Number of People Groups

304

Unreached People Groups

274

Total Population

6,338,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

69.2 %

Muslim

29.9 %

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 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Aguri 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Anglo Indian 2,300 English - - - 2,300 - -
 Ansari 29,000 Urdu - 29,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
Asur 20 Asuri - - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 136,000 Bengali 136,000 - 40 100 20 -
 Bahelia (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
 Baidya (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Bengali 6,700 - - - - -
 Baiga 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Hindi 63,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 3,400 Marathi 3,400 - - - - -
 Balti Unknown Balti - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 7,800 Hindi 7,700 - - - - 70
 Bania Agrahari 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Bais 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Barnawar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bania Gahoi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Gandha Banik 6,700 Bengali 6,700 - - - - -
 Bania Jaiswal 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania Kasarwani 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
Bania Mahajan 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 500 Hindi 400 - - - - 60
 Bania Porwal 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bania Subarna Banik 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 33,000 Hindi 33,000 - - - - 200
 Banjara (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Bauri 6,600 Bengali 6,600 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Hindi 3,800 - - - - 200
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
Bhaskar 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhogta 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhotia 50 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Bhuinhar 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Bhuinmali 14,000 Bengali 14,000 - - - - -
 Bhuiya Ghatwar 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bhuiya unspecified 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhumij 37,000 Bengali 36,000 80 - 20 90 1,400
 Biar (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bind 16,000 Bhojpuri 16,000 - - - - -
Birhor 200 Birhor 200 - - - - -
 Birjia 20 Bijori - - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharaj 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Acharya 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Christian 200 Tamil - - - 200 - -
 Brahmin Gaur 11,000 Hindi 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Jyoti 300 Odia 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 18,000 Hindi 18,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,900 Marathi 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit Unknown Marwari - - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna Unknown Marwari - - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 8,500 Bengali 8,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,200 Hindi 2,200 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 122,000 Hindi 122,000 - - - - 90
 Brahmin Utkal 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 900 Bengali 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 87,000 Bengali 87,000 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chain 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Chak 200 Bengali - - 200 - - -
 Chakma 30 Chakma 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 124,000 Hindi 120,000 - - 3,800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Chasadhobi 4,600 Bengali 4,600 - - - - -
 Chaupal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chero 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
 Christian 19,000 Hindi - - - 19,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Darjee 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - -
Doai 300 Bengali 300 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 700 Odia 700 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Odia 5,100 - - - - -
Dulia 38,000 Bengali 38,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 90 Garo 80 - - - - -
 Gauda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Gorait 70 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali 100 - 30 - - -
 Hadi 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Hajang Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 98,000 Hindi 98,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 7,900 Hindi 7,900 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Ho 300 Ho 300 - - - - -
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bengali 1,600 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
 Jhalo Malo 117,000 Bengali 117,000 - - - 20 -
Jimdar 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 183,000 Bengali 183,000 - - - - -
Kabadi 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Kadar 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi 1,500 - - - - -
Kaibartta Jalia 24,000 Bengali 24,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 42,000 Bengali 42,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 11,000 Bengali - 11,000 - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kamboh (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kami 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Kandra 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Kandu 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Kaora 2,700 Bengali 2,700 - - - - -
 Kapali 54,000 Bengali 54,000 - - - - -
Karenga 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
Karmali 90 Hindi 40 - - - - 40
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 9,700 Marathi 9,700 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 122,000 Hindi 122,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 11,000 Bengali 11,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Khandait 14,000 Odia 14,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 20 Kharia 20 - - - - -
 Kharwar 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Khasi (War-Khasi) 400 Khasi - - - 400 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Kisan 1,100 Hindi 600 - - - - 500
 Koch (Hindu traditions) Unknown Koch - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Kol 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
Konai 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
Konwar 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kori 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Korwa 60 Telugu 60 - - - - -
Kotal 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Kui Khond 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Kuli 1,400 Odia 1,400 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Hindi 85,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Hindi 35,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 3,400 Bengali 3,400 - - - - -
 Lingayat 20 Kannada - - - - - 20
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - 30 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Hindi 4,700 - - - - -
Lohara 3,600 Hindi 3,600 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Magar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Mahali 3,900 Bengali 3,900 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Mahishya 466,000 Bengali 466,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Majhwar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Mal (Muslim traditions) 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Hindi 22,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Malto 11,000 Santhali 10,000 - - 500 - -
 Marma 200 Rakhine 40 - 200 - - -
 Matia 3,500 Bengali 3,500 - - - - -
 Mech 30 Boro 30 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 90 Meitei 90 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 144,000 Bengali 144,000 - - - - -
 Moghal 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Mru Unknown Mru - - - - - -
 Munda 30,000 Mundari 27,000 40 - 500 - 2,400
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Mutrasi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Naga 20 Nagamese - - - 20 - -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) 5,600 Hindi 5,500 60 - - - 40
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Hindi 62,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 916,000 Bengali 912,000 - 40 3,400 200 -
 Namassej Chandel 189,000 Bengali 188,000 - 20 800 30 -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Newah 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Nikari (Muslim traditions) 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Oraon 34,000 Kurux 21,000 20 - 800 - 12,000
 Paharia 500 Santhali 500 - - - - -
 Paliya 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Parhaiya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
Pashtun Beteli 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
Pashtun Ghilzai 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Pashtun Guria 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
Pashtun Jilan 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Kakar 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
Pashtun Khan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Pashtun Lodhi (Dalazak) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pashtun Mohmand 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Pashtun Niazi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 2,100 Bengali - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 38,000 Urdu - 38,000 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Pasi Kaithwan 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Pasi Rajpasi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Patni (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Bengali 12,000 - - - - -
Patralu 500 Odia 500 - - - - -
 Persian 50 Dari - 50 - - - -
 Pod 41,000 Bengali 41,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 8,300 Bengali 8,300 - - - - -
 Qazi 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Rabha 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 60 - - - - 50
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 83,000 Bengali 83,000 - - 200 - -
 Rajbhar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - 20
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Rajput Bais (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Rajput Batsa 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Bhatti (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chandel 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 20,000 Hindi 20,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Hindi 2,500 - - 70 - -
 Rongkup 30 Lepcha 20 - - - - -
 Sahariya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
Sankara 2,200 Bengali 2,200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 24,000 Santhali 22,000 40 - 700 - 1,900
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Sarki 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 45,000 Urdu - 45,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 15,000 Urdu - 15,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 161,000 Urdu - 161,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 294,000 Urdu - 294,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,258,000 Urdu - 1,258,000 - - - -
Shaikh Usmani 9,400 Urdu - 9,400 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Hindi 25,000 - - - - -
Sukli 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Bengali 3,600 - - - - -
 Sunri Sadhubanik 2,000 Bengali 2,000 - - - - -
 Sutradhar (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Bengali 49,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tamang 60 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 50 Tamil - 50 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Bengali 30,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Hindi 75,000 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 34,000 Bengali 34,000 - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Tiyar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 260,000 Hindi 260,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 43,000 Bengali 43,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
  Totals:  304 6,338,000   274 4,388,000 1,896,000 600 33,000 1,000 19,000
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