Country:

India

Province / State: West Bengal
District: Nadia

Number of People Groups

305

Unreached People Groups

274

Total Population

6,421,000

Buddhist

0.0 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

69.6 %

Muslim

29.4 %

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 500 Bengali 500 - - - - -
Anglo 2,300 English - - - 2,300 - -
 Ansari 29,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 29,000 - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 60 -
Asur 20 Asuri - - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 138,000 Bengali ☀︎ 138,000 - 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) 65,000 Bengali ☀︎ 65,000 - - - - -
 Baiti 3,400 Marathi ☀︎ 3,400 - - - - -
 Balti Unknown Balti ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 8,000 Hindi ☀︎ 7,900 - - - - 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 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
Bania Khatri 1,600 Bengali ☀︎ 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 - - - -
Baul 2,600 Bengali ☀︎ 2,100 500 - - - -
 Bauri 6,700 Bengali 6,700 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Hindi ☀︎ 3,900 - - - - 200
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 100 Kannada ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 2,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,500 - - - -
Besya (Hindu traditions) 100 Bengali ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Bhar 2,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
Bhaskar 50 Bengali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 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 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhumij 38,000 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 Munda - - - - - -
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) 50 Boro (India) 50 - - - - -
 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 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 1,900 Marathi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maithili 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Ojha 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Parikh 20 Hindi ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Purohit 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Pushkarna 20 Marwari (India) ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 8,500 Bengali ☀︎ 8,500 - - - - -
Brahmin Rikhisur 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,300 Hindi ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
Brahmin Srimali 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 123,000 Hindi ☀︎ 123,000 - - - - 90
 Brahmin Utkal 800 Bengali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Brahmin Vaidik 900 Bengali ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Varendra 1,700 Bengali ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Vyas 70 Telugu ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
Buna (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Bengali ☀︎ 91,000 - - - - -
 Burmese Unknown Burmese - - - - - -
 Chain 400 Bengali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Chakma 30 Chakma 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi 121,000 - - 3,800 - -
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
Chasadhobi 4,700 Bengali ☀︎ 4,700 - - - - -
 Chaupal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Chero 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Chik Baraik 1,500 Sadri 1,500 - - - - -
 Christian 26,000 Hindi - - - 26,000 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Marathi ☀︎ - - - - - -
Dai (Muslim traditions) 300 Bengali ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Darjee 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 40 Hindi ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 50,000 Hindi ☀︎ 50,000 - - - - -
Doai 300 Bengali ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Odia 5,200 - - - - -
Dom Murdafarash 700 Odia ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Dulia 39,000 Bengali ☀︎ 39,000 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Dusadh Bahelia 500 Hindi ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Ganda 50 Odia 50 - - - - -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) 90 Garo 80 - - - - -
 Gauda 70 Odia ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Ghasiya (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Gond unspecified 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 900 Hindi ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Gorait 70 Bengali 60 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 100 Hindi ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 200 Nepali 100 - 40 - - -
 Hadi 13,000 Bengali 13,000 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,400 - - - -
 Hajang Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 102,000 Hindi ☀︎ 102,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 8,000 Hindi ☀︎ 8,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hazra (Hindu traditions) 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Ho 300 Ho 300 - - - - -
Jaraj (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Bengali ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 200 -
 Jhalo Malo 118,000 Bengali 118,000 - - - 20 -
Jimdar 70 Bengali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 190,000 Bengali ☀︎ 190,000 - - - - -
Kabadi 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Kadar 600 Hindi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Hindi ☀︎ 17,000 - - - - -
 Kahar Kamkar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Hindi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Jalia 24,000 Bengali ☀︎ 24,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta unspecified 42,000 Bengali ☀︎ 42,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 12,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 12,000 - - - -
 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 56,000 Bengali ☀︎ 56,000 - - - - -
Karenga 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Karmali 90 Maithili 40 - - - - 50
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Marathi ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 125,000 Hindi ☀︎ 125,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 11,000 Bengali ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
 Khairwar 1,700 Bengali 1,700 - - - - -
 Khandait 15,000 Odia ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Kharia 40 Kharia 40 - - - - -
 Kharwar 1,700 Hindi 1,700 - - - - -
 Khasi 500 Khasi - - - 500 - -
 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 (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 88,000 Hindi ☀︎ 88,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Hindi ☀︎ 36,000 - - - - -
 Kurmi Mahato 3,400 Bengali ☀︎ 3,400 - - - - -
 Lingayat 20 Kannada ☀︎ - - - - - 20
 Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) 1,800 Bengali 1,800 - - 30 - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Hindi ☀︎ 4,800 - - - - -
Lohra 3,700 Sadri 3,700 - - - - -
 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 483,000 Bengali 483,000 - - - - -
 Mahli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 50 Marathi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 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 Mal Paharia 10,000 - - 500 - -
 Marma (Magh) 200 Rakhine 40 - 200 - - -
 Matia 3,500 Bengali ☀︎ 3,500 - - - - -
 Mech 30 Boro (India) 30 - - - - -
 Meitei unspecified 900 Meitei 900 - - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 146,000 Bengali 146,000 - - - - -
 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) 5,700 Hindi 5,600 60 - - - 40
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Hindi ☀︎ 64,000 - - - - -
Nai Nabasakh 9,000 Bengali ☀︎ 9,000 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 907,000 Bengali 903,000 - 40 3,400 200 -
 Namassej Chandel 190,000 Bengali 189,000 - 20 800 40 -
 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 Mal Paharia ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Paliya 40 Bengali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Pan 60 Odia 60 - - - - -
Parhaiya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Parsee Unknown Gujarati ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Pashtun Afridi 2,900 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,900 - - - -
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 Bengali ☀︎ - 2,100 - - - -
Pashtun Sur 2,100 Bengali ☀︎ - 2,100 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 2,900 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,900 - - - -
 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 42,000 Bengali 42,000 - - - - -
 Pundari 8,300 Bengali ☀︎ 8,300 - - - - -
 Qazi 7,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 7,200 - - - -
 Rabha 80 Assamese 80 - - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 60 - - - - 50
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 82,000 Bengali 82,000 - - 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 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Hindi ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput Gahlot (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Garewal (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Gaur 90 Hindi ☀︎ 90 - - - - -
 Rajput Gautam (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Parihar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Rajput Rathor (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
Rajput Sandilya 700 Bengali ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Rajput Sengar 200 Hindi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Rajput Sombansi (Hindu traditions) 300 Hindi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Rajput Tonwar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Raju 200 Bengali ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Rajwar 21,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Ravidas Chamar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,500 - - 70 - -
 Rongkup 30 Lepcha 20 - - - - -
 Sahariya 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Sankara 2,200 Bengali ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 25,000 Santhali 22,000 40 - 700 - 2,000
 Saora unspecified 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Sarki 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Sauria Paharia 200 Mal Paharia 200 - - - - -
 Sayyid 46,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 46,000 - - - -
Sayyid Husaini 900 Urdu ☀︎ - 900 - - - -
 Shaikh Faruqi 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 161,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 161,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 297,000 Bengali ☀︎ - 297,000 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 1,247,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,247,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 9,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 9,500 - - - -
 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) 51,000 Bengali ☀︎ 51,000 - - - - -
 Syrian Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Tamang 60 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Hindi ☀︎ 31,000 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 50 Tamil ☀︎ - 50 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Bengali ☀︎ 31,000 - - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 50 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 79,000 Hindi ☀︎ 79,000 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Tibetan Unknown Tibetan, Central - - - - - -
 Tili 36,000 Bengali ☀︎ 36,000 - - - - -
 Tipera Unknown Kok Borok - - - - - -
 Tiyar 800 Bengali 800 - - - - -
 Turi (Hindu traditions) 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
Valmiki Lal Begi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 266,000 Hindi ☀︎ 266,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 12,000 Hindi ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 6,200 Hindi ☀︎ 6,200 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 13,000 Hindi ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Sadgope 45,000 Bengali ☀︎ 45,000 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
  Totals:  305 6,421,000   274 4,469,000 1,891,000 400 40,000 1,000 19,000
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