
 Shershabdia (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Hindi ☀︎ 6,300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bengali 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 400 Nepali 100 - - - - 300
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Bengali ☀︎ 2,700 - - - - -
 Tamang 50 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Hindi ☀︎ 18,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bengali ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 20 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 4,200 Bengali ☀︎ 4,200 - - - - -
 Tiyar 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Turaiha 100 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 12,000 Bengali ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
  Totals:  268 2,036,000   247 1,429,000 574,000 100 29,000 300 3,100
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