Number of People Groups

286

Unreached People Groups

268

Total Population

4,513,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

58.8 %

Muslim

40.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Aguri 9,900 Bengali 9,900 - - - - -
 Ahmadi 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Anglo Indian 60 English - - - 60 - -
 Ansari 22,000 Urdu - 22,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 315,000 Bengali 314,000 - 50 60 40 -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
 Baiga 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Hindi 47,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 4,900 Hindi 4,500 - - - - 400
 Bania Agrahari 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania Bais 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 90 Hindi 60 - - - - 30
 Bania Kasarwani 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 500 Hindi 200 - - - - 300
 Bania Porwal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 70
Bania Rauniar 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 7,200 Bengali 7,200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 42,000 Hindi 41,000 - - - - 900
 Baori 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bauri 110,000 Bengali 109,000 - - 60 30 -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - 30
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Bengali - 1,900 - - - -
Bhalla 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Bhaskar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Bhotia 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Bhumij 60 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Bind 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
Birhor 300 Birhor 300 - - - - -
 Birjia 50 Bijori 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 8,000 Bengali 8,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Barna 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Dakshini 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Brahmin Dravida 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gujarati 100 Gujarati 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kashmiri Pandit Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Madhyasreni 4,000 Bengali 4,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 90 Marwari 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 90 Marwari 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Tamil 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin Telugu Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 90,000 Hindi 90,000 - - - - 200
 Brahmin Utkal 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 90 Telugu 90 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Bengali 23,000 - - - - -
 Chain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 187,000 Hindi 187,000 - 30 600 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Chero 400 Hindi 400 30 - - - -
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Christian 1,800 Hindi - - - 1,800 - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Darjee 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Dhangri 3,100 Hindi 3,100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Rangpuri 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Hindi 4,600 - - - - -
Doai 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 14,000 Odia 14,000 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 107,000 Odia 107,000 - - - - -
Dulia 10,000 Bengali 10,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Faqir 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gorait 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Gosain Dasnami 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Hadi 52,000 Bengali 52,000 - - - 20 -
 Hajam 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Ho Unknown Ho - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Bengali 36,000 - - - - -
 Kachari Dimasa Unknown Deori - - - - - -
Kadar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi 4,800 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 5,700 Bengali 5,700 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 8,900 Bengali 8,900 - - - - -
 Kalu 7,100 Bengali - 7,100 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Hindi 1,900 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Kami Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Kandra 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
 Kandu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Kaora Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kapali 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
Karenga 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Karmali 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Marathi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kawar 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 7,100 Bengali 7,100 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Khandait Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Kharwar 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Khatik (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
Khetauri 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 50 Koch 50 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kol 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Koli of Gujarat 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Konai 64,000 Bengali 64,000 - - - - -
Konwar 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Kori 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - 40
 Korwa 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Kotal 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi 31,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
Kunui 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
Kurariar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Let 2,700 Bengali - - - - - 2,700
 Lingayat 20 Kannada - - - - - 20
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 200 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - -
Lohara 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Madari (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Magar 80 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Mahali 2,900 Bengali 2,800 - - - - 100
 Mahanta 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 6,600 Marathi 6,500 - 70 - 20 -
 Mahishya 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 500 Marathi 400 - - - - 50
 Mahratta Kunbi Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 149,000 Hindi 149,000 - - - 20 -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Mallah (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Bengali - 1,800 - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Muslim traditions) 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 900 Bengali - 900 - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Mallah Kewat (Muslim traditions) 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 700 Gujarati - 700 - - - -
Malto 3,100 Santhali 3,000 20 - - - -
 Marma 200 Rakhine 200 - - - - -
 Matia 5,600 Bengali 5,600 - - - - -
 Mech 100 Boro 100 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 50 Meitei 50 - - - - -
Mir 2,800 Bengali - 2,800 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Bengali 74,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 5,000 Urdu - 5,000 - - - -
 Munda 300 Mundari 300 - - 20 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Bengali 18,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Namassej Chandel 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Newah 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 3,200 Bengali - 3,200 - - - -
 Oraon 5,700 Kurux 5,600 - - 30 - 50
 Paharia 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Paliya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Pan Unknown Odia - - - - - -
Parhaiya 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Parja unspecified 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 6,000 Bengali - 6,000 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 6,000 Bengali - 6,000 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 6,000 Bengali - 6,000 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
Pashtun Khalil 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 5,600 Urdu - 5,600 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
Pashtun Malagori (Mullagari) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 6,000 Urdu - 6,000 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 6,000 Bengali - 6,000 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 8,000 Urdu - 8,000 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 110,000 Urdu - 110,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Pasi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Pasi Gujar 70 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
Patralu 100 Odia 100 - - - - -
 Patwa (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Persian Unknown Dari - - - - - -
 Pod 29,000 Bengali 29,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 6,300 Bengali 6,300 - - - - -
 Qazi 6,000 Urdu - 6,000 - - - -
 Rabha 100 Assamese 100 - - - - -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Bengali 16,000 - - 300 - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - 90
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Raju 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajwar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Hindi 3,800 - - - - -
 Rongkup 30 Lepcha 30 - - - - -
 Saini (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
Sankara 2,500 Bengali 2,500 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 243,000 Santhali 227,000 500 - 9,100 40 6,400
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Sardar (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bengali - 1,600 - - - -
 Sarki 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Sayyid 50,000 Urdu - 50,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 142,000 Urdu - 142,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 282,000 Urdu - 282,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,092,000 Urdu - 1,092,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Sinhalese 30 Sinhala - - 30 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Hindi 15,000 - - - - 20
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Bengali 37,000 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 21,000 Bengali 21,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Tamang 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Hindi 9,100 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Bengali 38,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Hindi 70,000 - - 60 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Tiyar 1,200 Bengali 1,200 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 152,000 Hindi 152,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 157,000 Bengali 157,000 - - - - -
  Totals:  286 4,513,000   268 2,655,000 1,832,000 300 12,000 600 11,000
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